Grand Imam of Al-Azhar and Coptic Pope Tawadros II Inaugurated the International Conference for Countering Extremism and Terrorism

December 2014 The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Ahmad Al-Tayeb and Coptic Pope Tawadros II inaugurated the international conference for countering extremism and terrorism in Cairo Wednesday. The conference was opened in the presence of an international array of religious scholars. It comes as part of government-led efforts to counter the emergence of the Islamic State in Iraq and ...

Deadly Clashes After Coptic Funeral

8/4/13 One person has died and more than 60 others have been injured in clashes outside Cairo's Coptic cathedral following a funeral. The memorial service at the cathedral, in the central Cairo neighbourhood of Abbassiya, was being held for four Christians who were killed in sectarian clashes on Friday. Mourners, who were chanting against the Islamist President Mohamed ...