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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...
According to Bishop Royce Morcos, spokesperson of the Coptic Orthodox Church, Pope Tawadros II will not present the patriarch election list to the Egyptian president this week, because he is still in the stage of making the final adjustments that were agreed upon during the seminar at the St....
President ‘Abd al-Fatāh al-Sīsī assured that the parliamentary elections will not be postponed. 
 Political parties and factions assured that the first 100 days of Sīsī in office were a full of actions without much noise.
Some Coptic movements have given their support to Field Marshal Abd al- Fattāh al- Sīsī’s bid for presidency. Bahā’ Ramzī, head of the Dutch Coptic Association, stated that there are more than five million Copts abroad that support al-Sīsī. On the other hand, Mina Majdī, spokesman of the Maspero...
The Maspero Youth Union, a Coptic movement, said that it will not speak out in favor of a presidential candidate until the Supreme Presidential Electoral Commission has officially announced the final candidate list. The movement assured that its members are free to support any of the presidential...
Shaykh 'Abd al-Hādī al-Qasabī, grand shaykh of the Sufī tarīqah’s,  announced that more than 50 leaders of Sufi tarīqahs support Field Marshal 'Abd al-Fattāh al-Sīsī to run for presidential elections. He said that they agreed on supporting somebody who enjoys overwhelming appreciation and is backed...
The three Coptic churches have welcomed the nomination of the head of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, Field Marshall Abd al- Fattāh al- Sīsī, for presidency (Majdī Fikrī, al- Dustūr, Jan. 29, p. 6). Read original text in Arabic.   
Sources within the Nūr party revealed that the party and the Salafī Call group are making preparations  to support the nomination of General Abd al- Fattāh al- Sīsī for the presidency by transforming their campaign of “Yes for the Constitution” to The Campaign for Supporting al- Sīsī’s Nomination...
General Abd al- Fattāh Al- Sīsī received Pope Tawadros who headed a delegation of Bishops to congratulate the armed forces on the occasion of the third anniversary of the Revolution of January 25, 2011 (Bahā’ al- Mahdī, al- Akhbār, Jan. 27). Read original text in Arabic. 

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