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Egyptian writer and editor-in-chief of al-Mubtadaʾ, Hānī Labīb said during an interview broadcast on Egyptian Radio 9090 that he rejects the use of the phrase ‘Coptic Diaspora’ to describe Egyptian Christians immigrants who were labeled as such for the first time by President Muḥammad Anwar al-...
“The Maspero Youth Union (MYU) and other political movements started a march on Sunday (February 12) from ‘Abd al-Mun’im Riyād to the People’s Assembly to support MPs raising the issue of the Copts of al-‘Āmirīyah, Alexandria, who were forced to leave their dwelling places last week over a...
  Al-Sādāt is the primary person responsible for planting and sponsoring the roots of discrimination in Egypt, but Mubārak is responsible for preserving al-Sādāt’s formula for maintaining religious and sectarian tensions in the country and manipulating them politically.
Egyptian writer Khālid Muntaṣir has condemned this morning’s explosion in the Mār Jirjis Church in the city of Ṭanṭā that coincided with the Coptic celebration of Palm Sunday.
The Egyptian Coptic journalist, Ishāq Francīs, said that the recent terror attack on the Coptic Orthodox church was a retaliation move from the Egyptian regime and President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sissi, pointing out that the incident was brutal and an indication of how far the regime and the Copts are...
On the eve of December 31, 2010, a blast targeted the Two Saints Church in Alexandria, killing 24 Egyptians and wounding more than 90 others. In a year’s time, the facade of the church was restored and the remains of bodies were removed off the walls of the Sharq al-Madīnah mosque on the other side...
On the eve of December 31, 2010, a blast targeted the Two Saints Church in Alexandria, killing 24 Egyptians and wounding more than 90 others. In a year’s time, the facade of the church was restored and the remains of bodies were removed off the walls of the Sharq al-Madīnah mosque on the other side...
On the eve of December 31, 2010, a blast targeted the Two Saints Church in Alexandria, killing 24 Egyptians and wounding more than 90 others. In a year’s time, the facade of the church was restored and the remains of bodies were removed off the walls of the Sharq al-Madīnah mosque on the other side...
On the eve of December 31, 2010, a blast targeted the Two Saints Church in Alexandria, killing 24 Egyptians and wounding more than 90 others. In a year’s time, the facade of the church was restored and the remains of bodies were removed off the walls of the Sharq al-Madīnah mosque on the other side...
Conversion in Egypt is a complicated and thorny issue.
  The Egyptian Interior Minister, Habīb al-‘Adlī, confirmed that Al-Qā ̓eda has no presence in Egypt as an organization, although he conceded that it is possible that the organization has followers in Egypt. Upon being asked whether or not there have been Egyptians recruited by al-Qaeda, al-‘Adālī...
The headlines in the West will read, ‘Mubārak sentenced to life imprisonment.’ They may also say, ‘Egyptians take to the street in protest.’ Confused? Unless one reads more deeply the obvious connection must be that protestors wanted his head, literally. The reality is rather simple, just not...
Text presented for the European-Arab Dialogue Conference at Crete, April 14-16, 2011. In the past 50 years millions of migrants from southern Mediterranean countries have entered Europe. Of course Europe has witnessed migration gulfs earlier but this one was the first with so many people coming...
One year ago this evening Egypt was rocked by an explosion in Alexandria, killing twenty-one and injuring over 170, at the Two Saints’ Church in the Sīdī Bishr region. One year before that, at Coptic Christmas on January 7, six Christians were killed along with a Muslim security guard at a church...
ContentsI. Jansen’s argument: Copts are killed when they violate the Shari’a  II. My comment: Jansen should have mentioned the general lack of security in Egypt  III. Jansen does not know about the construction of new churches in recent years  IV. Does the Shari’a prohibit the building of churches...
The Alexandria court of urgent matters' first circle adjourned on September 25 looking into the Two Saints Church case to the November 13 session to resume investigations and bring former Interior Minister Habīb al-Ādlī before the prosecution. The church had filed a lawsuit against the prime...
أجلت محكمة الأمور المستعجلة الدائرة الأولى فى الإسكندرية الأحد نظر قضية «تفجير القديسين» إلى جلسة 13 نوفمبر المقبل لاستكمال التحقيقات ومثول العادلى أمام النيابة وضم أقواله عن الحادث إلى ملف القضية وضم تحريات وزارة الداخلية إلى ملف القضية. وذلك فى الدعوى التى أقامتها الكنيسة ضد رئيس الوزراء ووزير...
State Security Prosecution asked the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to discuss with its British counterpart to reveal the truth about what was revealed in Mamdūh Ramzī's [lawyer] report to the Public Prosecutor about the explosion of Two Saints, Pope Peter and Saint Mark Church in Alexandria.
  The trial of the former President Husnī Mubārak, Habīb al-‘Ādlī, former minister of the interior, and 6 of his aides took place today with Field Marshal Hussein Tantāwī, Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces and Chairman of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, giving his testimony.  

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