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 Visit Egyptian Multiparty Delegation   The Hague, 8 October – 12 OctoberProposed by Arab-West ReportHosted by CDA/EFS and VVDIn cooperation with NIMD & Arab-West ReportWith the financial support of the Dutch Matra programme    
A high-level source in the Vatican said Cairo has sent a request nominating Public Prosecutor ‘Abd al-Majīd Mahmūd for the post of ambassador to it more than 15 days ago, before a court acquitted defendants involved in case of assaults on protesters on February 2, 2011, known in the media as the...
Last Wednesday, I was invited to a reception held in the honor of the American Imām Yahyá Hindī at the house of the U.S. Ambassador to Cairo, Anne W. Patterson. This was the first time for me to see an American Muslim preacher of Arab origin. Hindī is promoting several progressive ideas regarding...
Yet another episode of attempts to bring Egypt in an awkwardly embarrassing situation is fostered by expatriate Copts to press the current regime that is only less than 100 days in power coupled with resounding tones about Copts’ rights to seek asylum to the Netherlands. [‘Abd al-Wahāb Sha’bān,...
President Muhammad Mursī said no one but Egyptians can shoulder the cares and problems of Copts, adding the enemies of Egyptians are many and they will revel in “our differences” and will never discriminate between Muslims and Christians or a mosque and a church. [Fathīyah al-Dakhākhnī, al-Misrī...
Egypt’s top census official revealed that Egyptian Christians are 5.130 million. [Author Not Mentioned, al-Ahrām, Sept. 26, p. 2] Read original text in Arabic
Douglas May of AWR commends the New York Times article cited below, calls on the U.S. to receive the Egyptian president respectfully and listen to him with an open mind.  While President Muhammad Mursī makes no apologies for his Muslim Brotherhood background, May is hopeful that his determination...
Deputy leader of the Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) Dr. Rafīq Habīb said the groups that hail the dissolution of the parliament only aim to block any success by Islamists and then corner the president to call for repeating the presidential elections. [Author Not Mentioned,...
Dr. Ahmad al-Tayīb, Azhar's Grand Shaykh, said that offending the Prophet Muhammad is something repetitive and will happen again.
The Muslim Brotherhood reaction toward both situations varied. First when a Danish newspaper published cartoons denigrating the Prophet Muhammad, the second was the recent film offending the Prophet Muhammad that was published in the United States.
Washington Post  published an article by the Muftī of the Republic Dr. 'Alī Jum'ah  with the title "Prophet Muhammad is ‘the mercy to all worlds’ to Muslims: Egypt’s mufti" on September 18, 2012.
Strong demonstrations erupted in 20 Islamic countries and western embassies over the film offending the Prophet Muhammad. This did not prevent the French newspaper Charlie Hebdo from publishing cartoons dishonoring the Prophet Muhammad.  
The Holy Azhar denounced republishing the cartoons dishonoring Prophet Muhammad by the French newspaper Charlie Hebdo.
Mus'ab Hasan Yūsuf, now known as Joseph and also known as "The Green Prince," was re-mentioned following the hubbub about the film discrediting the Prophet Muhammad.
The Dutch Embassy in Egypt on September 18, 2012 declined to issue legislation by the Dutch Parliament to receive Copts in Holland who apply for political asylum. This had prevented three million Copts who were planning to leave Egypt to Holland. The Embassy published on its website that the...
Midhat Qilādah, President of the Union of Coptic European Organizations for Human Rights UCEOHR, said that the Union is preparing legal procedures against al-Yawm al-Sābi' newspaper and other newspapers for mentioning his names, and others of expatriate Copts, in the case of producing a film...
The Public Prosecutor Dr. 'Abd al-Mijīd Mahmūd agreed to refer seven Coptic suspects and an American to Cairo Criminal Court for producing a movie dishonoring the Prophet Muhammad. The Public Prosecutor requested that the Egyptian branch of the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol...
Shaykh 'Abūd al-Zumur, member of al-Jamā'ah al-Islāmīyah Shūrá Council, said that film producers, discrediting Prophet Muhammad, are a few from the expatriate Copts.
A number of 200 protesters surrounded the house of Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, producer of "Innocence of Muslims" film discrediting Prophet Muhammad, at al-Zahab Island in Giza Governorate. Major General Ahmad al-Nāghī, head of Giza Security Department, escorted Nakoula's mother and brother from...
The Egyptian Dār al-Iftā' (Ifta House) launched an international campaign in English to introduce the Prophet Muhammad to Europe and the United States. The campaign targets non-Muslims. Read original text in Arabic
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