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An interview conducted by Cornelis Hulsman and Father Joannis from the Coptic Orthodox Church
In Egypt, there is a new experiment going on to cultivate the principles of mutual understanding, tolerance, and acceptance of others; a Muslim is teaching at an Evangelical seminary, and a Christian is teaching at al-Azhar. 
Egyptian Musician Hānī Mihannā’s statements about prison conditions in Egypt for senior businessmen, politicians, and ministers at the beginning of President al-Sīsī’s reign in 2014 has sparked controversy. 
Statements made by musician and composer Hānī Mihannā about his time in prison with former President Ḥusnī Mubārak's sons and others have sparked outrage on Egyptian social media
Egypt hasn’t officially commented yet on the agreement that the Kuwaiti Foreign Minister al-Shaykh Aḥmad al-Nāṣir announced to reopen the borders between Saudi Arabia and Qatar.  However, prominent Egyptian media commentators didn’t seem to welcome the news about the breakthrough between Qatar on...
The history of the late Waḥīd Ḥāmid’s works shows that he was a role model for artists and creative types.  He knew, according to the title of his early film “Man Only Lives Once” (1981) that the intellectual’s intense struggle with power would bring an end to the stable life that he had wanted to...
Since the June 30 revolution, Egypt has laid a foundation stone to anchor the values of citizenship and national unity; by raising the principles of equality and combating discrimination and sectarianism. As the prince of poetry Aḥmad Shawqī said “We are Muslims and Copts… one nation over the...
Akhbār al-Yawm Portal interviewed three Coptic leaders over their thoughts on whether or not Copts should be allowed to attend al-Azhar University. 
The Coptic Orthodox Archdiocese in Port Said [Būr Saʿīd] issued a statement thanking President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī regarding the Christians of al-ʿArīsh, who have been forced to leave their homes in al-ʿArīsh and move to other governorates to live.
In this op-ed, the author writes of the injustices Copts deal with whether they are from terrorists, which target Copts for sectarian and political purposes, or from the state, which fails to give Copts their full rights and treat them equally under the law.  He ties this to the role Copts played...

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