CAIRO: A hundred years ago, 25,000 people took to the streets to protest a new publications law that made it easier for the government of Prime Minister Boutros Ghali, along with Khedive Abbas Helmy II and the British colonialists, to shut down newspapers through administrative and financial restraints.
Month: March 2009
2000 Coptic families to protest on Monday against the demolition of the Coptic cemeteries in the Didany region, Maghagha, Minya province.
LONDON â€“ An outspoken cleric who became the Church of Englandâ€™s first non-white bishop plans to step down so that he can dedicate his time to defending persecuted Christians.
Libyan leader Muammar Gadaffi stole the show at Monday's Arab summit when he verbally attacked Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz and proclaimed himself the "king of kings of Africa," before storming out to visit a museum.Leader attacks Saudi's King Abdullah during opening speech
CAIRO — An online campaign for boycotting Coptic businesses in Egypt is drawing fire from scholars and the Muslim Brotherhood, the country's biggest opposition group, as a violation of the tenets of Islam and a threat to social fabric.
This call may sound daring and provocative, but it is time to face facts and stop the use of the new expression of 'Political Correctness'.
The Egyptian Union of Human Rights Organization EUHRO condemned the injustice and religious discrimination against Dr.Maged Ezzat Israel by the Egyptian universities.
JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia – The Organisation of the Islamic Conference has slammed the international arrest warrant against Sudanese President Omar al-Beshir for alleged war crimes in conflict-ravaged Darfur.
In another series of the recurring incidents of churches being attacked by mentally deranged Muslims, and for the second time within 12 weeks, the same Muslim impinged on the church of St. George in Mansheyet Eltahrir, Ain Shams.
Traditional means of settling disputes usually involves giving away a young girl to the family of the perceived victim of crime. Two-year-old Nilab sits on the floor, drawing with a stick. She is wearing a red dress and black shoes, her unruly curls falling in her eyes. Shy around strangers, she hides her face behind her big sister from time to time.