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On Wednesday, Ayman ʿAbd al-Munʿim, governor of Suhāj, received Bruno Musarò, the Vatican’s Nuncio to Egypt, together with the Coptic Catholic Archbishop, Anba Yūsuf Abu al-Khayr, including a delegation of priests of the Catholic Church of Suhāj. The Nuncio conveyed Pope Francis’ greetings to the...
Eight Bedouins residing in the area of King Maryūt, Burj al-'Arab, stormed a building belonging to the Coptic Evangelical church, just one kilometer away from the rest-house of former President Husnī Mubārak, and smashed the fences that are about three meters high.  
Michael Meunier, the leader of al-Haya Party, said he would return from the Netherlands to Cairo soon after he was summoned to appear before the prosecution for investigation on charges of involvement in the October 9 incidents outside the state Radio & TV building in Maspero area. Meunier, in...
A Muslim family hosted the family of Coptic local resident Abū Sulaymān that was forced to leave their homes in the sectarian incidents in the north Egyptian Mediterranean city. "These families are our brethren. Not only we're hosting them in our homes but we are also hosting them in our hearts," a...
Nine army soldiers on Wednesday (February 15) completed their treatment from injuries they sustained during the Maspero incidents as medical reports showed that a soldier received a bullet in his buttocks, four with knife stabs – one in the arm, another in the leg and two in the abdomen – and four...
The People's Assembly legislative committee approved addressing the Criminal Evidence Investigation Department (CEID) and the Passports Department for information about the integrity of the criminal record of appointed (Coptic) lawmaker Tāriq Makram Shākir and whether he carries another national...
Salafīs have saved the village of Sharbāt, al-Nahdāh neighborhood, in the western Alexandria district of al-'Āmrīyah, from a conflagration that could have consumed everyone in its way, said the spokesman for the Salafī al-Nūr (Light) Party, the second largest in the Egyptian parliament. 
On Monday 05/02/2018, president of the State of Palestine Maḥmūd ʿAbbās Abū Māzin received in the presidential premises in Ramallah a delegation of Coptic Catholic monks headed by father Ibrāhīm Faltas, head of the custodian priory of Jerusalem. ʿAbbās welcomed the delegation emphasizing the...
The Coptic Orthodox Church Thursday called on all citizens to work on building a powerful future for Egypt and preserving the nation’s top interests. 
Shaykh Muhammad Hassān, an Islamic preacher, took 20,000 Salafists during a symposium in Beni Suef with an Italian young woman who recited the Muslim shahādah (creed) in both Arabic and English and declared her conversion to Islam amidst cheering and shrills of approval by the participants in the...
 ‘Abbūd al-Zumur, a leading member of al-Jamā’ah al-Islāmīyah and one of the convicted persons in the 1981 assassination of former Egyptian President Anwar al-Sādāt, filed a lawsuit at the State Council demanding a court ruling obliging the interior minister to remove his name from any criminal...
  The article covers key events witnessed by Egypt’s churches in 2017, a year which was mostly tragic for Egyptian Christians.  
The Egyptian Minister of Endowments, Dr. Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumʿā has approved the memorandum submitted by Dr. Amīn ʿAbd al-Wājid, head of the Central Department of Mosques and Holy Quran Affairs, on the inauguration of the Quranic schools throughout the governorates of Egypt.
In his speech at the second session of the World Youth Forum, Egyptian President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī said that the social housing projects carried out by the state to tackle the problem of slums and incomplete urbanization infrastructures Egypt is facing.
The Coptic Orthodox Church has announced that the Coptic Book Fair held at the Cathedral of St. Mark in al-ʿAbbasiya is open to the public until November 21.
The Coptic Evangelical Synod of the Nile resumed its two-day emergency meeting held at the Evangelical Church in al-Azbakīyah, Cairo, to discuss a number of pastoral issues, including the church’s relationship with Evangelical churches outside Egypt that permit same-sex marriages and ordination of...
  The Monastery of St. Bīshūy in Egypt’s Wādī al-Natrūn has announced that the ordination ceremony of seven new bishops will be limited to holders of official invitations issued by the Church.  
Injī al-Shazlī (30 years) achieved her childhood dream to learn ballet despite wearing the veil, to become the first veiled ballet dancer in Egypt.
On Wednesday 24th January, the 7th anniversary of Egypt’s Revolution of January 25, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs criticized and categorically rejected in form and substance the arbitrary statements disclosed by US senator John McCain, as “distorting Egypt’s situation and political development.”

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