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Egypt’s Copts chant sectarian slogans, reassert Christian pride

Egypt’s Copts chant sectarian slogans, reassert Christian pride

“With our soul and blood, we will defend our cross," “The cross and the bible are everything,” “Jesus is Allah,”…
Demos denouncing Alex church blast continue for fifth day

Demos denouncing Alex church blast continue for fifth day

Scores of young activists from diverse political groups on Tuesday staged a candle vigil before Democratic Front Party headquarters in…
Al-Azhar resorts to popular televangelist to renew religious discourse

Al-Azhar resorts to popular televangelist to renew religious discourse

Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh Dr. Ahmed Al-Tayeb met with popular Egyptian Muslim televangelist Amr Khaled at the Al-Azhar headquarters to discuss…
Campaign targets Libyan officer accused of torturing Egyptians

Campaign targets Libyan officer accused of torturing Egyptians

Bedouin youth from Egypt's Matrouh Governorate launched a campaign on the social networking site Facebook calling for the prosecution of…
UN Arab Group seeks Security Council resolution on Israeli settlements

UN Arab Group seeks Security Council resolution on Israeli settlements

The Arab Group at the United Nations is seeking to have the UN Security Council issue a resolution indicting Israel's…
Interior Minister: Alex bombing not caused by explosives in car

Interior Minister: Alex bombing not caused by explosives in car

Minister of Interior Affairs Habib al-Adly has said that the Alexandria church bombing was carried out using an explosive belt…
Wednesday’s papers: Pope Shenouda urges calm, European countries beef up security

Wednesday’s papers: Pope Shenouda urges calm, European countries beef up security

Both state-owned and independent papers dedicate their front pages to the latest news related to the bomb attack on an…
8 church bombing demonstrators referred to trial

8 church bombing demonstrators referred to trial

Judicial sources said on Wednesday that General Prosecutor Abdel Meguid Mahmoud has referred eight protesters for a speedy trial after…
Muslim Brotherhood: 6001 of our members arrested during 2010

Muslim Brotherhood: 6001 of our members arrested during 2010

Egypt’s main opposition group, the Muslim Brotherhood, has said 6001 of its members were arrested during the past year. All…
Court allows production of TV biography on controversial actress

Court allows production of TV biography on controversial actress

An Egyptian court yesterday ruled to allow the production of a biographical television series about the life of one of…
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