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After Compass Direct claimed Ingy Edwar, a young Christian woman, was kidnapped, AWR made its own research. AWR found no evidence she was kidnapped.
President Hosni Mubarak has issued a decision to the effect that January 7, Christmas in Egypt, is a national holiday for all Egyptians. The decision was highly praised and welcomed.
On the occasion of Christmas, His Beatitude Cardinal Stephanos II, Patriarch of the Coptic Catholic Church in Egypt, wrote an article that was published in both al-Ahram and al-Akhbar on "The Christmas of Love." Dr. Laila Takla and Zein al-Abeedin al-Rekabi wrote in al-Ahram and Asharq Al-Awsat...
British authorities deposed Egyptian fundamentalist Abū Hamza al-Masri from being the Imām of Finsbury Park Mosque because he used his position to give political statements. The ?Sun? paper reported the news of his deposition and asked its readers to call him on his cellular phone and ask him to...
Scotland Yard raided the mosque where Egyptian fundamentalist Abū Hamza al-Masri preaches, after receiving information from the French intelligence service about it. British officials stressed that such measures are not against Islām. al-Masri led the Friday prayers in the street for two...
Issues related to anti-Semitism are discussed in four of the papers of this week. Most articles question the connection established between criticizing Israel and anti- Semitism. See also art. 2 and 3
Editor-in-chief of Sout al-Ummah has written a two-part article on monotheism. Some of the points he raised are understood to be directed against the Christian faith in the Holy Trinity and reincarnation. The priest of the Hanging Church responds to his articles and a Coptic attorney has...
For three consecutive issues, Rose al-Youssef devoted a special file for comments on the Egyptian identity under a general title ?Egypt is First and Before All.? Part of the file is three interviews with poet and writer Ahmed Abdel-Mo’ti Hegazi. Among his comments on the effects of Arab nationalism...
The Criminal Court of Sohag ruled in the case of al-Kosheh riots. Only two defendants out of 96 are convicted but not for killing. The Egyptian Church declared rejection of the ruling and al-Kalema Center for Human Rights issued a statement expressing disappointment at the ruling and asking for...
Al-Qahera published three articles commenting on the Arab Culture Conference in Cairo. Al-Liwa al-Islami interviewed three Muslim scholars to comment on the conference.

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