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The issue of church building in Egypt is among the most misunderstood and misreported subjects affecting Muslim-Christian relations.
Who will be Egypt’s next president? Muslim Brotherhood leader Muhammad Mursī or the representative of the old National Democratic Party, Ahmad Shafiq? Both claim victory. Mursī has claimed victory from the first minute that the polling stations closed on June 17. How he could know this? I don’t...
Egypt is preparing itself for the second round of presidential elections on June 16 and 17 with two remaining candidates: Ahmad Shafīq and Muhammad Mursī. These two candidates reflect a great division one sees in Egypt, between Islamists (Mursī) and those opposed to Islamists (Shafīq). The choice...
Dr. 'Imād Abū Ghāzī, minister of culture, said that the celebration of the Egyptian new year's feast at the Opera by the Ministry's Department of Foreign Cultures, came to reinforce the concept of citizenship away from religious differences, because it gathers all Egyptians regardless of their...
As the Coptic Museum in Cairo turns 100 years old, this article reflects on the museum’s history, collections, and features. It also highlights the museum’s centenary celebration, which was attended by Grand Mufti ‘Alī Jum‘ah, as well as Egyptian actor ‘Umar al-Sharīf. In addition, the article also...
Following in the footsteps of previous publication "Mohamed Peace be Upon Him, the Greatest of the Great in the World," a book disdaining Christianity named "Al-Wahy Al-Mohamadi" was published using Muslim and Christian taxpayers' money. The book sells at the subsidized price of 4 EGP. Many people...
Should the One Thousand and One Nights be banned? A Cairo conference debates the issue. A number of Lawyers submitted a request to have the latest edition of the Thousand and One Nights banned because they viewed it as immoral. Intellectuals and cultural figures rally against this ban, upset by the...
This article outlines a number of different discriminatory statements and issues brought up against Copts in Egypt. Firstly are the statements made by Mohamed Abbas who recently said that Copts are coddled by the Egyptian government and are treated better than Muslims when both are in prison. He...

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