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The Coptic Orthodox Archdiocese in Port Said [Būr Saʿīd] issued a statement thanking President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī regarding the Christians of al-ʿArīsh, who have been forced to leave their homes in al-ʿArīsh and move to other governorates to live.
Pope Tawāḍrūs II has recently been subjected to vicious attacks from some of his opponents within the Coptic Orthodox Church.
In this op-ed, the author writes of the injustices Copts deal with whether they are from terrorists, which target Copts for sectarian and political purposes, or from the state, which fails to give Copts their full rights and treat them equally under the law.  He ties this to the role Copts played...
In a direct and blatant rebuke, al-Azhar issued a fatwa prohibiting joining the Muslim Brotherhood and other terrorist groups in light of the rise of terrorism around the world.
Several mathematics professors from across the world launched a website in solidarity with Dr. Laylā Suwayf in light of what her family has experienced since the arrest of her son ʿAlāʾ ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ and daughter Sanāʾ Sayf. 
The author of this op-ed discusses how to truly implement the meaning of “tolerance” [al-tasāmuḥ] when it comes to interfaith dialogue.  He stresses the need to find what unites people whether its nation or common humanity in order to overcome conflict.  The article is as follows:
“Egyptian Family values”; this term that has been repeated for months in Egypt when directing accusations against young women wearing “liberal clothes” for violating the “conservative values of the Egyptian family.”  This astounding accusation and the outrage of the Egyptian society have suddenly...
The Catholic Church announced that Vatican Ambassador to Egypt Archbishop Nicolas Henry has just finished his pastoral trip to the Catholic Diocese of Asyūṭ.  The ambassador was invited by Bishop Kyrillos William [Kīrillus William], archbishop of the diocese of Asyūṭ. 
The European Parliament’s statement about the human rights situation in Egypt has provoked wide condemnation over its recommendations for Egypt.  Both the Egyptian House of Representatives and Senate as well as several parliamentarians and political parties dismissed the statement, saying that it...
On December 18, the European Parliament voted on a resolution on the deteriorating situation of human rights in Egypt. The EU Parliament demanded that Egyptian authorities immediately release 25 detainees and cooperate with Italy over the murder case of Italian student Giulio Regeni.  It also...

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