Pope Tawadros II, the head of Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church, has defrocked a monk following investigations into the suspicious murder of a prominent bishop in a monastery northwest of Cairo last week.
Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church on Thursday suspended the practice of “aetikaf” (self-imposed isolation) for a one-year period after a clergyman died under suspicious circumstances in a monastery earlier this week.
Following the gruesome discovery of the corpse of Bishop Epiphanius, Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church announced that authorities would be officially investigating the death.
An Egyptian court will issue its final verdict on May 30 over a case involving a four-year-old boy accused of attacking his classmate in nursery school.
Egypt’s Bahera governor Nadia Abdo has encouraged people to go vote in the 2018 presidential elections promising water supply and sanitation services to villages with high turnout, according to Egypt’s private newspaper Al-Masry Al-Youm.
Interior Ministry: Security kill 6 Hassm militants responsible for attack on Alexandria security director
Egypt’s Ministry of Interior announced that six Hassm militants responsible for an attack on the Alexandria security director’s motorcade were killed in an exchange of fire with security forces in the Beheira Governorate early Sunday.
The Egyptian authorities have arrested a former police brigadier for reasons believed to be linked to his criticism of the security forces in the wake of the deadly attack on a mosque in North Sinai last Friday. Brigadier Mahmoud Qutri is now a political and security analyst. No formal charges …
Residents of the Zawyat Ghazal village in the northern Egyptian city of Damanhour, located in Beheira Governorate, staged protests on Sunday after seven children drowned when the three-wheeled rickshaw, or tuktuk, they were riding in fell into the Mahmoudiya canal. The accident occurred because of poor road conditions, the villagers said.
Partners For Transparency (PFT) indicated in its monthly report that media outlets revealed the occurrence of 68 corruption incidents in Egypt during April, according to PFT’s statement.
Police forces announced Sunday the arrest of 13 alleged militants on two separate farms in Beheira and Alexandria. The suspects reportedly possessed large amounts of weapons and explosives.