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Editor: New managing director Hani Labib describes the background of almost two weeks of rioting in Egypt.  In February 2009, President Husni Mubarak approved Police Day, which comes on January 25 each year, as an official holiday for employees of the state and the Public Sector. Police Day marks...
During the second week of the protests in Egypt rumors spread through the Internet that Ambassador Muhammad Rifa’a al-Tahtawi, official spokesman for the Azhar, had submitted his resignation to Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib, Grand Imām of the Azhar.    
  Jayson Casper previews the "Day of Wrath," a protest by Egyptian opposition parties that corresponds with Egypt's Police Day holiday...      
Inspired by Tunisian Muhammad Bu‘Āzīzī, who burned himself and thereby triggered the Tunisian “Jasmine Revolt,” several Egyptians have set themselves ablaze during the last week. “Egypt has not witnessed this phenomenon before, and never saw murder and killings like now,” said Shaykh Salāh ‘Abū...
The Egyptian Gazette reports that Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood groups says that the same reasons and motivations that caused the recent uprising in Tunisia are present in Egypt, as well. They perceive the Tunisian developments as a message to oppressive Arab leaders and call the Egyptian government...
Al-Wafd reports that the Coptic Orthodox Church is calling on its members to boycott the demonstrations to be held on Tuesday in protest of the government.    Archpriest ‘Abd al-Masīh Basīt of the Church of the Virgin Mary at Musturud, Qalyubia has called on the Coptic masses in Egypt and abroad...
  The article discusses the Tunisia inspired self-torching in Egypt, which has so far been limited to Muslim men. It emphasized that “all the divine religions condemn a person, who commits suicide as a non-believer”. Furthermore, the article at hand points out that since the Tunisia events suicide...

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