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Egyptian cinema dealt with the personalities of Egyptian presidents in different films, from the first president of Egypt, Muhammad Najīb, to deposed president Muḥammad Mursī, through President Jamāl `Abd al-Nāsir, President Anwar al-Sadāt and ousted President Muhammad Husnī Mubārak. 
The political middleman, the Salafī, is worse than the terrorist Muslim Brotherhood. They are swallowing up Egypt now, they control the villages, and the hungry, and the popular neighborhoods by their manipulation of the difficult economic circumstances, and by using Saudi Arabian money.
Researcher Islām Biḥayrī described discussions about reconciliation with the terrorist Muslim Brotherhood as “the crisis of all crises,” from which Egypt and the surrounding region would not recover again. In a long interview with al-Dustūr, Biḥayrī said: the Brotherhood got a proper chance to...
The Arab countries, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrayn, and Egypt have issued a joint statement on Friday morning, naming 59 people and twelve entities, 26 of them Egyptian, accused of terror actions. The statement included a list of wanted people, among them was Yūsuf al-Qaradāwī, who...
The equation between the state and the church began to change in the final year of Mubārak’s rule, which was also roughly the last year of Pope Shenūda’s. In this year, the Church’s grip on the youth began to weaken, and the youth began to transcend the church and its leader. This equation began to...
  Al-Sādāt is the primary person responsible for planting and sponsoring the roots of discrimination in Egypt, but Mubārak is responsible for preserving al-Sādāt’s formula for maintaining religious and sectarian tensions in the country and manipulating them politically.
  There is sort of an agreement between Egyptian authors and thinkers that what occurs in Egypt with respect to Copts can not be described as persecution. There is a degree of disagreement after that regarding the accurate description of the current reality. There are those that see discrimination...
It is natural that Egypt is targeted from all sides during a period where the Arab World is trying to find balance. Egypt is ordered to play a passive role on the Arab countries’ level, especially after the rapprochement that was achieved during the Dead Sea Summit, where King Sulaymān Bin ʿAbd al-...
The bombings of several churches yesterday raised a few important questions about the lives of Christians in Egypt… How do they live?... How do they perform their rituals? How do they celebrate their holidays?... What is the nature of the societal relationship between the two wings of the Egyptian...
From time to time, Egypt experiences crimes of forced displacement committed against individual citizens or their family in accordance with tribal tradition. These crimes are often committed in the presence of Egyptian state institutions' representatives, and sometimes, local members of parliament...
Today marks the first anniversary of the death of Dr. Butrus Butrus Ghāli, the first Egyptian, Arab, and African to assume the post of Secretary General of the United Nations. He was born on November 14, 1922 in Cairo, and married to an Egyptian Jew named Lea Nadler. He came from a great family...
The US State Department on Thursday named al-Jamā'ah al-Islāmiyah in Egypt as a global terrorist organization among 70 terrorist organizations worldwide, despite the group's involvement in political life following the January 25 Revolution and its establishment of the political Construction and...
A recent survey on public opinion in Egypt revealed a general trend towards a religious submission rather than national loyalty. 50 percent of the Egyptian youth surveyed identified themselves as Muslim or Christian. It is true that the survey did not reveal the percentage of followers of both...
In a news story that not many paid attention to two months ago,Egypt's Ministry of Interior released a statement warning citizens not to take part in surveys conducted by companies from abroad over the phone to take public opinion on various issues. The statement refers to these opinion polls as...
On June 10, George Is'hāq, one of the co-founder of the major oppositional movement Kefāya (Enough is Enough) during the Mūbārak regime, and member of Egypt's National Council for Human Rights (NCHR), wrote an article in Al-Shurūq Newspaper, strongly condemning the ongoing discrimination practiced...
Members of the human rights committee headed by MP Muhammad al-Sadāt refused to manipulate history schoolbooks by omitting names of politically exposed persons, including the name of Muhammad Al-Barāde`ī, who was awarded the Noble Peace Prize, and the former presidents of Egypt, Husni Mūbārak and...
The rise of Islamist forces, in the light of lapses on the part of the State and its decline in terms of adopting the same policies of the former Mubārak regime, led Egyptian Muslims and Christians to seek refuge in religion.
Egyptian journalist Muhammad Tāha, the author of a recent book on the Arab Spring, said the social and cultural reality of Egyptian women seems to have gone unchallenged despite their strong participation in the January 25 Revolution.
Between rejection and acceptance reflect the reaction in political circles and Islamic movements to the law on building churches, which was adopted during the plenary session of the House of Representatives, on Tuesday. However, all these reactions, the view of Al-Azhar in this regard remained...
Columnist Ayman al-Mahdi wrote  an article published by Misr al-Arabiyya on the demonstrations called for by several opposition and political movements in protest of the maritime demarcation agreement between Egypt and Saudi Arabia. This demarcation agreement would cede the Islands of Tīran and...
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