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The author pursues his lastest report on the defenders of the minister of culture and regarded them as autocrats who despise the public opinion.
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...
Coptic writer Jamāl As‘ad explains what he terms "totalitarianism in the name of religion." He provides two examples from both Muslim and Christian milieus: the Muslim Brotherhood’s reaction to Farūq Husnī’s anti-H...
The author discusses the rising trend of Islamists throughout the Arab world, and warns of the step backwards for democracy if electing a parliament ruled by Islamists.
The article discusses a study conducted by the author on the political and social circumstances of Copts.
The U.S. plays an important role in the formation of Egyptian policy since the latter began receiving U.S. aid regardless of what the regime claims of its independence decision and sovereignty.
Drs. Hulsman provides a detailed description of Muslim-Christian relations in Egypt, and a history of Coptic problems, stemming from their own actions and outside influences.
Egyptian Culture Minister Fārūq Husnī has been dismissed following his comments of disapproval about the hijāb and niqāb.
The review deals with Minister of Culture Fārūq Husnī’s latest remarks in which he termed the Ḥijāb to be "a relapse backward," drawing public controversy and anger in parliament where the ruling party, the opposition and independents agreed on the need to have the minister tender his...
This review discusses political responses to Fārūq Husnī’s controversial statements on the Ḥijāb.
This review deals with Minister of Culture Fārūq Husnī’s latest remarks in which he described the Ḥijāb as "a relapse backward," stimulating public controversy and anger in parliament. The ruling party, opposition and independents agreed on the need to have the minister tender his resignation...
This press review discusses the growing influence of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egyptian political life, and their constant efforts to control educational institutions, including governmental schools. In al-Musawwar magazine, ‘Abd al-Qādir Shāhīb linked the recent support of some Egyptian...
Dr ‘Āsim Khashabah criticizes the National Democratic Party (N.D.P.), the governing party in Egypt, for neglecting the role of religion in society, leaving specific political groups to use it for their own benefits. He refers to the mistakes of the government in using the aggressive power of...
Hānī ‘Azīz refutes claims that he bought ’al-Ḥizb al-Dustūrī al- Hurr’ and that there is a plan to make this party dominated by Copts.
This review deals with the annual national unity iftār, an occasion that brings together Muslim and Christian senior officials and dignitaries during the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadān, as Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria and Imām of the Azhar Shaykh Muhammad Sayyid Tantāwī stressed...
The review deals with statements made by the deputy guide of the Muslim Brotherhood, Dr. Muhammad Habīb, in which he said the passing of power to Jamāl Mubārak, the son of President Husnī Mubārak, will never be accepted by the group and it "will be over our dead bodies." The statements...
The following article addresses Mahmūd ‘Āmir’s attack against the Shī‘ah and the political and religious danger they bring to Egypt and the Islamic world, by comparing them to the Muslim Brotherhood. ‘Āmir blames the Azhar leadership and the National Democeratic Party for their support of...
Muhammad Mahdī ‘Ākif stirred controversy by suggesting the existence of a private Brotherhood army while at the same time causing friction within the ruling National Democratic Party with his recent statements.
The author discusses failures in Egypt to ensure full citizenship rights for women, children, the elderly and the Copts. He notes that a conference, to be held in December, will address issues of citizenship.
Nabīl Zakī analyses human rights violations committed by Egyptian police.

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