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Today’s overview still tackles the repercussions of the Dahshūr incidents as the newly-formed Christian Brotherhood group members are participating in a march called by the Maspero Youth Union and other Coptic movements to condemn to denounce the collective punishment and forced displacement of...
Today’s overview highlights the return home of some Christian families displaced over clashes in the Giza district of Dahshūr and efforts by the salafī al-Nūr Party to contain another sectarian unrest in the northern Egypt governorate of al-Beheira.
President Muhammad Mursī on Wednesday, August 8, issued a presidential decree appointing Ambassador Muhammad Fathī al-Tahtāwī as chief presidential chamberlain.He is the grandson of Rifā’ah Rāf'ī al-Tahtāwī, one of the leading figures of the enlightenment during the reign of Muhammad 'Alī in the...
Sherif Gadallah, a lawyer from Alexandria has submitted a report to the public prosecutor, against the president of the court of appeal, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Mosque, the interim Pope of Alexandria as well as President Mohamed Morsy requesting the exclusion of Copts from the committee in...
Today's overview highlights the issue of Dahshūr, where calm has been restored and local residents have appealed to Coptic families who left their houses after unrest in the troubled area to return home. The al-Jamā'ah al-Islāmīyah (Islamic Group) said the Dahshūr clashes did not amount to a...
The deadly terror attack that left several Egyptian army officers and soldiers killed or wounded on the borders with the Gaza Strip just as they were beginning to have their iftār (fast-breaking meal in the Muslim holy month of Ramadān) is the focal point of today’s overview which also deals with...
President Muhammad Mūrsī has assigned the Governor of Giza, Dr. 'Alī 'Abd al-Rahmān the task of containing the crisis in Dahshūr, guaranteeing the restoration of security, implementing the law and returning the displaced families to their homes, following the clashes between Christians and Muslims...
Security agencies in Giza identified 16 suspected perpetrators involved in the incidents in the troubled village of Dahshūr, where Copts’ stores and houses were pillaged and burnt during the past few days. [Muhammad Shūmān, al-Ahrām, Aug. 4, p. 4] Read original text in Arabic
At an open fast-breaking meal outside the sit-in protest for ‘Umar ‘Abd al-Rahmān at the US Embassy, Hassan Khalīfah shed tears of joy as he concluded his ten minute speech. In the picture: Hassan Khalīfah ‘I apologize for going long, but forgive me, it has been nineteen years that I have been in...
On Thursday, July 26, the family of ‘Umar ‘Abd al-Rahmān ratcheted up their rhetoric in their awareness campaign to free their father. The family issued five demands to President Mursī and invited speakers to comment, some of whom threatened America harshly. In the picture: Kamāl Hilbāwī

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