Skip to main content
Arab West Report
Egyptian press summaries and media research for dialogue
Enter your keywords
View the results at Google
Introducing Arab-West Journal! (AWJ)
Username or e-mail
Create new account
Request new password
You are here
32. Al-Badawī: the religious state is not a principle of the party
Wed, 2010-09-22 09:11 —
Political and social context in the Arab world
Al-Badawī: the religious state is not a principle of the party
Date of source:
June 13, 2010
Muhammad Abū al-‘Inīn
Dr. al-Sayyid al-Badawī tells al-Ahrām that the idea of the religious state in not included in the agenda of al-Wafd political party.
Article full text:
Dr. al-Sayyid al-Badawī, president of al-Wafd political party, announced that the party does not believe in the idea of a religious state, since its program is based on civil state and respecting national unity. He also pointed out that the al-Wafd and the Muslim Brotherhood have a good relationship, based on respect and talks between the two sides. However, he added that this relationship depends on the decisions of the supreme council of the party.
These declarations came as part of a press conference held at the party’s headquarters between Dr. Sayyid al-Badawī and Dr. Muhammad Badī‘, guide of the Muslim Brotherhood, who visited al-Wafd to congratulate Dr. al-Badawī for heading the party. After the conference, al-Badawī asserted that this conference was not planned, since the guide of the Muslim Brotherhood visited the party headquarters only to congratulate him for the new position.
The article contains
no obvious errors...
‹ 31. New dāciyahs will be sent to civil courts
33. Does the state have religion? ›
If you experience a bug or would like to see an addition on the current page, feel free to leave us a message.
verify using audio
Type the characters you see in the picture above; if you can't read them, submit the form and a new image will be generated. Not case sensitive.
Web Toolbar by Wibiya