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An interview conducted by Cornelis Hulsman and Father Joannis from the Coptic Orthodox Church
Cornelis Hulsman has been invited to present a paper on disputed population data of Christians in Egypt at an international conference of the International Association of Mission Studies in Sydney, Australia, July 7-11, 2022. Estimates range between 5,09 % of population to 21,9% of population. For...
The power of religion among the people of Egypt is great and widely recognized. This helped Islamists movements to overthrow the regime of President Ḥusnī Mubārak in 2011 and brought President Muḥammad Mursī to power in 2012-2013. But how to measure Egyptian religiosity? Previous presidents had to...
On Thursday, the US Treasury Department announced the imposition of sanctions against five people, three Turks and two Egyptians, for their links with Al-Qaeda [al-Qāʿida].
In their statements to RT, Egyptian analysts expressed their evaluation for the departure of U.S troops from Afghanistan and its significance amid the rapid territorial gains made by the Taliban movement [Ṭālibān] in the country.
Thousand days have passed since the disappearance of Muṣṭafā al-Najjār Egyptian politician, founder of the Justice Party, and a symbol of the January revolution 2011. The Egyptian authorities still did not investigate his case, denying his imprisonment and rejecting the disclosure of his...
Al-Minyā always appears to be at the center of sectarian attacks targeting Christians or their places of worship, incited either from building new churches, rumors of an illicit interfaith love affair like in the “Lady of al-Karam” incident, or Facebook posts interpreted as insulting Islam. ...
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...
During the last weeks of March, we witnessed a new development in the attempted thawing of relations between Egypt and Turkey.  Ayman Nour [Ayman Nūr], head of “al-Sharq” television network, announced that he had met with representatives of the Turkish government to discuss “toning down” criticism...
A few weeks ago, Turkish authorities released an Egyptian terrorist sentenced to death in Egypt for his role in the Kerdasa [Kirdāsa] Massacre after detaining him for six months without explaining the reason for his detention or his subsequent release.

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