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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...
Security men in Cairo succeeded in arresting a man who threw explosives into the German Embassy. Investigations showed that the culprit’s name is Khālid Muhammad Ahmad. 
Some 10 Christian families have returned to their homes on Wednesday (Aug. 8) in the village of Dahshūr, Giza, where they had been displaced after clashes erupted between Muslims and Christians, following an agreement reached between security agencies and representatives and Muslim and Christian...
The interior minister’s remarks that the Dahshūr incidents were not sectarian in nature but were rather a brawl among a group of local residents in some area in Giza are nothing but a flawed simplification and a failed attempt to cover the truth.
Minister of Interior Ahmad jamāl al-Dīn toured the village of Dahshūr and had a meeting with elders of families in the area and urged them to end disputes and start a new chapter of relations for the sake of the nation’s interests. 
Experts stated that President al-Sīsī’s Advisor for Combatting Terrorism, Jamāl al-Dīn, started off his new position by pursuing police officers supportive of the Brotherhood and addressing the issue of internationally sponsored terrorism in the Sinai. One expert said he was an excellent choice as...
In an official statement of the Ministry of Interior it is said that 34 students were detained because they “provoked riots” at several universities. This took place in the context of the security confrontations with plans of the Muslim Brotherhood, as the Ministry decisively described it.
Salib Girgis Habīb, a Copt, a shop owner in ‘AllāmVillage, in Khusūs, Qalyubia, died yesterday, after two unknown assailants fired at him. They blocked the road ahead of him with motorcycles and opened fire at him, leading to his immediate death. Security forces arrived to the area to try to reveal...
Amidst a remarkable security presence, millions of Copts came together yesterday nationwide to celebrate Palm Sunday. This tradition started when Jesus Christ was welcomed in Jerusalem with palm leaves and flowers.
Unknown persons had put a packet of dynamite next to the outer wall of the the HolyVirginChurch, in al-Saff [south of Cairo] while Coptic festivities were held. Explosives experts prevented the explosion.
The Ministry of Interior arranged a complete plan to secure the festivities of the Copts during Easter. It includes presence in front of houses of worship, strengthening the security center in front of the Cathedral of Abbāsiyah, units to detect explosive devices, police dogs as well as the...

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