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Mamdūh al-Walī, the chairman of the board of al-Ahrām, Cairo's leading daily newspaper, issued a decision terminating the contracts of veteran journalists and writers, including 'Abd al-Mun'im Sa'īd, the former board chairman, and 20 others. 
Egypt State Information Service (SIS) translated the news story came in al-Ahrām on August 25 about President’s Mursī decree to cancel holding into custody measure in publishing crimes. The following is the text as it came on SIS: Minister of Justice Ahmad Mekki told "Al-Ahram" newspaper on...
 Jābir ‘Asfūr wrote an opinion piece in al-Ahrām calling for the rooting of the concept of a civil state. He continues that Egyptian intellectuals resorted to the civil state after seeing what the political Islam groups have done in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran. 
The formation of a Fact-Finding and Reconciliation Commission by the Shaykh al-Azhar and the Minister President to end the clashes between two Nubian tribes was followed by preparing lists of all those deceased in the strife between the two sides. It will be presented to Engineer Ibrāhīm Mahlab for...
Meanwhile, Counselor Munsif Sulaymān, a member of the Coptic Orthodox Church’s General Millī Council, announced on Wednesday (May 30) the final list of candidates for the papal chair of Saint Mark, totaling 17, including seven bishops and 10 monks. The list includes Bishop Yū’ānnis, Bishop Bīshūy...
Acting patriarch Bishop Pachomius affirmed that the church does not interfere in political affairs nor does it take sides with this or that candidate. “Copts have cast their votes as Egyptian citizens. If anyone votes for a certain candidate, then it happened as citizens,” he said during a meeting...
“Reports asserted that the majority of Copts voted for Shafīq, ‘Amr Mūsá and Hamdīn Sabbāhī and a fewer number voted even for former MB member ‘Abd al-Mun’im Abū al-Futūh as well as other presidential candidates with all their different political affiliations and ideologies,” the ECHR said in a...
In the midst of all these political crises and economic slowdown, there is actually no voice by intellectuals as their unity and solidarity to defend the Arab destiny are absent. [Yūhannā Qultah, al-Ahrām, June 18, p. 10] Read original text in Arabic
In a fresh escalated reaction to the Constitutional Court’s ruling invalidating the law on the election of the People’s Assembly, the lower house of the two-chamber parliament, legislators from the Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) insisted on convening a legislative committee...
One is deeply shocked by the flow of reports and statements from the West, especially from human rights organizations concerning accusations of injustice in Egypt, stubbornly provoking the Egyptian people before Egyptian leadership by allegedly claiming that the largest mass revolution in the...

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