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Prof. Dr. Ahmed Ghobashy, a lecturer of modern and contemporary history at the Heliopolis University for Sustainable Development, proposed on July 3rd that Egypt can be seen as the cradle of religions. 
During the last weeks of March, we witnessed a new development in the attempted thawing of relations between Egypt and Turkey.  Ayman Nour [Ayman Nūr], head of “al-Sharq” television network, announced that he had met with representatives of the Turkish government to discuss “toning down” criticism...
Since the June 30 revolution, Egypt has laid a foundation stone to anchor the values of citizenship and national unity; by raising the principles of equality and combating discrimination and sectarianism. As the prince of poetry Aḥmad Shawqī said “We are Muslims and Copts… one nation over the...
The long history of the Muslim Brotherhood’s violence towards Copts began during the 1950s when they destroyed Coptic homes and churches in Suez [al-Suways] and continued under the Muslim Brotherhood’s rule of Egypt in 2012 and afterwards. 
Egyptians have been following the American elections this year with unprecedented interest.  Some of them are against Donald Trump since he declared Jerusalem the capital of Israel and moved the American embassy there.  Others are against Joe Biden because they believe that he will impose the...
The following text contains sensitive information and highlights various concerns from an Egyptian ambassador regarding foreign influence on political and environmental decisions and movements in Egypt.
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. 
The Grand Mufti of Egypt Dr. Shawqī ʿAllām said that the Muslim Brotherhood and its dependents are merely a tool to divide Egyptians, leading to self-destruction.  He went on to explain that the jurists [al-fuqahāʾ] decided that the rule of political power is a social contract between the people...
Seven years have passed since the 30th of June Revolution when the military responded to the desire of millions of Egyptians, who filled the squares, to take down the extremist regime that did not hesitate to “burn down Egypt” to achieve its interests.  Before the revolution, no one was spared from...
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.

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