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Egypt's Copts vote for successor to Pope  A council of Coptic Christians in Egypt is set to vote for a successor to Pope Shenouda III, who died in March Sunni Islam leader calls for peace  The Grand Mufti of Egypt Ali Gomaa called for fellow believers to respond to recent controversial portrayals of Mohammed 'through patience' Egypt charges Copts linked to video  Egyptian authorities have charged 7 Christians living in the United States and a Florida pastor with insulting Islam and inciting sectarian strife Thousands mourn Egypt's Coptic Pope
  Pope Francis leads Cairo Mass as helicopter gunship watch Map of Air Defence Stadium Cairo Egypt  An Apache attack helicopter and scores of armed police have provided tight security for Pope Francis as he led a Mass in Egypt Egypt bans movie 'Exodus'  Cairo: 'The Ministry of Culture bans the film 'Gods and Kings' for historical inaccuracies,' the Egyptian agency said in a statement Al-Azhar seeks Egypt reconciliation  The Grand Imam of al-Azhar, Egypt's top Islamic institution, has begun inviting different political forces to talks on ending the political ... Egypt's Coptic Pope attacks' concern  A bishop in Coptic Church says Pope Tawadros II has cancelled weekly public meetings due to concerns over possible attacks on his congregati... Egyptian military asks for trust as Ramadan begins  Uncertainty ruled in Egypt as the Muslim holy month of Ramadan began and the military said it would address the issues of this week's deadly... Cairo violence after Coptic funerals Map of St Mark%27s Cathedral Egypt  One person has been killed in clashes outside Cairo's main cathedral following the funerals of four Coptic Christians killed in religious violence Egypt's Coptic Christians pick new pope

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  Cairo: Coptic Christians picked Bishop Tawadros Theodorus II, a process that involved a blindfolded boy choosing one of three names in a crystal chalice
  Cairo: Egypt's Coptic Christians are preparing for the funeral Shenouda III, an event expected to bring millions of Christians onto the streets of Egypt.    Tens of thousands of have held an overnight vigil i...

  Pope Shenouda III has died at the age of 88, state television has announced. Coptic Christians make up 10% of Egypt's 80 million population
Jan.21   Egypt's Islamists win elections  The final results in Egypt's first post-Mubarak parliamentary elections confirm an overwhelming victory for Islamist parties

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Nov.11 Egypt closes pyramid on 11/11/11   Cairo: Egypt has closed the Great Pyramid outside Cairo after rumours that groups would try to hold special rituals on 11 November at 11:11 Oct.10   Death toll rises in Egypt Christian clashes  The number of dead in clashes between the army and pro-Coptic Christian protesters in Egypt over the weekend rose to at least 25 May.8 Muslim-Christian violence intensified
  Sectarian violence is spurring an emergency meeting of the Cabinet and public exhortations from Copts for international protection
Jan.5   Copts gather for Christmas Eve  Coptic Christians are preparing to celebrate Christmas Eve amid tight security after a bomb attack on a church in which 21 died Jan.4 Amid security, Egypt's Christians protest
  Cairo: Hundreds of supporters of Christians protesting a New Year's bombing marched on a church in a Cairo suburb Jan.2 Egyptian Copts and police clash   Coptic Christians angered by a deadly bombing at a church in Alexandria have clashed with police for a second day Copts return to bombed church Map of Alexandria Egypt  Emotional congregants returned to their church in Alexandria, Egypt, mourning the loss of fellow worshippers in a bombing a day earlier

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Jun.4   Obama speaks of tensions with Muslims
  President Obama is offering a hand of friendship to Islam and addressing an array of quandaries and conflicts dividing the two cultures
 At Cairo University, Obama delivered his long-awaited and wide-ranging speech on American and Muslim relations, the rights of Israel and the Palestinians, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, Iranian nuclear aspirations, women's rights, economic development, and democracy in the Muslim world

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Oct.21 3 killed in church riot
  5,000 marched on St George's churcha protesting against a play accused of offending Islam

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B. 2017-04-29 Pope Francis leads Cairo Mass as helicopter gunship watch
C. 2014-12-27 Egypt bans movie 'Exodus' Cairo
3. 2013-08-10 Al-Azhar seeks Egypt reconciliation Egypt
E. 2013-08-08 Egypt's Coptic Pope attacks' concern Egypt
5. 2013-07-10 Egyptian military asks for trust as Ramadan begins Egypt
G. 2013-04-07 Cairo violence after Coptic funerals St Mark's Cathedral, Cairo
2012-11-04 Egypt's Coptic Christians pick new pope Cairo
I. 2012-10-28 Egypt's Copts vote for successor to Pope Egypt
9. 2012-09-22 Sunni Islam leader calls for peace Egypt

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