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Op-ed review: The Coptic file

Several writers commented on the situation of Egypt’s Christian community given recent controversy in the Upper Egypt governorate of Minya and possible tensions. In the privately-owned Al-Watan newspaper, Magda Al-Gindi touched upon the issue of worship places for Coptic citizens, highlighting how the government has undermined churches over the years and the challenge to make …

Amira El-Fekki

Op-ed review: Minya tensions, Khashoggi, Pyramids ‘indecency’

Op-ed writers picked up topics related to tourism, Copts, and Jamal Khashoggi in Sunday’s newspapers. A recent incident involving a foreign couple posing for explicit footage on the top of Egypt’s Pyramid continued to stir fury. State-owned daily Al-Ahram’s Makram Mohamed Ahmed also commented on the Yemen war, arguing that the implementation of a ceasefire …

Amira El-Fekki