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 Thousands of Copts descended on the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in ‘Abbāssīyah, Cairo on Friday, May 6, in response to a Salafi Muslim demonstration at the same location a week earlier
 Ahmad Abāzah, a convert to Christianity, accused Mubārak, his son Jamāl, and Habīb al-'Adlī, of persecuting Christians and using Christian laymen to attack expatriate Copts. Abāzah said that he will not come to Egypt until the last Muslim converts to Christianity on the Nile River.    
The head of the defense counsel in the murder of al-Zaytūn jeweler Makram 'Āzir and three others accused former Interior Minister Habīb al-'Ādlī and former State Security Agency chief Hasan 'Abd al-Rahman of involvement in the incident to ignite Fitnah Ṭā’ifīyah between Muslims and Copts.
  The Military Council announced a decision to release sixty prisoners who served half their time in jail. Among them are some political prisoners. Furthermore, Tāriq 'Abd al-Mawjūd al-Zumur and ‘Abūd ‘Abd al-Latīf al-Zumur, who were accused to be involved in the murder of, ex-president Muhammad...
My fifteen years living in Egypt has given me a lot of connections, including Egyptian diplomats, who are now providing me with stories about current developments in Egypt. It is very common among diplomats that they are ready to give visitors an off the record insight in what is happening in their...
 Al-Wafd reports seven hundred members of the Jamā‘ah al-Islāmiyyah defect.  
I visited Egypt with a Christian delegation between January 21 and February 4. It was remarkable to see banners throughout Egypt with texts about Muslim-Christian unity. No one, however, knew whether these were just words or not but in the days following the revolt, which began on January 25,...
Al-Ahrām reports Wednesday that Arab media have given major attention to the interview granted to the paper on Monday by Habīb al-‘Ādlī, the Egyptian Minister of the Interior, in which he revealed information about the attack on the Church of the Two Saints in Alexandria on New Year’s Day.   It...
Practically all Egyptian newspapers devote massive coverage to the announcement on Sunday that the Palestinian Army of Islam, a Gaza-based group said to be linked to al-Qā‘idah, was responsible for the bombing of the Church of the Two Saints, Saint Mark and Pope Peter, early on New Year’s Day.  

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