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In this article historian Mājid Kāmil, Senior Researcher at the Egyptian National Library and Archives, speaks about Dr. Bāhūr Labīb as one of the world leaders in Coptology. Dr. Pahor Labib [Bāhūr Labīb], one of the most famous scholars of Coptic Studies in Egypt and the world, was born on...
Mājid Kāmil, a senior researcher at the Egyptian National Library and Archives, said that Albert Gayet, French archaeologist, is incredibly important in the history of Coptic Studies as the one who discovered troves of Coptic textiles in the Anṣinā region in Hermopolis (al-Ashmūnīn).   
The Ministry of Culture, under the supervision of columnist and Minister of Culture, Helmy al-Namnam, issued a book titled “Parliamentary Life in Egypt” as part of State celebrations to mark Parliament’s 150th Birthday. The book includes a number of important documents from the Egyptian National...
Background:Between al-Qūṣiyya, Upper Egypt, and the Monastery of The Holy Virgin Mary or Dayr al-Muḥarraq, in the governorate of Asyut, lies the predominantly Christian village of al-Saraqnā. The village of around 10,000 inhabitants is peaceful but yet overpopulation creates a tremendous strain on...
An important international congress on the 13th century Andalusian sūfī philosopher Ibn ‘Arabi has just finished in the Egyptian capital. The author also brings the reader’s attention to two articles about the role of the Muslim Brotherhood and an interesting article about freedom of expression in...
The article provides an overview of a number of stories that have headlined the Egyptian press as of late.
The author discusses the ongoing problems concerning national identity cards, which are now being computerized, and the difficulty of rectifying minor mistakes.
The author is discussing the relations between Muslims and Copts in the early 20th century, and the intellectuals who had played a role in brining them together and ending sectarian problems through dialogue.
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