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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.
For decades now, Egyptian Coptic Christians and Muslims have been citing widely diverging numbers for the percentage of Christians in Egypt. In the absence of reliable, published data, the figures vary wildly, anywhere from 6 to 24 percent of population.
On Monday (December 17), journalists and members of the Wafd Party marched from their headquarters to the Syndicate of Journalists to protest attacks on the Wafd Party headquarters on Saturday (December 15) night.
Amid dense security measures of police and armed forces, al-Gharbia Governorate witnessed a large turnout in several of it cities, whereas the number of voters in the village was not as large. It was reported that judges who were due to supervise the voting arrived late. Noteworthy is the large...
Political and social theorist Sir Isaiah Berlin famously compared nationalism to a ‘bent twig’, ‘forced down so severely that when released, it lashed back wit
Today’s press overview is tackling a “weird” so-called fatwá sanctioning the killing of opponents of President Muhammad Mursī, made by Shaykh Hāshim Islām, a member of the Azhar’s fatwá committee. In his religious opinion, Islām considered the opponents as “khawārij [Kharijites which means...
The courts in Egypt are witnessing weird cases every day and some of these cases become part of the collective memory. One of these cases is the famous case in which the famous Coptic leader of the Wafd Party, Makram ʿUbayd Pasha, or Makram Ebeid, pleaded the case of a Muslim Egyptian citizen, who...
Anonymous sources stated that the committee assigned to draft a new parliamentary elections law is about to give 90% of the seats to individuals and 10% to the parties. 
The women's committee of al-Wafd party has visited the Coptic Catholic Theological Seminaryin Maʿādi on Saturday, as part of the journey of the track of the Holy Family in Egypt under the slogan "Egypt of Love". The delegation was received by Father Bīshūy Rasmī, director of the Coptic Catholic...

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