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Doctor Najīb Jubrā’īl, head of the Egyptian Union of Human Rights Organization, has requested a meeting with Pope Tawadros to reform the Clerical Council. Jubrā’īl  has requested that more civilians, such as lawyers, psychologists, and social workers, participate in the Council. In addition, he...
Unknown assailants set fire to a church in Nigeria, damaging the building and its contents. The recently-built church is the subject of some local controversy over the ownership of the land the church is built on (Author not mentioned, al-Yawm al-Sāb’, Feb. 28, p. 2). Read original text in Arabic.
Four Copts and one Muslim were murdered in Burj al-‘Arab area in what appears to be a crime motivated by personal rather than religious reasons. The five victims were farm workers, who had apparently insulted, abused, and expelled from the farm a newly hired farm worker, Taha Mūsá. Mūsá has since...
The Administrative Court at the Council of State has repealed a Mubārak-era law relating to church building. Law number 291 from 2005 gave governors the authority to issue licenses to Christian religious communities regarding the building, expansion, refurbishment, or demolition of existing...
Abū Maqār Church (Saint Macarius Church) in Shubrā al-Khaymah witnessed a new crisis between Copts and Salafists opposed to the construction of a service or ceremonial building, affiliated with the church. Salafist groups have attacked the church and blocked construction workers. A representative...
The Supreme Administrative Court in Egypt issued a final ruling on Sunday to reject a lawsuit filed by Sāmī Muḥammad al-Rūbī to dissolve religion-based political parties.
The Supreme Administrative Court headed by Counselor Dr. ‘Abd al- Fattaḥ  Abū al-Layl,  Deputy  Chairman of the State Council, adjourned yesterday, the lawsuit filed by Archbishop Munīr Anīs;  to overrule the Supreme Administrative Ruling of denying to recognize the Anglican community in Egypt, to...
Anwar `Eshqi (the retired Saudi general and former Cabinet adviser) said that the visit of the Saudi Monarch’s adviser Dr. Ahmad al-Khatīb to the Ethiopian Grand Renaissance Dam was not in any way meant as a retaliation.
‘Alā’ ‘Abd al-Tawāb, the director for the Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights, spoke about a recent sentence from the high administrative court which allows the automatic transfer of employees participating in a strike to early retirement. He added that the ruling violates the...

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