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Reverend Rifʿat Fatḥī, general secretary for Evangelical Synod of the Nile and the Evangelical Church’s representative in the personal status law discussions, said that the Evangelical, Catholic, and Orthodox Churches have come to an agreement on the provisions of the personal status law. 
The draft of a law for Christian families in Egypt has again resulted in disagreements between churches, which were conveyed in notes sent to the government.
Representatives of Egypt’s Orthodox, Catholic, and Evangelical Churches officially submitted a draft of the personal status law for Christians in Egypt to Sharīf al-Shādhilī, advisor to Prime Minister Muṣṭafā Madbūlī.  Now the government will hand it over to parliament, so it can become law.
Church leaders in Egypt wished various leaders of the Egyptian government and Islamic institutions a happy Eid al-Fitr [ʿĪd al-Fiṭr] holiday.
Around 300 Christians performed “Thursday Worship” at the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Alexandria on the fourth day of carrying out the decision to gradually reopen churches.  Churches have been closed since March 21st, when Prime Minister Muṣṭafā Madbūlī issued the decision to close churches...
In most countries, health workers are praised for their efforts, especially during a pandemic. The Egyptian government has been supportive, describing their doctors as ‘the White Egyptian Army.’ However, they can sometimes be faced with hostility.
The Tourism and Aviation Committee of the House of Representatives commended Prime Minister Dr. Muṣṭafā Madbūlī’s inspection of the first phase of development on the entrance to the Saint Catherine Monastery and the surrounding area. The project has been implemented at a cost of £40 million EGP....
The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) in Egypt praised the efforts of the National Council for Women for guaranteeing the adoption of a gender perspective in Egypt’s plan to fight COVID-19.  This gender perspective is clear from the first policy paper...
On May 3, dozens of Egyptians working in Kuwait gathered at a housing area for migrant labor, demanding that their evacuation and repatriation process be completed.  Afterwards, Kuwaiti security forces intervened, breaking up their protest. 
Muslim and Christian religious leaders stressed their support for the government’s measures to prevent the spread of the novel Coronavirus.  They praised President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī, Prime Minister Dr. Mustafā Madbūlī, and all government’s decisions taken in order to lighten the negative...

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