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The Coptic Orthodox Church prohibited the five candidates for papal chair of Saint Mark in succession of Pope Shenouda III, who passed away on March 17, 2012, from appearing on satellite channels before the election of the 118th pope. [Mustafá Rahūmah, al-Watan, Oct. 16, p. 3] Read original text...
A high-level source in the Vatican said Cairo has sent a request nominating Public Prosecutor ‘Abd al-Majīd Mahmūd for the post of ambassador to it more than 15 days ago, before a court acquitted defendants involved in case of assaults on protesters on February 2, 2011, known in the media as the...
U.S. ambassador in Cairo Anne Patterson met on Wednesday (October 10) with Coptic activists who spoke to her about the status of religious minorities in Egypt under President Muhammad Mursī, a few days after her meeting with Egyptian Shiite leaders who told her they applied for the Dutch...
Counselor Husām al-Ghurīyānī, head of the Constituent Assembly, said that applying Islamic sharī'ah is the hope of all Egyptians. He added that today Egypt has an elected President and if they did not want to apply the sharī'ah they would have elected hindus. Read original text in Arabic
Yūnus Makhyūn, member of the salafī al-Nūr (light) Party and member of the Constituent Assembly drafting Constitution, said that there are an agreement among political powers, namely, Freedom and Justice Party, the political wing of the Muslim Brotherhood group, and al-Nūr Party, to keep Article II...
Shaykh Ahmad al-Mahallāwī, an Islamic preacher who was in prison during late President Anwar al-Sādāt's time, lashed out at U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and accused her of driving a wedge between Muslims and Copts. He made the remarks after Clinton’s statements that the United States...
Drs. Cornelis Hulsman, Editor-in-Chief of Arab West Report: AWR’s Diana Maher Ghali comments on the number of Christians in Egypt were mentioned in a Daily News Article article. The threats of Bishop Bula (Paul in the article) are not very wise. That he wants modification of Article II of the...
This book was first published in 2012 by CIDT in Arabic. It was later translated into English, expanded with texts of Nushin Atmaca and Patricia Prentice and edited by Cornelis Hulsman with help of Jenna Ferrecchia and Douglas May.
This article was originally posted on Christianity Today, May 31, 2012. The first free election in Egypt's history has captured headlines worldwide with its unexpected runoff between a Mubārak regime figure and a Muslim Brotherhood leader. Less known is that 17 Coptic evangelical leaders met with...
On May 14, 2012 the Center for Arab West Understanding (CAWU) discussed the results of its months-long study of Article Two in the Egyptian Constitution. These were presented publically at the Association for Upper Egypt, in the Ramsis area of downtown Cairo.

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