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Coptic intellectual and writer Sulaymān Shafīq states that between the year 1990 and the present 230 Egyptian Copts have been killed by terrorist groups for sectarian reasons. According to him only very little cases have been brought to court and in most cases the suspects were acquitted due to...
The fundamental traditional Islam spread in Egypt not only among followers of Islamist political movements such as the Muslim Brotherhood and the Salafis, but also among the ordinary segments of the population, and after decades of abortions of any attempt to renew the religious discourse. A year...
In an interview, Bishop Yunas, the archbishop in St Mark’s Cathedral in Abāssiyah stated that so far, there are no names of people nominated by the church for the parliament.
A new controversy has started among Copts pertaining to the call of Nūr Party to Copts to nominate themselves on the lists of the party. While those who agreed with the call of the Nūr Party stated that allying with them is better than allying with the Mubārak regime members, those who rejected the...
The decision of the Minister of Endowments,  demanding that all who want to perform i’tikāf (withdrawal in a mosque during the holy month of Ramadan) need to register their name a week before their tentative i’tikāf dates, has led to much controversy among Islamists. 
One year ago, Egypt witnessed an unprecedented terror attack on her territory, urging, hence, to implement new mechanism in its war on terror, radical thought, deterring actions against extremism, leaving behind inherited tradition, and raising awareness. The victims of al-Rawḍa Mosque, who were...
In celebration of the birth of the Prophet Muḥammad organized by the Ministry of Endowments [Awqāf] last Monday, the Grand Imam of al-Azhar, Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib delivered a speech that clearly manifested that the war launched against the Quranists has not ended yet. Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib attacked the...
Rāmī Jān, the founder of Christians against the Coup, stated that the referendum has revealed the increase of the popular anger against authority. He added that the remnants of the Mubārak regime as well as Christians are those who take part in the referendum.  Jān further stated that the 25th of...
Writing in 1999 for al-Usbūʿ newspaper, Hānī Zayyāt and Muṣṭafā Sulaymān expressed the

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