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From TheJournal.ie Eyewitness: Cairo has changed from buzzing metropolis into a near ghost town Opinion

Eyewitness: Cairo has changed from buzzing metropolis into a near ghost town

Just two short years after Egypt’s ‘January Revolution’, the spirit of hope for a better future has been lost. At least 1,089 people have died in one week and deep scars have been carved in the Egyptian social fabric, writes Diana Eltahawy.

From TheJournal.ie Egypt's Coptic church chooses new pope Pope Tawadros II

Egypt's Coptic church chooses new pope

Bishop Tawadros will be ordained next week as Pope Tawadros II – and will try to fill a dangerous vacuum as the Coptic Church deals with the post-Mubarak era.

From TheJournal.ie Egypt's Coptic Christians vote to elect new Pope Coptic Christians

Egypt's Coptic Christians vote to elect new Pope

Pope Shenuda III died in March – leaving a dangerous vacuum as the Coptic Church deals with the post-Mubarak era.

From TheJournal.ie Egypt's military rulers ban all forms of discrimination Egypt

Egypt's military rulers ban all forms of discrimination

The new decrees from the transitional military leaders are seen as a response to attacks on Coptic Christians last week.

From TheJournal.ie At least nine dead following religious clashes outside Egyptian church Egypt

At least nine dead following religious clashes outside Egyptian church

Saturday night’s clashes were sparked by rumors in the low-income neighborhood of Imbaba that a Christian woman married to a Muslim had been abducted and was being held in the church against her will. The clashes also left 144 people injured.