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‘Al-Yawm al-Sābiʿ’ TV channel broadcasted live in front of a newly restored mosque in the Pharaonic style, in the village of Nazla, belonging to the Yūsuf al-Ṣadīq in the Fayūm governorate, sparking wide controversy on social media due to the depiction of pharaonic drawings on the facade of the...
An episode of the Egyptian Ramadan television series “The Choice 2 [al-Ikhtiyār 2]” has sparked controversy across Arabic media over its depiction of the break-up of the Rābiʿa al-ʿAdawiyya Mosque sit-in in Cairo in 2013.
Egyptian newspapers and websites discussed the phenomenon of sexual harassment and sexual assault after a child was sexually assaulted in the al-Maʿādī suburb of Cairo.  A man was captured on surveillance cameras trying to sexually assault a young girl behind a wall inside one of the nearby...
The Egyptian Centre for Women's Rights (ECWR) has completely rejected the new personal status law.  In the first reading of the law, which was issued by the Egyptian Cabinet and published in al-Yawm al-Sābiʿ on February 23, the ECWR found it shocking and not appropriate for the times since it...
Sāra ʿAllām is an Egyptian journalist and church affairs editor for the Egypt based “al-Yawm al-Sābiʿ” newspaper. She said that she was surprised that Bishop Aghāthūn of bishop Maghāghah and al-ʿIdwah, filed a lawsuit against her, accusing her of defamation because of her book titled “The murder...
Sāra ʿAllām, the reporter for the Coptic matters to al-Yawm al-Sābiʿ, has revealed details of his holiness Pope Tawādrūs II’s announcement on the use of Communion spoons and the spread of Coronavirus in a new ‘Live’ broadcast on the Instagram page of al-Yawm al-Sābiʿ. This came after Pope Tawādrūs...
In shocking statements, Egyptian businessman Hussein Sabbour [Ḥussayn Ṣabbūr] said that the sacrifice of a few Egyptian citizens’ lives was much better than the Egyptian state going bankrupt, calling for an end to the curfew and a return to business as usual in the fastest possible time, adding...
Father Michael Anton [Mīkhāʾīl Anṭūn], representative of the Coptic Orthodox Church, revealed before the ministerial committee in charge of legalizing church conditions, that the work of the committee is in favor of the principle of citizenship, as directed by President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī. In...
There are new signs of fitnah tā'ifīyah in the town of al-Wastá of Beni Suef Governate. Al-Sabāh reported about a number of anti-Christians pamphlets that were distributed in al-Wastá, in addition to, flyers that were against Saint George Church (Mār Jirjis). The messages accused Saint George...
Like many, I enjoy analyzing certain films for deeper intellectual meaning.  On the surface, the Egyptian film ‘al-Ḍayf’ (The Guest) seems an ordinary story of a liberal intellectual who invites his only daughter’s fiancé home to dinner only to find out that he is a terrorist intent on...

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