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Hundreds of members of the Coalition To Support Legitimacy in Alexandria organized three marches on Friday, protesting under the slogan “Move, Assemble, Egypt is Thirsty” to denounce the diversion of Nile waters and to commemorate the January 25 Revolution.
 Many attempts have been made to 'reconcile' between the State and the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood Organization. In an attempt to understand how a reconciliation between both would look like, Sabri al-Khōli writes:  Looking up for the the word 'reconcile' in dictionaries, one will read “ to cause...
Squares and streets throughout Egypt were empty, after media outlets talked of calls for protests on November 11. Though many protests for the month of November have been called for since the ruling of President Al-Sisi, this last one, scheduled for the 11, witnessed scattered gatherings in some...
Interviewer: Nick Gjorvad (with questions by Eline Kasanwidjojo and Quinta Smit) Language of interview: Arabic (original interview), English (presented transcript) Interpreter: unknown Transcript: unknown Approval: Requested and no objection received   The interview took place during the Rabiʿa al-...
Cairo Criminal Court adjourned the trial of Muslim Brotherhood followers to June 29, 2016. The 494 detainees face charges of violence around Al-Fath Mosque and the police station of Azbakiya district in Central Cairo in 2013 in the case as 'Al-Fath Mosque Violence'.
 A demonstrator was killed yesterday during a protest on the anniversary of Mursī’s deposition, taking place in Maʿadi. Police officials and the Ministry of Health confirmed the death of the protester, who was shot dead in an attempt of the police to disperse the crowd.   (4 July, RT Arabic, No...
Cairo Criminal Court postponed Saturday the trial of 739 defendants, including the Muslim Brotherhood's Supreme Guide, to March 26 in a case dubbed as "Rab`a al-`Adaweyya dispersal."
Henk-Jan van Maanen, a researcher, came from The Netherlands to research places of Islamism, Liberalism and Christianity in post-Mubarak Egypt. He met with AWR's Managing Director, Mr. Hānī Labīb, who helped him with some contacts from whom he can benefit.    
AWR obtained a paper that was distributed on Tuesday, March 29, 2011 during protests by salafists in front of the Council of State, the Supreme Administrative court, demanding the release of Kāmīliyā Shihātah, a Christian woman who reportedly converted to Islam and was detained inside a church. [...
 AWR's managing director Hānī Labīb analyzes a paper that was distributed by salafīs downtown Cairo, protesting the alleged imprisonment of Kāmīliyā Shihātah, the wife of a priest who alegedly wanted to convert to Islam for divorce reasons.    
According to the Pew Research Center, US media attention for the Egyptian protests has exceeded every foreign policy story over the last four years, commanding 56% of all news coverage. While initially surprising, upon reflection this story hits at the conjunction of many popular flashpoints:...
Assemblies and demonstrations take place after the Friday prayer and worshippers walk out of the mosques into the streets, which is not within the scope of the awqāf [endowments] ministry, said Awqāf Minister Mahmoud Hamdī Zaqzouq in an interview.
Confrontations erupted between the security forces and the Muslim Brotherhood group in the governorate of al-Daqahlīya, killing 34-year-old Mahdī Ghannām, a teacher of English language.
The Egyptian grassroots do not know anything about the Kifāya movement, the Communists or the Muslim Brotherhood, which all marred the quality of life, disturbed the peace and security, played with fire and tampered with people’s interests.
Pope Shenouda III, the Patriarch of the See of Saint Mark, denied that a Copt would run for the presidential post in the coming elections after the amendment of article 76 of the constitution.
A document forwarded by the neo-conservatives in the United States to President George W. Bush contained their recommendation to the US administration to deal with all the emerging mainstreams including the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, in a way to avoid having an anti-US regime in the future.
The author accuses fanatics of abusing university students? enthusiasm for Palestine and Saddam Hussein. He blames university professors for their inability of managing dialogue with enthusiastic students. He believes that the call for allowing students to express their enthusiasm is deceiving...
The review deals with Minister of Culture Fārūq Husnī’s latest remarks in which he termed the Ḥijāb to be "a relapse backward," drawing public controversy and anger in parliament where the ruling party, the opposition and independents agreed on the need to have the minister tender his...
This review discusses political responses to Fārūq Husnī’s controversial statements on the Ḥijāb.
The author criticizes the minister of Awqāf’s attitude toward the Western attacks on Islam.

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