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The Supreme Constitutional Court issued a statement saying that remarks from the President’s Office, which accuse the Court of being a “counter-revolutionary” force trying to topple the gains of the Revolution, are slanderous and constitute a criminal act. 
Political and social theorist Sir Isaiah Berlin famously compared nationalism to a ‘bent twig’, ‘forced down so severely that when released, it lashed back wit
In an exclusive statement to al-Dustūr, Diocesan Bishop Binyamīn (Benjamin) of al-Minūfiyah, said that President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī, is different from all his predecessors [state presidents], and “he is a person of great tolerance,” stressing that “al-Sīsī cannot be held responsible for the...
The Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, which was toppled by the Muslim Brotherhood, used to have the right of legislation in accordance with the complementary constitutional declaration and also had the powers to change and even replace the constituent assembly writing a new constitution for...
Al- Watan was informed by anonymous sources from al- Sīsī’s media campaign that al- Sīsī has decided that he shall not present a presidential platform.
Presidential candidate Al- Sīsī stated that Egyptians are walking the path of democracy, however comparing Egypt to Western democracies is a difficult issue. 
Bishop Ibrāhīm Isḥāq, Patriarch of the Church of Alexandria for the Coptic Catholics and head of the Assembly of Catholic Patriarchs and Bishops of Egypt (ACPBE), participated in the 64th session of the Munich Security Conference.
Hundreds of families of Kafr al- Dawār, Beheira have attended the first popular conference to support al- Sīsī, in the presidential elections.
Al-Sīsī stated that the continuation of the Muslim Brotherhood in ruling Egypt threatened with a looming civil war.
France 24” a French news website shed light today on a decision made by President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī to found a committee to handle the sectarian disputes. The French website quoted the official gazette of Egypt as saying the presidential decree came after a recent series of terrorist attacks...
Mina Majdī, Maspero Youth Union spokesman stated that the political agreement between the Salafis and presidential nominee al- Sīsī is causing Copts much concern to the extent that some are revising their position and may withdraw from voting for al- Sīsī. He stated that Mursī has cooperated with...
The Union of Copts for the Homeland has announced its endorsement of General Abd al- Fattāh al- Sīsī in the upcoming presidential elections. It stated that the Union is starting a European tour in order to explain the events that happened in Egypt during the last period as well as clarify facts...
Al- Akhbar reports on the role of the Islamic and Christian clerics in spreading awareness on the importance of positive participation in the forthcoming presidential elections. Dr. Mukhtār Gum’ah, Minister of Endowments, stated that the role of the imams will be to spread awareness without calling...
Al- Jama’ah al – Islamiyah requested postponing the presidential elections until a national reconciliation has been carried out. It warned against starting elections procedures in the current political state. It stated yesterday that going forth with the presidential election procedures can...
Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria, stressed that his visit to the United States has nothing to do with the visit of President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī, which is being arranged. The pope also pointed out that his visit is already pre-determined since last year and it...
Pope Tawāḍrūs II, the Patriarch of Alexandria, said that his current pastoral visit to the United States is not related to the upcoming visit of President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī to New York to attend the meetings of the General Assembly of the United Nations, noting that the program of the pastoral...
Secular political parties reject all proposals for a reconciliation between al- Sīsī and the Muslim Brotherhood group. Dr. Abd al- Ghaffār Shukr, head of the Social Popular Alliance Party  stated that al- Sīsī has announced reconciliation with political parties and revolutionary movements that work...
Dr. Munīr Dawud, head of the American Coptic association and the Head of the International Christian Union, stated that the nomination of al- Sīsī for presidency is a pleasant piece of news to all Egyptians inside and outside Egypt.  He added that he sees that al- Sīsī is the man of the coming...
The Nūr Party has welcomed the announcement of Field Marshall Abd al- Fattāh al- Sīsī’s bid for presidency and his resignation from the post of Minister of Defense in preparation for the presidential race. Eng. Galāl al- Murrah, Secretary General of the Nūr Party, stated on his Facebook account, “...
Pope Tawadros stated that since June 30th Egypt is implementing a road-map according to very clear steps. Some of those steps such as drafting a constitution and approving it were implemented. He added that Field Marshal Abd al- Fattah al- Sīsī has widespread popularity as he has ‘saved Egypt.’ He...

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