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Dr. Fātḥī Fikrī, professor of constitutional law and member of the ten-man expert committee for drafting the constitution, said that al-Azhar has no power to submit a draft law to the Parliament except through the government.
Dr. Ihāb Ramzī, a member of the People's Assembly, forwarded to parliament the first draft law on the construction of houses of worship, noting the adoption of this draft should be a key step on the road to stability in the Egyptian street. ['Abd al-Wahāb Sha'bān, al-Wafd, March 11, p. 5] Read...
It is a very dangerous thing to dissolve the first free parliament voted over by 35 million Egyptians in a historic precedent under full judicial supervision without any suspected rigging, said constitutional law expert Dr. ‘Abd al-Hamīd Mitwallī in an interview to al-Wafd newspaper. The voting...
The Center for Arab-West Understanding had faced numerous obstacles from the moment the founders wanted to establish the organization in 2004, despite its lofty goal of facilitating understanding between communities in Egypt and the Arab World and the West, through producing material for Arab-Wes
Meanwhile, MP Muhammad al-‘Umdah, Vice-Chairman of the People’s Assembly Legislative Committee, submitted a proposal to Dr. Sa’d al-Katātnī, the parliament speaker, to name the Defense & National Security Committee hall after Pope Shenouda and put his picture there in recognition of his role to...
The People’s Assembly, in its session on Monday (March 19) under Speaker Dr. Muhammad Sa’d al-Katātnī, mourned the death of Pope Shenouda as “one lost great national symbol who left a large space in the political arena while Egypt is going through a decisive period of time,” calling on the...
Egypt's Salafist al-Nūr Party on Wednesday, January 9, chose Yūnis Makhīyūn as its chairman in an internal party election. Makhīyūn, who won the election uncontested, replaces former Al-Nūr leader, Dr. ’Imād ’Abd Al-Ghaffūr. "We will do what it takes to establish a country based on justice...
Since his enthronement in 2012, Pope Ṭawāḍrūs of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Mark, succeeded to become an ambassador for both the Church and Egypt. He spread the message of love, tolerance, coexistence and stability among all faiths. Every time he visits overseas, the Pope is...
In a precedent inside the first parliament after the January 25 revolution, Salafī MP Mamdūh Ismā’īl stunned all fellow lawmakers when he recited the azān (Muslim call for prayers) for the ‘asr (afternoon) inside the People’s Assembly hall during debates. Parliament Speaker Sa’d al-Katātnī...

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