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A conflict between the church and a Coptic family over the possession of a house in the Upper Egyptian village of Dayr Mawwās ignited sectarian violence in the village when the Coptic family asked for the help of their Muslim neighbors and burnt the car of the bishop and some Coptic’ businesses.
The second session of the laymen’s conference did no better than the first. The session sparked severe reactions from the church. It called to reword the four Gospels of the New Testament and named the monastic life as “the random system.”
Muhammad al-Bāz talks about being threatened with death by an Islamic group after he published an article urging Islamic scholars to refine the Islamic heritage from superstitions and fabricated stories added to the life of Prophet Muhammad.
Muslims refuse the Vatican pope’s invitation to the Azhar shaykh.
Al-Fajr newspaper reports about Hanī ‘Azīz’s attempt to take possession of public property in Alexandria.
Egyptian intellectuals respond to an offensive cartoon depicting the grand imām of the Azhar dressed in papal robes with a cross in his hand published by an independent newspaper as a sign of protest to his potential visit to the Vatican.
A Christian surgery specialist was insulted and detained in Saudi Arabia after discussing Christian and Islamic faith with his fellow doctors and clarifying that he is an entrenched believer in Christianity.
More than nine millions Copts do not have a place to pray [Editor: exaggeration – see comments in text] and many villages and cities do not have a single church which forces Copts to travel long distances or stay at home.
The Center for Arab-West Understanding presents its annual report for 2006, highlighting the objectives achieved and the goals for the upcoming year. 2006 was landmarked by growing toward the Center for Arab-West Understanding, and laying the basis for an electronic documentation center.
Despite the passing of five months, media still shows concern about the military show performed by some Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated students at the Azhar University. The article is based on the dangers of Islamists in universities.

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