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The case was brought by Magda Youssef Bendari, who filed Suit No 1478 of 2019 against her four siblings who were calling for the invalidity of Article No 1797 of 2015. The Article stipulates that Islamic inheritance laws should be applied to cases involving members of the Christian community.
‘Do not allow anyone to drive a wedge between us and incite strife,’ says President
For his papal tour of the Coptic Orthodox Church’s parishes in Europe, he had a meeting with the French President Emmanuel Macron, focusing on the conditions of the Middle East in which Christians live. Considering Egypt’s situation, the pope said that the development in the country is improving the Copts’ situation.
Student responsible for filming, publish video studies at Al-Azhar University, ministry says
President congratulates expat celebrators, wishing new year brings more safety, stability to Egypt
Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria greets Coptic Catholics, asserting Christmas is day to exchange love
Prosecution ordered detention of officer for four days pending investigations
No group claimed responsibility for attack
Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox shared with Muslims their holy celebrations
New US initiative with 80 countries to promote religious freedom, produce real change
Prayer for peace in Middle East took place in presence of several heads of Middle Eastern churches
Pope Tawadros II led Palm Sunday mass in North Coast, while Pope Francis led Easter Sunday in St Peter’s Square
Other topics included crisis with Sudan, death penalty, and Trump-Arab relations
Another 10 were arrested from different places
Salem Abdel Galil is to face trial on charges of contempt of religion and threatening national unity
Security forces are still present in Al-Naghmeish village, following violent acts against Coptic residents
Another sectarian incident took place in Minya Thursday, renewing complaints of negligent law enforcement for Copts
Draft law was approved by Egyptian church representatives
Orthodox church leaders from around the world have expressed their concern about the situation facing Christians in the Middle East. They have held a historic meeting in Greece, the first of its kind in 1,200 years.
As soon as I heard about the sectarian events in Abu Qirqas in Minya several events popped into my mind. I looked them up in newspaper archives and have collected them as they are presented below. Quoted from Al-Masry Al-Youm on 6 February 2008: “Four of Al-Ahly fans are arrested and accused of burning a …
So far EGP 5m of the EGP 10m in construction costs were secured
By Ahmed Tharwat Standing along with a few hundred Muslims at the Garden of Eden Islamic Cemetery located in a remote corner of a Christian cemetery in Burnsville, Minnesota, mourning the death of one of our friends, the reverences and the respect were not just given by Muslims, but also by the staff and workers …
Monks are opposing government plans to build a highway through monastery
Three churches attacked in last three weeks by security forces and others
In the statement by the Christian Union parliamentary bloc, economic ties were mentioned “foremost” as a field for growing cooperation between the two countries.
Church was still under construction, but some locals were angered by it
Parliament will keep marginalising Christian community unless state expresses serious interest in issue, says rights activist
Salafi incitement behind ‘Islamic State’ kidnapping of Egyptians: Copts coalition
Minister’s assistant assures relatives of the kidnapped of “maximum efforts exerted”
By Karim al-Andalusi Prophet Muhammad has been one of the top defenders of the freedom of speech, and from there we go. Is it worth it to take to the streets to fight a deep European behaviour, or to dig deeply in the European values and try to perceive and influence it? I argue that …