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U.S. Representatives Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and Jim Jordan (R-OH), Chairman of the House Republican Study Committee, sent a letter to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton expressing concerns and raising a number of questions regarding the...
U.S. Ambassador Anne Patterson’s visit to the Two Saint's Church in Alexandria has raised many questions.  The visit, during which Patterson met with leaders, the high priest, and the lawyer of the families of martyrs, lasted more than two hours and was conducted in the strictest confidence and...
During a call-in show broadcast on Sunday on the Egyptian TV Channel TEN, George 'Ishāq of Egypt's National Council For Human Rights (NCHR) said that the delegation of the US State Department on Human Rights Practices visiting Egypt is not 'investigating' the NCHR. “The delegation,” 'Ishāq added, “...
One of the interesting subplots to the Egyptian revolution is the fate of ‘Umar ‘Abd al-Rahmān, known as the Blind Shaykh, who is incarcerated in America for his role in organizing the 1993 attempt to blow up the World Trade Center. His family has maintained a small sit-in protest outside the US...
Dr. Ahmad al-Tayīb, the Azhar's grand shaykh, criticized U.S. favoritism toward Israel in the Palestinian case, assuring that it will garner hatred towards the U.S. Administration's justice. He added that the Azhar will always support Palestine and the establishment of a Palestinian State with...
Coptic Pope Shenouda III met with U.S. ambassador in Cairo Margaret Scobey, whose tour of duty expires soon. A church source told al-Wafd newspaper, the mouthpiece of the opposition al-Wafd party, that Pope Shenouda, during the meeting, expressed his confidence in the Supreme Council of the Armed...
The children of the Egyptian cleric Shaykh 'Umar 'Abd al-Rahman have appealed for his release from jail in the US, saying their father is too frail to stand imprisonment thousands of miles away from home. 'Abd al-Rahman's children called on the Egyptian government to request the US government to...
The new American ambassador to Cairo seeks to open communication channels with the Azhar and calls for an effective cooperation.
Many of the experienced human rights activists have turned into foreign funding brokers provided that fund seekers observe total secrecy and blind obedience. Brokers might as well pass the recipe secret to some company owner, which paves the way for the emergence of more brokers.
The four papers comment on the issue of the freedom of press in Egypt in light of the detention of Mustafa Bakri, Editor-in Chief of Al-Usboa, and his deputy Mahmoud Bakri.

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