Former presidential candidate Hazem Salah Abu Ismail said Monday that violence in Egypt appeared with the formation of the National Salvation Front, an alliance of at least 20 secular leaning political groups.
The reported failed attack on a church in Rafah on Monday, coinciding with Coptic Christmas, is not the kind of news that Father Mikhail wanted to wake up to.
Islamist forces did not attend Monday evening's vigil commemorating the death of Sayed Bilal, a victim of police torture.
Abdel-Gawad Yassin, vehemently criticised what he called ‘religious thinking’
President Mohamed Morsi did not describe the Coptic population in Egypt as a "minority", presidential spokesperson Yasser Ali said at a press conference on Tuesday.
The Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party has launched an anti-rodent campaign in Alexandria, Egypt's second largest city, within the context of ongoing preparations for upcoming parliamentary elections.
In his book “Al-Azhar: the Sheikh and the Mosque,” Helmy al Namnam writes: “The Grand Sheikh of Al-Azhar ascended the pulpit to sing the praise of Bonaparte while delivering the Eid sermon ... Sheikh [Abdullah] al-Sharqawy warned worshippers and all Muslims that God’s wrath will strike anyone who thinks of ‘disobeying the orders of the Mamluks’ vanquisher’,” highlighting Al-Azhar’s full support of Napoleon Bonaparte during the French expedition from 1798 to 1801.
The Independent Teachers Syndicate has accused the Education Ministry of "Brotherhoodizing" education, dismissing the ministry's media statements saying it is trying to reduce corruption and expenditures.
The official Facebook Page of the Egyptian armed forces spokesperson, Colonel Ahmed Ali, has announced on Monday that forces "have foiled an attempt to bomb the Rafah Church in North Sinai."
Coptic Pope Tawadros II expressed hope Sunday that God would protect Egypt and President Mohamed Morsy and prayed that the country’s affairs would be managed wisely.
Shura Council majority leader Essam al-Erian agreed with the presidential office Sunday to leave the president’s advisory board.
A peaceful and jovial man is the first impression visitors have of Baki Zaki Youssef, a retired military engineer whose name is forever associated with one of Egypt’s moments of glory: the fall of the Israeli Bar Lev Line defences on the first day of the 1973 6 October War.
Jama’a al-Islamiya is seeking to form an electoral alliance between liberals and Islamists for the next parliamentary elections.
Pope Tawadros II of the Coptic Orthodox Church said he rejects calls for partitioning Egypt and forming a Coptic state within the country, an idea allegedly floated recently by some members of the diaspora.
Egyptian Grand Mufti Sheikh Ali Gomaa has released a new book in English entitled Master of Excellence
Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Diocese received on Wednesday 2/1/2013 two delegations of Al-Azhar
A radical faction within Egypt's most conservative Islamist party is breaking away
Egypt's Coptic Christians are facing an uncertain future, as they prepare to celebrate Christmas on 7 January
A leading Muslim Brotherhood member and adviser to Islamist President Mohammed Morsi created a stir in Egypt
Cyprus apologized to the Egyptian ambassador on Wednesday after a fracas with police
Members of the Islamic Research Academy, one of Al-Azhar's affliated institutes, say they reject a bill on Islamic bonds (sukuk) recently approved by Egypt’s Cabinet.
The Light of the Desert-Documentary on St Macarius Monastery, Egypt