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While the uproar in the wake of the first attack against the Abū Fānā monastery continues, monks were again attacked and stoned by people from the tribal communities. Heated discussions and debates on the issue are still being reported in the media. Muslims accuse the monks of killing a young man...
The article reviews a study concerning international legal protections of human rights.
Watani interviewed a Christian woman who received an MA in education from Ayn Shams university and is now a teaching fellow in the Arabic department at the university.
In the midst of the recent sectarian events Egypt’s various political parties were noticeably quiet, with only the Tajammu party issuing a statement regarding the Abu Fana incidents. The article deplores that the political parties were not more active in responding to the events.
Victor Salama describes the pope’s recent trip to the U.S where he underwent surgery on his leg.
Watani interviewed the Islamic scholar Jamal al-Bannā about his views concerning; the church, his opinion that religions do not contradict each other and his explanations for the growing extremism in Egyptian society.
The author interviews Emad Gad, a Coptic academic who specializes in the study of Israel and its society. He comments on the current tensions, and hopes for the future, as well as his opinion on Muslim-Christian relations within Egypt itself.
Rober al-Fāris writes about the story of the establishment of Watanī newspaper.
The Supreme Press Council’s recent report has criticized the way private newspapers reported on the Shūrá Council fire and commented that al-Wafd and Watanī failed to abide by the rules for publishing adverts.
The article highlights the main findings of the 2008 UN human development report for Egypt, which is entitled, ’Social Contract in Egypt.’ The article comments that while education has improved there are still one in five Egyptians that live below the poverty line.


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