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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 with fury’ (Berlin 1972).
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...
Head of the al-Nūr political party Yūnis Makhyūn declared that the “Egyptian Nation” coalition has excluded his party more than the Muslim Brotherhood ever did. In addition, Makhyūn stated that ‘Amr Mūssa, head of the Committee of Fifty, and Sayyid Badāwī, head of the al-Wafd party, did not contact...
 Political parties and factions assured that the first 100 days of Sīsī in office were a full of actions without much noise.
In an effort to promote religious tourism, members of al-Wafd Party, Assiut branch, visited the Dayr al-Muḥarraq, also known as the Muharraq Monastery, in al-Qūṣiyyah Markaz (country’s subdivision).
A number of the leaders and members of al-Wafd party have visited some Islamic and Coptic charity associations to congratulate Copts on the occasion of Christmas. They gave them al-Mawlid al-Nabawī (Prophet’s Birthday) sweets to reiterate the message of national unity (Muān Abū Skīn, al-Wafd, Jan....
The parliamentary delegation that comprises members of the People's Assembly human rights committee, activists and representatives of the Maspero Youth Union (MYU) prevented all journalists and media people from attending the 'urfī (informal) conciliatory session in the area of Burj al-'Arab on...
Writer and novelist ‎`Alā’ al-Aswānī outlined some of what he called “delusions” that obscure the Egyptian mind from a real perspective of the world. In his article published by the German online broadcaster Deutsche Welle, ‎al-Aswānī names 6 delusions obstructing the Egyptian way of dealing with...
The simultaneous bombing of the churches in Alexandria and in Ṭanṭā shocked everyone who is aware of the evil plan to attack Egypt through murder. For the war against terrorism has been raging on in Sinai for years and the Egyptian army has been thoroughly outworn as a result.
Despite the controversies generated by the TV drama ‘al-Jamā’a’ (The Muslim Brotherhood), and despite that the episode on the Cairo Fire of January 1952 was only scratched on the surface, the question on who was behind the Cairo Fire, or Black Saturday, is still seeking an answer. 
(1) After the enaction of the new church construction law last autumn , the concept of the Christian denomination was legalized. . This  sparks a heated debate  on the nature of Christian denominations  in Egypt, abreast of the "codification" of the conditions of al-ʿAzābī Pasha, which was issued...
The Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), the al-Jamā'ah al-Islāmīyah's Building and Development Party, the Egyptian Social Democratic Party (ESDP), al-Karāmah (Dignity) Party and the Reform and Development Party (RDP) agreed that the party with the majority of seats would name a...
Last week, there was a fierce competition for the post of mayor of London, between an English Conservative candidate and another English candidate of Indian Muslim descent from the part that became Pakistan today. He enjoys a large popularity, and was elected by a wide margin in the votes against...
One of Egypt's leading political analysts, journalist Dīā' Rashwān said that late Shaikh Al-Sha`rāwī was a “preacher ahead of his time” and had influenced strongly the course of Islam. Distinguished among his precedents, Al-Sha`rāwī is a living phenomenon till today.
Courtesans hit the streets,  while I stood there to watch them. Mourning in black and walking in reverence,  they passed the roads, when, suddenly, troopers on their unbridled horses dispatched them with their swords. It is with these verses that the Egyptian poet, Hāfez Ibrahīm, described...

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