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Dr. Mahmūd al-Saqā, the al-Wafd parliamentary candidate for al-Duqqī and al-‘Ajūzah district in Cairo, "fiercely” attacked the district’s NDP candidate, Dr. Āmāl al-Shazlī, for issuing a statement to Copts claiming al-Saqā to be a member of he Muslim Brotherhood masquerading as a member of the al-...
Copts for Egypt spokesman Hānī al-Jazīrī announced that the group is getting ready to run a campaign against National Democratic Party candidate ‘Abd al-Rahīm al-Ghūl, who has been linked to the Naj‘ Hammādī massacre in which seven people were killed while celebrating Christmas. Hānī told al-Dustūr...
The article criticizes a number of parliamentary candidates from the National Democratic Party, the Muslim Brotherhood, and opposition parties for promoting themselves during Friday prayers at various mosques around the country. Some candidates only distributed flyers, while others went to the...
The Coptic Orthodox Church is still considering boycotting the parliamentary elections due to the National Democratic Party’s failure to choose any of its Coptic candidates in Alexandria. The Church says that it awaits the Pope’s decision on the matter. Meanwhile, the Coptic Orthodox Community...
Dr. ‘Abd Allāh al-Ash‘al is a controversial figure who stepped down from his former position as Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs in 2003. In an interview with al-Dustūr, al-Ash‘al talks about several issues, such as Israel’s former president’s claims about his country’s plans to infiltrate...
Members of the Muslim Brotherhood, Progressive National Unionist Party, National Democratic Party, and Copts are all competing for the parliamentary seat in ‘Ābdīn – Mūskī. Sources say that some less popular candidates are handing out cash and expensive gifts, while others promise young people jobs...
Beni Suef Diocese Vicar, Father Bakhūm, said that he received a letter from the National Democratic Party, signed by Secretary General Dr. ‘Abd al-Rahmān Salīm, requesting a list of names that the church would like to run for parliament. Father Bakhūm says he replied with a list of names of four...
The Dayr Mawwās district awaits the results of the National Democratic Party’s electoral complex. Candidate Ibrāhīm Ilyās says that promises to calm the current sectarian tension, along with allowing visits to previously prohibited tourist sites, dominate the votes. Current representative, ‘Alā‘...
Eight Copts in Alexandria, seven Orthodox and one Protestant, compete to represent the National Democratic Party in upcoming parliamentary elections. The seven Orthodox candidates seek the Church's endorsement. Some even claim to be personally endorsed by the Pope. The Pope's denial of those claims...
 The National Democratic Party was highly criticized because of its statements published on the official internet site regarding their stance toward Coptic citizenship. Although the Party claims to be a hard believer in and supporter of citizenship and Coptic rights, many people criticized them and...

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