Al-Ahrām

23. AWR Daily Overview, January 10, 2012: High treason, killing protesters charges could lead Mubārak to the gallows

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23. AWR Daily Overview, January 10, 2012: High treason, killing protesters charges could lead Mubārak to the gallows
Date of source: 
January 10, 2012
Author: 
‘Amr al-Misrī
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Lawyers of the martyrs’ families called for applying “the severest penalty” – execution – against ousted President Husnī Mubārak, his sons Jamāl and ‘Alā’, former interior minister Habīb al-‘Ādlī and six of his top aides on charges of involvement in killing demonstrators during the January 25, 2011 upheaval. [‘Isām Milījī, Khālid Abū al-‘Iz, Samīrah ‘Alī ‘Ayyād and ‘Amr ‘Alī al-Fār, al-Shurūq al-Jadīd, Jan. 10, p. 1] read original text in Arabic

12. AWR Daily Overview, January 9, 2012: Washington tries to reach out to Brotherhood

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12. AWR Daily Overview, January 9, 2012: Washington tries to reach out to Brotherhood
Date of source: 
January 9, 2012
Author: 
'Amr al-Misrī
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A once reluctant United States is reaching out to the Muslim Brotherhood in a nod to Egypt's new political reality, but concerns linger about the group's attitude toward minorities, women and the peace treaty with Israel, according to a report by the Agence France Presse (AFP). [Author Not Mentioned, al-Ahrām, Jan. 9, p.3] Read original text in Arabic

47. AWR Daily Overview, January 7, 2012: Copt involved in deadly Maspero clashes

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47. AWR Daily Overview, January 7, 2012: Copt involved in deadly Maspero clashes
Date of source: 
January 7, 2011
Author: 
'Amr al-Misrī
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Judges delegated by the Court of Appeal to investigate the October 9 clashes that left 24 killed and 350 others wounded accused Hānī ‘Azīz, Secretary General of Egypt Lovers and Peace Society (ELPS) of stoking chaos in the streets and fitnah tā'ifīyah. [Hātim al-Jahmī, al-Shurūq al-Jadīd, Jan. 7, p. 3] Read original text in Arabic 

45. AWR Daily Overview, January 6, 2012: Claims about persecution of Eastern Christians are flagrant lies, says top Muslim cleric

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45. AWR Daily Overview, January 6, 2012: Claims about persecution of Eastern Christians are flagrant lies, says top Muslim cleric
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January 6, 2012
Author: 
'Amr al-Misrī
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Grand Shaykh of the Azhar Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyīb said Western claims that Christians of the East are suffering persecution are “flagrant lies that clash with reality,” adding these allegations were only meant to feign panic from democracy that is now sweeping the Arab world. [Muhammad ‘Abd al-Khāliq, al-Ahrām, Jan. 6, p. 11] Read original text in Arabic 

35. AWR Daily Overview, January 5, 2012: Azhar flatly rejects religious vigilantes

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35. AWR Daily Overview, January 5, 2012: Azhar flatly rejects religious vigilantes
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14, 3, 14, 3, 3, 1 and 5
Date of source: 
January 5, 2012
Author: 
'Amr al-Misrī
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The Azhar vehemently rejected the setting up of a so-called Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice (CPVPV), asserting that the top Sunni Muslim establishment is the only Muslim reference concerned with religious affairs in Egypt. [Author Not Mentioned, al-Ahrām, Jan. 5, p. 14] Read original text in Arabic

28. AWR Daily Overview, January 4, 2012: Maspero Youth Union won’t receive Christmas greetings “from killers of Copts and protesters”

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28. AWR Daily Overview, January 4, 2012: Maspero Youth Union won’t receive Christmas greetings “from killers of Copts and protesters”
Date of source: 
January 4, 2011
Author: 
'Amr al-Misrī
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The Maspero Youth Union, the largest political Coptic advocacy group, announced it would not receive the Coptic Christmas greetings from “officials involved in the killing, mowing and dragging of the revolutionaries, nor from the Islamist movements that called months ago for burning and attacking churches. [Yūsuf Rāmiz, Al-Shurūq al-Jadīd, Jan. 4, p. 3] Read original text in Arabic

15. AWR Daily Overview, January 2, 2012: Muslim, Coptic elders contain sectarian crisis in Asyut

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15. AWR Daily Overview, January 2, 2012: Muslim, Coptic elders contain sectarian crisis in Asyut
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5, 7, 18, 20, 4, 3, 9, 8 and 3
Date of source: 
January 2, 2012
Author: 
'Amr al-Misrī
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The ‘urfī (conciliatory) council of the elders of Muslims and Copts in Asyut governorate managed to restore calm to al-‘Adar on the third day of sectarian incidents in the village and some other neighboring villages, sparked after a Coptic high school student has reportedly published cartoons offensive to Muslims on his Facebook page. [‘Abduh Hasānyn and Ahmad al-Asyūtī, Al-Wafd, Jan. 2, p. 5] Read original text in Arabic 

1. AWR Daily Overview, January 1, 2012: Sharī’ah compels Muslims to protect People of the Book, says Azhar

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1. AWR Daily Overview, January 1, 2012: Sharī’ah compels Muslims to protect People of the Book, says Azhar
Date of source: 
January 1, 2012
Author: 
Diana Maher Ghali
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Islam criminalizes attacks on churches and non-Muslim houses of worship as Islamists, namely the Muslim Brotherhood and a number of Salafī parties, volunteered to protect churches during the New Year celebrations. [Dīyā' Abū al-Safā, Akhbār al-Yawm, p. 7, Jan. 1] Read original text in Arabic

50. AWR Daily Overview, December 31, 2011: We’ll give our lives willingly for the sharī’ah, say Salafists

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50. AWR Daily Overview, December 31, 2011: We’ll give our lives willingly for the sharī’ah, say Salafists
Date of source: 
December 31, 2011
Author: 
'Amr al-Misrī
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A leading Salafist said that the West knows well that dignity and progress of the nation lies in the implementation of the sharī’ah, for the sake of which lives can be sacrificed. [Ghādah 'Abd al-Hāfiz, Al-Misrī al-Yawm, p. 3, Dec. 31] Read original text in Arabic

49. AWR Daily Overview, December 30, 2011: Pope Shenouda says Copts are not scared of threats

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49. AWR Daily Overview, December 30, 2011: Pope Shenouda says Copts are not scared of threats
Date of source: 
December 30, 2011
Author: 
'Amr al-Misrī
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Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III said Copts will be celebrating the New Year and Eastern Orthodox Christmas normally because they are not scared of any possible threats, noting peace and quiet are prevailing in Egypt thanks to the efforts of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) and the interior ministry. [Ashraf Ghayth, 'Imād Khalīl and Muhammad Jawīsh, Al-Misrī al-Yawm, p. 3, Dec. 30] Read original text in Arabic

 

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