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On Monday (December 17), journalists and members of the Wafd Party marched from their headquarters to the Syndicate of Journalists to protest attacks on the Wafd Party headquarters on Saturday (December 15) night.
Amid dense security measures of police and armed forces, al-Gharbia Governorate witnessed a large turnout in several of it cities, whereas the number of voters in the village was not as large. It was reported that judges who were due to supervise the voting arrived late. Noteworthy is the large...
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
The women's committee of al-Wafd party has visited the Coptic Catholic Theological Seminaryin Maʿādi on Saturday, as part of the journey of the track of the Holy Family in Egypt under the slogan "Egypt of Love". The delegation was received by Father Bīshūy Rasmī, director of the Coptic Catholic...
Despite the controversies generated by the TV drama ‘al-Jamā’a’ (The Muslim Brotherhood), and despite that the episode on the Cairo Fire of January 1952 was only scratched on the surface, the question on who was behind the Cairo Fire, or Black Saturday, is still seeking an answer. 
Background: Mūnīr Fakhrī ʿAbd al-Nūr was the Secretary-General of Ḥizb al-Wafd (al-Wafd party) and ran for elections in 1995 and again in 2000. Ḥizb al-Wafd is a national liberal political party in Egypt that tries to place itself at the ideological centre, in between the traditional ideologies of...
Background: Prominent Egyptian democratization activist Dr. Sa‘d al-Dīn ʾĪbrāhīm (born 3 December, 1938) discusses the issue of elections in Egypt, and the extent to which they are fair or corrupt. Dr. ʾĪbrāhīm's interest is with democracy and human rights. He is involved in many organisations...
Dr. Wahīd 'Abd al-Majīd, member of the People's Assembly and the constituent assembly, said that all mediation efforts to solve the problem of the constitution panel failed.
[The interview was carried out by Cornelis Hulsman, the transcript was made by Fidel Bartholdy]
As political parties aim to make headway in the post-Mubārak era and ahead of the upcoming parliamentary elections slated for November, many have banded together to form a coalition in an effort to increase their chances of success. And while the Egyptian Bloc comprises leftist, secular and...
'Alā' 'Arībī promotes the idea that Pope Shenouda and Copts problems are not with muslims but with the regime. 'Arībī wonders whether Pope Shenouda will support oppositions and will contribute to find a parliament and a national government that aims citizen's interests. He also praises the Pope...
The article discusses the parliamentary battle over the Shubrā district. Al-Ghad Party leader Mūsá Mustafá Mūsá reportedly made a complaint to Pope Shenouda III about Bishop Yū’annis spreading rumors of the Coptic Orthodox Church endorsing al-Wafd Party candidate Rāmī Lakah against al-Ghad Party...
Munīr Fakhrī ‘Abd Al-Nūr examines protest movements again the National Democratic Party, reflecting on their causes, effectiveness, and Al- Barād‘ī'’s role in the future of Egyptian politics.
Al-Wafd interviews Munīr Fakhrī, secretary-general of al-Wafd Party, asking about reasons and solutions for fitnah in Egypt. 
Dr. Muhammad Habib, deputy of the Supreme Guide of the Brotherhood announced that the group seeks to open dialogue with small opposition parties following the dialogue it has opened with major opposition parties: Al-the Wafd party, the Nasserist party and theAl- Tagammu party. The Brotherhood...
Muslim Brotherhood’s First Deputy, Dr. Muhammad Habîb, stormed out of the media conference held at the Irshād [Guidance] office last Wednesday after Dr. Nu‘mān Jumca evaded many questions about his stance on the establishment of a Muslim Brotherhood political party.
After the efforts the Brotherhood exerted to cement its ties with the three major opposition parties, the Wafd, the Tagammu and the Nasserist parties, opposition parties decided to exclude the Muslim Brotherhood from a body including all opposition parties pursuing political reform.
The symposium held by the Orthodox Church’s Diocese of Youth experienced disagreements between participants over the lack of Coptic participation in political life.
The author records the history of the Muslim Brotherhood and its relation with Copts.
A press review on a recent symposium about Copts’ participation in political life in Egypt. Participants of different perspectives expressed their viewpoints about the matter, and proposed practical steps to stimulate Copts’ participation in political life. The Muslim Brotherhood was also...

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