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112. 'Ballot box invasion' Muslims vs. Tahrīr Muslims

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112. 'Ballot box invasion' Muslims vs. Tahrīr Muslims
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March 28, 2011
Author: 
Rashā 'Azab
Reviewer: 
Sarah Lotfy
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The January 25 revolution was a manifestation of equality among all Egyptians as the Muslim Brotherhood, communists, salafists and liberals were all standing next to each other that no one could tell the difference between them, Rashā 'Azab writes in an article.

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111. Salafists control Alex. University

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111. Salafists control Alex. University
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March 28,2011
Author: 
Rihāb 'Abd Allah
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Sarah Lotfy
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Salafists organize many symposiums on a daily basis in Alexandria University using microphones and screens all over the university campus while distributing a large number of fliers to encourage students to attend these meetings.

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52. The salafist mentality

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52. The salafist mentality
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April 11, 2011
Author: 
Diana Maher Ghali
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Diana Ghali
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On the same page in al-Fajr, five articles were written about salafists and salafism. The first one, by Muhammad al-Bāz, dealt with how salafists are intimidating and terrorizing the society by their acts [cutting off the ear of a Coptic man, attacking shrines of sūfīs and threatening to attack women wearing make-up or not observing the Islamic dress code.]

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28. Well-off Coptic figures lose interest in general elections

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28. Well-off Coptic figures lose interest in general elections
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August 26, 2010
Author: 
Tāmir Salāh al-Dīn
Reviewer: 
Radwa Yūnus
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Rich Copts are losing interest to run on the lists of the National Democratic Party (NDP) and the opposition in Alexandria, while less famous Copts are trying to enter the election battle.

Candidacy of women has been expanded whereas some members of the ruling NDP prefer to run in the elections as independents.

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17. Half cabinet boycott iftār hosted by Nazīf in Smart Village

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17. Half cabinet boycott iftār hosted by Nazīf in Smart Village
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August 30, 2010
Author: 
Khālid Hanafī
Reviewer: 
Hanī Labīb Ishāq
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The annual iftār banquet held by Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III was different this year as there was another iftār thrown by Prime Minister, Ahmad Nazīf.

Surprisingly, some ministers, led by Ahmad al-Maghrabī, minister of housing, did not go to the prime minister’s banquet.

The author believes that the step implies a covert political conflict over the premiership between the housing minister and prime minister.

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31. Change Committee's presidential candidate is from MB

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31. Change Committee's presidential candidate is from MB
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August 30, 2010
Author: 
Rashā ‘Azab
Reviewer: 
Hanī Labīb Ishāq
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The author states that the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) have dominated the National Committee for Change established by Dr. Muhammad al-Barād'ī, former head of IAEA, in an attempt to divert the committee to a division in their organization.

They started collecting signatures for the change, disregarding the policies set by the committee.

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12. Al-Taieb establishes three institutions belonging to Al-Azhar in Gaza and tries to do the same in Pakistan

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12. Al-Taieb establishes three institutions belonging to Al-Azhar in Gaza and tries to do the same in Pakistan
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August 13, 2010
Author: 
Rāmī Rushdī
Reviewer: 
Bāsim Ridā ‘Āzir
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 The Sheikh of al-Azhar meets some African and Islamic ambassadors and establishes three institutions in Gaza.

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64. Three Coptic women in a crisis

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64. Three Coptic women in a crisis
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6
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August 9, 2010
Author: 
Amīrah Jamāl
Reviewer: 
Bāsim Ridā ‘Āzir
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 The author poses some questions about the absence of Kāmīliyā, the wife of Dayr Mawās' priest, and Wafā' Constantine, and finally the murder of Irene who was killed by her husband in Alexandria.

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21. How can a priest receiving 300 pounds per month manage his home … and can we ask him to prevent his wife from working?

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21. How can a priest receiving 300 pounds per month manage his home … and can we ask him to prevent his wife from working?
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Date of source: 
August 9, 2010
Author: 
Muhammad al-Bāz
Reviewer: 
Bāsim Ridā ‘Āzir
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 The author presents the state of priests and their low salaries.

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12. Copts' lost … between show or strength in the church and the fragile state's alienation

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12. Copts' lost … between show or strength in the church and the fragile state's alienation
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7
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August 9, 2010
Author: 
Muhammad al-Bāz
Reviewer: 
Bāsim Ridā ‘Āzir
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 The author considers the Coptic demonstrations as a sign of the weakness of the state and how the church has lost the world's sympathy.

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