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Dr. Muṣṭafa al-Fiqī, Director of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, said that the Christians of the Arab countries have been subjected to unprecedented violations, killings, displacement and aggression against their churches, as a result of escalating waves of extremism and terrorism. He added that the...
Mustafá al-Faqī, the Egyptian political writer, stated that terrorism “is the scourge of the age and the biggest threat to civilization and what all terrorist groups have in common is the hostility to life, for example ISIS, which polarizes boys and girls throughout the world”
Many Egyptians take pride in having Turkish origins. This may be true because Egypt remained under the Ottoman rule for over 7 centuries during which the life of the Egyptians was influenced in all its aspects. In fact, Egypt was conquered by people of many races and nationalities. But it contained...
Some are surprised when they see the popes and bishops of the Church laugh, or reveal some other aspect of human nature, as if faith somehow erases their humanity.  Yet the most important characteristic of popes and bishops is their humanity.  Despite the fact popes and bishops are buried in both...
The political pundit Dr. Mustafa El Feqi [Muṣṭafā al-Fiqī] said that religion drives society in many countries, including Egypt.
Pope Tawāḍrūs II participated in the celebrations of the 100th anniversary of the Sunday schools held on Wednesday night in the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA) in the presence of the BA Director Dr. Muṣṭafā al-Fiqqī, Governor of Alexandria Muḥammad Sulṭān, several general bishops, church leaders and...
Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Coptic Orthodox Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria, received at the patriarchal headquarter Dr. Sāmiḥ Fawzī, head of media and communication department of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA), as well as counselor Fādī Ḥabashī, Vice-Premier and Legal Advisor to the BA, who have come to...
A number of Arab MPs criticized Muṣṭafā al-Fiqī, Director of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, after he said: ‘The rise of the Islamic project led to the fall of the [Arab] national project’, during a conference of the Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union (AIPU) held today, Saturday. 
Sectarian clashes erupted between Muslim and Christian local residents in the village of al-Basrah, in the western Alexandria city of al-‘Āmrīyah, over yet another interfaith romance between a Christian young man and a Muslim woman, seen together walking under a bridge in the area. Leading members...
Sectarian clashes erupted between Muslim and Christian local residents in the village of al-Basrah, in the western Alexandria city of al-‘Āmrīyah, over yet another interfaith romance between a Christian young man and a Muslim woman, seen together walking under a bridge in the area. Leading members...
Sectarian clashes erupted between Muslim and Christian local residents in the village of al-Basrah, in the western Alexandria city of al-‘Āmrīyah, over yet another interfaith romance between a Christian young man and a Muslim woman, seen together walking under a bridge in the area. Leading members...
Several presidential candidates were keen to meet veteran politician Mustafá al-Fiqī, including ‘Abd al-Mun’im Abū al-Futūh. Al-Fiqī discussed with Abū al-Futūh a state of doubts prevailing in the Egyptian street over the Islamist candidate, particularly by proponents of a civil state and women who...
The Church of Our Lady Mary in Vienna held ceremonies to commemorate the departure of Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III, coinciding with his inauguration of this church. Shaykh Mazhar Shāhīn, the preacher of the ‘Umar Makram Mosque, who is known as the Orator of the January 25 Revolution, addressed...
Sectarian clashes erupted between Muslim and Christian local residents in the village of al-Basrah, in the western Alexandria city of al-‘Āmrīyah, over yet another interfaith romance between a Christian young man and a Muslim woman, seen together walking under a bridge in the area. Leading members...
Meanwhile, Bishop Marqus of Shubrā al-Khaymah, the chairman of the Coptic Orthodox Church’s Media Committee, said he was selected to be a member of the unofficial delegation visiting Saudi Arabia in an attempt to defuse tension after protesters’ attacks on the Saudi embassy in Cairo over the...
The Military Police forces guarded the cathedral fences and all gates out of concerns the violence could move closer to its surroundings. Some thugs tried to enter the cathedral on Wednesday morning, making it hard for many bishops to enter after it has closed all its gates. [‘Imān Ibrāhīm and...
President of Egypt’s Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA). Dr. Muṣṭafa al-Fiqī, and the Secretary General of the Arab League (Tunisia Office), Dr. ʿAbd al-Laṭīf ʿUbayd, are to launch  the two-day co-organized conference entitled “The Relationships between the Arab Mashreq and Maghreb ... Past, Present and...
Dr. Muṣṭafā al-Fiqī, director of the Library of Alexandria’s Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA), welcomed Pope Tawāḍrūs II and the delegation accompanying him. During a visiting tour, Al-Fiqī presented to the Coptic Orthodox pontiff the numerous activities projects of the BA’s   departments.
Last week on Tuesday, at Bayt al-Sinnarī cultural center in al-Sayyidah Zaynab, Dr. Muṣṭafā al-Fiqī, Director of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA), launched a program to combat extremism and terrorism, directed at middle and secondary school students. It is a program that is aiming at the new...
Pope Tawāḍrūs II of Alexandria, Patriarch of the See of St. Mark, held an address, thanking the writer and intellectual Ḥamdī Rizq at the occasion of the publication of his book “Kyrie Eleison – In the love of the Copts.”

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