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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.
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.
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.]
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.
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.
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.
The Sheikh of al-Azhar meets some African and Islamic ambassadors and establishes three institutions in Gaza.
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.
The author presents the state of priests and their low salaries.
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.