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Al Sisi’s presidential ambitions conflict with Egypt’s constitution

By | 2019-04-05T12:03:12+00:00 April 5th, 2019|Op-Eds|

By virtue of its own authority every dictatorial power -- whether of military, religious or national -- creates for the country a vital, intellectual space or atmosphere where propaganda can flourish. This is the means to enact authoritarian projects for the purpose of tightening a grip on society and to justify repressive actions. One such

New Zealand mosque attack: Egypt’s grand imam schools the West on terror equality

By | 2019-03-29T14:26:00+00:00 March 29th, 2019|Islam, Op-Eds|

The following includes a brief review of how Islam realized its presence in a country such as New Zealand (Muslims are one percent) by way of intentional Islamization efforts and export across the world. The grand imam of Al-Azhar Institute, Ahmed Al Tayib, responded to the New Zealand tragedy with comments consistent with the context

Europe’s earthquake is underway

By | 2018-06-23T18:32:40+00:00 June 23rd, 2018|Op-Eds|

Europe has more sharia courts and veiled women, less unaccompanied women it its cities at night and less cartoons of Muhammad. September 11, 2001 was supposed to be “the day on which everything changed”. After 17 years of Western military occupation, the Taliban control more territory in Afghanistan than in any time since the invasion of the

The dead child strategy

By | 2018-06-02T22:37:15+00:00 June 2nd, 2018|Op-Eds|

The dead child strategy Prof. Alan Dershowitz' term for the false accusations that Israel killed a Gazan child emphasizes how the media gloss over those murdered in the Sbarro pizzeria, Maalot, the Fogel and Hatuel families, and other Jewish children. “Layla al Ghandour is the face of the massacre in Gaza”, titled al Jazeera, inflaming

Is Egypt’s Alexandria in serious environmental danger?

By | 2018-05-11T23:04:43+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Op-Eds|

This article was first published in Al Arabiya on May 9, 2018 “Never has our work been more urgent or more needed,” said Patricia Espinosa, executive secretary of UN Climate Change, at the 2018 Resilient Cities in Bonn, adding that climate disasters which took place in 2017 have had a serious impact on a number

Egypt: Al Sisi’s pre-election maneuvers guarantee his March victory

By | 2018-03-30T22:03:06+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Op-Eds|

Egypt: Al Sisi’s pre-election maneuvers guarantee his March victory By: Dr. Ashraf Ramelah - Voice of the Copts Imagine just one of the eighty-seven ancient, Orthodox churches in Egypt now in a heap of rubble fully restored and meeting the needs of the poor at its door. Should the state funds for Egypt’s upcoming presidential

Egyptian regime: Closes many churches, Builds one cathedral

By | 2018-03-30T22:04:11+00:00 January 26th, 2018|Op-Eds|

By: Dr.Ashraf Ramelah Founder and President of Voice of theCopts This Christmas Eve, January 6, Coptic Christians celebrated mass during the grand opening of the brand-new state-built Nativity of Christ Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in the state’s new administration district of Cairo. Those in attendance rejoiced the occasion while many rural villagers had no local church to

Al-Sisi’s old guard appointee maintains anti-Copts solutions to jihad

By | 2018-03-30T22:06:29+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Op-Eds|

Al Minya’s governor How could Governor Al-Badawi not see that the mosque inflated its numbers with jihadists in order to pose a threat and strike the church across the road? By Dr. Ashraf Ramelah - Voice of the Copts General Essam Al-Badawi was installed as Al Minya’s governor (in Upper Egypt) in September

Exposing Islam’s “necromancy” doctrine risks Al-Azhar scholar’s professorship

By | 2018-03-30T22:10:20+00:00 October 29th, 2017|Op-Eds|

necromancy In the middle of last month, while Al-Azhar denounced a liberal law in Tunisia, the Institute created a national scandal within Egypt Al-Azhar Institute is scrambling to protect and defend the Islamic faith, its traditions and foundational beliefs – clamping down on Islamic scholars who reveal truths that will damage Islam’s position