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The article talks about the refusal of the church to receive the subpoena sent by the prosecution in the Kāmīliyā Shihātah case, and wonders since Virgin Mary appeared in churches then why can't Kāmīliyā appear in front of the prosecution to say whether she is Christian or Muslim. On the other...
Dr. Ahmad al-Tayīb, Grand Shaykh of the Azhar, said that Egypt couldn't follow the Salafist call asserting that Islam is based on peace and forgiveness. This came during the visit of al-Tayīb with Coptic Pope Shenouda III to greet him on the occasion of the resurrection feast. In al-Yawm al-Sābi...
 There is no contradiction between Islam or a civil state, Islam or freedom of opinion, or Islam with citizenship, and anyone who believes in this does not understand the reality of Islam. Read the original text in Arabic    
Sources have noted that Coptic Pope Shenouda III began writing his diaries prior to his health trip to the U.S. His diaries will tackle a lot of sensitive issues from the times of former President 'Anwar al-Sadāt's rule, but it is still speculations whether his diaries will include the former...
On Wednesday April 13, the Muslim Brotherhood Murshid (Guide) Muhammad Badī’ announced that the MB would be capable of winning 75 percent of seats in Egypt’s upcoming parliamentary elections. He stressed that the MB would nevertheless contain itself, competing for no more than a third of...
The Students Union (SU) elections in Beni Suef University witnessed a poor turnout by students despite hectic attempts by the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) group to garner as many votes as they can. The MB had included Copts and female students on their lists for the first time. (Reviewer's Note: News...
A total of 1 death and 8 injuries were the result of an exchange of fire between Salafists and the citizens of Qasr al-Bāsil in Atsā, al-Faiyum governorate. Salafists destroyed two coffee shops yesterday which made residents of the village seek help from the Armed Forces.    
Muhammad al-Dusūqī Rushdī writes that the dangers of the counter-revolution lies in the salafīyah main-stream, which intimidates people. He added that nothing is more dangerous than the words of Shaykh Muhammad Husayn Ya'cūb who perceived the referendum as an invasion won by the Muslims against...
 'Abd al-Fatāh 'Abd al-Mun'im writes that Salafīsts remained silent for 30 years, away from the political life and calling to obey the ruler. Now after the revolution they started talking about politics, and planning for the future of the nation! Read the original text in Arabic    
Fātmah Nā'ūt criticizes whoever disseminated a rumor about her that she converted to Christianity and she is ashamed to publicize this.    
People's Assembly member Ahmad al-Sahafi wants to know what the Egyptian Ministry of Endowments has done to encourage imāms to push for acceptance and co-existence between the country's Copts and Muslims, especially in light of the New Year's Day attack on a church in Alexandria.   According to a...
Al-Yawm al-Sābi‘ runs a report on page 20, in which it claims to have had access to the dossier of the Samallūt train shootings, including the texts of letters exchanged between psychiatrists and police medical authorities.   These revealed that the accused, ‘Āmir ‘Āshūr, had first been examined...
Al-Wafd reports that Coptic Pope Shenouda has returned to Egypt following a visit to the United States for medical treatment. The text said that the Pope was greeted upon his return to residence by large numbers of bishops, monks, and Coptic youth. According to a church source, "The pope will not...
On Sunday, an emergency tribunal sentenced Hammām al-Kamūnī to death for his part in last year’s slaying of seven people outside a church in the Upper Egyptian town of Naj‘ Hammādī. * Egyptian newspaper coverage of the court ruling continued on Tuesday, but on a more limited scale than in previous...
While some of the weekly Egyptian publications continue to offer extensive opinion pieces about the Alexandria church attack, instances of such opinions decreased noticeably in the daily papers...
Egyptian and Israeli media trade accusations, Yūsuf al-Qaradāwī tells the Vatican Pope to "leave us alone," and investigators continue their hunt for evidence in this latest roundup of Egyptian newspaper coverage of the New Year's Day church attack in Alexandria...  
  AWR's Hānī Hamdī continues to survey Egyptian newspaper coverage of the Alexandria church bombing. He reports that Tuesday's coverage focused primarily on Coptic protests, which continue in different areas of Egypt some three days after the attack...
The team tasked with evaluating the national statistical work in Egypt has recommended the reviewing of national statistics legislation and its updating, according to the international statistics framework. The team further pointed out that the country's Central Agency for Public Mobilization and...
Attorney General’s Office confiscates “Freedom Walls” for unclear reasons  The book publisher Dār al-Tanwīr released a report explaining the controversy surrounding the book “Freedom Walls” written by Doctor Sumīr Mahmūd. Alexandria’s Attorney General’s Office confiscated copies of the book last...
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