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President Mubarak resigned today. We have witnessed much of the events leading up to his resignation showing that reporting in the West provided a biased image. Images of Tahrir Square dominated most media since January 25 but little was reported about other parts of the country.   Foreigners...
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:...
Two opinion articles written by Midhat Qīlādah, executive director of the European Coptic Union and ‘Isām 'Abd Āllah 'Iskandar, Professor of Philosophy in Ain Shams University and a member of 25th revolution secretariat. Qīlādah comments on an article written by author ‘Alā’ ‘Uraybī who wrote that...
  As Egyptian opposition protests enter their third day, some leaders in the Coptic Orthodox Church are urging their members not to participate, which has caused a reaction by some Christians who feel the church should be involved...    
  Jayson Casper previews the "Day of Wrath," a protest by Egyptian opposition parties that corresponds with Egypt's Police Day holiday...      
'Alā' 'Arībī promotes the idea that Pope Shenouda and Copts problems are not with muslims but with the regime. 'Arībī wonders whether Pope Shenouda will support oppositions and will contribute to find a parliament and a national government that aims citizen's interests. He also praises the Pope...
 President Husnī Mubārak appointed 10 MPs to the new elected parliament, including 7 Copts. The appointees included one woman, 'Amīnah Shafīq, member of National Council for Women (NCW).  
The Coptic Orthodox Community Council announced its disappointment at some of its members who are running for parliament. The council yesterday separated themselves from ‘Īsá Girgis, who earlier alleged that the council disapproved of Coptic resentment towards the National Democratic Party for...
An ecclesial source denied claims of Pope Shenouda III meeting with parliamentary candidates at the papal headquarters. The source also told al-Wafd that the Pope only met with parliamentary candidate Dr. Hamdī al-Sayyid yesterday morning because he is also head of the Egyptian Medical Association...
Majdī says that the nation goes through three basic citizenship tests during elections. The first of these tests pertains to the way candidates are selected. He says that the NDP failed miserably by selecting only ten Coptic candidates out of its eight hundred, while all opposing parties and the...

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