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On February 4 the International Crisis Group presented a Conflict Alert about Egypt. The analysis is good but yet some comments can and should be made:ICG:It is difficult to know which is most dangerous: the serious uptick in street violence; President Morsi’s and the Muslim Brotherhood’s serial...
As I write about life here in Maadi  I cannot help myself becoming more and more sceptical  and worried about the future of Egyptian society; usually I am a very optimistic and positive person but life for many has become more and more harsh over the last three years and I find myself like many...
This book was first published in 2012 by CIDT in Arabic.
I. Introduction In 2007, Rā’id al-Sharqāwī, a retired Egyptian coast guard intelligence officer, provided former intern Maria Rezzonico figures on the number of Copts in Egypt by governorate. These numbers were never published and so, in December of 2011, Ra’ed was interviewed once more to compile...
In recent weeks the Muslim Brotherhood has been engaged in public squabbles with the military council over formation of the government. According to most interpretations of the constitutional declaration which guides the transition in Egypt, the presidency – here the military council – has the...
Strict Islam infected restaurants and cafés after demands to allow beard growing were raised inside the army, interior ministry and judiciary. [Rānyā Nabīl, al-Ahālī, Feb. 29, p. 3] Read text in Arabic
Forty-three persons, including nine Americans outside Egypt, were referred to the Cairo Criminal Court on charges of involvement in illegal foreign funding, according to investigations. [‘Imād al-Fiqī and Muhammad Hijāb, al-Ahrām, Feb. 7, p. 3] Read original text in Arabic
On November 28, the first round of the elections for Egypt's parliament (the People's Assembly or Majlis Al-Sha'b), start in Egypt. The Egyptian parliament will consist of 498 members. Of these, a third of the seats (166 members) are elected by absolute majority vote in their own electoral district...
Coptic activist Boulos Ramzī found himself protesting alone outside the Supreme Court against Bishop Bīshūy's statements regarding the Qur'ān. Ramzī claims many Protestants would have attended the protest if it weren't for Pope Shenouda’s orders. Reverend Rif<sup>c</sup>at Fikrī denied...
El-Awa denied the allegations attributed to him in the media against the church. He says anyone attacking him for comments made in the interview with Al-Jazeera has not seen the original interview and that he chose his words carefully while talking about the Church. He added that Israel is behind...

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