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The author wonders about the increasing coverage of Coptic affairs in Egyptian press, and points to a number of specific periodicals that have increased their focus on such issues.
A national center for translation is established by a presidential decree.
Asharq al-Awsat revealed that the American consul visited Ibrahim in the prison’s hospital and relieved his worry. He promised Ibrahim that the American embassy would take care of his case in his capacity as an American citizen. al-Musawwar and al-Ah...
The Azhar Scholars Front supported the Minister of Culture and urged him to clean the Ministry by firing more officials who are responsible for publishing libertine books. The Front listed 300 books for revision because of immoral style.
A Muslim Brotherhood’s representative made an inquiry questioning the Minister of Culture about the last three novels published by the General Authority for Cultural Palaces, claiming that they violate general decency. The Minister of Culture ordered an investigation into the matter, which ended...
Akhbar al-Youm, received an angry comment from father Morcos Aziz regarding its article of last week [see RNSAW week 36, art.10] in which Amal Othman strongly criticized him. al-Arabi urged rapid intervention to prevent the collapse of an important monument. al-Qahira weekly published a...
The priest of the Hanging Church, Morcos Aziz, and the Egyptian Minister of Culture, Farouq Hosni, exchanged accusations on the pages of two newspapers, following a deep disagreement regarding the restoration of the prominent church and the introduction of an entrance fee for the monument.
A great celebration took place on June 1st, in Saint Mary’s Coptic Church in Ma’adi, to commemorate the 2000th anniversary of the coming of the Holy Family to Egypt. The participation of Prime Minister Atef Ebeid and many other ministers, as well as Pope Shenouda III, The Sheikh of Azhar, Dr....
The three weekly publications ran simultaneous interviews with the Sheikh of the Azhar, Mohammed Sayed Tantawi, who was angry about the accusation of being away during the strongest ever controversy in the Egyptian society, which was about the novel "A Banquet for seaweed."
Al-Gama’iya al- Tashri’aya [Society for the Application of the Sharī‘ah] condemned in a sharp worded statement the publishing of the novel "Banquet for the Seaweed". The article reviewed opinions of the Azhar scholars. After reviewing the scholars’ opinions, the writer turned to the accusation...

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