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What the Brotherhood achieved in these elections arouses many questions. How were they able to win these 15 seats? How will they act in the parliament? Are they going to cause a clash in the parliament which they entered after exerting such a great effort? Will they exert an effort to issue a law...
The Brotherhood’s success in these elections is sending many messages to the government. First, beside winning 15 seats, they were able to penetrate the siege of the security around the polling stations because they were able to reach the polling centers in different ways. Second, their success was...
The general assembly of the Lycee Champollion d’Alexandrie decided to expel the veiled student, Azza Amr Mohammed Zaki, and her three brothers, who attend the same school. The justification given for the dismissal were security reasons.
The author argues that the non-implementation of the recommendations of the report by a special committee convened to look into the communal violence in Al-Khanka in 1972, the Al-Oteify report, led indirectly to the recent communal violence in Al-Kosheh, because the underlying issues were not...
The crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood continued as the prosecutor-general extended the detention of 20 alleged Brotherhood activists, arrested two weeks ago, by another 15 days pending investigation.
A controversial fatwa, or religious edict, issued by Sheikh Al Azhar proclaiming that it is against Islamic religious precepts to borrow money for the purpose of conspicuous consumption could derail an upcoming mortgage law and further stall the economy.
Sheikha Nadia has made a big name for herself among the people and in the local press. Thousands of people from various parts of the country as far field as the south Egyptian town of Aswan flocked to Abbis, a small village near the coastal town of Alexandria. They were after one thing: the...
In Alexandria, Mohammed Ibrahim Mahfouz, an ex-chairman of an Alexandria maritime company and the holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy, claims to be God and the prophet Mohammed. He says people should pray towards him, and that the Hajj can be made at his apartment instead of going to Makkah...
An Alexandria prosecutor has decided to charge 19 members of a dissident sect for religious contempt, judicial officials announced on 25 March.
Major General, Habib Al-Adly, Minister of Interior, ordered questioning 13 police officers in Alexandria for committing acts of brutal torture against a citizen.

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