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The Nūr party has threatened to pull out of the Constituent Assembly after his requests were rejected. Sharīf Taha, the spokesman of the party, stated that there were agreements concerning Article 219 of the Constitution, but the requests of the party were not achieved. Salāh Abdul Ma’būd, the...
Egypt's Salafist al-Nūr Party on Wednesday, January 9, chose Yūnis Makhīyūn as its chairman in an internal party election. Makhīyūn, who won the election uncontested, replaces former Al-Nūr leader, Dr. ’Imād ’Abd Al-Ghaffūr. "We will do what it takes to establish a country based on justice...
The Salafist Call [al-Daʿwā al-Salafiyya] and al-Nūr Party have intensified efforts to urge the supporters of the Salafist movement abroad, especially in the Gulf region, to participate in the presidential election vote.
“We kept quiet, so he barged in with his donkey” is a popular idiom that exemplifies the state of religious parties, which started appearing directly after the 25th of January Revolution. 
Consultant ʿĀdil al-Shūrbajī, First Deputy President of the Court of Cassation and Chairman of the Committee on Party Affairs, said that the committee referred the papers of six political parties to the Attorney-General to investigate the extent of their violation of the Political Parties Law...
The July 2013 uprising of the Egyptian people against the rule of the Muslim Brotherhood was a deep rejection of the Islamic parties regardless of their denomination. Therefore, different civil political forces called for the enactment of laws banishing the establishment of parties on the basis of...
The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) has denounced the participation of al-Nūr Party in the Third National Youth Conference held in Aswān under the auspices of President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi, stressing that the Party is the political wing of the Salafi movement who holds Christians...
The president of the American Coptic Organization, `Ādel `Ajīb, issued a statement denouncing the accusation addressed against the Coptic priest, Father Makārī Yūnān, for 'contempt of religion', “It is inconceivable to charge a clergy man with 'contempt of religion' while commemorating the victims...
Meanwhile, Yusrī Hammād, the media spokesman for the Salafī al-Nūr (Light) Party, said the party refuses to participate in the Coptic Orthodox Church’s celebrations of the Christmas Mass, adding the party has not even received an invitation from the cathedral. “Muslims should not participate in any...
The Australian-Egyptian researcher Ashraf Helmī, urged Egypt's legislature to accelerate the discussions on the building and renovating churches law, taking into account the implementation of the rights of citizens on providing places of worship and enabling them to practice their religious rites.

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