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Human rights groups criticise state for failing to protect citizens from violence
Prosecutor General charges 11 suspects following attacks in Bani Ahmed
The human rights agency denounces sectarian violence and lack of security, holding Egyptian government responsible
Security official says police managed to prevent an attack on a church on Friday night
Prominent Islamist group and its political wing announce initiative to reach out to Copts
Pope Tawadros’ trip represents his first overseas visit since becoming pope.
The mufti is a Muslim legal expert who is empowered to give rulings on religious matters. Every country that defines itself as Muslim has a grand mufti and an Iftaa institution that includes hundreds of muftis. These muftis have a specific education and must study an array of Islamic subjects, based on which sect of …
Age-old tradition demonstrates unity among Egypt’s Christians on Good Friday
The US Commission on International Religious Freedom detailed religious freedom violations that continue in Egypt over the past year
FCO report expresses concern over sectarian violence, women’s rights, freedom of expression and the constitution in Egypt
Two events have prompted this week’s column: the unprecedented attack on St. Mark’s Cathedral last week, and my recently watching the Jews of Egypt documentary. Both got me thinking about the concept of “the other”. A predefined group of people which another group or culture or society will use to distance itself from. “The other” …
For the past 10 years, Egypt has been reminded at least annually of its sectarian time bomb. If your only source of information were Egyptian media, sectarianism would be the work of a radical few, but never a serious problem inherent within Egyptian Society. But if you take a closer look at the lives of …
Protests in reaction to the recent wave of sectarian violence take place in Imbaba and Tahrir Square
After the recent incidents in front of St. Mark’s Cathedral, writers in major Egyptian newspapers have explored the issue of sectarian strife in the country, believing that the extremism spreading across Egypt is the primary cause of the sectarian violence. The road to fascism Mohamed Abul Ghar Al-Masry Al-Youm newspaper Abul Ghar condemns the recent …
You can’t push a person to be peaceful and love others, but you can enforce the law
St. Mark’s Cathedral hosted a funeral for four Copts killed in sectarian violence last Friday
Argument between Muslims and Christians takes a violent turn on Friday night
Egypt celebrates Easter many times
Coptic Youth Front denounces the death of Ezzat Atallah
Egyptian president seems to be failing to stem the tide running against him
President Mohamed Morsi announced the change of the first phase of parliamentary elections, which were scheduled during Coptic holy days
An Egyptian and three others could face the death penalty for attempting to spread Christianity in Libya
The story of Saint Samaan church
Says his age prevents him from carrying out his duties
Village priest says police did nothing and turned up three hours after incident
Boko Haram has claimed to be fighting for the creation of an Islamic state in Nigeria, though its demands have repeatedly shifted and it is believed to include a number of factions with varying aims
Mina El-Kess: Brotherhood does not speak out against attack on Copts in Egypt
Lebanon has been on edge since Friday, when police intelligence chief General Wissam Al-Hassan died in a Beirut car bombing.
Fears of sectarian violence in Mallawi.
Hassan, a top Lebanese security official killed Friday in a Beirut car bombing, suspected the regime in neighbouring Syria of murdering his mentor, former Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri.