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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 author discusses the “much-need” unified law for building houses of worship and the difficulties that it is facing in parliament. He highlights some human rights organization’s agenda for the law.
Ṭal‘at Jār Allāh believes the state’s rejection of Pope Shenouda nominations for the Shūrá Council’s elections was a letter to the Copts who wish to integrate into political life to stay away from the church and to separate religion and politics.
The relationship between the ruling party presided by President Mubārak and Pope Shenouda reached an impasse after Mubārak ignored a request submitted by Pope Shenouda to appoint three Copts in al-Shūrá Council.
The following lines summarize an interview with the General Secretary of al-Wafd opposition party Munīr Fakhrī ‘Abd al-Nūr. He highlights the reasons and the possible solutions for the escalating sectarian strife in Egypt and refers to general social, educational, political, and economical...
The article discusses the establishment of a new political party: ‘The Democratic Front Party.’ It represents the opinions of different politicians on the possibility of the party participating in the Egyptian political scene.
Majdī Khalīl highlights the ideological shifts of Islamist ideologue Dr. Ṭāriq al-Bishrī from liberalism to Islamic fundamentalism. He sheds light on one of al-Bishrī’s books entitled, ‘al-Jamā‘ah al-Watanyyah’ [The Nationalist Movement], and accuses him of falsifying history.
Munīr Fakhrī ‘Abd al-Nūr says that al-Wafd does not want to spend money and effort to have a frustrated result in the Shūrá Council’s elections as this could potentially have a negative impact on the party.
Dr. Muhammad Habib, deputy of the Supreme Guide of the Brotherhood announced that the group seeks to open dialogue with small opposition parties following the dialogue it has opened with major opposition parties: Al-the Wafd party, the Nasserist party and theAl- Tagammu party. The Brotherhood...
During his latest visit to Egypt, Tom Lantos met with representatives of the Egyptian civil society. During this meeting, three issues were discussed: Lantos’ hostile stances against Egypt, especially his threat to halve the amount of US aid to Egypt, in addition to his stance toward the Arab-...

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