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The priest of the Hanging Church denied that he had been reconciled with the Minister of Culture or that he had withdrawn the lawsuits he filed against him in their dispute over the restorations of the church. He added that rains had exposed defects in the restorations and that was why the two...
The chief editor of Al-Shaab urged the government to allow the re-opening of the paper following the court’s rejection of the last two government appeals. He claimed that political circumstances were now suitable for the instant re-opening of Al-Shaab, as proven by the Culture Ministry crisis. This...
Christian pilgrims on the route of the Holy Family were surprised last week to discover that the so-called worshipping tree in the Muslim village of Nezlet Abed near the pilgrimage site at Gebel el-Teir had been chopped into pieces by local farmers. Local Christians claim the tree was 2000 years...
The 13th International Islamic Conference will be held in Cairo next May. The conference will discuss innovations in Islamic thought. The Minister of the Waqfs declared that the conference will be followed by a celebration of the Birth of the Prophet Mohammed.
The spokesman of the Muslim Brotherhood expressed his uneasiness about calls for the return of the electoral list. He believes that this is against the constitution and aims to rule out certain political trends. He noted that the brotherhood’s attitude concerning the Shura Council’s elections is...
Four Brotherhood parliamentary members choose to join the Education Committee. The committees of Health, Industry and Local Administration, each have two Brotherhood members. The remaining Brotherhood members are divided between the committees of Agriculture, Housing, Transportation, Suggestions...
The leaders of Jihad, the terrorist group, have announced that they will resume their armed activity against the government system in Egypt. They will continue until they manage to overthrow it. The announcement came in the editorial of the first edition of their new magazine, "Al-Mujahidun."
According to the report of the Human Rights Watch on Egypt, the government of President Hosni Mubarak intensified its efforts to exercise control over civil society institutions, harassing and restricting the activities of political parties, human rights and other nongovernmental organizations (...
The project of restoring the wall paintings of the church of Anba Antonius in the governorate of The Red Sea was financed with a donation from the American Agency of International Development. The Antiquities Council supervised an Egyptian-Italian team that specializes in engineering and...
The Sheikh of the Azhar, wrote a letter to the Prime Minster which included the fatwa of the Azhar stating that it is not proper to charge fees to enter Mosques, whether those entering are Moslems or not, and whether they are Egyptians or not, and that the Prime Minister should implement this...

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