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Michael Munīr was born in 1968 in Egypt in Abu Qurqas near Minia to a Coptic Catholic family even though he today considers himself Coptic Orthodox. Munīr refers to his life in Egypt as a member of an oppressed Christian minority without religious freedom, citing this as his reason to emigrate to...
Arab-West relations have been one of the most controversial relationships in the international arena for decades.
Conversion in Egypt is a complicated and thorny issue.
This paper is an attempt to outline and illustrate the many facets of the Arab media's reaction to the 2003 invasion of Iraq and the profound emotions it stirred in so many Arabs and Arab journalists. 
The issue of church building in Egypt is among the most misunderstood and misreported subjects affecting Muslim-Christian relations.
  I was invited on Tuesday, August 16, 2011 by Lieutenant General Sāmī ‘Anān, Chief of Staff of the Egyptian Armed Forces, to attend a closed meeting attended by elite figures from the intellectual, political, media and arts in Egypt, as well as members of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (...
This report provides an overview of different human rights organizations in Egypt and th
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The Muslim perception of Israel in light of the recent Gaza bombardment and the story of the fabled Abū Hasīrah dominate this week’s editorial.
A Muslim girl has died from injuries sustained after jumping out of a minibus, to avoid being molested by men.
Kees Hulsman interviewed HRH Prince Hassan bin-Talal about Christian migration from the Arabic world. Dr. William Wīsā writes about Egyptian media responses to Coptic conferences. Al-Usbū‘ often being accused for its close links to Egyptian security services. George Adli years ago falsely claimed...
While monks resume their sit-in at the monastery of Abū Fānā, Coptic communities abroad are organizing demonstrations protesting the incidents. The following presents an up-to-date review of the aftermath of the Abū Fānā attacks.
The Egyptian press has reported on Pope Shenouda’s medical trip to the U.S and brought to the surface again speculation about who will succeed the current patriarch.
The Ecclesiastical Reform Group holds its third conference on citizenship.
Drs. Hulsman congratulates Muslims readers on the occasion of Eid, and points to a number of key issues in this issue.
The Legislative Committee of the People's Assembly has decided to remove a number of debatable articles that were suggested as amendments to the Child Law.
During her first official visit to the pontifical headquarters at the Coptic Cathedral in ‘Abbāsīyah, Pope Shenouda told the U.S. Ambassador to Egypt Margaret Scobey that Muslim-Christian relations are good and the relationship is based on a genuine love between the two.
The Egyptian Shūrá Council approved the suggested draft law about children’s right in Egypt. The law stimulated heated discussions in and outside the council. The new law prohibits female genital mutilation and gives children the right to file claims against their parents if subjected to physical...


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