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During the last weeks of March, we witnessed a new development in the attempted thawing of relations between Egypt and Turkey.  Ayman Nour [Ayman Nūr], head of “al-Sharq” television network, announced that he had met with representatives of the Turkish government to discuss “toning down” criticism...
Pope Tawāḍrūs II honored Major General Ḥussām Khiḍr, head of the Public Treasury Authority and Mint, Dr. Sharīf Ḥāzim, advisor to the Finance Minister for Engineering, and several engineers and designers at the treasury, thanking them for their work to issue commemorative coins featuring the Coptic...
In Egypt, there is a new experiment going on to cultivate the principles of mutual understanding, tolerance, and acceptance of others; a Muslim is teaching at an Evangelical seminary, and a Christian is teaching at al-Azhar. 
Egyptian Musician Hānī Mihannā’s statements about prison conditions in Egypt for senior businessmen, politicians, and ministers at the beginning of President al-Sīsī’s reign in 2014 has sparked controversy. 
Statements made by musician and composer Hānī Mihannā about his time in prison with former President Ḥusnī Mubārak's sons and others have sparked outrage on Egyptian social media
Egypt hasn’t officially commented yet on the agreement that the Kuwaiti Foreign Minister al-Shaykh Aḥmad al-Nāṣir announced to reopen the borders between Saudi Arabia and Qatar.  However, prominent Egyptian media commentators didn’t seem to welcome the news about the breakthrough between Qatar on...
The history of the late Waḥīd Ḥāmid’s works shows that he was a role model for artists and creative types.  He knew, according to the title of his early film “Man Only Lives Once” (1981) that the intellectual’s intense struggle with power would bring an end to the stable life that he had wanted to...
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