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Italian FM Asked for “Cooperation” in cases of Regeni and Zaki

By POMED – During a trip to Cairo (on Jan. 22), Italian Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani met with his counterpart Sameh Shoukry and President al-Sisi, discussing energy security and [...]

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Why do Coptic Christians in Egypt Eat Taro on Feast of the Epiphany?

By Marina Makary – EgyptianStreets- “Dinner is ready!” As mom calls us for dinner, I begin to notice a delicious aroma that I had almost forgotten. I look to see what it is — the annual [...]

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Door of justice slammed shut in high-profile sectarian case, Thabet now faces civil suit from men who assaulted her

By Mada Masr – The door was shut on the possibility of justice in a high profile sectarian case last week when the Court of Cassation upheld the acquittal of three men who assaulted Soad [...]

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In Egypt, massive funding for new mosques questioned amid economic crisis

By Al-Monitor – The Egyptian Ministry of Endowments has built thousands of new mosques in President Sisi’s time in office, despite pressing needs for education, health care, and other [...]

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Egypt’s Court of Cassation rejects the appeal in the case of stripping Souad Thabet; acquits defendants

The Court of Cassation ruled to accept the two appeals in cassation, that were submitted by the Public Prosecution and Mrs. Souad Thabet, the civil claimant, but only in form and rejected them in [...]

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Copts attacked in a Minya village; Police restore order

Watani- Police has restored calm and order to the village of Ashrouba in Beni Mazar, Minya, some 230km south of Cairo, following an attack against Copts. The attack occurred on 8 January in the [...]

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Chaldean Patriarch Criticizes Forced Conversion Of Christian Minors To Islam; Adds: “In Iraq, Christians Are Treated As Second-Class Citizens”

By MEMRI – Cardinal Louis Raphaël I Sako, the Chaldean Catholic Patriarch of Babylon, said in a December 30, 2022 interview on Al-Sharqiya News TV (Iraq) that Christians are treated as [...]

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Egypt Is Spending Billions on a New Capital That Egyptians May Not Visit

By: The Wall Street Journal – CAIRO—In a desert plain 40 miles east of central Cairo, a sprawling new capital city is taking shape, with skyscrapers, luxury residences and pedestrian malls [...]

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Copts face discrimination in Egyptian soccer

By EFE via La Prensa Latina – Cairo, Dec 12 (EFE).- Egyptian Christian Mena Bendary saw his dream of becoming a professional soccer player shattered in the Muslim-majority nation, where [...]

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UN body accredits 9 rights, minority groups after US push

By Associated Press — After years of delay, the U.N. body overseeing economic development and social issues voted Wednesday to give nine human rights and minority groups the right to raise [...]