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This paper begins by reviewing Egypt’s post-2011 transition prior to 2013, which includes briefs on the 2011-2012 parliamentary elections, the 2012 presidential elections, and unrest and sectarian violence during the period between Ḥusnī Mubārak’s overthrow and the summer of 2013.
Cornelis Hulsman and interns of the Center for Arab-West Understanding have frequently contributed to the Maadi Messenger, a community magazine that is distributed in Maadi, Cairo, Egypt. This is also where the office of Arab-West Report is located. This time the Maadi Messenger asked Cornelis...
Al-Watan reports that President Muhammad Mursī has decided to appoint Coptic thinker Samīr Marqus, Dr. Bākīnām al-Sharqāwī, Dr. Sayf ‘Abd al-Fattāh, and writer, Sakīnah Fu’ād, to his presidential advisory team. The decision was announced by the president's spokesman, Dr. Yāsir ‘Alī, who also said...
Experts stated that President al-Sīsī’s Advisor for Combatting Terrorism, Jamāl al-Dīn, started off his new position by pursuing police officers supportive of the Brotherhood and addressing the issue of internationally sponsored terrorism in the Sinai. One expert said he was an excellent choice as...
Representatives of political parties, factions and election experts requested President Adly Mansūr to withhold the bill of Political Rights and the House of Representatives and leave the task of issuing it to the president-elect, Abd al- Fattāh al-Sīsī after he swears in. This was during a round...
Since his election as President of Egypt in 2014, President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī has been used to visiting the Cathedral to congratulate Copts for Christmas. This is to solid brotherhood and love between different social factions, and to stress that he is a President for all Egyptians. 
  I borrow this title from these two important volumes published by al-Ahrām Center for Political and Strategic Studies in two parts in 1996 and 1998, and which presented a unique study on the religious reality in Egypt in terms of institutions and the country's unique diversity of Islamic,...
Ahmad al-Sayyed al-Najjār, chairman of Al-Ahrām Foundation, condemned recent clashes between Muslims and Copts in Minya Governorate. Al-Najjār wrote on the social networking site facebook: "The Minya incident is a scourge of mankind that plagues Egypt with sectarian backwardness, demagoguery, of...
Dr. Yūsri Al-`Azbāwī, the researcher at Al-Ahrām Center for Political and Strategic Studies and Head of the Democratic Transition Program in the Elections Forum, confirmed that legislation governing services are the priorities of the House of Representatives, which started its first session today.
The Muslim Brotherhood leaders must have gone through the worst five hours yesterday night in Turkey, after a faction of the Turkish Armed Forces attempted to topple Erdogan. But the coup d’état foiled.  Had the coup d’état succeeded, Muslim brotherhood leaders, who Erdogan had granted exile,...

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