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Grand Shaykh of the Azhar Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyīb sent a cable on Tuesday (January 24) to Dr. Muhammad Sa’d al-Katātnī congratulating him over his election as speaker of the first parliament after the January 25, 2011 revolution.   Dr. Tayyīb expressed hope the new parliament would achieve prosperity...
Spokesperson of Egypt's Foreign Ministry, Ahmad Abu Zaid, stated that the country's House of Representatives exercised its constitutional right in drafting and adopting the new law on NGOs by a large majority of the House's members. According to the statement, the new law regulates the rights and...
In its today edition, the Egyptian daily newspaper Al-Misri al-Yawm published the statement released on Thursday by Belgium's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders that noted with regret Egypt's adoption of 'the new restrictive NGO law'.
Field Marshal Muhammad Husayn Tantāwī, Commander-in-Chief and Chairman of the ruling caretaker Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), issued a decision on Saturday (Jan. 21) appointing ten People's Assembly members, which is starting its maiden session on Monday (Jan. 23).   The list includes...
Head of the Coptic Evangelical Church rejects the conspiracy theory some are propagating on what concern the law on church construction, commenting that the three major Churches of Egypt had introduced amendments to the draft law that was eventually submitted to the Cabinet for approval last May.
Nāder al-Serafī, founder of Coptic 38, revealed the reasons behind his resignation from Al-Nūr Party, the political arm of the Salafi Da`wa, referring to the Party's stance over the church building law adopted by the House of Representatives on August 31.
Nāsser Amīn, member of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) in Egypt, said that the new NGO law was not presented to NCHR, adding that the government's vision is to control the institutions of civil society.
In an interview with head of the Coptic Evangelical Church and director of the Church's social services (ECOSS), Dr. Rev. Andre Zaki talked on several files concerning Christians in Egypt, most notably the church building law, as well as the personal status law, among others:
Fādī Yūsuf, coordinator of Egypt's Copts Coalition, said that the new personal status clauses, which were unanimously approved by the Coptic Orthodox Holy Synod led by Pope Tawadros II, provide solutions to most of the issues related to Christian families.  
The Australian-Egyptian researcher Ashraf Helmī, urged Egypt's legislature to accelerate the discussions on the building and renovating churches law, taking into account the implementation of the rights of citizens on providing places of worship and enabling them to practice their religious rites.


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