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 The Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) highlighted today an article in Al-Jumhūrīyah of May 13, 2011 in which journalist Safā' Sālih wrote “that the Jews had orchestrated the clashes between the Muslims and the Copts [in Imbābah on May 7] in order to keep Egypt's youth from marching...
The article at hand reports on the Israeli proposal to build 1,400 new apartments in the contested eastern half of Jerusalem. The proposal’s implementation would not only enrage Palestinians, but could also aggravate the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. However, in pointing out that the proposal...
Cardinal Antonius Najīb, Coptic Catholic Patriarch of Alexandria, talks in this interview with al-Wafd about various current issues facing Egypt. Regarding the recent debate on divorce and remarriage Najīb said, “Marriage is sacrament built on unity between one man and one woman who will not...
A number of Azhar scholars have rejected an Egyptian gas company’s plan to export gas to Israel over 20 years. Dr. Nasr Farīd Wāsil, the former Grand Muftī of Egypt, told al-Dustūr that exporting gas to Israel is a sin according to Sharī‘ah, so long as it continues its aggression and usurpation of...
Endowments Minister Mahmūd Hamdī Zaqzūq held a press conference yesterday to announce the Supreme Council for Islamic Affair’s summit on the situation in Jerusalem that is to be held next February. During the conference, Zaqzūq renewed his call for Muslims to visit Jerusalem with an Israeli visa,...
The Coptic Orthodox Pope Withdraws His Church’s Membership from the Middle East Council of Churches Amid Controversy Within the Organization.   
This article reflects on the Muslim reactions to Netanyahu’s claim that Jerusalem, or Zion, is mentioned in the Bible as the homeland of the Jews 850 times.
Al-Wafd reports on the Coptic Orthodox Church’s alleged withdrawal from the Middle East Council of Churches. The Coptic Orthodox Church has yet to officially announce this decision.
On April 8 Tariq Ramadan delivered his first public address in the U.S. since the Bush administration revoked his visa in 2004. Ramadan in known for his ability to speak favorably to both leftists and Islamists. However some have derided Ramadan as much more radical than he initially appears. Other...
Moná Abū Sakīn criticizes expatriate Coptic activist Morris Sādiq, in particular for his stance on the issue of Israel and Palestine.

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