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A member of the Holy Synod’s Coptic History Committee, Coptic researcher Ibrāhīm al-Bājūshī, said the popes of the Coptic Orthodox Church have always been defending Jerusalem.
Bāqī Zakī Yūsuf, one of the most renowned major generals in the October 1973 war, was the mastermind behind opening loopholes within the earthen embankment known as the Bar Lev Line with the use of water pressure.
For the first time in 70 years, since the July 23, 1952 revolution, the Jews of Egypt celebrated Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year.
“The proponents of Islamic fiqh (jurisprudence) schools are no longer differing over whether the killing of apostates is a crime or not. It is a conspiracy to kill people by acting as God; a plot of men in power and autocrats who repress opposition by silencing those who fail to heap praise on them...
Veteran journalist Muʾnis al-Zuhayrī took to social media to express his anger, writing, “You have insulted the idea, the value, the content, and Jamāl ͑Abd al-Nāṣir, who established the radio station in 1964. Stop the ads in the Holy Qurʾān Broadcast.” He was referring to the state of the Holy...
According to historical accounts, the Holy Family fled from Palestine to Egypt to escape the repression of King Herod, who intended to kill Jesus Christ. An angel appeared to Joseph (Yūsuf) the Carpenter and instructed him to take the boy and his mother and flee to Egypt.
Human history has been generous to us Egyptians as it has gifted us with many privileges, including Pharaonic civilization with its deep-rooted rich culture, and the fact that many peoples, nations and old kingdoms have passed here.
The Egyptian church is celebrating the Coptic Orthodox Christmas on January 7. This differs from the Western churches that believe the Christmas should be on December 25, but the Egyptian church boasts a long and significant history in the Christian faith.
A meeting of journalists concerned with Coptic affairs was held at the Papal Residence on Saturday and was hosted by Pope Tawāḍrūs II of the Coptic Orthodox Church.  
Egyptians and historians have rejected the proposed change of St. Catherine's official name to that of “the Greatest manifestation” (al-Tajallī al-Aʿẓam). They emphasized that to do so is to erase the popular and Egyptian identity associated with this name by which the site has been known...


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