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The Egyptian Commission for Human Rights Demands that the security apparatus protect Christians during Holy Week The Egyptian Commission for Human Rights has demanded that the Egyptian security apparatus protect the rights of Christians to participate in Holy Week.  A researcher at the Commission...
The Muslim Brotherhood ceases to recognize Mursī’s legitimacy over the guidance of the Country  The UA Mazmāh Centre discovered that a number of fugitive members of the Muslim Brotherhood outside of Egypt, including its former Minister of Investment Yahyā Hāmmad, started the preparation of a...
A recent report published by the Egyptian National Council for Human Rights reporting on the council’s investigation of the Abū Zaʿbal prison is provoking a contentious debate surrounding the use of torture and other human rights abuses in the prison. The report differs from previous reports...
At this year’s Arab Summit in Sharm el-Shaykh, signs of rapprochement began to appear between Egypt and Qatar. Recently, the two countries have been expected to begin a period of complete reconciliation. Mukhtār Nawh, a former leader in the Muslim Brotherhood, said that the ongoing reconciliation...
New ways to spread disharmony between Muslims and Christians Egypt has witnessed several episodes of violent clashes between Christian Copts and Muslims, recently so in Embaba. However, the production and advertising of clothes and shoes with religious symbols –such as a cross and the prophet’s...
Lawyer Mahmūd Al-Badawī, the director of the Egyptian Association for Helping Juveniles and Human Rights expressed his dissatisfaction with the British Ministry of Interior because “it did not recognize the crimes of the Muslim Brotherhoods”. Al-Badawī added that that the position of the British...
During a speech at a conference in Washington DC on combatting extremism, US President Barack Obama said, "we cannot let extremist [takfīrī] organizations destroy our societies." He asked nations to call for understanding among their young people and not leave them to the polarization of extremism...
American President: Muslims in Egypt have protected churches with their lives During a speech at a conference in Washington DC on combatting extremism, US President Barack Obama said, "we cannot let extremist [takfīrī] organizations destroy our societies." He asked nations to call for...
Doctor Muhammad Mukhtār, Egypt’s Minister of Religious Endowments, said "there is no doubt that the enemies of religion, Egypt, and the Arab people are working to fragment the Arab world through every means: either through feeding radicalism, terrorism, and the extremism that leads to such. This...
Minister of Religious Endowments: The Bahāʾī faith supported the creation of the state of Israel at the expense of Palestine Doctor Muhammad Mukhtār, Egypt’s Minister of Religious Endowments, said "there is no doubt that the enemies of religion, Egypt, and the Arab people are working to fragment...
The media war between the Muslim Brotherhood and the Egyptian government has entered a dangerous new phase as a brotherhood affiliated TV station broadcasted recordings attributed to President Sīsī when he was the Minister of Defense. The recordings provoked strong reactions in the Gulf and in...
The International Organization for the Muslim Brotherhood is attempting to form a govern-in-exile in Turkey in order to embarrass the Egyptian government in front of the international community and to try to achieve concessions and sympathy from the government. Egyptian politicians responded...
A coalition of Coptic leaders met with Pope Tawadros and submitted to him legislation to address the sectarian conflicts the previous coalition was dealing with. Bishop Tawadros promised to study the legislation and meet with them again to discuss it. The legislation includes 12 new articles...
Egyptian politicians express their opinions of the Muslim Brotherhood’s attempt to form a government-in-exile in Turkey The International Organization for the Muslim Brotherhood is attempting to form a govern-in-exile in Turkey in order to embarrass the Egyptian government in front of the...
A coalition of Coptic Leaders submits legislation addressing tribal conflicts to Bishop Tawadros A coalition of Coptic leaders met with Pope Tawadros and submitted to him legislation to address the sectarian conflicts the previous coalition was dealing with. Bishop Tawadros promised to study the...
  The American Embassy in Cairo Disassociates Itself from the Muslim Brotherhood and Declares its Mission of Strengthening Ties with Egypt.  The new American Ambassador to Egypt, Robert S. Beecroft, denied media reports claiming he would meet members of the Muslim Brotherhood. He confirmed that...
The new American Ambassador to Egypt, Robert S. Beecroft, denied media reports claiming he would meet members of the Muslim Brotherhood. He confirmed that the current goal is only to strengthen ties with Egypt and that he looks forward to finding ways to deepen American-Egyptian relations. Earlier...
Concerns have arisen among human rights and civil society organizations after the attack on journalism and the media.  Activists believe the attack on the media will be followed by an attack on civil society organizations. Ihāb Rādī, activist, said that the Rural Development Association (RDA)...
A state of disgruntlement was sparked among a number of Coptic Orthodox bishops who were absent from last week’s meeting at the Saint Mark Cathedral to discuss names of possible presidential hopefuls and others to represent the church in the constitutional assembly, according to a source inside...
Several Coptic clergymen and activists criticized the Evangelical Synod of the Nile's approval to ordain the first female priest in Egypt, to the awe of other Christian denominations in Egypt. [Jamāl George, al-Fajr, Jan. 27, p. 14] Read original text in Arabic
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