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AWR's Diana Māhir Ghālī recaps the opinion pieces from Wednesday's Egyptian newspapers dealing with the New Year's terrorist attack on an Alexandria church...  
Egyptian newspapers have been hinting at the prospect of a civil war after the suicide bomber blew himself up outside the Church of the Two Saints, Saint Mark and Pope Peter in Alexandria. Clashes and protests by Christians erupted after the attack, and many say that these types of incidents could...
As a consequence of the suicide bombing that  killed 21 people and injured nearly 100 in Alexandria, Egyptian authorities have tightened security around churches. Meanwhile, seven people were questioned about the New year's Day attack outside the the Church of the Two Saints, Saint Mark and Pope...
  AWR's Hānī Hamdī continues to survey Egyptian newspaper coverage of the Alexandria church bombing. He reports that Tuesday's coverage focused primarily on Coptic protests, which continue in different areas of Egypt some three days after the attack...
President Husnī Mubārak called upon Egypt's Muslims and Christians to unite against terrorism, after a car bomb killed 21 people and injured 70 outside the Church of the Two Saints, Saint Mark and Pope Peter in Alexandria. Christians immediately protested in the streets after the blasts. Mubārak...
Despite the cold weather, a large number of people gathered to participate in a prayer by Pope Benedict XVI at St. Peter's Square in Vatican City. The Vatican Pope prayed for victims of violence of all religions. He particulalry emphasized those in Iraq, Egypt, and the Sinai.
The Coptic Catholic Patriarch of Alexandria was officially made a member of the Council of Cardinals by Vatican Pope Benedict XVI yesterday, making him the third Egyptian member of the council in history. In a statement, Bishop Antonius Najīb said that religious discrimination in Egypt is non-...
This article outlines a working paper released by the Vatican outlining the issue of Christians throughout the Middle East.  
This article gives a brief background on the various Christian communities in the Middle East, emphasizing the decline of the Christian population over the last century. This is a result of emigration to western Europe and America, driven by several factors, among them persecution

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