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Karīm Kamāl, president of the organization General Union of Copts for the Homeland urged Egyptians who are living abroad to support current President al-Sīsī and to participate numerously in the presidential elections that are taking place on March 16, 17, and 18 for the Expats. Egyptians living...
Meanwhile, Archpriest Frances Farīd of the Beni Suef parish said President Muhammad Mursī’s decisions to retire Field Marshal Muhammad Husayn Tantāwī and cancel the complementary constitutional declaration ended the military’s grip over power but were taken in the wrong time.
  Minister of Information Salāh ‘Abd al-Maqsūd said a new law is under way to set up a national media council comprising representatives of all active political groups in the society to replace the media council, adding he would be the last minister of information.
Lt. General Subhī Sayīd, graduated in 1968 from the Egyptian Military Academy, was appointed as the Armed Forces Chief of Staff.
Al-Ahrām ran a brief piece on the background of Counsellor Mahmūd Mikī, the new Vice President.
A military source has stated that there is no truth in reports that there have been negative reactions toward the changes that have taken place in leading positions in the armed forces, particularly as there had been coordination and consultation [with the armed forces regarding these changes.
The Egyptian President Muhammad Mursī, has issued major decisions considered by many to be revolutionary.
Dr. Mahmūd ‘Azab, Counsellor to the Azhar Shaykh on the dialogue of religions, and Professor at the Azhar University and the Sorbonne, is regarded as one of those who bear the responsibility for extending channels of communication and cooperation with non-Muslim religions, cultures and...
Al- Watan was informed by anonymous sources from al- Sīsī’s media campaign that al- Sīsī has decided that he shall not present a presidential platform.
Constitution expert Ibrāhīm Darwīsh, however, said the decision was a grave mistake committed against Egypt and ran counter to the constitutional legitimacy the president was sworn in.  
General Muhammad Ibrāhim, Minister of Interior, has announced that more than 40 terrorist cells including more than 225 terrorists, involved in the assassination of police personnel, have been arrested.  
The presidential candidates, al- Sīsī and Sabāhī, made strong statements against the Muslim Brotherhood group that show that they will not be able to play any political role in the aftermath of the presidential elections.
After the breakdown of the National Alliance in Support for Legitimacy the International Muslim Brotherhood Organization has announced its support to the “Document of Ten Principles” (also known as the Brussels’ document) which was issued by Muslim Brother fugitive leaders.   
Eng. Abd al- Mun’im al- Shahāt, spokesman of al- Da’wah al- Salafiyah, who issued an earlier fatwá that democracy is religiously prohibited,  stated that we select al-Sīsī, out of concern for sharī’ah  and that no political pact was made with him.
Pope Tawadros has led the mass for commemorating al- Arba’īn for his mother (traditional occasion of 40 days after someone’s death).
Muhammad Mukhtār Jum’ah, Minister of Endowments,  has assured that he will not allow imāms and preachers to campaign for any political group or candidate. 
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. 


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