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Council of Islamic organization. In Parliament functions like Senate.

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35. Prescribing a quota for Copts in legislative councils contradicts with democracy

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35. Prescribing a quota for Copts in legislative councils contradicts with democracy
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p. 8
Date of source: 
28-04-2007
Author: 
Amin ‘Awwad
Reviewer: 
Ihab Shukri
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Amidst his visit to Abu Dhabi to inaugurate the new Coptic Orthodox Cathedral there, Pope Shenouda III was interviewed by al-Ahrām newspaper, in which he spoke about Copt-related issues.

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20. Al-Fiqi: Richness of Islamic Shari‘ah makes it a source of laws and modern state systems, the political Islamic theory is based on Shurá and governorship

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20. Al-Fiqī: Richness of Islamic Sharī‘ah makes it a source of laws and modern state systems, the political Islamic theory is based on Shūrá and governorship
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p. 2
Date of source: 
10-04-2007
Author: 
Sadiq Hashish
Reviewer: 
Hani Sa‘d
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Dr. Mustafá al-Fiqī stressed that Islam is an integrated religion and suitable for all ages and

all people throughout the world.

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21. Zaqzuq: Islam does not know a religious state… citizenship is conformable to the Qur’an...Muslims’ celebration of Shamm al-nasim is halal

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21. Zaqzūq: Islam does not know a religious state… citizenship is conformable to the Qur’ān...Muslims’ celebration of Shamm al-nasīm is halāl
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p. 5
Date of source: 
10-04-2007
Author: 
Ahmad al-Bihairi
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Dr. Mahmūd Hamdī Zaqzūq,

minister of endowments, said that there is nothing mentioned in the Qur’ān or Sunnah prohibiting the

celebration of Shamm al-nasīm.

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65. Amnesty International’s report on Egypt arouses the government’s anger

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65. Amnesty International’s report on Egypt arouses the government’s anger
Date of source: 
10-04-2007
Author: 
Katia Saqqa
Reviewer: 
‘Abd al-Rahman Isma‘il
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Amnesty International issued its annual report on Egypt. The

report aroused the anger of the Egyptian government because it referred to alleged violations and abuses that contradict

international human rights in Egypt. The Egyptian government rejected the report and described it as “unjust and

inaccurate.”

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71. Backstage of the negotiations between Copts and the National Democratic Party leaders before the Shurá Council’s elections

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71. Backstage of the negotiations between Copts and the National Democratic Party leaders before the Shūrá Council’s elections
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Date of source: 
09-04-2007
Author: 
Muhammad ‘Abd al-Latif
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The exclusion of National Democratic Party members from selecting candidates came as a shock to many members, prompting them to hold several meetings in East Cairo to discuss handing in a mass resignation to embarrass the party.

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36. National Democratic Party discusses appointing Coptic businessmen to the Shurá Council with the church

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36. National Democratic Party discusses appointing Coptic businessmen to the Shūrá Council with the church
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p. 1
Date of source: 
07-04-2007
Author: 
Sharif al-Dawakhili
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It is normal for the National Democratic Party to appoint Coptic businessmen to the Shūrá Council for it will guarantee that its privatization policy would not face any opposition, and guarantee their loyalty.

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35. Secret discussions between the Coptic Church and National Democratic Party to nominate a Coptic National Democratic Party candidate for the Shurá Council elections in Alexandria

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35. Secret discussions between the Coptic Church and National Democratic Party to nominate a Coptic National Democratic Party candidate for the Shūrá Council elections in Alexandria
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p. 6
Date of source: 
04-04-2007
Author: 
Īmān al-Ashrāf
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Coptic Orthodox church asked the National Democratic Party to nominate a Copt to the third constituency that includes Muharrām Bik, Ghurbāl, and Karmūz which have a large Coptic population.

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30. The opportunism of the Muslim Brotherhood has pulled them away from their religious aims

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30. The opportunism of the Muslim Brotherhood has pulled them away from their religious aims
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p. 8
Date of source: 
10-04-2007
Author: 
Husam Tammam
Reviewer: 
Nuhayr ‘Ismat
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Husām Tammām writes about the Muslim Brotherhood and their political plans.

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68. Forward with reform

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68. Forward with reform
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p. 1
Date of source: 
01-04-2007
Author: 
Yusuf Sidhum
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An article written in support of the constitutional amendments. The author argues that the amendments are a stepping stone toward improving the level of participation of Egyptians in the government.

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73. Fighting terrorism or permanent emergency?

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73. Fighting terrorism or permanent emergency?
Date of source: 
21-03-2007
Author: 
Katia Saqqa
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Despite the public uproar, the constitutional amendments were approved in a vote in Parliament. While the government and its advocators assert the importance of the amendments in enhancing democracy and supporting people, the opposition considers them an enhancement of the powers of the ruling and a method of taking over individual freedom.

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