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On the other hand, Bishop Marqus of Shubrā al-Khaymah and Chairman of the Voter Registration Committee on the election of a new pope for the Coptic Orthodox Church in succession of Pope Shenouda III, who died in March, said the number of voters expected to be included in the election is about 2500...
SCAF reiterated that the runoff round will be held as scheduled and there will be no change on that, calling on citizens to go to the polling stations and to elect the candidate they think best for the nation. [Author Not Mentioned, al-Ahrām, June 15, p. 1] Read original text in Arabic
The decision by the minister of justice to authorize military intelligence and military police officers and NCOs the power to arrest civilians suspected of having committed crimes has raised hue and cry among political and revolutionary movements that announced their rejection while some law and...
It is a very dangerous thing to dissolve the first free parliament voted over by 35 million Egyptians in a historic precedent under full judicial supervision without any suspected rigging, said constitutional law expert Dr. ‘Abd al-Hamīd Mitwallī in an interview to al-Wafd newspaper. The voting...
The three Coptic Orthodox, Evangelical and Catholic Churches also declined to comment on the rulings handed down by the Supreme Constitutional Court on Thursday (June 14) regarding the invalidity of the one-third individual seats in parliament and the unconstitutionality of the law on practicing...
Meanwhile, the Azhar denied reports that it quit the constituent assembly drafting a new constitution for Egypt, confirming participation in the panel’s work. The three Egyptian churches, however, stated that they will coordinate with the Azhar to take a joint decision regarding the assembly. [...
“This agreement could be detrimental to the Palestinian interests,” said Egypt’s Foreign Minister Muhammad Kāmil ‘Amr. [Muhammad Hindāwī, al-Akhbār, June 15, p. 14] Read text in Arabic
The list included Bishop Mūsá of Youth, Bishop Marqus of Shubrā al-Khaymah, Coptic business magnate Najīb Sawirus, Counselor Munsif Sulaymān and former People's Assembly member Georgette Qilīnī. [Ashraf Sādiq, al-Ahrām, June 10, p. 3] Read original text in Arabic
The Azhar prepared an initial list of its representatives on the panel, as the names included the former Muftī of the Republic and incumbent member of the Islamic Research Academy Dr. Nasr Farīd Wāsil and senior advisor to the Grand Shaykh of the Azhar, Dr. Hassan al-Shāf'ī.. [Author Not Mentioned...
The ministry of justice rejected a draft law criminalizing hatemongering on the basis of religion, sex, language, culture or ethnicity on the grounds that the proposed draft is already covered in the penal code articles 160, 161, 161-bis, 171 and 176 and consequently there is no need for an...

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