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69. AWR Daily Overview, November 24, 2012: Division in Egypt as Mursī says decrees meant to preserve nation, achieve stability

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69. AWR Daily Overview, November 24, 2012: Division in Egypt as Mursī says decrees meant to preserve nation, achieve stability
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November 24, 2012
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‘Amr al-Misrī
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Reactions of Egyptians on the streets escalated over decrees by President Muhammad Mursī on Thursday (November 22) sacking the public prosecutor and immunizing his decisions as political, betraying deep divisions within the society as opponents termed them as “rehash of past dictatorship”. [Author Not Mentioned, al-Ahrām, Nov. 24, p. 1] Read original text in Arabic

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57. AWR Daily Overview, November 22, 2012: 67.9% of Egyptians wish to see Mursī out – poll

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57. AWR Daily Overview, November 22, 2012: 67.9% of Egyptians wish to see Mursī out – poll
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November 22, 2012
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'Amr al-Misrī
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An opinion poll by the Ibn Khaldūn Center for Research & Studies revealed that 67.9% are not pleased with the leadership of President Muhammad Mursī and the government of Hishām Qandīl, appealing to the president to deliver on his pledges to step down if Egyptians’ blood was shed in protests. [Mahmūd Hassūnah, al-Watan, Nov. 22, p. 1] Read original text in Arabic

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48. AWR Daily Overview, November 21, 2012: MB seeks Copts’ help to settle church withdrawal crisis

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48. AWR Daily Overview, November 21, 2012: MB seeks Copts’ help to settle church withdrawal crisis
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November 21, 2012
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'Amr al-Misrī
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Dr. Sa’d al-Katātnī, leader of the Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party, instructed Coptic members of the FJP to open dialogue with leaders of churches that quit the constituent assembly drafting a new constitution for Egypt and to set a date for a meeting with them in two days in an attempt to get them back to the panel. [Muhammad Tal’at Dāwūd, al-Misrī al-Yawm, Nov. 21, p. 4] Read original text in Arabic

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37. Copts make up less than 1 percent of incoming Military Academy class

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37. Copts make up less than 1 percent of incoming Military Academy class
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November 20, 2012
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Copts made up a very small percentage of the incoming class at the Military Academy, which also saw a small number of cadets from Sinai.

Academy chief Major General Essmat Murad told Al-Masry Al-Youm on Thursday that 25 students from North Sinai were admitted, as well as 11 from South Sinai. For many years, Sinai Bedouin complained about exclusion from police and military academies. Other figures include 13 new cadets from Aswan, eight from the Red Sea, three from New Valley and eight from Marsa Matrouh. Typically most new cadets come from middle class urban families from Cairo and Alexandria. He said that the number of applicants had risen from 40,000 to 72,000 this year.

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28. AWR Daily Overview, November 20, 2012: Shātir to replace Qandīl as premier

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28. AWR Daily Overview, November 20, 2012: Shātir to replace Qandīl as premier
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November 20, 2012
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'Amr al-Misrī
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A new government lineup under a prominent member of the Muslim Brotherhood group is almost finalized, according to the ikhwanonline.com website. [Mustafá Zahrān and Muhammad Rabī’, al-Misryūn, Nov. 20, p. 1] Read original text in Arabic

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5. AWR Daily Overview, November 18, 2012: Coptic Orthodox Church Pope enthronement today

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5. AWR Daily Overview, November 18, 2012: Coptic Orthodox Church Pope enthronement today
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November 18, 2012
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'Amr al-Misrī
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All eyes are set today (November 18) on the Saint Mark Cathedral in the Cairo district of al-‘Abbāssīyah to follow up the church’s celebrations of the enthronement of Bishop Tawadros II as the 118th Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church in succession of Pope Shenouda III, who passed away in March, to be attended by Prime Minister Hishām Qandīl. [Ashraf Sādiq, al-Ahrām, Nov. 18, p. 2] Read original text in Arabic

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18. AWR Daily Overview, November 19, 2012: Muslims, Christians attend Pope Tawadros II enthronement

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18. AWR Daily Overview, November 19, 2012: Muslims, Christians attend Pope Tawadros II enthronement
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November 19, 2012
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'Amr al-Misrī
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Thousands of Christians and Muslims attended the ceremony to enthrone Bishop Tawadros II as the 118th Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church in succession of Pope Shenouda III, who passed away in March. [Ashraf Sādiq, al-Ahrām, Nov. 19, p. 1] Read original text in Arabic

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59. AWR Daily Overview, November 17, 2012: Churches quit constituent panel

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59. AWR Daily Overview, November 17, 2012: Churches quit constituent panel
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November 17, 2012
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'Amr al-Misrī
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The constituent assembly writing a new constitution for Egypt is facing collapse from within as less 48 hour after civil parties and movements suspended their activities the representatives of the three churches announced on Friday (November 16) withdrawal in protest over certain articles in the draft constitution. [‘Imād Khalīl and Muhammad Gharīb, al-Misrī al-Yawm, Nov. 17, p. 4] Read original text in Arabic

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51. AWR Daily Overview, November 16, 2012: Copts are “new Red Indians” in Egypt, suffering persecution, says Sawirus

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51. AWR Daily Overview, November 16, 2012: Copts are “new Red Indians” in Egypt, suffering persecution, says Sawirus
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November 16, 2012
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'Amr al-Misrī
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Egyptian business magnate Najīb Sawirus said Copts, who resemble the Red Indians of America, are suffering persecution and discrimination, adding the new government in Egypt has picked only one Christian minister out of 48 Muslim ministers. [Rihāb ‘Abd Illah, al-Yawm al-Sābi’, Nov. 16, p. 1] Read original text in Arabic

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45. AWR Daily Overview, November 15, 2012: Coptic threats to internationalize Maspero incidents

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45. AWR Daily Overview, November 15, 2012: Coptic threats to internationalize Maspero incidents
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November 15, 2012
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'Amr al-Misrī
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Rūmānī Jād al-Rabb, a Coptic activist and Vice-Chairman of the al-Kalima (Word) for Human Rights, accused officials of “foot-dragging” on bringing to justice the persons involved in the October 9, 2011 clashes outside the state TV & radio building in Maspero, which left more than 20 people killed and dozens others wounded. [Muhammad al-Mishtāwī, al-Shurūq al-Jadīd, Nov. 15, p. 3] Read original text in Arabic

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