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On December 10, an SGP delegation met with Coptic Orthodox Bishop Musa about the draft Constitution and the place of Christians in Egypt. Michael Burslem did the language editing of this text and placed some comments. This text was sent to the SGP delegation for approval. Bishop Mūsā, however,...
The European Parliament said it is appalled by developments in Egypt over a constitutional declaration announced by President Muḥammad Mursī and inside the constituent assembly, adding the so-called declaration puts Mursī above the law. [Aḥmad Khalaf Allāh and Muḥammad Mursī, al-Watan, Nov. 28, p....
Sāmih Makram ‘Ubayd handed me his business card with the words, ‘I hope I get to use this again.’ Underneath his name it spelled out ‘Member of Parliament’. He took it back momentarily and penciled in an additional word in Arabic: ‘Dissolved’.
Egypt is preparing itself for the second round of presidential elections on June 16 and 17 with two remaining candidates: Ahmad Shafīq and Muhammad Mursī. These two candidates reflect a great division one sees in Egypt, between Islamists (Mursī) and those opposed to Islamists (Shafīq). The choice...
The Coptic Orthodox Church on Friday morning (April 27) started receiving applications of candidacy for the post of the 118th pope in succession of Pope Shenouda III and will continue receiving papers for 20 days, the remaining time of the 60 days set by the 1957 statute. [Ashraf Sādiq, al-Ahrām,...
Dr. Wahīd 'Abd al-Majīd, member of the People's Assembly and the constituent assembly, said that all mediation efforts to solve the problem of the constitution panel failed.
There are concerns about the approaches of drafting the new Egyptian Constitution which is currently dominating the political climate in Egypt. These concerns are associated with the criteria for the formation of the constituent assembly and its members. So far the final shape of the assembly is...
[The interview was carried out by Cornelis Hulsman, the transcript was made by Fidel Bartholdy]
  Mustafá al-Nuwayhī, candidate of al-Wafd Party, has said there is no division between Copts and Muslims in Egyptian society. He added that the gunshots of the Ministry of Interior during the revolution [Reviewer: a reference to police firing on demonstrators] did not separate them, adding that...
Salafi politics has taken Egypt by storm. This has surprised many commentators who underestimated their base of thought and non-political nature. For others, it has been a validation of years of Salafi work in mosques and surrounding communities to preach Islam and help the poor.   As an aid to...

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