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The Islamic Research Academy launched the first female advocacy convoy of al-Azhar preachers to the Red Sea governorate. Female preachers from various governorates of the Republic participated, under the directives of the Grand Imam, Prof Dr Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib , to advocate the role of female...
ʿAlāʾ Mubārak, son of former president Ḥusnī Mubārak, responded to MP Muṣṭafā Bakrī’s statement in which he stated that it was the former president who issued the decision to concede the islands Tīrān and Ṣanāfīr, saying, “Mr. Muṣṭafā Bakrī… stop distorting and falsifying history.”
The Coptic Orthodox Church has decided to hold a weekly sermon in the English language in one of Hurghada's churches in the Red Sea governorate to promote tourism in coastal cities.
His Holiness Pope Tawāḍrūs Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark mourned the Egyptian businessman, Unsī Sāwīris, who died today. 
A number of people interested in the history and heritage of the town of al-Quṣayr along  the Red Sea have launched a campaign to include the smallest church in Egypt on a list of Coptic antiquities and save it from disrepair. The calls come nearly 103 years after the church's construction by...
The Giza and Cairo courts witnessed today several important hearing sessions including the pleading of the public prosecution service in the case of "Spying for Ḥamās" and in the case of "Sinai state".
Bishop Yūsuf Abū al-Khayr of Suhāj, Bishop Immanuel Ayad [ʿAmānuʾīl ʿAyād] of Luxor, and Patriarch Isḥāq Ibrāhīm of the Coptic Catholic Church of Egypt inaugurated today a hotel affiliated to the Coptic Catholic Dioceses of the Red Sea and Sohag [Suhāj].
A statement issued by the Catholic Diocese of Minya, stated that there are no criminal suspicion in the deaths of 11 Copts who drowned in Rās Gharīb, the Red Sea. The statement pointed out that the victims were part of a trip organized by the church to Coptic monasteries in the Red Sea governorate
Abstract: There is an urgent need for more fieldwork in Muslim-Christian relations in Egypt.  Too much reporting on these issues is either ideologically motivated or supported by insufficient data.  Dutch sociologist Cornelis Hulsman will provide examples from his work, including the conversion of...
The Minister of [Religious] Endowments, Dr. Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumʿā, said that in Egypt 120 minarets are calling for truth, stressing that al-Azhar Mosque promotes moderate Islam in the world.  


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