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Monica Hanna [Monica Ḥannā], a member of Egypt's Heritage Task Force, responded to a statement by the Ministry of Antiquities on the collapse of parts of the northern wall of the ancient church, referring to the words of Dr. Abū Bakr ʿAbd Allāh, Vice President of the Islamic, Coptic and Jewish...
The Libyan authorities have put 44 Egyptians to trial on charges of illegal immigration.
The crisis of Copts detained in Libya continues to cast a shadow over their families’ homes in Sūhaj, where a state of sadness prevails the areas of Marāgha and Juhayna. Amid prayers and tears revealing the fate of the Copts who have been detained for two weeks, the families confirmed that there...
Al-Yawm al-Sābiʿ broadcasted a live video entitled “Religion is for God and Chanting is for Everyone” that shows a young Coptic boy chanting a poem praising Prophet Muḥammad called “Qamarun”. He said that the goal is to spread tolerance among all.
Sūhāj Cotps sent a distress call to President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī to intervene immediately to release their sons who have been detained in Libya for 15 days. Jirjis Khalīfa, brother of one of the detainees, said that the youths were detained or kidnapped from the Marāgha and Juhayna centers, and...
“It is better to die in revenge than to live on in shame” a saying associated with Upper Egypt, where it continues to be increasingly deadly as people stick to their parents and grandparents’ traditions.
Several dioceses of St Mark in Upper Egypt governorates have announced the organisation of Coptic festivals [mawlid] during the current and upcoming period, despite the severe outbreak of the new virus variant, which has claimed the lives of a number of bishops, priests and monks, and infected...
The National Council for Women (NCW) launched a campaign whilst celebrating Women’s Day, under the title “Entrepreneurship for Rural Women”, in cooperation with the World Food Program, from March 14th to 20th, in nine governorates. The nine governorates are Aswān, Luxor, Qinā, Suhāj, Asyūṭ, al-...
This paper begins by reviewing Egypt’s post-2011 transition prior to 2013, which includes briefs on the 2011-2012 parliamentary elections, the 2012 presidential elections, and unrest and sectarian violence during the period between Ḥusnī Mubārak’s overthrow and the summer of 2013.
On Saturday, Pope Tawāḍrūs II was received by general Ṭāriq Al-Faqī Governor of Sūhāj, general Ḥasan Maḥmūd, Security Chief of Sūhāj, and a number of senior security officers and bishops of the diocese in Sūhāj. Pope Tawāḍrūs II’s pastoral visit will last until January 16 and will include visits to...

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