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Egyptian MP Mona Munīr has required a prompt account regarding the June-22 edition of the Egyptian daily newspaper al-Dustūr who had published on its front-page football players drawn in the Coptic iconic art, including a caption saying “Your blessings upon us, Virgin Mary!”
Khālid al-Muḥammadī, president of al-Maṭariya District, visited the area of the Tree of the Virgin in order to observe preparations of the Coptic Catholic Church celebration marking the Holy Family’s Flight to Egypt. The cave celebration is to be consecrated at the Coptic Catholic Church of the...
Egypt has rejected reports published yesterday by a spokesperson for the European Union’s Foreign Affairs Council regarding Egypt’s internal situation.Councilor Aḥmad Abū Zayd, official spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said that the reports contained an incorrect reading of the...
Columnist Makram Muḥammad Aḥmadwrote this week:  What do the Salafists hope to achieve by calling fora ban on hanging decorations, buying lanterns and displaying any of the joy and pleasure which accompany the arrival of the Holy Month [Ramadan] each year? With the passing of time it has become a...
Dr. Safwat al-Bayyādī, the head of the Coptic Evangelical church, called in a statement for orchestrated efforts to “cross this important stage of Egypt’s history”. In the statement, issued by the Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services (CEOSS) on the occasion of the 1st anniversary of...
Shaykh Sharīf al-Hawwārī, a notable Salafist in the western Alexandria town of al-‘Āmrīyah, pledged to bring back the five Coptic families expelled over a purported love affair between a Christian man and a divorced Muslim woman to their homes. 
Shaykh Sharīf al-Hawwārī, a notable Salafist in the western Alexandria town of al-‘Āmrīyah, pledged to bring back the five Coptic families expelled over a purported love affair between a Christian man and a divorced Muslim woman to their homes. 
Meanwhile, Minister of Awqāf (Religious Endowments) Dr. Muhammad 'Abd al-Fadīl al-Qūsī appealed to preachers and clerics to shoulder their responsibilities and work on bringing the sectarian fitnah to a halt. Mustafá Salāh, the prosecutor of Minyā al-Qamh, ordered placement of 15-year-old Rānyā...
Youths from the Salafī al-Nūr (Light) Party and al-Da'wah al-Salafīyah (Salafī Call) group rejected the expulsion of Christians from al-'Āmrīyah, according to al-Nūr's official spokesman Nādir Bakkār. "The Salafīs have defended the Christians, protected them from local residents' wrath and...
Meanwhile, Grand Shaykh of the Azhar Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyīb on Wednesday (February 15) launched an international initiative to break the siege imposed on al-Quds (Jerusalem) in the presence of Palestinian Muftī Shaykh Muhammad Husayn, representatives from the Patriarchate of Antioch and Ambassador...
Local residents said they will confront any attempts to spark sectarian troubles as Salafīs formed a security cordon alongside the policemen to protect the church and to make sure that no Copts or any of their houses or property come under attack. Some locals had rushed to the church on the belief...
Meanwhile, under the auspices of Grand Shaykh of the Azhar Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyīb, the top Sunni Muslim institution is hosting a meeting called by the General Congress for the Support of al-Quds (GCSQ) in a bid to launch an international campaign to break the siege on al-Quds (Jerusalem) and its...
On the other hand, the Episcopal / Anglican Church for Egypt and North Africa on Wednesday (February 15) is hosting famous British pastor Rev. Stephen Sizer to talk about the Jews' allegations that they are the chosen people of God. Rev. Munīr Hannā Anīs, the head of the Episcopal / Anglican Church...
The Salafī al-Nūr Party in the governorate of al-Fayoum precluded a fitnah that almost erupted between a Muslim landlord and a Christian tenant in the town of Sinnūris. 'Abd al-'Azīm 'Abd al-Hamīd and his sons sought last week to terminate the contract of Dāwūd 'Azmī Fahmī and have him out of his...
 The Salafī al-Nūr Party in the governorate of al-Fayoum precluded a fitnah that almost erupted between a Muslim landlord and a Christian tenant in the town of Sinnūris. 'Abd al-'Azīm 'Abd al-Hamīd and his sons sought last week to terminate the contract of Dāwūd 'Azmī Fahmī and have him out of his...
The People's Assembly legislative committee approved addressing the Criminal Evidence Investigation Department (CEID) and the Passports Department for information about the integrity of the criminal record of appointed (Coptic) lawmaker Tāriq Makram Shākir and whether he carries another national...
The People's Assembly's Human Rights Committee refused forced displacement of some persons from their original residential areas on the grounds that it violates human rights principles. The committee, during a meeting held by chairman Muhammad Anwar 'Ismat al-Sadāt to discuss the urgent statement...
Presidential hopeful 'Amr Mūsá expressed discontent of the forced departure of Christian families in al-'Āmrīyah, adding this can never be accepted under any circumstances. 
Muhammad Badī’, the Murshid (Guide) of the Muslim Brotherhood, in an opinion article in al-Ahrām, said his group seeks the building of a modern democratic state based on citizenship, rule of law, freedom, equality, pluralism in all its forms and types, peaceful rotation of power through the ballot...
Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawādrūs II praised the Saudi Crown Prince Muḥammad bin Salmān, saying that he presents a modern and open image of the kingdom.

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