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If my colleague Hamdi Rizq had investigated the truth, he would have not written what he had written about what has been called the First Festival for Orthodox Christian Movies. The article assumes that sectarian strife took place during the film festival. But this festival had nothing of the sort...
An article was published last issue titled “Sectarian Strife in Alexandria,” by Hamdi Rizq, in which the author objects to the idea of holding a festival for Christian films. The film festival was characterized by a sense of national unity between the two poles of the one nation in every phase of...
Three runaway suspects turned themselves in to the Egyptian authorities, increasing the number of arrested Muslim Brotherhood members to fifty-eight. One Muslim Brotherhood member, Muhammad Ibrahim, has yet to be arrested. The prosecution for Higher State Security sentenced the three suspects to...
The Church’s non-recognition of civil divorce and its subsequent refusal to authorize marriage for a second time is in fact a very sensitive issue and must be settled once and for all. The problem facing Christians is due to an absence of dialogue and intellectual liaison between the Church and...
Incitement is one of the forms of aiding and abetting in crimes as deemed by the Egyptian law in a way that the parties who incited for the committing of a crime will have to endure the same penalty of law applied to the actual perpetrator, said Jalāl Tharwat, a professor of criminal law at the...
Al-Akhbar and Al-Ahram paid special attention to Coptic New Year’s Day. The articles published in both papers touched upon how the Coptic calendar began, how it relates to the Pharaonic calendar and the story of Emperor Diocletian, during whose rule many Christians were put to death.
The Brotherhood MPs are focusing on the ministers of education, health, culture, agriculture, and interior. Each of them specializes in attacking a ministry. The most active is Dr. Mohammed Gamal Hishmat, who filed 61 inquiries to the ministers of health, education, and higher education and...
At the outset of one of the most controversial trials here in recent memory, Egyptian academics faced the image of one of their own locked in a cage in a courtroom, on trial for harming the reputation of the country. The government’s charges against the prominent scholar, Saad Eddin Ibrahim stem...
Marriage between a Muslim man and a Christian or a Jewish woman is allowed in Islamic countries while the opposite is not allowed. The author argues that if Muslims consider Christians people of the book, a Christian man should have the right to marry a Muslim woman. However, if they are...
President Sadat described 1972 as a "foggy year." Students and intellectuals started adopting this name and promoted it. Everybody waited for the war to start to revenge 1967 but it then seemed that Sadat was hesitant and would never make the decision which made students at universities attack...

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