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After Minya's last incident the day before yesterday, a new chapter has been added to a series of decades-long bloody attacks targeting Egyptian Christians. Since the 1919 Revolution till today, and always, Christian generations, one after another, have proven an impressive loyalty to their...
A recent survey on public opinion in Egypt revealed a general trend towards a religious submission rather than national loyalty. 50 percent of the Egyptian youth surveyed identified themselves as Muslim or Christian. It is true that the survey did not reveal the percentage of followers of both...
“Hunger has no religion” is the motto of those who offer the charity table, or mā`idat al-rahmān, in Egypt, for iftār during the fasting month of Ramadan for the poor and needy among Muslims who are unable to provide for themselves and for their families. The Egyptian society is familiar with these...
In his book, “My Son, This is Your Uncle Jamāl”, former president Anwar al-Sadāt cites a position among countless historical positions which proves the strength, steadfastness, and struggle of the Egyptian people for human values and against tyrants and occupiers. Sadāt points to the year 1795, at...
Affectionately called by his fans “uncle”, `Abd al-Rahmān Al-Abnūdī came from Upper Egypt to Cairo to resume a journey that enriched vernacular poetry through his poems, which reflected the authenticity of the Egyptian citizen and Egyptian reality, especially in Upper Egypt.
Between rejection and acceptance reflect the reaction in political circles and Islamic movements to the law on building churches, which was adopted during the plenary session of the House of Representatives, on Tuesday. However, all these reactions, the view of Al-Azhar in this regard remained...
Dr. Kamīl Siddīq  Sawiris, Secretary General of the Milli Council of the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Alexandria, said that "with regard to the decision to ban the travel of Copts to the occupied lands of Jerusalem to visit the holy sites, the decision was made by the Holy Synod during the reign of...
Since the ancient Egypt to the present day, the concept of duality colors much of the Egyptian way of thinking. Many symbols were used by the ancient Egyptians, some of their associations and meanings are lost to us.
Israeli Army Radio said that Egypt's Ministry of Education has included a new chapter on the Egyptian-Israeli peace treaty to schools syllabus.  According to the Israeli medium, the chapter dealing with the Camp David signed agreement between the two countries has been described in a matter-of-...
The historical ban of the Coptic Orthodox Church on its followers from visiting the holy sites in Jerusalem has recently witnessed a significant change, as Copts continue to visit and defy the ban which includes excommunication and thousands of annual trips are made during Easter holiday from Cairo...

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