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In an early hour of Thursday (July 19), Major General ‘Umar Sulaymān, the former vice president and Egypt’s spy chief, breathed his last of cardiopulmonary problems at Cleveland Clinic in the U.S. state of Ohio. He was 77. “The Egyptian embassy is now undertaking procedures to carry the body to ...
[Reviewer’s Note: Article II of the Egyptian Constitution of 1971 reads, “Islam is the official religion of the state, Arabic its official language and the principles of Islamic sharī’ah are the main source of legislation”. Salafists sought removing the word ‘principles’ or replacing it with the...
[Reviewer’s Note: According to the Israeli website NRG, Ben-Ari was quoted as saying, “This abhorrent book promoted the murders of millions of Jews during the Inquisition and the autos da fé…this is an ugly missionary provocation by the Church, there’s no doubt that the book and its senders belong...
Another Coptic activist, John Tal’at, called for expelling the Israeli ambassador in response to Ben-Ari’s destroying a New Testament, urging strong actions against such “insolence”. [‘Imād Khalīl, al-Misrī al-Yawm, July 20, p. 13] Read original text in Arabic
[Reviewer’s Note: The paper mentioned that Israeli Member of Knesset Michael Ben-Ari from the National Union Party has burnt a copy of the Bible while he actually tore a New Testament from a copy of the Holy Book and threw it in the trash bin] Najīb Jabrā’īl, Chairman of the Egyptian Union for...
The committee undertaking registration of voters to elect the 118th pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church in succession of Pope Shenouda III, who passed away in March, will announce the voter lists after endorsement by acting patriarch Bishop Pachomius on Monday (January 23). “The number of eligible...
Bishop Pachomius, after settling on a final list of candidates for the Saint Mark chair, will produce some documentaries so the church may acquaint the Coptic voters with the candidates. The documentaries will include the candidates’ CVs and most prominent milestones in their service of the Coptic...
The committee undertaking registration of voters to elect the 118th pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church in succession of Pope Shenouda III, who passed away in March, will announce the voter lists after endorsement by acting patriarch Bishop Pachomius on Monday (January 23). “The number of eligible...
The position of the Coptic brothers who refused to meet U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton over the U.S. interference in Egypt’s internal affairs is worthy of appreciation and respect. Clinton does not want only to interfere in Egypt’s affairs and dictate the U.S. will on the Egyptian people...
The National Council for Human Rights (NCHR), in its eighth annual report, recommended the expansion of the space of national accordance in the drafting of a new constitution for Egypt. The report stressed the need to give more interest in the fundamental human rights values as a basis for writing...

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