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Background:  Tūjān al-Faīṣal, the first female member of the Jordanian parliament, talks in English about fundamentalism in Jordan, the people’s demand for reforms, a leader and their attitude toward Israel. In Arabic, she speaks about progress in the influence of women in politics. Two unnamed...
Coptic activist Mīlād Ḥannā was born in June 1924 and is the co-founder of the left-wing opposition party al-Tajammuʿ Party. Ḥannā said that he could have easily been a minister if he had chosen to do some lip-service to President Mubārak; however, the fact that he has criticized the government on...
Hundreds of Copts continue to visit holy sites in Jerusalem and in the West Bank in violation of the Coptic Orthodox Church's banning of visiting Palestine. Rāmī Siyāj, head of a Cairo tourist company that runs trips to holy places in Palestine, described the Church's prevention of Egyptian...
Habīb discloses details of the meeting of Mursī and Abu al- Futūh with American intermediaries to discuss the security of Israel  Dr. Mohammed Habīb, former Deputy of the Muslim Brotherhood has confirmed that the intermediary in a meeting between his party and the USA told him outright that America...
In a move that has sent shock waves throughout Egypt, the Coptic Orthodox Pope, Tawadros II, traveled to Jerusalem Thursday at the head of a distinguished delegation of bishops from the Coptic Church. The short flight from Cairo to Tel-Aviv can be measured in minutes; the psychological distance...
In both his presidential campaign and inaugural addresses, President Muhammad Mursī has assured the world of Egypt’s commitment to peace. Yet in the run-up to the final election on June 14, the Muslim Brotherhood published an Arabic article calling this commitment into question.
Egyptian churches announced on Thursday their rejection of a protest scheduled for next Friday to demand the expulsion of the Israeli ambassador to Cairo. A number of activists who have been staging a sit-in in front of the Israeli Embassy called Tuesday for a million-strong demonstration to take...
Israel has been following up developments in Egypt with great concern. Even though the Egyptian Army affirmed that Egypt will respect the 1979 Peace Treaty with Israel, the future relationship remains unclear. The steps taken by the previous regime towards normalization of their relationship was...
Ahmad Kamāl 'Abū al-Majd says that the unified law for building places of worship must be passed. He also supports a law to combat discrimination based on origin, gender, or religion. 'Abū al-Majd alleges that the only one who has an interest in creating division in Egypt is the one who want to get...
Thousands of Egyptian Muslims and Christians joined together in Cairo to protest and condemn the attack against the Two Saints Church, Saint Mark and Pope Peter on New Year's Day. They also called for national unity and solidarity. Similar protests also took place in other Egyptian cities....

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