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Cairo security apparatuses put a security plan to secure churches in the Christmas and New Year. Maj. Gen. Ahmad Jamāl al-Dīn, Minister of Interior, gave instructions to take all the necessary security measures to secure churches and institutions. 
A decision has been made to appoint special officers to join the departments for the protection of propriety, event management and the Tourism and Antiquities Police in order to investigate the harassment of women. This is to ensure an appropriate environment for reporting and investigation of...
Reactions of Egyptians on the streets escalated over decrees by President Muhammad Mursī on Thursday (November 22) sacking the public prosecutor and immunizing his decisions as political, betraying deep divisions within the society as opponents termed them as “rehash of past dictatorship”. [Author...
Dozens of bearded police officers and constables protested outside the interior ministry headquarters on Wednesday (October 31) to demand returning to their jobs by virtue of court rulings in their favor.
The Alexandria Administrative Judiciary Court adjourned the Two Saints Church case to the November 24 session to notify the president of the republic and chief of intelligence service in their official capacities as adversaries in the case.
The Coptic Orthodox Church has witnessed a fine democratic day on Monday (October 29) to elect the 118th pope for the first time in more than 40 years with a massive turnout of voters up to 94%.
The Association of Victims of Abduction and Enforced Disappearance (AVAED) condemned a statement by the Salafī Front on Monday (October 29) and remarks by its politburo member Khālid al-Misrī regarding a Christian minor who “disappeared” a few days ago. [Muhammad Hassūnah, Sa’īd Hijāzī and...
The Salafī Front, in a statement on Sunday (October 28), refused to send a Coptic girl, who disappeared since late last month and has reportedly converted to Islam and married a Muslim young man, back to her family in Mersa Matrouh. [Mustafá Rahūmah, Sa’īd Hijāzī and Muhammad Bakhāt, al-Watan, Oct...
Bishop Bula of Tantā, the official spokesman for the committee overseeing the papal elections, said he had contacts with Minister of Interior Ahmad Jamāl al-Dīn on securing the elections, adding the minister will give instructions to deploy some fire engines and ambulances inside the Saint Mark...
Al-Akhbār reports that there is still an uneasy calm in Dahshūr, after the family of Mu’āz Hasab Allah, who died [in the recent sectarian violence between Muslims and Christians], hung up banners demanding retribution, sparking fears of a renewed outbreak of violence. This comes at a time when the...

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