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We, Arabs, do not like losers, even when these prove to be true heroes rebelling against forces of power. Not only do we not like them, but we tend to punish them further by forgetting them or wiping them from existence. We are the sons of a tribal culture which glorifies power, banishes those who...
Last Sunday in St Peter’s Church, next to the Cathedral, where Coptic Christians were praying in their Church and raising their hands and their hearts to their God in praise, seeking peace on Earth and peace for their country, when a young man in his twenties entered, carrying on his body an...
Bashīr Hassan, the Spokesperson for Egypt's Ministry of Education, denied circulating reports of the presence of offensive phrases to Egyptian Christians, in the curricula of Islamic Education taught to students in schools. During a call-in interview conducted yesterday evening (Saturday) by media...
Cairo Governor Dr. ‘Abd al-Qawī Khalīfah approved the petitions of many parents of Coptic students to postpone the elementary and intermediate exams on January 1 and 8, 2012 so the students may celebrate the New Year and the Coptic Orthodox Christmas.  The governor gave instructions to Sa’īd ‘...
Minister of Education Jamāl al-‘Arabī took a decision to postpone the exams of January 1 and 8, 2012 in response to demands by a number of Coptic students who gathered outside the ministry on December 29 who sought the postponement so they can celebrate the New Year and the Coptic Orthodox...
The Maspero Youth Union and a number of Coptic coalitions and unions threatened to organize demonstrations next week outside the ministries of education and higher education to object the announcement that examinations would start on January 8. Majdī Sābir, the Maspero Youth Union's media spokesman...
Minister of Education Jamāl al-'Arabī denied that the ministry would grant licenses to build "Islamic schools," denying that there will be no schools built on religious basis. "The owners of those types of schools lend the name 'Islamic' to their educational establishments but the curricula inside...
Egypt's Ministry for [religious] Endowments emphasized that it is not permissible to use mosques for other purposes than worshiping and acquiring religious knowledge by accredited imams, scholars, or preachers who have prior approval issued by the Ministry.
National Council for Human Rights holds a training program in Sohag  The National Council for Human Rights in co-operation with the Ministry of Education and UNESCO are holding a training program tomorrow with the Badia and Rashad elementary schools, in the region of Sohag. The program aims to...

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