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A heated debate took place between the chairman of the Egyptian Parliament and the Muslim Brotherhood MPs, who criticized the detention of three of the group’s members. They said that what happened [detention] was a conspiracy that aimed at making it too late for the Brotherhood to submit the...
Essam Al-Erain expressed his hope that the authorities detention of two of the group’s members after they submitted their papers to run in the Shura Council elections, was an isolated incident that did not represent a general attitude aimed at preventing the Brotherhood from participating in the...
The spokesman of the Muslim Brotherhood expressed his uneasiness about calls for the return of the electoral list. He believes that this is against the constitution and aims to rule out certain political trends. He noted that the brotherhood’s attitude concerning the Shura Council’s elections is...
A number of the leaders of the frozen Labor Party are looking at entering the coming Shura Council elections. The party is also trying to establish itself an unofficial parliamentary front in the People’s Assembly comprising of four representatives, two of whom are Brotherhood members. These...
The author explained that he did not mean to criticize the article of Fahmi Howeidi about establishing an Islamic party [see RNSAW, week 52, article 4] in his article "Playing with fire, sheikh!." It was rather a rational discussion of all the points mentioned in Howeidi’s article. He also pointed...
In the thesis for his doctorate, Mohammed Younes, tackled the extremely important issue of the colonialist style towards the patriots, during the period from 1882 until 1914. The conflicts when the conquerors wanted their land and wealth, and the patriots tried to defend them.
A recent article issued by a cultural magazine made Father Morqos Aziz Khalil, priest of the Hanging Church sent a protest to the Supreme Council for Journalism, because, he said, the article attacked Christians and Christianity in a very offensive and humiliating way.
Foreigners have always tried to intervene in the affairs of Copts, but Copts were the first to refuse this interference. Since the era of Isma’il, we find that the ruler and the government dealt with all Egyptians alike. Copts entered the Shura Council then elected. Egypt became united, citizenship...
Can the Sheikh Al-Azhar remain in office after the government accused him publicly and indirectly of opposing Islamic Shari’a [Islamic law] - considered by the constitution as the main source of legislation - and providing the government, the president and members of the parliament with inaccurate...
The people who support this new law do not only believe that this law is a cultural necessity, but they believe that the Muslim woman enjoyed more rights at the beginning of Islam... The dean of the [Azhar] Faculty of Theology [’Usul el-Din], Dr. Abdel Mo’ti Bayoumi is one of the supporters of the...

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