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  Mustafá al-Nuwayhī, candidate of al-Wafd Party, has said there is no division between Copts and Muslims in Egyptian society. He added that the gunshots of the Ministry of Interior during the revolution [Reviewer: a reference to police firing on demonstrators] did not separate them, adding that...
The Coptic candidate Mīrvat Anwar, who holds the second rank in the list of Hizb al-Ahrār (Party of the Free) in Aswan governorate, stated that more Muslim than Christian voters approved her candidacy. She pointed out that the church's stance towards the candidates is clear, namely it is spiritual...
The Supreme State Security Prosecution has renewed the custody of 8 suspects over the “Maspero incidents” [during which Christian demonstrators were attacked outside the Egyptian television building in the district of Maspero in Cairo] for 15 days pending investigation. The Maspero incidents left...
The prosecution of Al-Marāghah town, in Sohag governorate, is investigating the incidents which erupted in al-Ghurayzāt village on November 28, 2011. Read News Story about the incidents [Reviewer's Note: News story was also mentioned in al-Shurūq al-Jadīd, page 2, November 30, 2011 and al-Misrī al-...
Coptic businessman Najīb Sawirus said the coming parliament will be balanced and the presidential hopeful 'Abd al-Mun'im Abū al-Futūh is going to get the votes of all Copts.
In Luxor governorate, a large number of Copts and women participated in the parliamentary elections that took place on November 28, 2011. Citizens were eager to participate with their votes in the elections. [Reviewer's Note: News story was also mentioned in al-Shurūq al-Jadīd, page 5, November 29...
The Coptic Church announced in a statement their refusal to be dragged into the elections. The statement came following a comment on one of the documents that was published under the name of the church, in which certain candidates were recommended that Copts vote for. Archpriest Sergius Sergius,...
Police forces with Monufia's Security Department arrested Ashraf, a 40-year old with criminal records, who attempted to burn Saint George's Church in Minūf city, Monufia governorate. His brother was arrested for possession of unlicensed machine-guns and bullets. While his brother was being arrested...
The Public Prosecutor, Counselor 'Abd al-Majīd Mahmūd, referred 31 suspects, including the political activist 'Alā' 'Abd al-Fatāh, to the Emergency Supreme State Security Prosecution in the Maspero case. This article has no link online.
Major General 'Ādil al-Mursī, President of the Military Judiciary, said that the Maspero case was referred to the Public Prosecution based on recommendations by Field Marshal Husayn Tantāwī, commander-in-chief of the Egyptian Armed Forces. Tantāwī stated his decision in declaration no. 82 of the...
  'Alī al-Silmī denies amendment of his documents“The Muslim Brotherhood suggested replacing "the word "civil” with democratic, al-Silmī says   The Deputy Prime Minister for Political Development and Democratic Transformation, Dr. 'Alī al-Silmī denied that the government agreed to amend the...
  Saudi flags appear in Shubrā , 29 injured in clashed between unidentified people and Coptic activists during a march to al-Tahrīr   A Coptic march to commemorate the 40-day anniversary of Maspero clashes has been attacked by unidentified persons in Shubrā. The march had set out from Shubrā Square...
The Azhar's Grand Shaykh Dr. Ahmad al-Tayīb renewed his statement that the Azhar document is only a guideline while at the same time others call to be mandatory and a number of political forces call to be a guide. This article has no link online.
The Court of Urgent matters in Alexandria will begin the second hearing in the case of the explosion of the Two Saints Church, Saint Mark and Pope Peter on November 13, 2011. This article has no link online.
  cAbd al-Muncim cAbd-al Maqsūd, the lawyer of the Muslims Brotherhood group, asserted that the slogan “Islam is the solution” is one hundred percent constitutional, and that the group attained several judicial provisions confirming that this slogan is a political rather than being a religious one...
  The Maspero youth union organizes today a funeral march to commemorate those who martyred during the confrontations of Maspero in October 2011. The march will be launched off Saint Mark's Cathedral in al-'Abāsīyah at 3 p.m. Followed by another march to Tahrīr square. A number of political...
In a one of a kind experience all over the country aimed at strengthening the bond and good relations between Muslims and Christians, a committee formed of a group of youth from Mary Girgis Church in Nasīr city, Beni Suef, paid more than a hundred visits to the senior families’ houses, mosques and...
Counselor Mahmūd al-Khudayrī, the former president of the Court of Cassation, said the army is accused of opening fire on the demonstrators in the Maspero incidents and thus the military prosecution should not handle the case but rather a neutral organization.
  The Cabinet, under the chairmanship of Dr. 'Isām Sharaf, postponed the discussions of the unified law for building worship houses until after the Adha feast. Family House, National Justice Committee and the Egyptian Church asked for some amendments to be made to the final draft law.
In the fourth session of the Emergency Supreme State Security Criminal Court trial of 48 suspects in Imbābah fitnah who are accused of inciting, gathering and setting a church on fire, the suspects' families attacked the prosecution president after testifying that he saw nearly 25 Muslims wearing...
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