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Coptic clerics and intellectuals confirmed that the delay in the visit of the president Dr. Muhammad Mursī, to the Church so far may be caused by the church's preoccupation with the papal elections for the selection of the new pope.
A number of Coptic figures announced their participation in the August 24 protests, considering it another revolution against the Muslim Brotherhood and “islamizing the country”.  Mamdūh Ramzī, Coptic lawyer, said he would participate in the protest as well as Ramsīs al-Najjār, the church lawyer. 
Talking about this possibility of a new party has been civil rights activist Najīb Jubrā’īl, head of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EUHRO). The new party would start from a base of 15 thousand members, and could take the name of "Egypt Baytunā" or “Egypt Our House”, which reproduces...
ʿAbd al-Ḥāfiẓ Ruwīshīd al-Maṭīrī, the vice president of the Egyptian Council for Egyptian and Arabic Tribes, congratulated Pope Tawāḍrūs II on Christmas.
President of The Egyptian Liberty Party (Hizb al-Istiqlāl) Ahmad al-Fadāli, called on Egypt to grant the Turkish intellectual Fethullah Gülen the right of political asylum in view of the death penalty he faces in case the USA would deliver him to Turkey.  In a press statement, al-Fadāli said that...
Ahmad Husnī, the President of the Union of Egyptian Youth, condemned the recent assaults on Copts in al-ʿAūr Village in al-Minyā. He said that terrorists who aim to disturb the peace in the village and disrupt Egypt’s stability committed the assaults. He added that they burned several cars and...
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