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Thousands of copies of Saint Mark’s Book of Acts were distributed recently in the governorates and towns of the Middle Delta in Egypt. The incidents threatened to lead to a new spell of sectarian tension in the Muslim-Christians relations. Rumors also spread about the existence of dozens of...
Hamzah sheds light on what she believes to be the “provocative” stances and declarations in Pope Benedict XVI’s latest “historic” visit to the U.S. She also writes about “the mutual interest” between the Vatican and the U.S. president and the mutual message of Christianity and Judaism in the world.
Majdī Khalīl launched his new Middle East Freedoms Forum. The author discusses the opening conference without hiding her criticism and discontentment.
The article reviews three separate articles published by al-Usbū‘ on recent statements of the prominent Coptic businessman Najīb Sawirus, in which he was reported as criticizing the manifesto of the Muslim Brotherhood’s political party as well as the increasing religious trend in society.
The following article discusses a new Coptic satellite channel that has been launched in Egypt, and a new one is supposed to be launched in the beginning of 2008.
The following lines discuss the ongoing reactions to the Chicago conference held by the Coptic Assembly of America. While some observers accuse the delegates of trying to achieve American goals in Egypt, others call for opening the channels of dialogue.
The article sheds light on Sa‘d al-Dīn Ibrāhīm’s interview with Copts-United Web site. In this interview Ibrāhīm criticizes the Egyptian regime. He expressed his views that it is the State Security that contrives sectarian strife when it is faced with a crisis. It always looks for a scapegoat; it...
The author accuses organizations owned by expatriate Copts in the West, as well as civil societies in Egypt, of provoking sectarian sedition in the country, giving them an opportunity to call for finance for their activities.
Ālā’ Hamzah reports on a documentary film produced by the Middle East Christian Association entitled, ‘The Persecution of Copts in Egypt,’ that presents claims about Copts being discriminated against since the Islamic conquest of Egypt.
Following the arrest of both Dr. ‘Ādil Fawzī, representative of the Middle East Christian Association in Egypt, and his assistant Peter ‘Izzat, expatriate Copts are trying to establish a global Coptic union that will assemble various Coptic organizations working in Egypt and abroad.


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