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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
Dr. Muhammad Badī’, General Murshid (Guide) of the Muslim Brotherhood group, and several other leaders held a closed-door meeting in the guide’s office with Ismā'īl Hanīyah, head of the Hamas government in Gaza. They discussed several issues, chiefly the Palestinian issue and how to solve it...
Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs Mike Hammer said Washington would deal with “satisfaction” with Egyptian President Muhammad Mursī and the Muslim Brotherhood. [Author Not Mentioned, al-Ahrām, July 29, p. 1] Read original text in Arabic
Dozens of Copts protested inside the St. Mark Cathedral in the Cairo district of al-'Abbāssīyah on Friday (July 27) to appeal to the Coptic Orthodox Church representatives to withdraw from the constitution-writing assembly which they termed as "sectarian". ['Imād Khalīl, al-Misrī al-Yawm, July 28...
President Muhammad Mursī endorsed a decision appointing former Deputy Governor of Cairo Samīr Marqus as an aide to the president amidst welcome in Coptic circles that praised Marqus’s political and intellectual savvy. [Hadīr Subhī and Manāl Sulaymān, al-Misryūn, July 26, p. 3] Read original text...
A Coptic human rights activist sent an urgent message to Foreign Minister Muhammad Kāmil ‘Amr asking him to summon the Israeli ambassador in Cairo to notify him of the strong protest and discontent of all Egyptians – Copts and Muslims – over an Israeli Knesset member’s desecration of a copy of the...

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