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The article criticizes a number of parliamentary candidates from the National Democratic Party, the Muslim Brotherhood, and opposition parties for promoting themselves during Friday prayers at various mosques around the country. Some candidates only distributed flyers, while others went to the...
A group of activists on Facebook created a group supporting Copts against the recent threats made by al-Qā‘idah that target Egyptian churches. The group’s main goal is to bring Muslims and Copts in Egypt together against foreign threats. The group is considered by many of its members to be a good...
The Coptic Orthodox Church announced that celebrations for Pope Shenouda III’s 39th year as pope would go on as planned, despite recent threats by al-Qā‘idah. They will be held at the ‘Abbāsiyyah Cathedral next Saturday 14th. The Pope opened last Wednesday’s meeting at the Cathedral by thanking the...
In the light of the recent “Sayyidat al-Najāh” church massacre by al-Qā‘idah in Iraq and threats made against the Egyptian church, member of the Shurá Council affiliated to al-Jamā‘ah al-Islāmiyyah, Dr. Nājih Ibrāhīm, is interviewed by al-Dustūr. He said that, according to Islamic Sharī’ah, Muslims...
As soon as the Coptic Orthodox Church announced its decision to go on with celebrations for Pope Shenouda III’s “39 Years as Pope” celebrations at Wādī al-Natrūn, al-Qā‘idah announced the expiration of the ultimatum the group had given the church to release the allegedly detained converts held in...
The Church is considering cancelling the Pope’s “39 Years as Pope” celebrations in fear of al-Qāī‘dah’s threats to sabotage Egyptian churches if the detainees allegedly held in church monasteries are not released. The Church has already taken extra security measures at its events, while state...
Members of the Muslim Brotherhood, Progressive National Unionist Party, National Democratic Party, and Copts are all competing for the parliamentary seat in ‘Ābdīn – Mūskī. Sources say that some less popular candidates are handing out cash and expensive gifts, while others promise young people jobs...
Jamāl talks about Minister of Interior Habīb al-‘ādlī’s talks about the upcoming parliamentary elections and containing terrorism. Al-‘ādlī spoke clearly about the banned group and made clear that using religion in parliamentary campaigns is absolutely forbidden. He also criticized the Muslim...
This year’s parliamentary elections are seeing a fair amount of religious currents as the Muslim Brotherhood attempts to reclaim its eighty-eight seats, and sūfīs and sharīfs decide to participate for the first time. The article talks about the districts for which each has chosen to compete, as...
At a conference organized by the Syndicate of Egyptian Journalists, Islamic thinker Dr. Safwat al-Hijāzī criticized shaykhs working at the recently shut-down religious satellite channels for their passive attitudes. He said that the authorities proposed four conditions, which, if met, would allow...

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