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A number of experts confirmed that the reason for the failure of the last round of negotiations regarding the Renaissance Dam between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia lies in the latter’s obstinacy. In the negotiations, Ethiopia tried to convince its counterparts to sign a treaty that does not restrict...
The general coordinator for the Path of the Holy Family Project and the general manager of international relations and strategic planning at the government-affiliated Tourism Development Authority in the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, ʿĀdil al-Jindī, emphasised the importance to connect the...
The suicide of the activist Sarah Hegazy [Sārah Ḥijāzī] has caused controversy on social media in Egypt for the last two days. Some sympathise with her and pray for forgiveness for her, while others attack her and refuse to ask God to have mercy on her. Now Dar al-Iftāʾ joined the controversy and...
Saint Mary’s Church, which belongs to the Coptic Orthodox diocese of al-Qūṣiyyah in Asyūṭ governorate, allocated a building within the church to be used for quarantining villagers returning from abroad. 
Ṣafāʾ Mūsā, a Sudanese refugee living in Egypt, says “We will die from starvation, not from Corona” thereby pointing at the problems she faces during the holy month of Ramadan. Like Mūsā, many other African refugees in Egypt are affected by the measures taken by the government to fight the...
The majority of Muslims around the world began to celebrate the holy month of Ramadan this Friday amidst a peak in the number of people infected with the Coronavirus. The virus prevents many believers from meeting their families or performing collective prayers in mosques, while some religious...
The official spokesperson of the Ministry of Endowments, Aḥmad al-Qāḍī, caused controversy after he had said that the Ministry considers opening mosques during the holy month of Ramadan for Imams only. In a phone interview with TV presenter Aḥmad Mūsā, Aḥmad al-Qāḍī stated that the ministry would...
Pope Tawāḍrūs II said that the world is currently enduring difficult circumstances as the number of people infected with the Coronavirus increases. We face this situation for the first time but we say with warm hearts “Heal the sick“. In his sermon, coinciding with the Last Friday of the Great Lent...
On Saturday, al-Azhar issued a fatwa declaring it unlawful to insult the victims of Coronavirus, explaining that those who died from the disease are considered martyrs. al-Azhar Fatwa Global Center said that being infected with the virus is not a sin or a crime. 
Pope Tawāḍrūs II celebrated the Palm Sunday Mass in the Church of the Transfiguration in the monastery of Saint Bīshūy in Wādī al-Naṭrūn without the faithful audience.

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