Saudi Arabia's Grand Mufti okayed marriage for girls starting at age 10 and criticized those who want to raise the legal marriageable age, according to news reports.
A few months ago, an Egyptian Human Right Organization known as â€œFront of the Millionâ€ started a campaign for the nomination of His Holiness Pope Shenouda III for the Nobel Peace Prize.
An important official authority has mandated Dr.Naguib Gibraeel, President of the "Egyptian Union" of Human Rights Organization, to write a report on the religious state of affairs of the Christians in Egypt. It is to include all occurrences against the Copts over the last ten years, as well as the most important laws and decisions taken during that period, whether positive or negative.
The Egyptian Orthodox Church welcomed a proposal by the expatriate Copts to nominate Pope Shenouda III for the Nobel Peace Prize.
Attorney Mamdouh Azmy to represent the Coptic victims of El-Kosheh before the Court on 20.1.2009, in the compensation suit filed against the Egyptian Minister of Interior.
The Director of Orman Secondary School for Girls, in Giza near Cairo, has converted the school, without any permission, into a religious institute.
The security authorities are continuing their pressure on Martha to revert to Islam. State prosecution had on Tuesday 30.12.2008 renewed detention of Martha Samuel (24) for a further 15 days pending investigation.
Dr. Ahmed Al-Tayeb, President of Al-Azhar University, criticized what he called the role played by the Vatican in the continuous attack on Islam and the Muslims, and its efforts to destabilize the roots of the Islamic civilization.
A Copt Murder by Muslims-Security Forces Sieges Area
Director of Security says: Go Look for Toddler Parthenia, Tell Us Where She Is, and We Will Get Her!!!
The Security of Gharbia district is an "accomplice" in not returning toddler Parthenia to her mother before the Orthodox Christmas on 7th January.