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President Mubarak started his visit to the USA last Saturday. During that period, the American campaigns against Egypt developed. Some of the American organizations prepared a report about the persecution of the Copts in Egypt. The report accused the Egyptian government of rewarding the police...
The author, a high ranking Coptic Orthodox priest in Egypt, answers some points raised by emigrated Copts (mainly in the USA) alleging the persecution of the Christian minority in Egypt.
Two representatives of an organization called "Freedom House" in the USA claimed that they came to Egypt to make a report about the persecution of Copts in Egypt. A representative of this organization visited Egypt and met Boutros Ghali, the minister of the Egyptian economy, in order to give him...
Pope Shenouda commented that the problem of the Coptic Waqf is beginning to diminish after the church had regained its authority over 756 feddans from the Islamic Waqf System. Concerning the problems facing Copts in Egypt, he declared his rejection of any foreign interference in Egyptian domestic...
Pope Shenouda confirmed in the recent press conference that the reputation of Egypt is important for the Coptic Church. He also said that Copts care about the success of the visit of Mubarak to the USA because he is the greatest symbol of this country. Pope Shenouda also insisted on the President...
Pope Shenouda expressed the Coptic Church’s thanks to President Hosni Mubarak for intervening to return the Coptic properties to the church. The Pope fiercely criticized foreign attempts to intervene in Egypt’s internal affairs under the guise of protecting the rights of the Copts.
Yesterday, Pope Shenouda held a press conference in which he praised the efforts of the government for taking care of the rights of its citizens. This happened after the Church regained its authority over the lands that were taken from it by force.
Unlike previous sentences no member of the Gama’at al-Islamiya has been sentenced to death. This is perhaps related to the Gama’at’s denouncement of the use of violence and their stop on violent activities since last year.
Twenty-one suspected militants were sentenced to life imprisonment with hard labor or 5 to 15 years with hard labor. The suspects were accused of plotting to reactivate the militant Al Gamaa Al Islamiyya and of conspiring to blow up Alexandria’s Montazah Palace in 1996 during the time President...
More than pride, more than honesty, more than anything a man might do, female chastity is seen in the Arab world as an indelible line, the boundary between respect and shame. An unchaste woman, it is sometimes said, is worse than a murderer, affecting not just one victim, but her family and her...

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