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24. AWR Daily Overview, February 2, 2012: Maspero youths protest expulsion of 45 Christian families

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24. AWR Daily Overview, February 2, 2012: Maspero youths protest expulsion of 45 Christian families
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February 2, 2012
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‘Amr al-Misrī
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The Maspero Youth Union (MYU) announced a stand of protest on the outside the Syndicate of Journalists headquarters under the rubric No For Devastation Of the State Of Law to condemn excesses against the local residents in al-‘Āmirīyah, western Alexandria, and calls to expel 45 Christian families from the district on Friday. [Usāmah Ramadān, Rose al-Yūsuf newspaper, Feb. 2, p. 5] Read original text in Arabic

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38. AWR Daily Overview, January 28, 2012: God called me and I answered, says first female priest in Egypt

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38. AWR Daily Overview, January 28, 2012: God called me and I answered, says first female priest in Egypt
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January 28, 2012
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'Amr al-Misrī
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Ann Emil Zakī, a 35-year-old mother of four, adamantly insisted to become the first Egyptian woman to be ordained as priest right after she finished her theological studies. [Mīrā Mamdūh, Rose al-Yūsuf magazine, Jan. 28-Feb. 3, pp. 58-59] Read original text in Arabic

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30. AWR Daily Overview, January 27, 2012: Coptic activists slam Evangelical church's approval to ordain first female priest in Egypt

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30. AWR Daily Overview, January 27, 2012: Coptic activists slam Evangelical church's approval to ordain first female priest in Egypt
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January 27, 2012
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'Amr al-Misrī
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Several Coptic clergymen and activists criticized the Evangelical Synod of the Nile's approval to ordain the first female priest in Egypt, to the awe of other Christian denominations in Egypt. [Jamāl George, al-Fajr, Jan. 27, p. 14] Read original text in Arabic

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27. AWR Daily Overview, January 26, 2012: Pope Shenouda hopes revolution would retain its peaceful nature

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27. AWR Daily Overview, January 26, 2012: Pope Shenouda hopes revolution would retain its peaceful nature27. AWR Daily Overview, January 26, 2012: Pope Shenouda hopes revolution would retain its peaceful nature
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January 26, 2012
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‘Amr al-Misrī
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Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III, in his sermon on Wednesday (January 25), carried by TV channels, said the January 25, 2011 revolution is one of the greatest events in Egypt’s history, expressing his wishes that the revolution remain peaceful and achieve its objectives of having Egypt becoming once again the key player in the Middle East. [Ashraf Sādiq, al-Ahrām, Jan. 26, p. 7] Read original article in Arabic

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47. AWR Daily Overview, January 21, 2012: Evangelical Church approves women ordaining as priests

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47. AWR Daily Overview, January 21, 2012: Evangelical Church approves women ordaining as priests
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January 21, 2012
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'Amr al-Misrī
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The Evangelical Theological Seminary in Cairo approved by majority during its annual meeting on Friday (January 20) on the ordaining of women as priests for the first time in the history of all Christian denomination in Egypt. ['Imād Khalīl, al-Misrī al-Yawm, Jan. 21, p. 3] Read original text in Arabic

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44. AWR Daily Overview, January 20, 2012: Carter calls for supporting Islamists

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44. AWR Daily Overview, January 20, 2012: Carter calls for supporting Islamists
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January 19, 2012
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'Amr al-Misrī
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Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter called for supporting Islamists in Egypt because this would serve the interests of democracy, freedom and stability in the Middle East region. [Author Not Mentioned, al-Ahrām, Jan. 20, p. 7] Read original text in Arabic

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14. AWR Daily Overview, January 16, 2012: Mūsá says Copts have rights, must observe duties

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14. AWR Daily Overview, January 16, 2012: Mūsá says Copts have rights, must observe duties
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January 16, 2012
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'Amr al-Misrī
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Former Arab League Secretary General and presidential hopeful 'Amr Mūsá said Copts are Egyptian citizens who enjoy all rights and must observe all duties. [Author Not Mentioned, al-Akhbār, Jan. 16, p. 5] Read original text in Arabic

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4. AWR Daily Overview, January 15, 2012: Accurate Figure – Census of Copts is 18.565.484 million

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4. AWR Daily Overview, January 15, 2012: Accurate Figure – Census of Copts is 18.565.484 million
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January 15, 2012
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'Amr al-Misrī
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Under the title Documented, Accurate Figure – Census of Copts is 18.565.484 million, Mājid 'Attīyah writes in a column in Watanī newspaper of January 15 that Dr. Tharwat Basīlī has said he has a documented, accurate figure of the Coptic population in Egypt and that he challenges anyone who would want to prove it is wrong. [Mājid 'Attīyah, Watanī, Jan. 15, p. 4] Read original text in Arabic

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23. AWR Daily Overview, January 10, 2012: High treason, killing protesters charges could lead Mubārak to the gallows

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23. AWR Daily Overview, January 10, 2012: High treason, killing protesters charges could lead Mubārak to the gallows
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January 10, 2012
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‘Amr al-Misrī
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Lawyers of the martyrs’ families called for applying “the severest penalty” – execution – against ousted President Husnī Mubārak, his sons Jamāl and ‘Alā’, former interior minister Habīb al-‘Ādlī and six of his top aides on charges of involvement in killing demonstrators during the January 25, 2011 upheaval. [‘Isām Milījī, Khālid Abū al-‘Iz, Samīrah ‘Alī ‘Ayyād and ‘Amr ‘Alī al-Fār, al-Shurūq al-Jadīd, Jan. 10, p. 1] read original text in Arabic

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47. AWR Daily Overview, January 7, 2012: Copt involved in deadly Maspero clashes

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47. AWR Daily Overview, January 7, 2012: Copt involved in deadly Maspero clashes
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January 7, 2011
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'Amr al-Misrī
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Judges delegated by the Court of Appeal to investigate the October 9 clashes that left 24 killed and 350 others wounded accused Hānī ‘Azīz, Secretary General of Egypt Lovers and Peace Society (ELPS) of stoking chaos in the streets and fitnah tā'ifīyah. [Hātim al-Jahmī, al-Shurūq al-Jadīd, Jan. 7, p. 3] Read original text in Arabic 

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