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Dr. Muhammad Habib, the first deputy of the Brotherhood Supreme Guide, accused the National Democratic Party of being behind the exclusion of the Brotherhood from the opposition bloc. Habib refused to speak critically of Dr. Rifa'at Al-Sa'id, the head of the Tagammu Party in order not to terminate...
What is the benefit of neglecting dozens of vital issues which draw the attention of our society and affect its interests, and instead, opening useless debates on issues that are the concern of others. I am saying so to comment on the ongoing controversy over the article which appeared in Al-Liwaa...
A press release issued in the name of civil society organizations, potential political parties and banned groups, such as the Brotherhood and communists, listed a number of legal and constitutional demands. The signatories of the press release announced that they intend to push for modification of...
Seven months have passed since the announcement of the president’s decision to revoke imprisonment as penalty in “crimes of publishing [violations],” nevertheless laws allowing the imprisonment of journalists for crimes of publishing are still in effect.
The Muslim Brotherhood never forgets its aim, which is to take hold of power in Egypt. They are not frank enough to admit it. After a period of silence, they have again started a dialogue with opposition parties. The outcome of the past months did not smell of anything positive as the mutual...
Saad Eddin Ibrahim’s wife wrote in the New York Times that President Mubarak was angry with Ibrahim because he expressed his frustration when the President was late for a meeting Ibrahim participated in. It was also written that the President was angry about what Ibrahim wrote about Copts and his...
The author criticized Nabil Luka Babawi for his article "Copts and the participation in the political life" which he published in Al-Ahram. Babawi is of opinion that the slogan of "religion for God and the country for all" started to get credibility after being only mentioned in emotional...
The author is of opinion that none of the parties, with the exception of the Muslim Brotherhood, benefits from the results of the elections which disclosed their real popularity and the true tendencies in society. He believes that the issues the Brotherhood intends to work for, such as canceling...
Some independents joined the National Democratic Party (NDP) for two reasons; the periodical meetings held by its head, president Mubarak, as well as its political club allows the NDP’s representatives to discuss the problems of their constituencies in the presence of the political leadership....
The surprise of these elections was the failing of two great symbols of the Brotherhood, namely, Al-Hodeibi, the deputy of the general counselor of the Brothers, and Seif Al-Islam Al-Banna, a member in the Counseling Office of the Brotherhood while 15 other candidates succeeded in the first and...
The Bishop of Naga Hamadi said that al-Ahali [See RNSAW week 42 article 3] wrongly quoted him as saying that "the National Democratic Party (NDP) is imposing certain persons whom we do not choose." The Bishop said that "this sentence caused misunderstanding with the members of NDP."
Seventy-four Copts are running for the coming parliamentary elections. In spite of this relative large number and in spite of the psychological support they are getting from the political leadership, their path is not furnished with silk. They are facing many problems and hard competition in the...
The Bishop of Naga Hamadi and Abu Tisht, the secretary of the Tagammu Party and its candidate in the aforementioned constituency, the Director of Al-Homaiat Hospital and many other important persons agreed that Naga Hamadi is governed by corruption, forgery and intimidation. They confirmed that...
In a long article, the author criticized the National Democratic Party, which did not include Copts in its list for the elections of 1995. He expects that, despite the declaration by the party that the lists for this year will include Copts, the situation will not change much because the political...
The next parliamentary elections in Egypt will be the last chance for the government to establish a national coherence, and to renew trust in political reform. Copts are now more interested in political participation, as they became aware of the danger of their political isolation, so that the...
The article is about many Copts who will be presented as candidates in each political party; Al-Wafd, Al-Tagammu, the Labor Party and the ruling National Party. In 1995 there were 57 Coptic candidates but none of them was in the National Party. This time everybody expects the National Party to...
The absence of the People’s Assembly from the scene of events in the latest Al-Kosheh incidents was conspicuous as if the Assembly did not exist or made itself to be so. We have not seen one single representative forwarding an inquiry or filing a notification request or posing an expedient question...
I am writing for the third time about the problem of Al-Kosheh. Discussing this problem leads us to the complaints of Copts - some of which we mentioned in the last article. Let’s complete discussing these complaints...
Directions have been issued for the National [Democratic] Party to nominate a number of Christian individuals in the capital and the governorates in the coming elections. ... Negotiations are now taking place between higher authorities of the party and a number of Christian elements,... These...
The National [Democratic] Party has started a series of wide contacts with many patriotic personalities among Copts in order to nominate them in the lists of the party in the coming elections.

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