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The bombings of several churches yesterday raised a few important questions about the lives of Christians in Egypt… How do they live?... How do they perform their rituals? How do they celebrate their holidays?... What is the nature of the societal relationship between the two wings of the Egyptian...
From time to time, Egypt experiences crimes of forced displacement committed against individual citizens or their family in accordance with tribal tradition. These crimes are often committed in the presence of Egyptian state institutions' representatives, and sometimes, local members of parliament...
Today marks the first anniversary of the death of Dr. Butrus Butrus Ghāli, the first Egyptian, Arab, and African to assume the post of Secretary General of the United Nations. He was born on November 14, 1922 in Cairo, and married to an Egyptian Jew named Lea Nadler. He came from a great family...
The US State Department on Thursday named al-Jamā'ah al-Islāmiyah in Egypt as a global terrorist organization among 70 terrorist organizations worldwide, despite the group's involvement in political life following the January 25 Revolution and its establishment of the political Construction and...
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...
In a news story that not many paid attention to two months ago,Egypt's Ministry of Interior released a statement warning citizens not to take part in surveys conducted by companies from abroad over the phone to take public opinion on various issues. The statement refers to these opinion polls as...
On June 10, George Is'hāq, one of the co-founder of the major oppositional movement Kefāya (Enough is Enough) during the Mūbārak regime, and member of Egypt's National Council for Human Rights (NCHR), wrote an article in Al-Shurūq Newspaper, strongly condemning the ongoing discrimination practiced...
Members of the human rights committee headed by MP Muhammad al-Sadāt refused to manipulate history schoolbooks by omitting names of politically exposed persons, including the name of Muhammad Al-Barāde`ī, who was awarded the Noble Peace Prize, and the former presidents of Egypt, Husni Mūbārak and...
The rise of Islamist forces, in the light of lapses on the part of the State and its decline in terms of adopting the same policies of the former Mubārak regime, led Egyptian Muslims and Christians to seek refuge in religion.

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