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During its 66th anniversary Tuesday (November 13) in Washington, the Middle East Institute is offering its MEI Award for Distinction in Civic Leadership to Najīb Sawirus, the executive chairman of the Orascom Group and the founder of the liberal Free Egyptians Party, which promotes democratic...
Egyptian business magnate Najīb Sawirus said Copts, who resemble the Red Indians of America, are suffering persecution and discrimination, adding the new government in Egypt has picked only one Christian minister out of 48 Muslim ministers. [Rihāb ‘Abd Illah, al-Yawm al-Sābi’, Nov. 16, p. 1] Read...
The Copts Worldwide Organization issued a statement in which it condemns Majdī Khalīl, director of the Middle East Freedom Forum, after the abuses he committed at the Coptic Solidarity’s 9th Annual Conference, entitled “The different aspects of the persecution of Copts”, which was held in...
The businessman Najīb Sāwīris responded to the online offenses of the terrorist group "Muslim Brotherhood", following their biased comments on the decision to legalize some churches, pointing out that it is a basic human right.
On Tuesday, Anba Ibrāhīm Isḥāq, Patriarch of the Coptic Catholic Church, met with Kang Woong Sik, the chairman of the Korean Egyptian Development Association (KEDA), Sin Yang Bik, Usāma al-Bāz and Dr. Hudā Jalāl, Head of the Arab Women Investors Union, in the Coptic Catholic Church.
Prominent businessman Aḥmad, said that negligence in Egypt began since the era and the rule of the late President Jamāl 'Abd al-Nāṣir, expressing his hope for reforming the economic conditions of the country during the next ten years. Abū Hāshīma stresses that Egypt has more than 60 million workers...
Najīb Sāwīrus, businessman and founder of the new liberal party “Free Egyptians”, denied saying that he doesn’t want any Copt to run for presidency. Instead he is calling any national efficient Copt to nominate himself in the elections.
 The governor of Al-Fayyum cancels the contract to build 5000 houses for the youth with Orascom Company.  
A group of Coptic businessmen in Stockholm established an investment company in order to start a bank. International Egypt One Bank was launched with an initial capital of 100 million Euros with shareholders from Egyptians living all over the world, including Lebanon and Syria. Managing Director...
Watani International interviews Mounir Fakhry Abdel-Nour, the Secretary-General of the Wafd Party, and discusses with him the Party’s future plans, its strategies to engage the Egyptian public and for the upcoming elections and political reform in general.
This is a statement about the recent events of Al-Kosheh. Hundreds of cultured people in Egypt signed it. These people care about the country’s concerns.
"...Al-Kosheh is a wealthy village in a poor area. Seventy percent of its inhabitants are Copts among a group of villages with a Muslim majority. The inhabitants of the area complain of corruption. The representation of Copts in local councils is zero. Inhabitants of Al-Kosheh are living a state...
The only practical and correct step as a whole is the conciliation committees that were constituted of wise man from the East Nile Region. This region has remained for centuries ruled by special considerations and forgotten by the capital city. Al-Usboa met Mounir Fakhri Abdel-Nour, one of the...
After the incidents of Al-Kosheh, and in one of the Gulf satellite channels, Dr. Milad Hanna was back to that ugly tone that he started years ago, the tone through which he denied all his past developmental ideas and his patriotic enlightened history (or, for accuracy, his history that seemed...
Book review of a book which was published in 1988! The book is focused on the role of the Copts in Egyptian politics in the period 1900 - 1952 and especially the role of the Coptic politician Makram Ebeid (1889-1961) in that period. The author of the book, Dr. Mustafa el-Fiqi, was advisor of...
Naguib Sawiris appeared for over an hour in interview on the program "Belaa Hudoud" (Without Limits) on the Qatar-based Jazeera satellite TV station, discussing the emergence of the new business class and their political influence - burning questions that are widely aired in the press but never...
The YWCA World Conference ended its sessions yesterday. 600 women participated in that conference from all over the world. The Conference organized a campaign in order to write off the debts of the poor countries. This campaign will be held by the British Christian Aid organization.
The 25 million-member World Council of Young Women’s Christian Association, YWCA, called upon the international community to implement the United Nations’ resolutions, which support the sovereignty of Palestine.
In the second installment of her two-part interview with Al-Ahram Weekly, Minister Mervat Tellawi [the interviewee] tells Mariz Tadros [the interviewer] how it is possible to build a corporate culture of compassion.
Algeria’s new President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who has just announced plans to pardon thousands of pro-Islamist prisoners, looks determined to restore peace in order to tackle major social issues. In under three months, Bouteflika has already obtained the "surrender" of the Islamic Salvation Army (...

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