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“I will stick to a civil state. If I won the presidency, I would choose civil state proponents as prime minister and vice president,” ‘Alī told a gathering of the Egypt Copts Coalition to introduce his platform, reiterating rejection of any religious or ethnic discrimination. He said Egypt needs to...
Sectarian clashes erupted between Muslim and Christian local residents in the village of al-Basrah, in the western Alexandria city of al-‘Āmrīyah, over yet another interfaith romance between a Christian young man and a Muslim woman, seen together walking under a bridge in the area. Leading members...
Sectarian clashes erupted between Muslim and Christian local residents in the village of al-Basrah, in the western Alexandria city of al-‘Āmrīyah, over yet another interfaith romance between a Christian young man and a Muslim woman, seen together walking under a bridge in the area. Leading members...
Sectarian clashes erupted between Muslim and Christian local residents in the village of al-Basrah, in the western Alexandria city of al-‘Āmrīyah, over yet another interfaith romance between a Christian young man and a Muslim woman, seen together walking under a bridge in the area. Leading members...
Several presidential candidates were keen to meet veteran politician Mustafá al-Fiqī, including ‘Abd al-Mun’im Abū al-Futūh. Al-Fiqī discussed with Abū al-Futūh a state of doubts prevailing in the Egyptian street over the Islamist candidate, particularly by proponents of a civil state and women who...
The Church of Our Lady Mary in Vienna held ceremonies to commemorate the departure of Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III, coinciding with his inauguration of this church. Shaykh Mazhar Shāhīn, the preacher of the ‘Umar Makram Mosque, who is known as the Orator of the January 25 Revolution, addressed...
Sectarian clashes erupted between Muslim and Christian local residents in the village of al-Basrah, in the western Alexandria city of al-‘Āmrīyah, over yet another interfaith romance between a Christian young man and a Muslim woman, seen together walking under a bridge in the area. Leading members...
Meanwhile, Bishop Marqus of Shubrā al-Khaymah, the chairman of the Coptic Orthodox Church’s Media Committee, said he was selected to be a member of the unofficial delegation visiting Saudi Arabia in an attempt to defuse tension after protesters’ attacks on the Saudi embassy in Cairo over the...
The Military Police forces guarded the cathedral fences and all gates out of concerns the violence could move closer to its surroundings. Some thugs tried to enter the cathedral on Wednesday morning, making it hard for many bishops to enter after it has closed all its gates. [‘Imān Ibrāhīm and...
Hours before the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ, al-Ahrām was keen to meet with Pope Tawadros II and tackle all of the pressing issues of the Church. At the beginning of the interview, Pope Tawadros stressed that Egypt is a great country and will remain as such in the future. He expressed...
Pope Shenouda has passed away in a very critical political juncture and amidst confusion and disputes over the political values founding the state and the constitutional system and, more seriously, amidst growing fears and misgivings over the future of Christians in Egypt and the Arab region,...
The Cairo Criminal Court canceled a decision barring Priest Philopater Jamīl from leaving Egypt over charges pressed against him of involvement in incitation in the October 9 incidents outside the state radio & TV building in Maspero, which left dozens killed or wounded. [Author Not Mentioned, ...
The behaviors of some Egyptians – Muslims and Copts – need genuine reconsideration as the Egyptians need to be convinced that establishing the pillars of a civil state is a key exit of what the nation is going through, writes ‘Abd al-Latīf al-Manāwī in an opinion article in al-Misrī al-Yawm. The...
On the other hand, Dr. Muhammad Badī’, the General Murshid (Guide) of the Muslim Brotherhood group, said Pope Shenouda III was a historic figure who was a symbol of love, peace and national unity. “The death of the pope has saddened everyone in Egypt,” said Badī’ during his visit to the Coptic...
Ice was broken on Wednesday (March 21) between presidential candidate Dr. Muhammad Salīm al-‘Awwā and Bishop Bīshūy, the Coptic Orthodox Church’s Holy Synod Secretary and a possible successor of Pope Shenouda III, when ‘Awwā visited the Saint Mark Cathedral to offer condolences over the pope....
The Cairo Criminal Court canceled a decision barring Priest Philopater Jamīl from leaving Egypt over charges pressed against him of involvement in incitation in the October 9 incidents outside the state radio & TV building in Maspero, which left dozens killed or wounded. [Author Not Mentioned, ...
Meanwhile, General Dāhī Khalfān, the Dubai Police Chief, severely criticized Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood group in the aftermath of a crisis that erupted over statements by Egyptian preacher Yūsuf al-Qaradāwī, the secretary-general of the International Union of Muslim Scholars (IUMS), which the...
The report appealed to U.S. President Barack Obama not to ratify military assistance to Egypt before it makes sure the Egyptian government is using funds to draw up policies to protect religious freedoms and human rights in general in Egypt. The caretaker government allowed systematic, constant and...
On the other hand, the Azhar’s Islamic Research Academy rejected assaults on religious figures and emphasized support for the Grand Shaykh of the Azhar and all scholars. “Grand Shaykh of the Azhar Dr. Ahmad al-Tayīb has resigned from the former National Democratic Party (NDP)’s Policy Secretariat...
Forty-eight hours after a court ruling found Egyptian veteran actor ‘Ādil Imām guilty of disdaining religion and upheld and earlier sentence to put him in jail for three months, the al-‘Ajūzah Court of Misdemeanor on Thursday (April 26) turned down another case filed by lawyer ‘Asrān Mansūr against...

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