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Coptic candidates for the Shūrá Council, the Upper House of Egypt's parliament, in al-Minya started an intensive campaign amidst a heated climate of competitiveness among the parties.   The Free Social Constitutional Party fielded a Coptic candidate, Sa'īd Bushrá Sulaymān while famed Coptic lawyer...
Yesterday I received the unexpected news that Ezzat al-Salamony (ʿIzzat al-Salāmunī) died ... back in August. He was a leader in al-Gama'a al-Islamiya (the Islamic Group), designated a terrorist entity by the United States. I was able to interview him a couple of times.
Shūrá Council appointed yesterday (September 4, 2012) heads of state-run Egyptian newspapers. The re-shuffle included: Mamdūh al-Walī as head of Akhbār al-Yawm, Mustafá Abū Zayd as head of Dār al-Tahrīr association, Yahyá Zakarīyā Ghānim as head of Dār al-Hilāl association, Kamāl al-Dīn Mahjūb as...
Members of the Shūrá Council lashed out at foreign grants and awards, calling members of the Shūrá Council not to accept these donations as it gives an opportunity for foreign spread and espionage on the country. A number of members called for amending international agreements that has to do with...
A meeting between different political parties had lasted until dawn on Sunday, September 4, 2011 to discuss boycotting the upcoming parliament elections.  
On Tuesday 15 February, a commission from the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church met Pope Shenouda III, during which they issued the following statement: “The Coptic Church salutes Egypt’s honourable young people who on 25 January 2011 led Egypt through a powerful white revolution. To that...
The Muslim Brotherhood opposition front has announced its support of the group’s decision to withdraw from the parliamentary elections. Leading member of the opposition front, Mukhtār Nūh, said that the front will release a statement today to clarify its position on the group’s decision. He added...
In the light of the recent “Sayyidat al-Najāh” church massacre by al-Qā‘idah in Iraq and threats made against the Egyptian church, member of the Shurá Council affiliated to al-Jamā‘ah al-Islāmiyyah, Dr. Nājih Ibrāhīm, is interviewed by al-Dustūr. He said that, according to Islamic Sharī’ah, Muslims...
This article reports on the Shurá Council elections in Egypt. The Muslim Brotherhood supports oppositional partisan and independent figures, including a Copt, and the organization secretary in the National Democratic Party holds a conference to support the party’s candidate against her opponent...
The Supreme Press Council’s recent report has criticized the way private newspapers reported on the Shūrá Council fire and commented that al-Wafd and Watanī failed to abide by the rules for publishing adverts.

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