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Egypt , Monday 23 April 2018

News Egypt » Minya: Egyptian women replace smoking with qatrouna

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Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

ASYUT, Egypt — As the sun sets in the village of al-Nawawara ... “[The habit of] chewing qatrouna is spreading in many villages in Asyut and south Minya. It has even reached Sohag and Qena governorates,” he said, noting that Abu Tig Factory, a ...

News Egypt » Minya: Egyptian Military Court Passes Death Penalty to 36 Out of 48 Defendants in 2017 Church Bombings

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Publication date: hursday 12 April 2018

An Egyptian military court issued on Tuesday preliminary death ... deadly attack targeting a bus full of Coptic Christians making their way to a monastery in Minya. Islamic State (IS) militants opened fire against the Copts and killed more than 27 people.

News Egypt » Minya: A Delicate Anti-Terror Strategy For Egypt's Coptic Churches

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Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

The legalization of Christian places of worship is at the core of sectarian tensions in Minya as the governorate includes the highest concentration of Coptic Christians in Egypt, estimated to represent 30 percent of the population against 10 percent on a ...

News Egypt » Minya: The cost of a cornerstone

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Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

The Coptic Christian is reliant on donations from the community. Younan Khalaf lives in Kom Al Loufi, a village in southern Egypt, close to the city of Minya. His house burned down in the summer. "One evening around 2,000 people stood in front of my ...

News Egypt » Minya: "Why Do They Think Islam Is a Religion of Peace?"

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Publication date: Saturday 14 April 2018

The Egyptian Jihad on Christian Churches On Sunday ... Muslim authorities responded to Muslim mob uprisings against four individual churches in Minya—in one, Christians were pelted with rocks during service—by closing the Christian buildings of ...

News Egypt » Minya: Egypt tries to boost voter turnout with incentives, threats

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Publication date: uesday 27 March 2018

In several southern provinces, including Assiut, Sohag and Minya, police have been going door to door to urge people to the polls, according to voters and witnesses. The turnout campaign in southern Egypt followed meetings two weeks ago between local ...

News Egypt » Minya: Egyptian treasures - Minya

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Publication date: hursday 29 March 2018

Though MINYA is further from most of the sites, it used to be infinitely preferable to Mallawi as a base for excursions. The provincial capital, it derives considerable charm from the old villas built by Italian architects for Greek and Egyptian cotton ...