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This article deals with the struggle between those students who belong to the Muslim Brotherhood and those who don’t at the Faculty of Humanities at Cairo University, and the recent attack on the drama team by Muslim Brotherhood students.
The student union elections held on 2 November have elicited little more than a yawn, if indeed they were noticed at all. The glory days of campus politics have long since passed, or so it would seem.
Islamic trend students proved, in the elections for the Students Union at Cairo University last year, that they are the best organized and that they are capable of gathering the largest number of students around them.
"Fundamentalist" elements are said to be behind recent assaults and intimidation of faculty members at Ma’an’s fledgling Hussein Ben Talal University, sources said on Saturday.
Heated student elections were held last week in all the Egyptian universities. While some students played the role of activists, others took the role of spectators. Islamist students, who call themselves Gama’at el-Islamiya, and non-Islamists fought each other in the elections.
The discussion at the press conference of the New York Council of Churches on June 28 [transcript presented in last week’s RNSAW] was mainly with members of the American Coptic Union. Before the press conference Drs. Cornelis Hulsman interviewed Rafique Iscander, chairman and founder of the...
After what has been published about the extremist trend in Dar Al-Uloum, we were shocked by the reactions of the professors. First, some of the officials have moved to rescue this faculty from destruction. But what is amazing is that the professors compiled a list, which they signed, in which they...
[This article appeared in Al-Ahram, June 16, 1999] The Egyptian press has for years revealed the corruption taking place in universities and criticized officials for not taking a positive action towards this dangerous phenomenon. The corruption is not limited to students but has spread to include...
The writer lists a series of incidents at the Cairo University faculty supposedly carried out by Islamic groups at the university and insists that they are a cancer that may spread and destroy many good young people, and must therefore be gotten rid of.
Islamist students at the Faculty of Dar Al-Aloum at Cairo University reacted violently when the faculty organized a mixed-sex student outing to Al-Agamy in Alexandria. A female student died on the trip in a tragic accident. Islamist students insisted that the Dar Al-Aloum Faculty was Islamic and...

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