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Security Forces in Asyut have found a letter addressed to the office of the Muslim Brotherhood in Qena. 
Ayad Mossad [ʿAyyād Musʿad] discusses his time as foundation chairman of the Arab-West Report as well as some background information on his life. Accompanied is a contextual commentary included by Cornelis Hulsman.
The Egyptian governorate of Aṣyūṭ [Assuit] is preparing in full swing to host international visitors to the path of the Holy Family Journey in Egypt after Pope Francis embraced the journey as an official Christian pilgrimage.
A church source, declined to be named, said Fr. Bīgūl of St. Mary’s Monastery [al-Muḥarraq] in Asyūt [Assuit] is most probably to be the successor of Bishop Sāwīrūs, who passed away on July 21. 
Meanwhile, Asyut Governor Major General al-Sayyīd al-Bura’ī on Tuesday paid visits to the villages of al-‘Adar, Sallām, Bahīj and Manqabād, which have been the scene of sectarian strife during the past few days, and appealed to panicked Coptic teachers and students to head for their schools.   An...
Background:Between al-Qūṣiyya, Upper Egypt, and the Monastery of The Holy Virgin Mary or Dayr al-Muḥarraq, in the governorate of Asyut, lies the predominantly Christian village of al-Saraqnā. The village of around 10,000 inhabitants is peaceful but yet overpopulation creates a tremendous strain on...
Security apparatuses in Asyut succeeded in containing clashes in 'Izbit al-Shaykh Suwayf of al-Fath Township, Asyut Governorate after clashes erupted between Copts and Muslims about who has the priority of irrigation. Clashes left one Muslim dead.  Dr. Yahyá Kishk, Governor of Asyut, called Muslim...
Dayrūt is threatened by the peril of sectarianism. People from the Upper Egyptian village appear to have a bad track record with the security forces and Islamist attacks. A considerable number of people from the village believe that the church is hiding Romānī, the young Coptic man who distributed...
Al-Wafd reports on the recent quarrel between Muslims and Christians in the town of Dayrūt in Asyut governorate. Al-Wafd collected the opinions of different politicians and thinkers on the cause of such incidents and what role the government should play in putting a stop to them.
Members of the reconciliation committee who were killed in al-Matī‘ah village have been buried. Their families refused condolences and asserted their will to avenge the deaths of their relatives.

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