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President congratulates expat celebrators, wishing new year brings more safety, stability to Egypt
Lawsuit filed against Salafi cleric Yasser Borhami for posting edict prohibiting Muslims from congratulating Copts on Christmas
Tawfik asserted ministry’s keenness to maintain protection, stability
Ministry killed eight alleged Hasm members for planning attacks against Copts during Noel celebrations
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With the year nearing its end, relentless plans away from the capital start to take shape and form. While few might head to the desert for an offline spiritual retreat, others would take the opposite direction with an urban vacation at none other than Gouna. Abu Tig Marina has already started celebrating by harbouring a …
The streets of Cairo warmly celebrated Christmas spirit with Christmas trees, ornaments, decorations, lights, and definitely Santa Claus. With Christmas’s most famous songs in the background, the dazzling spirit of Christmas fills people’s heart with joy and warmth. The streets of Egypt’s posh neighbourhoods started preparing for the celebratory season staring in early December. New …
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By the time Advent begins, Christmas trees are already set up in German city centers.
The company will establish a new production line of “Spaghetti” with investments of $6m
Despite an abundance of stress and fear that naturally followed the aftermath of the attack on St. Peter and St. Paul church last month, Egyptian Coptic Christians held their Christmas in peace on 7 January. Creating a heavy security presence, churches were surrounded with police and central security forces. For some main churches, like Mar …
Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria expressed deep gratitude to the army for the rapid renovation of the bombed church
Millions of people around the globe celebrate Christmas on 25 December. They decorate Christmas trees, exchange gifts with family members and friends, and decorate their houses with red and green. Although not shy of the Christmas spirit, Egypt celebrates this time of the year a little differently. But 2016, with its economic woes and heavy …
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Tourism has suffered greatly since the Russian aeroplane crash in 2015
The German chancellor has said the deadly truck attack on a Berlin Christmas market was likely an act of terrorism
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The Perseid meteor shower is as regular as clockwork. It peaks August 12, same as last year. This time we can expect to see twice as many shooting stars, perhaps even a “double peak.” But there’s loads we don’t know.
Christmas is still six months away, but Santa Clauses around the world are already combing their beards and pulling on their boots.
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‘Novy God,’ the celebration of the Russian New Year, is often mistaken for Christmas. But a new initiative invites people to really get to know what’s behind the holiday and its traditions.
Washington has said it carried out a string of airstrikes in Syria and Iraq over the holiday. The move comes as the US and its international allies ramp up the fight against the “Islamic State.”