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Fahmī Huwaydī argued that some people exaggerate the significance of a supposed religious state. Al-Jumhūrīyah claimed that “The Vatican accepts dialogue with Muslims provided that they stop believing that the Qur’ān is a divine book.” Critique on SawṬ al-Ummah claiming Samuel Mashriqī, head of...
The Egyptian media reported Copts fears over Pope Shenouda’s health after the patriarch was suddenly admitted to hospital. The pope’s condition is stable and he is expected to resume his normal duties soon.
The recent clash between journalists and the grand Imām of the Azhar after the latter’s controversial speech, in which he demanding punishing rumor-mongers and false reporters with 80 lashes, has marked a new critical turning point in the already-strained relations between non-governmental press...
A Muslim Brotherhood key leader Dr. ‘Isām al-‘Iryān has reportedly stated that his group will recognize the existence of Israel if they come to power. The statement has provoked anger amongst members and leaders of the banned group because they abidingly reject Israel as an independent state in the...
15 Egyptian independent newspapers refused to publish their publications on October 7, 2007. Other newspapers criticized the gesture and its motivations, choosing instead to express themselves “positively.” Freedom of the press is a pivotal issue in Egyptian media nowadays.
The Egyptian press is still focusing on the case of the four editors-in-chief who were sentenced to jail for spreading rumors and false information about President Mubārak’s health condition. While some observers denounce the jail penalty, others believe that journalists who do not adhere to the...
The Attorney General of East Alexandria’s public prosecutions Muhammad Qāsim ordered 25 accused to spend four days in custody pending investigations. They are accused of inciting sedition during a fight which occurred between Muslims and Copts in al-Muntazah, last Friday night.
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...
Rumors about Mubārak’s health spread like wildfire and created wide-ranged uproar in society. Although the role of the press in the circulation of the news was undeniable, some insist on the unwavering responsibility of official authorities in making rumors appear more credible by hesitating in...
This article shows the opinions of a number of leading journalists regarding the state-owned press and the calls to privatize it.

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