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Amin Makram Ebeid discusses the rule of Muhammad Ali, who prepared Egypt for a secular form of democracy, and his successors, and wonders whether the age of tolerance in Muslim-Christian relations ended with the failure of the liberal era.
Political, constitutional and legislative reform and freedom of the press are the main subjects discussed by the author in this article. He compares the current situation with promises made by President Mubārak prior to the last elections.
The National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI), currently headed by the former U.S. secretary of state, Madeleine Albright, has recently declared that it chose Cairo as the headquarters of a U.S. center, which it says will disseminate democracy in the Middle East and help...
The author deals with the issue of democracy and how Egypt was a liberal state until the outbreak of the 1952 revolution that brought a military regime in power, which disbanded all political parties and established a one-party system with no clear political agenda in mind.
Youssef Sidhom presents the main points which came into focus during a discussion on “Patriarchal Authority and Democratic Practice in Egypt and the Arab World”
The author reports a summarized version of the suggestions that were the focus of the fifth meeting of the Egyptian-German dialogue that was held lately in Hanover, Germany. The meeting lasted for five days and was attended by many researchers, university professors, some Muslim and Christian...
The author affirms in his article that the Copts are not an ethnic minority that is separate from the rest of the Egyptian people, urging the church to stop trying to play a political role and to shoulder its responsibility of encouraging Copts to participate in the nation’s political process...
Patrick Sookhdeo is the Director of the Institute for the Study of Islam and Christianity, a Christian research organization that specialises in the study of Christian minorities in Islamic states. Born in British Guyana, he converted from Islam to Christianity in his early 20s and now warns,...
The article highlights views by Muslim scholars over the issue of dialogue with the Western world.
Nearly 480 people, including 314 members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood have been arrested on charges of organizing unauthorized demonstrations in support of the judges, who blew the whistle on election fraud.

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