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46. A Security Source Speaks on the Sinai

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46. A Security Source Speaks on the Sinai
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December 16, 2013
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Jayson Casper
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Jenna Ferrecchia
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On May 16, 2013, Arab-West Report was able to interview a former security advisor for the government in North Sinai, who preferred to stay anonymous. A general in the army, his posting began in 2005 and lasted until November, 2012, when he resigned in disagreement with the Mursī administration for their handling of the Sinai file. Before critiquing the policy, however, the advisor began by describing the demographics of the region.

 

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13. Amnesty International reporting about Egypt’s draft Constitution

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13. Amnesty International reporting about Egypt’s draft Constitution
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December 11, 2013
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Cornelis Hulsman
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Amnesty International has been recurrently critical of the military intervention following large-scale demonstrations against President Morsi between June 30 and July 3. Amnesty International has also criticized the interim authorities for various human rights violations following July 3. In their evaluation of the current draft Constitution they recognize improvements over the previous 2012 Constitution.

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66. AWR Daily Overview, December 14, 2012: Muslim Brotherhood provokes religious Coptic institutions

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66. AWR Daily Overview, December 14, 2012: Muslim Brotherhood provokes religious Coptic institutions
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December 14, 2012
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Jeanne Middelstaedt-Rizkallah
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Sharīf Jādallah, a lawyer of the Muslim Brotherhood (MB), filed a complaint against Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II, accusing him of allegedly igniting fitnah tā’ifīyah among protestors by withdrawing the Church’s representatives from the Constituent Assembly. [Shirīn Tāhir, al-Wafd, Dec. 14, p.3] Read original text in Arabic

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12. Egyptian shī'ah calls Mursī for protection from persecution

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12. Egyptian shī'ah calls Mursī for protection from persecution
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September 10, 2012
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Usāmah al-Mahdī and Khālid Kāmil
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Diana Maher Ghali
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Shī'ah leaders in Egypt revealed forming a delegation to meet President Mursī to deliever their demands. A source (newspaper did not mentioned the name) said that the delegation from politicians and shī'ah thinkers, including Dr. al-Dimirdāsh al-'Aqālī, thinker and shī'ah leader, Dr. Ahmad Rāsim al-Nafīs, leader of al-Tahrīr Party, Dr. Sālih al-Wardānī, shī'ah thinker and Dr. 'Abd al-Walī Nasr, shī'ah leader in Aswan.

Muhammad Ghunaym said that the delegation was formed to epxress shī'ah problems in Egypt, specially the persecution against them from salafists.

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41. AWR Daily Overview, March 3, 2012: MB members played key role in settling foreign funding case, say Congressmen

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41. AWR Daily Overview, March 3, 2012: MB members played key role in settling foreign funding case, say Congressmen
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March 3, 2012
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'Amr al-Misrī
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As U.S. activists flew out of Cairo on Thursday (March 1) after a decision releasing them pending involvement in illegal foreign funding of some civil society organizations in Egypt, Senators John McCain, Lindsey Graham, John Hoeven and Richard Blumenthal welcomed the decision and praised the role played by the Muslim Brotherhood and its affiliate Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) in settling the crisis. [Radwá Jamāl, al-Misryūn, March 3, p. 4] Read text in Arabic

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85. Regime-Bohra honeymoon ends

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85. Regime-Bohra honeymoon ends
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Date of source: 
September 15, 2011
Author: 
'Abd al-Wahāb 'Iliwah
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‘Amr al-Misrī
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The former regime, contrary to its modus operandi in tackling moderate or hard-line Muslim or Christian groups that encourage or reject political activities, has dealt with the Bohra sect in a very special way.

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30. Family murder a sectarian incident

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30. Family murder a sectarian incident
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April 24, 2011
Author: 
Hatīm al- Gūhāmī
Reviewer: 
Sarah Lotfy
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Three Coptic brothers have been arrested on suspicion of murdering their sister as well as her 5 years old son. The brothers also attempted to murder her husband and her daughter in what appears to be a sectarian hate crime.

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39. Some secularists call themselves heroes by insulting religions

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39. Some secularists call themselves heroes by insulting the religions
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August 10, 2010
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Bāsim Ridā ‘Āzir
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 A conference for "Al-'Azmia" methods condemns insulting the prophets.  

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32. The incidents of a Jewish family's departure

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32. The incidents of a Jewish family's departure
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25-54
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August 3, 2010
Author: 
Rushdī Abū al-Hassan
Reviewer: 
Bāsim Ridā ‘Āzir
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The author reports the incidents of a Jewish families' departure, describing the feelings and emotions they reported having.  

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5. A Jehovah's Witnesses elder: We are not atheists and know Jesus was a prophet

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5. A Jehovah's Witnesses elder: We are not atheists and know Jesus was a prophet
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July 17, 2010
Author: 
Jamāl George
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Hanī Labīb Ishāq
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 The article discusses the exclusion of Adventists and Jehovah's Witnesses from the new personal status law for Christians.

 

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