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The Egyptian Security Apparatus arrested Layla Sayf, mother of political activist ʿAlāʾ ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ, her daughter Munā Sayf, and her sister Dr. Ahdāf Suwayf, in addition to Dr. Rabbāb al-Mahdī, assistant professor of political science at American University. On Wednesday, the four women...
According to what Pope Tawāḍrūs II announced, the number of Christians in Egypt as of now has reached 15 million in addition to another two million living abroad in 60 different countries across the world.  Christians make up close to 15% of the Egyptian people.  Despite these large numbers, their...
The Iraqi author in this article shared her thoughts and remarks after listening to an interview conducted by the British Broadcasting Corporation BBC with an Iraqi bishop on the situation of Christians in Iraq between the 2003 U.S. invasion and the departure of US troops from the country, and the...
The routine of Egyptian blogger and political dissident ʿAlāʾ ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ, consists of being released from prison in the morning only to return at the end of the day. ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ, was released from prison last March but will be subjected to severe surveillance by the state for the next five...
A research paper by ‘The Arab Network for Human Rights Information’ found that news of the death of former Egyptian president Muḥammad Mursī constituted a “scandal for Egyptian media.”
The Kantor Center for the Study of Contemporary European Jewry of Tel Aviv University released a report on the eve of the Holocaust Remembrance Day. The researchers said that the rate of attacks on Jews in the world increased by 13%, rising from 342 attacks in 2017 to 387 in 2018.
Robert Mackey of The Intercept wrote that President Donald Trump, not Democratic Representative Ilhan Omar, is the one who accused American Jews of double allegiance.
During the past few days, Egypt has witnessed a wide-scale controversy because of calls sent by parliamentarians, artists and writers, to ban the niqāb in public institutions and entities. Female Students at the Faculty of Islamic Studies, Alexandria University, launched a campaign under the title...
Ḥizb al-Bināʾ wa al-Tanmiyah [Construction and Development Party], the political arm of al-Jamāʿah al-Islāmīyyah [Islamic Group] in Egypt, called on all political groups to stick to national reconciliation and to renounce violence and repression that could lead to a civil war.
The first official census of Copts in Egypt will be released later this year, according to legal adviser to the Coptic Orthodox Church, Najīb Jibrā’īl.

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