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The three main Christian denominations in Egypt (Coptic Orthodox, Catholic, and Evangelical) will submit a new memo to the National Dialogue Committee about disputed articles in the Constitution. [Reviewer's Note: al-Watan reported the details of the memo under the title "Churches' memo to the...
Today’s overview highlights the return home of some Christian families displaced over clashes in the Giza district of Dahshūr and efforts by the salafī al-Nūr Party to contain another sectarian unrest in the northern Egypt governorate of al-Beheira.
This book was first published in 2012 by CIDT in Arabic. It was later translated into English, expanded with texts of Nushin Atmaca and Patricia Prentice and edited by Cornelis Hulsman with help of Jenna Ferrecchia and Douglas May.
The salafī al-Nūr Party severely slammed Grand Shaykh of the Azhar Dr. Ahmad al-Tayīb for rejecting to provide explanations for the word “principles” in the constitution, urging him to issue a statement indicating why he insists on keeping Article II unchanged. [Hamdī Dabash, ‘Usāmah al-Mahdī,...
The Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Alexandria said Copts’ votes went to Ahmad Shafīq, Hamdīn Sabbāhī and ‘Amr Mūsá, dismissing claims the church instructed its congregation to vote for a certain candidate. [Rajab Ramadān, al-Misrī al-Yawm, May 28, p. 4] Read original text in Arabic
In an announcement, the Grand Shaykh of the Azhar Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyīb and a number of Muslim scholars of the Islamic Research Academy as well as Jamā´at Ansār al-Sunnah al-Muhammadiyyah, al-Jama´iyyah al-Shari´iyyah, members of different Islamic streams and al-Da´wah al-Salafiyyah spoke out against...
The Muslim Brotherhood set Egyptian politics ablaze with their decision to nominate their chief financier, Khairat al-Shātir, for the presidency. All political groups recognize the right of the group to do so but many have criticized them harshly, recalling their promise from early in the...
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.
Several scholars of the Azhar and its affiliate Islamic Research Academy welcomed the top Sunnī establishment’s decision to withdraw its only representative, former Muftī of the Republic Dr. Nasr Farīd Wāsil, from the constituent assembly drafting a new constitution for Egypt. [Ahmad ‘Uways, al-...
Several Coptic organizations and movements held a press conference to announce their refusal of the current constituent assembly drafting Egypt's post-revolution constitution, which Najīb Jubrā’īl, head of the Egyptian Union of Human Rights Organization, said marginalized all segments of the...

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