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[This is a full transcript of an interview made on December 2, 2011] The results of the first round of the Egyptian elections show that Islamist parties appear to have won by a landslide. The Muslim Brotherhood created the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) that has apparently received 40-45 percent...
‘Ālam al -Mashāhīr, a new Coptic weekly, for which Pope Shenouda will be writing and recommended by Bishop Bīsh?y is said to be a new rival for Watanī.
The article discusses Yūsuf Sidhum’s recent speech at Claremont Graduate University in California, and highlights Sidhum’s expectations for the reform that is anticipated in Egypt, and the problems that are yet to overcome.
An unresolved crisis now appears to be affecting relations between the Coptic Orthodox Church and the independent Christian newspaper Watanī.
Youssef Sidhum commemorates 48 years of Watanī International, and pledges to maintain their high journalistic standards, integrity and objectiveness.
Al-Maydān claims the Coptic Orthodox Church isolated Bishop Marqus and assigned Bishop Rūfā’īl in his place. Bishop Marques denies this.
A press review on a recent symposium about Copts’ participation in political life in Egypt. Participants of different perspectives expressed their viewpoints about the matter, and proposed practical steps to stimulate Copts’ participation in political life. The Muslim Brotherhood was also...
The recent conference entitled, ‘Laymen’s Look at the Church’s Problems,’ has caused a real crisis between the Coptic Orthodox Church and Watanī newspaper. It has revealed accumulating misunderstandings, which the so-called reform conference brought to head.
The author of the article refers to a conflict that arose between the church and the Coptic newspaper Watanī, and discusses the church’s relationship with the Coptic press over the past century.
Both Copts and Muslims are spectators in a real-life political show, in which the ruling party wins all the elections, be they parliamentarian, presidential, or union.
The article discusses a study conducted by the author on the political and social circumstances of Copts.
The recent crisis between Watanī newspaper and the Church seems to be conciliated after a meeting between the two parties. The meeting resulted in the agreement that Watanī will stick to the ecumenical line of the Church far from any sectarian or denominational lines that might contradict the...
Echoes on the conference of ‘Laymen and the Church’ are still eminent in Egyptian media. The review discusses the crisis of Watanī with the church over the participation of the former in covering the conference’s sessions.
Drs. Hulsman provides a detailed description of Muslim-Christian relations in Egypt, and a history of Coptic problems, stemming from their own actions and outside influences.
Dr. Amīn Makram ‘Ubayd introduces himself to readers of AWR, wanting to dedicate his efforts “towards a mission of progress energized by a will to see obscurantism defeated, fanaticism vanquished and poverty conquered.” “Writing,” Dr. ‘Ubayd writes, “associated with a fair degree of research, put...
Muhammad al-Mu‘tasim writes about the possibility of a Christian being elected as president.
A serious problem between Pope Shenouda and Watanī newspaper.
The author criticizes the practices of state security apparatuses, for failing to effectively enforce the law and refer lawbreakers to justice.
The author continues his argument that Egypt is a “police state” and says that the traffic regulations and management of Egyptian roads is a particular illustration of this, because it confuses traffic requirements with security requirements. Security requirements seem to take the upper hand.
This is an open letter to members of the government and the public about an 11-year old boy who’s life is in danger.

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