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North Sinai Governor Major General ‘Abd al-Fattāh Harhūr, after a tense meeting with the Copts in the border governorate, refused to allow them to leave the city under the pretext that there should be no succumbing to the terrorists.
Mursī, during his meeting with the Egyptian community in the United States while attending the UN General Assembly meetings in New York, had denied there are sectarian problems in Egypt. 
Archpriest Mattias Nasr, Father of Virgin Mary Church in ‘Izbit al-Nakhl, has testified in front of a presidential fact-finding committee looking into the events at Maspero October 2011, which left 27 dead. The committee is headed by Counselor Aymān‘Afīfī, and has investigated accusations from Fr....
On the occasion of the anniversary of the Coptic Orthodox Pope’s visit to the Vatican last year, Pope Tawadros stated to a Catholic newspaper that both churches are working together to realize a greater goal, that is complete unity.    
The lists of names of Coptic candidates approached after the coordination between a group of Copts and different fronts, especially the Egyptian Coalition Front. Four lists have been created covering Upper, Middle and Eastern Egypt, Alexandria, Matruh and Beheria
This morning, the Secretary of the Holy Synod and General Bishop of the Churches in Downtown gave a statement on the Monastery of St. Macarius in Wadi Rayan in Faiyum. This happened during the consecration of three altars in the Church of the Virgin Mary and St. John in Bab el Louk
A young girl and her mother proclaimed to convert to Islam. While the mother was changing her and her daughter’s documents, the father was travelling to Kuwait and became angry because, even if it was the free will of his wife to convert, there must be a law that protects the child and he...
he Catholic Church declared Popes John Paul II and John XXIII saints in a ceremony attended by Pope Francis today. 
Copts were angered due to the appearance of TV presenter Rashā Majdī on TV again on the occasion of covering the October 6 celebrations (the armed forces day). 
Fr. Istafanous Shihātah priest of the Samalūt Diocese has opened the Church of Saint Karas in Ma’sarah, Minya.
Copts in Qawsiyah District, Assuit, have made an appeal to the Minister of Interior to save them from thugs who threaten and terrorize them.
Watanī reports on the contempt of religion cases in Egypt. The report refers to the EIPR report on the contempt of religion which counted 48 cases of blasphemy, mostly  directed at Christians after the January 2011 Revolution. The penalties were imposed communally like forced displacement and...
A year passed after the events of al-Diyābiyah village in Wastá Beni Suef, in which 12 houses and shops belonging to Copts were looted and burnt and 4 Copts were injured severe injuries in their eyes.
On the other hand, security agencies arrested on Friday (Jan. 27) the perpetrators of the Naja' Hammādī crime, in which five persons killed Copt Mu'awad As'ad, a cement trader, and his son As'ad.   The prime suspect is 'Ādil Muhammad Jamāl, an upholsterer, who was aided and abetted by four others...
Under the title Documented, Accurate Figure – Census of Copts is 18.565.484 million, Mājid 'Attīyah writes in a column in Watanī newspaper of January 15 that Dr. Tharwat Basīlī has said he has a documented, accurate figure of the Coptic population in Egypt and that he challenges anyone who would...
Al-Amr bil-Maarouf wal-Nahy an al-Munkar (AMNM), literally Commanding Virtue and Banning Vice, is the vice police Egyptians used to hear of in the more conservative Islamic countries such as Saudi Arabia. Dressed in Islamic garb, its members roam the streets to check passers-by are adhering to the...
Cornelis Hulsman [Reviewer's Note: Director of CIDT and Editor in Chief of AWR] speaks to Watani about the Copts in Egypt, whose number, according to a former Egyptian official is…the number that brings on a headache.
Counselor 'Āsim al-Juharī, the head of the anti-graft agency, referred complaints accusing Coptic business magnate Najīb Sawirus accusing him of "an inflated wealth in a dubious manner in light of his relations with the former regime. [Yūsuf al-Ghazālī, al-Wafd, Jan. 14, p. 1] Read original text in...
The wrath which raged, and is still raging, against Israel in the Egyptian street is both legitimate and justified. It is a show of public fury at the killing of five Egyptian security personnel last month during an Israeli operation against cross-border terrorist raiders who had assassinated eight...

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