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On one of the many times Egyptian people took the streets shouting against the French Campaign in Egypt and Syria, side by side with the Turks and the Mamluks, one of the protesters shouted, “Kill the Nasāra (the Christians) and fight them!” Soon the masses followed, chanting and killing whoever...
Midhat Bishāy writes about the life, work and achievements of two Egyptian historians; Jamāl Badawī and Yūnān Labīb Rizq, who passed away a few weeks ago.
A priest and a historian and intellectual are two examples of sowing sedition and hatred between Muslims ands Christians.
The author presents three books that he praises as subjective and well informed on the Coptic role in political and social life in Egypt.
Angry reactions continue to be heard in intellectual circles regarding press freedom. The developments in the crisis of the 80-lash Fatwá issued by the grand imām of the Azhar, calls to abolish imprisonment in publishing-related cases, and the future of press in Egypt are the main subjects...
The article considers the role of Copts in politics and parliament. He questions why so few Copts ever attain political appointments, and presents the viewpoints of those who believe the Copts already play an adequate role in parliament, and those who believe that further involvement is necessary.
We may agree that there are plans laid to undermine what we were all settled to call “Egyptian national unity” We were wrong to confine that unity to Copts and Muslims, as it should encompass all national categories be they religious, ethnic or socio-economic; we were also wrong to boil it down to...
In an unprecedented event in Egyptian cinema, Baheb al-Sima (I Love Cinema) portrays members of a Christian family as the protagonists in a film that deals with family relationships set in the 1960s. The film caused much controversy not only because it is the first film to show Christian as the...
A presidential ruling was recently issued to form the Secretaries Council of the National Translation Center. More details about the ruling are presented in the following article.
Swift intensive efforts were made this week to contain a Muslim-Christian crisis due to a blasphemous article, by a Muslim writer, about a former monk. Thousands of angry youths protested against the article, the Government was accused of being in collusion with the paper, Pope Shenouda...

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