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Legal Counsel Ḥussām ʿAnṭar filed a complaint to President al-Sīsī, the Prime Minister and the Attorney General, against Fāyiz Buṭrus, (known as Zakariyyā Buṭrus a former Coptic Orthodox priest) owner of the al- Fādī channel, which attracted viewers by attacking Islam and inciting strife among the...
Al-Ḥurra recently aired an episode of its program “Debatable” that discussed the Bahāʾī religion.  In it, host Ibrāhīm ʿĪssā asked the question, “how do Bahāʾīs having houses of worship harm you as a Muslim or Christian?”
In this investigative report, Mada Masr [Madā Miṣr] interviews the victims of Michael Fahmī, who has been accused of sexually assaulting underage Coptic girls through his pseudo medical practice.  This summary focuses on the aspects of the report that examine Fahmī’s relationship with the Coptic...
With the increase in priest and monk deaths, including the head of the St. Pachomius [Bākhūm] Monastery in Luxor, various Coptic denominations have been working hard to get their members vaccinated.  
Bishop Raphael [Rāfāʾīl], general bishop of the churches of Downtown Cairo and former secretary of the Coptic Orthodox Church’s Holy Synod, announced that he would be visiting churches in the United States and returning to Cairo on June 19, dispelling rumors that claimed he would be staying...
The Egyptian series “al-Ikhtiyār” (The Choice 2) featured a footage of the storming of the Kirdāsa Police Station in Giza, on August 14, 2013, concurrent with the dispersal of Rābiʿa al-ʿAdawiyya and al-Nahḍā sit-ins. This led to the death of 14 policemen and police officers, in what is known as...
Talk show host Tāmir Amīn has gotten in trouble on social media and in public opinion after alleging that people from Upper Egypt [al-Ṣaʿīd] and other rural parts of Egypt have children just to put them to work.
Recently there have been calls for al-Azhar mosque to broadcast the Friday sermon [khutba] without an audience on Egyptian TV, satellite channels, and radio in response to the continued suspension of prayers at mosques just like the “distance learning” measures being done by the state for schools...
The Coptic Orthodox Church began offering pastoral activities and spiritual services to Copts from afar by broadcasting them online in light of the measures taken to confront the Coronavirus, which included closing church building and stopping gatherings and church activities.
During an interview on eXtra News, Ḥussayn ʿAbd al-Rāḍi, a researcher at the Egyptian Center for Strategic Studies, alleged that states in the region, namely the regimes in Qatar and Turkey, have invested in various terrorist organizations out of economic and self-interest, going on to argue that...

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