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A number of Coptic movements, most prominent among them the Middle Eastern Forum for Freedom (Muntadá al-Sharq al’Awsat li-l-Hurriyyāt) and Democratic Egyptian Solidarity (al-Tadāmun al-Misrī al-Dīmuqrātī) have protested outside the embassy of the Vatican, demanding Pope Francis and the Security...
U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama expressed sadness over the death of Pope Shenouda and described him as a prominent advocate of religious tolerance and dialogue. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton also offered condolences to Egyptians over the demise of the pope,...
It is natural that Egypt is targeted from all sides during a period where the Arab World is trying to find balance. Egypt is ordered to play a passive role on the Arab countries’ level, especially after the rapprochement that was achieved during the Dead Sea Summit, where King Sulaymān Bin ʿAbd al-...
Professor of Islamic Sharī'a at Al-Azhar University, Dr. Ahmad Karīmah, addressed in a fiery message the President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, following the latter's annulment of the the annual Iftār at the White House this year.  
Undersecretary of Al-Azhar, Dr. `Abbās Shūmān, confirmed that it would be very wrong to expect a change of the Americans stance towards Islam and Muslims or to expect a promising development, while American presidential candidates utter hostile statements against Muslims.
In a message addressed to Egyptian Christian Expats, Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark, denounced protests planned to take place in front of the White House, U.S.A. over sectarian attacks in Egypt.  
[Editor AWR: Both Cardinal Patriarch Antonius Naguib (Cardinal of Coptic Catholic Church in Egypt) and AWR editor-in-chief Cornelis Hulsman were asked to give presentations about the place of Christians in Egypt today on occasion of "The Parlamentarischer Abend" (informal evening meeting of...
During Obama’s meeting with President Mubarak, Copts protested the situation of Christians in Egypt. Demonstrators held banners with slogans such as "Mubarak: Make peace at home first…No more gross injustice towards Copts" and "Stop forcing Coptic girls into Islam". Some believe that Mubarak was...
Mai Magdy is an Egyptian English language trainee working in our office. She is a graduate from Cairo University in the field of media communications. In taking advantage of her skills in the course of providing her opportunity to learn English writing skills and research patterns we asked her to...
This article discusses the fluctuating two faced relationship between the church and expatriate Copts. Although the church seeks to strengthen the role played by expatriate Copts abroad, it, at the same time, puts on the mask of being the calming force between the state and expatriate Copts in...

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