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The article gives different views on Sheikh Amr Khaled and his way of preaching. It also shows the criticism leveled at Christian journalist Mofied Fawzy because of his comments on Khaled and the issue of the veil, and how Fawzy responds to this criticism.
Mamdouh Mahran, chief editor of the weekly al-Nabaa, claimed that a former Coptic monk had practiced prostitution inside the church. Mahran was highly criticized in Egyptian media and was accused of damaging national unity. His article provoked angry protests by Copts in Assiut and in the main...
Open letter to US President George W. Bush claiming Christian girls in Egypt are kidnapped and forced to convert to Islam. The president is asked to interfere and if he does not, his “Christian posturing is nothing more than "showboating" for the next election.” This was the text Abdallah Kamal of...
The article covers the workshop discussing the freedom of press organized by the Supreme Council of Press.
About 100 of Al-Nabaa’s employees demonstrated in front of the headquarters of the Supreme Press Council, objecting to the closure of the paper and asking for an end to this crisis and for their salaries to be paid.
The Administrative Court decided to withdraw the license of Al-Nabaa newspaper for publishing material against the foundations of Egyptian society: religion, family, and national ethics.
The author believes that this crisis was engineered as a way for outside bodies to become involved in Egypt’s internal affairs. He questions the aims behind publishing the article and the timing. He claims it was not an attack on Copts but on the whole of Egypt and national unity.
The Supreme Council for the Press started a lawsuit to ban Al-Nabaa. The council condemned publication of improper photographs and threatening society’s values. Some council members expressed their conviction that freedom of the press must be responsible. Mamdouh Mahran testified that he was the...
Tomorrow, Pope Shenouda will hold an iftar [breaking the fasting of the Ramadan] celebration in the Cathedral in Abassiya. The celebration will be attended by the Prime Minister, the heads of the Peoples Assembly and the Shura Council, the Grand Imam, and the Mufti.


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