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Nour Saad is Egyptian, a former student at the DEO, studies political science and sociology in Germany, and interned between March 1 and April 2, 2020, with the Center for Arab-West Understanding where she wrote a report about the cooperative religious education at the German Evangelical...
On Wednesday (January 10), The Cairo Criminal Court’s sentenced defendants to five years’ imprisonment terms in the retrial on the case known in the media as “Shiite sedition.”
 The purpose of this study is to present the most accurate data on the statistics of Christians in Egypt.
Not a year passes without the Coptic Church announcing that a fire has broken out in one of its churches due to a short circuit, followed by the expression: “without loss of life”. These repeated fires, although limited, have seldom drawn anyone’s attention to the lack of emergency systems in...
The Grand Imam of al-Azhar, Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib, has directed the General Administration for the Special Accounts of al-Azhar to coordinate quickly with family groups to pay urgent subsidies to the families of those who died in the fire at Abū Sīfīn Church in Imbāba, Giza.
This year we celebrate the bicentenary of Champollion decoding the Rosetta Stone. The key to his success was the Coptic language, the final descendant of the Ancient Egyptian language.
According to BBC news Arabic, the Abū Sīfīn church was burned and 41 people were announced dead, including children, and 16 people were injured. Pope Tawāḍrūs II pointed out in a statement the responsibility of Egyptian authorities to participate in the expansion of narrow churches in order to suit...
Mohammed el-Shafei is the Education Officer at the UNHCR. He describes the great efforts Egyptian authorities are making to provide education to refugees. One needs to distinguish between refugees from countries to which the Four Freedoms Agreement applies; the right to property, the right to work...
An Egyptian police officer showed great courage when he single-handedly faced a fire that broke out in the “Virgin Mary” church in al-Warrāq district, and managed to control it before the fire service arrived.
Having a PhD degree is not a guarantee for good academic work. Dr. Mahmoud Omar [Maḥmūd ʿUmar] may have been a good archeologist, but he ruined his own academic reputation by interpreting medieval traditions as historical facts, as descriptions that have actually happened.

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