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18. The security apparatus saves the Middle Delta region from a new sectarian sedition

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18. The security apparatus saves the Middle Delta region from a new sectarian sedition
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p. 3
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29-12-2007
Author: 
‘Ala’ Hamzah
Reviewer: 
Katia Saqqa
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Thousands of copies of Saint Mark’s Book of Acts were distributed recently in the governorates and towns of the Middle Delta in Egypt. The incidents threatened to lead to a new spell of sectarian tension in the Muslim-Christians relations. Rumors also spread about the existence of dozens of Christian cells that seek to convert Muslims to Christianity in Egypt.

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39. In Egypt..pastors call for speaking in tongues that have descended from God: general-secretary of the Holy Synod Bishop Bishuy: it is heresy...and why have their churches become museums?

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39. In Egypt..pastors call for speaking in tongues that have descended from God: general-secretary of the Holy Synod Bishop Bīshūy: it is heresy...and why have their churches become museums?
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p. 4
Date of source: 
02-04-2008
Author: 
‘Arif al-Dabis
Reviewer: 
Tamir Shukri
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The article discusses whether the divine gift of speaking in tongues still exists, as the Pentecostal Church claims, or if it has ceased to exist since faith spread across the whole world.

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45. A scene of the absurd

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45. A scene of the absurd
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p. 1
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13-04-2008
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Youssef Sidhom
Exclusion from the political process
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The article describes three examples of people who were excluded from the recent local council elections, the author bemoans the fact that when marginalized groups such as Christians and women seek more active participation in the political sphere they are hindered by the ruling National Democratic Party.

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95. Scene II of the absurd

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95. Scene II of the absurd
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p. 1
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20-04-2008
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Youssef Sidhom
Awaiting results on the parliamentary elections
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Final results of the elections held on April 8 are pending announcement. The article discusses voter turnout, and the reactions of voters after the elections.

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44. What shall I write about!

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44. What shall I write about!
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p. 13
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21-11-2007
Author: 
Jamal al-Banna
Reviewer: 
Katia Saqqa
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al-Bannā discusses three issues in Egypt today; namely, torture, Fatwás, and the announcement of a nuclear project.

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9. Niqab-clad pupils at primary schools

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9. Niqāb-clad pupils at primary schools
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pp. 26 -34
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November 24 - 30, 2007
Author: 
Asma’ Nassar - Zaynab Hamdi - Hudá al-Misri - Aminah Buwashiri - Muhammad Shibl
Reviewer: 
Ihab Shukri
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For the third consecutive week, Rose al-Yūsuf magazine discusses the thorny issue of the spread of Niqāb among different classes of the Egyptian society.

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23. A complaint before the general prosecutor accuses al-Hamul prosecution of silence at kidnapping an underage Christian girl

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23. A complaint before the general prosecutor accuses al-Hāmūl prosecution of silence at kidnapping an underage Christian girl
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p. 1
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03-11-2007
Author: 
Hani al-A‘sar
Reviewer: 
Tamir Shukri
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The head of the Egyptian Union of Human Rights Organization [EUHRO] Counsel Nagīb Jibrā’īl has lodged a complaint before the general prosecution against al-Hāmūl prosecutor for not following legal procedures in a case of a Christian-born girl who converted to Islam.

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