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Muslim scholars, during a symposium on the media’s role in the society, appealed to the mass media to observe accuracy, objectives and Islamic values established by the Prophet Muhammad more than 1400 years ago so the nation may rise up and find its way out of its predicament. [Ahmad ‘Abd al-...
General ‘Abd āl-Fattāh al-Sīsī, Minister of Defence and Military Production, praised the role played by the armed forces to ensure security during the first phase of the constitutional referendum, saying that this established a historical new relationship between the armed forces and the civilian...
Bishop Nicolas, the official spokesperson for the Patriarchate of the Roman Orthodox Church for Alexandria and all of Africa, emphasised that the Patriarchate would not direct its members towards any particular opinion in the constitutional referendum. 
The two children left the Beni Suef prosecution to an unknown place after orders to release them as security forces intensified presence in ‘Izbit Marco lest retaliatory acts erupt.
Dr. Saʿd al-Katātnī, leader of the Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party, instructed Coptic members of the FJP to open dialogue with leaders of churches that quit the constituent assembly drafting a new constitution for Egypt and to set a date for a meeting with them in two days in an...
The Coptic Orthodox Church’s Holy Synod unanimously named Bishop Raphael of Central Cairo Churches, who was one of the three finalists to the chair of Saint Mark, as secretary of the Synod instead of Bishop Bīshūy of Damietta.
Ismā’īl Pasha who ruled Egypt from 1863 to 1879 decided to give women the right to education. He established the first school for Muslim girls in Cairo, and in the entire Near East. 
Pope Tawāḍrūs II, who was enthroned as the 118th Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of Saint Mark, received will-wishers offering congratulations for the 118th Pope of Alexandria and the See of Saint Mark.
Counselor Husām al-Ghiryānī, Chairman of the Constituent Assembly drafting a new constitution for Egypt and Chairman of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR), said the draft constitution will be subject to amendments during the next few days. [Muhammad Hijāb, al-Ahrām, Nov. 14, p. 5] Read...
President Muhammad Mursī performed the Friday prayers at al-Fārūq Mosque in Choueifat region, 5th District, New Cairo, close to his home. He called political movements to cooperate and to consider public interests to their own.
The Nasr City Court of Misdemeanor today (September 30) is holding the first session in the trial of Ahmad ‘Abd Allāh, better known as Abū Islām.
  In Rose al-Yūsuf, ‘Alā’ al-Hīnī writes about a case in al-Minya governorate where security services have succeeded in ending a sectarian conflict by holding a reconciliatory meeting between Muslims and Christians in the village of Dār al-Barshā. This meeting came after an outbreak of violence...
Several young lawyers lodged reports with the public prosecutor against an owner of a satellite channel on charges of insulting Christianity, threatening to humiliate the Holy Book and burning a copy of the Bible outside the U.S. embassy during protests against a film denigrating the Prophet...
On Friday (August 18), Major General Usāmah Al-Saghīr, First Assistant of the Interior Ministry for Security in Cairo, welcomed an ecclesiastical delegation to his office, which was headed by the General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church Bishop Yu’annis
Amīr ‘Ayād, founder of Christian Brotherhood Group, said that a large number of Coptic coalitions and unions will abstain from the anti-Brotherhood million-man protest on August 24. “Whoever is calling for it wants to put Copts at the first rows of the fight so that we redo the Maspero massacre...
Shaykh Saūd Bin Sakr al- Qāsimī, member of the UAE High Council and the ruler of Rās al- Khaymah received Pope Tawadros in his palace yesterday May 13.
Pope Tawadros announced that the Church does not play a political role in Egypt and that its position during Mursī’s deposal was in response to the popular demands. 
Naguīb Jubra’īl, the head of the Egyptian Union for Human Rights Organization stated that “the Copts are against the policies of the US and the EU and their calls for the protection of churches of Christian minorities. We are not in need of the US or Europe, we need our brethren in the homeland” (...
Pope Tawadros has given his sermon this week in the Cathedral in ‘Abāssīyah entitled, “The Law of Faith... Declaration of Love”. He first explained the concept of the Christian faith, which he described as a deep relationship in which man feels that God is the leader of his life and that He runs...
Ahmad al-Tayyīb, Grand Shaykh of Al-Azhar, held a meeting with Al-Azhar’s representatives in the Constituent Assembly to reach an agreement with them about articles and questions related to Al-Azhar, the sharī’ah, and others.  The group discussed work tools of Azhar’s representatives to cooperate...

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