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Anba Julius, the Bishop representing Coptic Orthodox Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria, Pope Tawadros II, said that the Church is preparing for the celebration commemorating Jesus' entering Egypt on July 1 (Comment of AWR: the Egyptian newspaper made a mistake, most probably, a typo, as the Holy...
Dr. ‘Abd al-Rahmān al-Barr, member of the Muslim Brotherhood’s Guidance Office (al-Irshād Office), issued a fatwá banning greeting Copts in Easter. The Muslim Brotherhood Muftī continued that the Resurrection of Jesus Christ is against Muslims’ doctrine because Jesus or ‘Isá (as Muslims say) did...
In a statement disclosed by Dr. Najīb Jibrāʾīl, the chairman of the Egyptian Union of Human Rights Organization (EUHRO) said that the Salāfī Daʿwa leaders still issue statements that incite hatred against Copts, thus destabilizing social peace. He added that on every [Christian] religious occasion...
The Egyptian archeologist of Islamic and Coptic antiquities, Sāmeh al-Zahhār, confirmed that Egypt's celebration of the birth of Prophet Muhammad (Mawlid al-Nabi) that falls on the 12th day of the third month of the Islamic calendar, Rabī` al-Awal at the same time as the celebration of the birth of...
Sherif Gadallah, a lawyer from Alexandria has submitted a report to the public prosecutor, against the president of the court of appeal, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Mosque, the interim Pope of Alexandria as well as President Mohamed Morsy requesting the exclusion of Copts from the committee in...
A primary accusation against the Muslim Brotherhood is that it is two-faced in its politics. Within Arab contexts the organization, it is said, promotes a radical Islamist agenda, yet when addressing Western audiences its discourse becomes more moderate. A comprehensive answer to this charge is not...
 The Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) highlighted today an article in Al-Jumhūrīyah of May 13, 2011 in which journalist Safā' Sālih wrote “that the Jews had orchestrated the clashes between the Muslims and the Copts [in Imbābah on May 7] in order to keep Egypt's youth from marching...
President Mubarak resigned today. We have witnessed much of the events leading up to his resignation showing that reporting in the West provided a biased image. Images of Tahrir Square dominated most media since January 25 but little was reported about other parts of the country.   Foreigners...
Sunday, February 6 witnessed a peculiar exhibition amidst the drama unfolding in Tahrir Square. Christian Egyptians publically conducted a prayer service, honoring their fallen co-demonstrators who have died in the effort to topple the Mubarak government. Calling them ‘martyrs’, as is common...
  Jayson Casper previews the "Day of Wrath," a protest by Egyptian opposition parties that corresponds with Egypt's Police Day holiday...      

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