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Two AWR interns investigate the news coverage of a dispute that took place in al-Tayyibah village, Minia. They analyzed the press reports of the incident and then look at the reconciliation sessions that took place in the wake of the conflict.
In the beginning, the church had obtained a permission to build a service facility over a plot of 500 square meters it owned and surrounded with a mud brick wall. Part of the wall had fallen down due to several cracks and strong winds. The wall was not re-built due to rejection by the security...
The purpose of this article is to show Western readers to be careful with Christian persecution stories from Egypt, they may be true but also may not be true. The great difficulty is that there are many rumors flying around that are mostly not investigated. Most examples of rumors for this article...
Bishop Paphnotius and the congregation of the priests of the diocese of Samalut and Taha Al-‘Ameda are bidding farewell to the souls of the innocent martyrs of church service, the priest and members of the administrative committee of the church of Mar Mina of Taha.
A priest and two members of the church board of Taha al-‘Ameda died after an accident with a speeding car driven by a police officer in the early hours of Sunday May 2. Problems started after six meters of a poorly built fence the old Mar Mina church in Taha al-‘Ameda collapsed because of a strong...
Washington DC (5/2/04) - In the early morning hours of Sunday, May 2nd, Egyptian police forces in El Minia, Egypt arrested a Coptic priest and four other Copts. After loading [sic!!] the Copts onto a police truck, Egyptian police drove the speeding vehicle into a water canal, killing three of the...
A police officer arrested five Christians in the early hours of Sunday 2 May in the village of Taha Al-‘Amada, El Minia. Father Ibrahim Mikhail and four others were charged with the unlawful construction of a church fence. The arrested men were bound and placed in the back of a rented vehicle....
The death of the priest of the village of Taha Al-‘Ameda and two members of the church council was about to stir up sectarian strife in the village. The fire of the sectarian strife was rapidly quenched thanks to the wisdom of the villagers and the good relations [between Muslims and Christians]...
The Mulid of the Virgin Mary in Gabal Al-Teir is the example of the harmony between Muslims and Christians in Egypt. Security sources have denied rumors that spread about the threat of Muslims entering the monastery of the Virgin Mary in the wake of the incident of Taha Al-‘Ameda.
Archpriest Rofael Sami present a lengthy review of the history of Taha Al-‘Ameda and its the Church of St. Mina. Archpriest Sami also presents an architectural description of the Church of St. Mina, stressing the historical significance of the ancient well inside the church. The author concludes...

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