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During the call-in show dubbed ‘Yaḥduth fī Miṣr’ (happening in Egypt) aired on Egypt’s mbc channel, the Egyptian President criticized how Egyptian media deal with reports on Europe, stating the example of the actual turmoil in France “that cannot be compared to what occurs in Egypt,” the President...
The Jamā’ah al- Islāmiyah is undergoing internal debate between the internal and external leaders.
Dār al- ‘Iftā has requested to put a code of honor with religious regulations for those who go on social media sites.
The anniversary of the dispersion of Rāb’ah al- ‘Adawiyah is coming near. 
President ‘Abd al-Fattāh al-Sīsī stressed during a meeting with a group of media professionals that it is important to say the truth and to present it honestly.
President ‘Abd al- Fattāh al- Sīsī has assured that preparations are underway to carry out the parliamentary elections.   
General al-Sīsī’s request for a popular delegation for him to nominate himself for presidency was well received among Coptic circles. Bishop Mūsá stated that he is a patriotic figure and that he is trustworthy while Kamāl Zākhir the Coptic thinker stated that selecting him is the popular will (‘Abd...
During his participation in session dubbed "The role of world leaders in building and sustaining peace" as part of the ongoing World Youth Forum, Egypt’s President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī commented on the terror attack on Egypt’s Copts few days ago saying, that Egypt does not discriminate between...
Commenting on a ruling by the Supreme Constitutional Court to dissolve parliament, Ventrell said during a news briefing on Thursday (July 12) that Washington is not taking sides to any of the parties to the political process. He called on Egyptians to continue achieving what they aspire through...
In a maiden speech after he was officially announced president, Mursī called on Egyptians to stand together hand in hand for a comprehensive Egyptian renaissance, adding Egyptians will together confront conspiracies targeting the nation’s national unity and social coherence. “I am bent with you by...
General Shafīq, who lost the presidential race to Mursī, sent a congratulatory cable addressing Mursī as Mr. President of the Arab Republic of Egypt, wishing him success in the “tough mission given to you by the great people of Egypt”. [Ahmad ‘Adlī, al-Shurūq al-Jadīd, June 25, p. 3] Read original...
Coptic business magnate Najīb Sawirus congratulated elected president Mursī over his win in a free election but criticized his campaign for announcing his victory in advance ahead of the official announcement by the High Presidential Election Commission (HPEC). “Dr. Mursī is now facing two tough...
Dr. Ahmad ‘Abd al-‘Ātī, the coordinator of Mursī’s election campaign, said the new president has resigned from the Muslim Brotherhood group and its political wing the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) to become president of all Egyptians. [Author Not Mentioned, al-Ahrām, June 25, p. 3] Read original...
Dr. Safwat al-Bayādī, the head of the Coptic Evangelical Church, said he wishes success for Dr. Mursī and pins high hopes on him to achieve Egyptians’ ambitions for equality, freedom and social justice. Bayādī called on all churches in Egypt to pray for the new president after he won the first free...
Acting patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church Bishop Pachomius said in a cable to Mursī that the results of the presidential election were expressive of the Egyptian people’s will about consolidating an aspired democracy. He said that he expects Mursī to maintain the civil nature of an Egyptian...
Father Rafīq Greish, the media spokesman for the Coptic Catholic Church, called on Mursī to pass the unified law on construction of houses of worship and the law on personal status affairs for non-Muslims and eliminate discrimination on the basis of sex or religion. Lawyer Najīb Jabrā’īl, Chairman...
Research interns at the Center for Arab-West Understanding - Nadeem Ahmed Moonakal, a postgraduate researcher from the Department of Geopolitics and International Relations, Manipal University (India) and Youssef el-Banna [Yūsuf al-Banna], a Social Science and Law student at the University of...
Since her first day as MP in the Egyptian House Of Representatives, Deputy Evelyn [Ivlīn] Mattā, attracted the attention, as one of the first issues she took up was the reconstruction of local mosques, providing a further exampleof the unique strength of Egypt’s national fabric, and the devotion to...
After a long political career spent in both military and political service, one of the Free Officers, Khalid Muḥyī al-Dīn today passed away. In 1976 he founded Ḥizb al-Tajammuʿ (the Nationalist Progressive Unionist Party), one of the most prominent of the Egyptian parties of the Left, following the...

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