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Sectarian tension dominated the al-Nawāhid village in Qena yesterday as rumors of an 18-year old Coptic boy raping a 15-year old Muslim girl caused a violent outbreak burning ten houses. The state has tightened security in the village to contain the situation. The boy and girl are both being held...
Tribalism floods the Naj‘ Hammādī and Farshūt districts, especially against candidate ‘Abd al-Rahīm al-Ghūl. His opponents are trying to use his alleged involvement with suspects of the Naj‘ Hammādī incident against him. Al-Ghūl insists the Naj‘ Hammādī incident will have no effect on the elections...
Authorities are investigating a large fire that took place two days ago at the Catholic Church of Copts, which is a subsidiary of one of the national centers at the Hegaza Kibli village in the Qena Governorate. The fire purportedly destroyed the church completely. Key Words: Qena - The Catholic...
Another session in the trial of the suspects in the case of the attacks in Naj‘ Hammādī was scheduled for April 18, 2010. The suspects’ defense refuted the decision to refer the case to the State Security court, asking instead to refer it to the Supreme Constitutional Court. One of the three...
The attorney resolves a problem that was reportedly considered a threat of new sectarian strife in Egypt.    
Bishop Kyrillus of Naj‘ Hammādī reports on the sectarian attacks in Farshūt to Pope Shenouda III, and accuses the governor of Qena and members of the People’s Assembly of being negative towards the problem.
Bishop Kyrillos of Naj‘ Hammādī criticizes the governor’s reluctance to compensate those harmed in incidents in Farshūt and announced resorting to Pope Shenouda to find a solution.
This article explains the lawsuit filed by Coptic lawyers against President Mubārak and the Qena governor.
A reconciliation session is expected to be held between a Muslim family and two Coptic ones involved in revenge incidents. The reconciliation session is expected to be held when Bishop Bimen of Qūs returns from a trip abroad.
The author reports on resolving a sectarian crisis resulted from a conflict over land in a village in Upper Egypt.

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