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Several Arab governments, specifically in the Gulf, are having a tough time dealing with the results of the American presidential elections as their favored candidate, Donald Trump, lost to Joe Biden, whose policies are expected to be more critical towards them.
The religious discourse that Islamic political groups, like the Muslim Brotherhood spread, includes problems of adopting fatwas [fatwā] for political legitimacy and subjecting the foundations of democracy to historically religious concepts. 
In this editorial, the author analyzes the political role al-Azhar has played in the years following the 2011 revolution and how it tried to resolve the political and social crises at the time.  The author then compares the work that al-Azhar did to that of the Muslim Brotherhood and its inability...
The International Mission for the Follow-up to the Referendum on the Constitutional Amendments of Egypt is a coalition composed of 3 international organizations and one Egyptian organization. The mission is preparing to follow up the referendum on the amendments to Egypt’s 2014 Constitution, slated...
 Political parties and factions assured that the first 100 days of Sīsī in office were a full of actions without much noise.
Pope Tawadros stated in a meeting with a delegation of the British House of Commons and House of Lords  that June 30 was a popular revolution in which the church and the Azhar participated. The army intervened to fulfill the demands of the people. He stated that the Church has paid the price by...
Ambassador Mirvat al-Tillāwī, head of the National Council for Women, has reportedly dismissed the delegation of the EU Election Observation Mission (EOM) at a conference held Saturday (May 31), in the Cairo Opera House, to discuss women’s participation in the presidential elections.
After thanking the security forces and judiciary for their roles in facilitating  the elections, Grand Muftī Shawqī Allām called upon all Egyptians to support the coming president in this critical part of Egypt’s history
The three Orthodox, Evangelical and Catholic churches said they reject plans by some to boycott the presidential elections and encourage all Egyptians to participate in the voting process and support the candidate they think would be able to attain the objectives of the revolution and establish a...
The Orthodox and Evangelical churches denied backing any presidential candidate in the runoff round in which the Muslim Brotherhood’s Muhammad Mursī is competing with Husnī Mubārak’s last prime minister Ahmad Shafīq, scheduled to be held on June 16-17. [‘Abd al-Wahāb Sha’bān, al-Wafd, May 28, p. 3...

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