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Several Arab governments, specifically in the Gulf, are having a tough time dealing with the results of the American presidential elections as their favored candidate, Donald Trump, lost to Joe Biden, whose policies are expected to be more critical towards them.
The religious discourse that Islamic political groups, like the Muslim Brotherhood spread, includes problems of adopting fatwas [fatwā] for political legitimacy and subjecting the foundations of democracy to historically religious concepts. 
In this editorial, the author analyzes the political role al-Azhar has played in the years following the 2011 revolution and how it tried to resolve the political and social crises at the time.  The author then compares the work that al-Azhar did to that of the Muslim Brotherhood and its inability...
This paper begins by reviewing Egypt’s post-2011 transition prior to 2013, which includes briefs on the 2011-2012 parliamentary elections, the 2012 presidential elections, and unrest and sectarian violence during the period between Ḥusnī Mubārak’s overthrow and the summer of 2013.
Facing authoritarianism in Egypt, today a weak, divided and besieged civil society stands. This civil society, which has contributed to the numerous networks of young activists in some traditional media, social media and secular movements, and some political Islamist groups, trade unions and...
The policies pursued by former US President Barack Obama from January 2009 to February 2013 have caused civil unrest in the Arab world, said “Mantho Vadom” [Mānthū Fādūm], a researcher on Islamic organizations at the Center for “United West” Studies.
Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St Mark the Apostle, cast his ballot in  al-Waylῑ polling station.
The MubārakEducationalCity, which belongs to the ministry of education, has been turned into a ceremonial hall for the Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom & Justice Party (FJP), as the minister’s advisor, a Brotherhood member, has coordinated with the minister to have the facility as a headquarters...
The Egyptian Orthodox Church refused mediation by the Azhar to return to the constituent assembly drafting a new constitution for Egypt, which it quit on Saturday (November 17) in protest against the panel’s “deviation from national accordance”. 
An opinion poll by the Ibn Khaldūn Center for Research & Studies revealed that 67.9% are not pleased with the leadership of President Muḥammad Mursī and the government of Hishām Qandīl, appealing to the president to deliver on his pledges to step down if Egyptians’ blood was shed in protests.


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