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Columnists’ newspaper articles this Sunday address and analyze the implications of constitutional amendments proposed by Egypt’s House of Representatives.  In an article titled "A Quiet Reading of the Constitutional Amendments," the chairman of al-AhrāmʿAbd al-Muḥsin Salāma said that constitutions...
Under the title “Churches reject the Constitutional referendum scheduled for December 15”, al-Dustūr newspaper reports that the three major churches of Egypt had hoped that President Mursī would postpone the referendum until a consensus among all segments of the Egyptian society is reached and a...
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...
Giza Criminal Court witnessed a tense trial in the first court session of Islām ‘Afīfi, Editor-in-Chief of the Egyptian al-Dustūr newspaper. ‘Afīfī is accused of offending the Egyptian President in the media and publishing false news that would disturb public order. The court ordered to remand ‘...
Today’s overview deals with calls by a former senior U.S. diplomat, Dennis Ross, on Egypt to accept the reality and play by a set of rules, saying the record to date is not good: news reports suggest that more than 100,000 Coptic Christians have left Egypt; there have been new efforts to...
The Muslim Brotherhood attempted to confiscate al-Dustūr newspaper and attacked its printing house during the dawn of Saturday (Aug. 11).
Aḥmad Māhir Street is one of the places that still preserve their old essence and Egyptian features despite the development of time and civilization and the fast pace of life imposed by modernity. 
Doctor Najīb Jubrā’īl, head of the Egyptian Union of Human Rights Organization, has requested a meeting with Pope Tawadros to reform the Clerical Council. Jubrā’īl  has requested that more civilians, such as lawyers, psychologists, and social workers, participate in the Council. In addition, he...
Unknown assailants set fire to a church in Nigeria, damaging the building and its contents. The recently-built church is the subject of some local controversy over the ownership of the land the church is built on (Author not mentioned, al-Yawm al-Sāb’, Feb. 28, p. 2). Read original text in Arabic.
Four Copts and one Muslim were murdered in Burj al-‘Arab area in what appears to be a crime motivated by personal rather than religious reasons. The five victims were farm workers, who had apparently insulted, abused, and expelled from the farm a newly hired farm worker, Taha Mūsá. Mūsá has since...

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