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Egypt’s Minister of Culture, Ḥilmī al-Namnam, writes in his column this week: When the British occupied Egypt, they thought that the Copts were the weak point of Egypt. Lord Cromer needed many years to recognize that there was no difference in Egypt between the Muslims and the Copts. After his...
Three years ago, on February 27, 2013, we interviewed Aḥmad Ashūsh in our office. These were the days of President Muhammad Mursī and we then made efforts to understand the motivations of the different people involved various Islamists movements. Aḥmad Ashūsh was arrested in October 2013 for the...
Statistics about Christians in Egypt has been a problematic topic for many years.
Dr. ‘Ātif al-‘Irāqī highlights that secularism has become a dubious term both in the Arab and Egyptian communities. He prefers to be described as “enlightened” rather than “secular.”
The influence of sectarianism on Egyptian political life.
A response to several points raised by Mona Makram Ebeid concerning what she considers to be the problem of the political role of Copts.
The author comments on the attempts of the US to intervene in the domestic affairs of Egypt through Copts.
Asked about Muslim-Christian relations in Egypt following the Dunshwāy incident, Lord Cromer said: “In Egypt, I found no Muslims and Copts. All I found were Egyptians, some of whom go to the mosques and others go to the church.” The author argues that Lord Cromer’s interpretation of the situation...
‘Alī Najīb states that Muslims and Christians in Egypt live in harmony and are bound by joint interests.
On the so-called conference on minorities in Egypt, I said I had been shocked to find my name on a list of speakers on that gathering without even being invited or asked for permission.That recent item spurred me to have a serious pause on the grounds that the Copts of Egypt are not considered a...

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