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Middle East Online Website published an article on August 24 entitled “Egypt’s Morsi scraps preventive detention for publishing crimes” by Dominique Soguel. Below is the original text of the article: Egyptian newspaper editor Islam Afifi was freed after a few hours in custody on Thursday, a...
Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court ruled on Saturday that only the first paragraph of Article 10, which grants the interior ministry authority to deny protest requests, was unconstitutional.
Egyptian Telecommunication Network Channel Nile Sat has officially suspended satellite broadcasts in Cairo of the Hizbollāh-owned Al-Manār channel. “We stopped broadcasting Al-Manār because the content of its programs is sectarian and provokes Fitna and incitement, the Egyptian Company said.
The number of protesters outside the US embassy in Cairo began to decrease Tuesday night after thousands had gathered earlier to protest a film they said was being produced in the United States that insults the Prophet Mohamed.
Egyptian media gave much less attention to the July 18 attack that cost the lives of five Israelis and wounded thirty three as reported in Israeli and/or Western media.  In this article I will list what I found in Egyptian (Arab) media:
AWR's intern Toon Bijnens analyzes the media coverage on the church of Two Martyrs St. Mina and St. George incident.   The church is located in Sūl village of 'Ātfīh (Governorate of Helwan). Angry Muslim young-men set the church on fire after seeing a muslim girl with a christian young-man called '...
Sa‘d al-Dīn Ibrāhīm faces a potential prison sentence of three years for each of the four lawsuits filed against him by politicians and lawyers on charges of harming Egypt’s economy.
At a time when the Egyptian press market was still discussing the aftermath of the State Security Prosecution’s interrogation of an independent journalist on charges of spreading rumors about the president’s health, a new wave of anger stormed Egyptian society after a misdemeanor court sentenced...
Rif‘at al-Said, the spokesman for the Egyptian opposition parties? alliance, said he met with the U.S. Ambassador in Cairo David Welch for a couple of hours.
National pride has led Egypt to strongly criticize the American decision to freeze additional foreign aid to Egypt in protest of the prosecution of human rights activist Saad Eddin Ibrahim. Observers believe the decision is an effort to influence Egyptian policies.
The bishop of Cordoba turns down Spain’s Muslim community’s request to share prayers with Catholics in a cathedral that was once a mosque.
Mamdouh Mahran, chief editor of the weekly al-Nabaa, claimed that a former Coptic monk had practiced prostitution inside the church. Mahran was highly criticized in Egyptian media and was accused of damaging national unity. His article provoked angry protests by Copts in Assiut and in the main...
Egyptian police confiscate a book allegedly upon the Azhar’s request. The book criticizes "modern shaykhs" and supports woman’s leadership in prayers.
The review tackles the controversial statements made by Brotherhood chief Muhammad Mahdī ‘Ākif that he was ready to send 10,000 men to fight alongside Ḥizb Allāh militants against Israel.
The article reviews a split inside the Azhar University over the decision to grant Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales an honorary doctorate from the largest Sunni institution in the Muslim world.
The author compares between the Arab and Western media in an extended image in which he likens the media to a three-ring circus. He believes that Arab media perform in the outer rings of the circus, away from the middle ring where the greatest show takes place. However, the middle ring is occupied...
European Union (EU) foreign policy commissioner Javier Solana had talks with Egyptian President Husnī Mubārak over ways of protecting religious symbols and beliefs as part of his efforts to defuse the crisis. During his visit to Egypt, the second leg of his tour of Arab and Muslim nations in the...
Muslim cleric Mustafa Kāmil, otherwise known as Abu Hamza al-Misrī, was sentenced by the Old Bailey Tuesday to seven years in jail after being found guilty of soliciting murder and inciting racial hatred during sermons to his followers.
A critique of the Egyptian government’s handling of the Sudanese refugees protesting in Cairo.
Different aspects of the Muslim Brotherhood’s success in the recent parliamentary elections are discussed including Mīlād Hannā’s concerns that Copts will become "second-class citizens” if the Brotherhood’s come into power.


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