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The International Union for Muslim Scholars (IUMS) issued a declaration, signed by Shaykh Yūsuf al-Qaradāwī, Chairman of the Union, to Egyptians. The declaration condemned fitnah tā'ifīyah between Muslims and Christians, and asserted that Islam protect churches and respects them, as well as fights...
Hamdī Rizq, editor in chief of al-Musawwar, interviewed Dr. 'Alī Jum'ah, Muftī of the Republic. Jum'ah believes that there is no fitnah tā'ifīyah in Egypt but it is used by dissolved powers to terrorize the society. Jum'ah wants to have a dialogue with Copts, through the "Family House" initiative...
Copts in the Egyptian media 42 Our reading of the Cairo papers this week takes us to the weekly, State-owned al-Mussawar and the file it recently published on “Do Copts hate the July Revolution?” In his article entitled, “Copts under Jamāl 'Abd al-Nāsir,” Midhat Bishāy attempted to cite both the...
Dr. Muhammad Badī', the Murshid [Guide] of the Muslim Brotherhood Group, praised the role of the Armed Forces played in mollifying a fitnah tā'ifīyah in Sūl village of 'Ātfīh in Helwan governorate. He said that this fitnah was sparked by the former regime and the State Security Agency to abort what...
According to the Egyptian Government they are working on building a modern civil and democratic state where all Egyptians, including Copts, will enjoy the rights of citizenship. However, people fear that if such a state is not created, the military will go on ruling Egypt, or a religious state will...
The Muslim Brotherhood has announced in a statement that it plans to form a political party after the amendment of the constitution and the unrestricted formation of political parties is permitted.   It has also asked the armed forces to set a timetable for the constitutional amendments and for...
I was invited a few days ago to Egyptian state television, to take part in the program “Good Morning Egypt,” to comment on the protests in Tahrir Square, and to comment on Iranian statements on the Nile News Channel. Iranian Foreign Minister ‘Alī Akbar Salhi had said that the “revolution” in Egypt ...
Practically all Egyptian newspapers devote massive coverage to the announcement on Sunday that the Palestinian Army of Islam, a Gaza-based group said to be linked to al-Qā‘idah, was responsible for the bombing of the Church of the Two Saints, Saint Mark and Pope Peter, early on New Year’s Day.  
Nearly three weeks after the attack, AWR's Hānī Hamdī gives a roundup of the Thursday stories in Egyptian newspapers dealing with the explosion at the Church of the Two Saints in Alexandria, Egypt...
People's Assembly member Ahmad al-Sahafi wants to know what the Egyptian Ministry of Endowments has done to encourage imāms to push for acceptance and co-existence between the country's Copts and Muslims, especially in light of the New Year's Day attack on a church in Alexandria.   According to a...

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