Al-Miṣrī al-Yawm

21. AWR Daily Overview, January 3, 2012: Asyut governor visits restive villages to urge teachers, students to return to school

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21. AWR Daily Overview, January 3, 2012: Asyut governor visits restive villages to urge teachers, students to return to school
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3 and 4
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January 3, 2012
Author: 
'Amr al-Misrī
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Asyut Governor Maj. General al-Sayyīd al-Bura’ī expressed content over the conduct of students of the Manqabād secondary school, to which the Coptic student involved the anti-Islam images troubles during the past few days belongs. [Muhammad Munīr, Al-Akhbār, Jan. 3, p. 4] 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
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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
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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

43. AWR Daily Overview, December 29, 2011: Christians are 5% of Egypt's population, says CAPMAS chief

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43. AWR Daily Overview, December 29, 2011: Christians are 5% of Egypt's population, says CAPMAS chief
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12, 6, 3, 3, 5, 7 and 7
Date of source: 
December 29, 2011
Author: 
'Amr al-Misrī
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Copts are making about 5% of an Egyptian population of 81 million, which is growing by 4500 souls daily, said Abū Bakr al-Jindī, the president of the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS). [Majdī Salāmah, Al-Wafd, Dec. 29, p. 12] Read original text in Arabic

34. AWR Daily Overview, December 28, 2011: We will revenge for women next Jan. 25, says activist 'Abd al-Fattāh

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34. AWR Daily Overview, December 28, 2011: We will revenge for women next Jan. 25, says activist 'Abd al-Fattāh
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December 28, 2011
Author: 
'Amr al-Misrī
Reviewer: 
‘Amr al-Misrī
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Activist 'Alā' 'Abd al-Fattāh said that assaults on women will have a strong reaction on January 25, 2012, adding "we will take revenge for women." ['Alā' al-Dīn Sālim and Safā' Shākir, Al-Ahrām, Dec. 28, p. 5] Read the original text in Arabic

27. AWR Daily Overview, December 27, 2011: Major steps in developing the Azhar

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27. AWR Daily Overview, December 27, 2011: Major steps in developing the Azhar
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December 27, 2011
Author: 
Diana Maher Ghali
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The committee concerned with the law on developing the Azhar finalized the draft and will refer it to the Islamic Research Academy. The development includes restructuring the senior ulema board and choosing the Azhar’s Grand Shaykh among them. [Muhammad 'Abd al-Khāliq, al-Ahrām, Dec. 27, p. 14] Read original text in Arabic  

18. AWR Daily Overview, December 26, 2011: EFSCO receives decisions from finance ministry banning sale of liquor, cigarettes outside airports

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18. AWR Daily Overview, December 26, 2011: EFSCO receives decisions from finance ministry banning sale of liquor, cigarettes outside airports
Date of source: 
December 26, 2011
Author: 
'Amr al-Misrī
Reviewer: 
‘Amr al-Misrī
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In a step that is expected to spark row, Egypt Free Shops Company (EFSCO) received instructions from the finance ministry to refrain from selling liquor and cigarettes in its branches outside airports. [Hishām Yassa and Yūsuf al-'Ūmī, al-Misrī al-Yawm, Dec. 26, p. 4] Read the original text in Arabic

13. AWR Daily Overview, December 25, 2011: Scenarios for easing tension between revolution and SCAF

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13. AWR Daily Overview, December 25, 2011: Scenarios for easing tension between revolution and SCAF
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December 25, 2011
Author: 
Diana Maher Ghali
Reviewer: 
Diana Maher Ghali
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In an attempt to ease the tension between protesters in al-Tahrīr square and the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), 65 activists and public figures suggest opening up nominations for presidential candidates on 25 January, closing the nomination period on the anniversary of former President Husnī Mubārak's resignation on 11 February. [Author Not Mentioned, al-Misrī al-Yawm, Dec. 25, p. 1] Read original text in Arabic 

9. AWR Daily Overview, December 24, 2011: Sawirus denies he called for abolishing Article 2 of the Constitution, says MB practicing flagrant sectarianism

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9. AWR Daily Overview, December 24, 2011: Sawirus denies he called for abolishing Article 2 of the Constitution, says MB practicing flagrant sectarianism
Date of source: 
December 24, 2011
Author: 
'Amr al-Misrī
Reviewer: 
‘Amr al-Misrī
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Coptic businessman Najīb Sawirus said the Muslim Brotherhood’s attacks on him and “false allegations” is yet another episode in the MB’s standard practice of turning political rivalry into religious battles. [Author Not Mentioned, al-Misrī al-Yawm, Dec. 24, p. 8] Read the original text in Arabic 

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