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Great uproar was created following the publication and circulation of a photo of the Grand Imām of the Azhar Muhammad Sayyid Tantāwī shaking hands with Shimon Peres in the Conference for inter religious dialogue that was held at the UN in New York.
More details were published about achieving a solution for the conflict in Abū Fānā. Egyptian newspapers reported on the start of the construction of a fence around the monastery and the satisfaction of all parties. Article full text: This week’s newspapers covered the achievement of an agreement...
Nāsir Hātim wrote about the fire that broke out in the Monastery of the Virgin Mary in Assiut during the celebratory feast for her birthday. Security sources denied that the blaze was the result of any foul play, although ownership of this land had recently been disputed between the monastery and...
Not dismounting a donkey for a passing funeral is a sectarian threat in Samallūt. Clashes started between Muslims and Christians in Tayyiba village in Samallūt during a funeral.
The following review sheds light on the recent events in the Abū Fānā crisis. While the conventional committee announces a resolution to the land conflict, the governor and the church seem to have other requirements. The Coptic Orthodox Church reacts to the Coptic expatriates’ comportments and...
The article narrates the incidents that followed Rabāb ‘Abd al-Hamīd’s death after being molested by two men in a microbus. Rabāb was a Muslim and the aggressors Christians, so the author believes that the accident could lead to a new round of sectarian incidents.
Sa‘d al-Dīn Ibrāhīm is sentenced to two years in prison, which he and many other critics view as punishment for freedom of expression, rather than the official charges of harming Egyptian welfare.
The following lines shed light on the latest updates concerning the crisis of Abū Fānā. An ‘urfī committee was formed to achieve a solution. However, its tasks were suspended due to disagreements on different issues. The article also sheds light on the reaction of expatriate Copts and the response...
Member of parliament ‘Alā’Hassānaynand Coptic businessman ‘Īd Labīb flew to the U.S. to meet Pope Shenouda in an attempt to increase the efforts to achieve a resolution on the issue of Abū Fānā. All parties seem to be willing to work toward an end of the conflicts and Copts expatriates are blamed...
The different days of celebrating Christmas are related to anthropological considerations rather than doctrinal disagreement.

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