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What had been planned as a “Friday of unifying the ranks” ended, as unanimously agreed by the Egyptian media, as a “Friday of splitting the ranks”. While the day began with various political groups, including Islamists, converging on Tahrir Square in numbers that came close to a million, it ended...
Universities across Egypt have seen angry students and rebellious professors protesting on campus, threatening to disband only when pro-Mubārak professors and teachers are gone. The so-called university battle is one of a series of upheavals in the wake of the revolution. It started in Cairo...
The Muslim Brotherhood has announced in a statement that it plans to form a political party after the amendment of the constitution and the unrestricted formation of political parties is permitted.   It has also asked the armed forces to set a timetable for the constitutional amendments and for...
Diana Māhir Ghālī reviews this weekend's opinion articles dealing with the Alexandria church attack...  
  Wednesday's Egyptian newspaper coverage of the Alexandria church bombing focuses on speculation regarding who may be behind the attack. But some are accusing the Egyptian media of competing to identify the responsible party, according to AWR's Hānī Hamdī...    
  Jayson Casper considers the attack in Alexandria and the resulting sectarian demonstrations which arose in its wake. He explores some of the contextual issues and finds hope in an interfaith effort promoted by a dialogue group in the city. Even so, efforts to find meaning in the tragedy must go...
In this final installment of a three part series on the life of Nasr Hāmid Abū Zayd, Professor Stefan Wild of Bonn University paints a picture of the life and work of the late Egyptian scholar....  
Dr. Nabīl Lūqā Bibāwī is set to defend his Ph.D. thesis on second marriage for Copts next December at Cairo University. The thesis committee consists of Dr. Mahmūd Hamdī Zaqzūq, Dr. Ahmad Fathī Surūr, Pope Shenouda III, and Dr. Hassan ‘Abd al-Bāsit al-Jumay‘ī. Bibāwī claims that the thesis contains...
The Muslim Brotherhood attacked the Supreme Electoral Committee for warning them against using the “Islam Is the Answer” slogan. The group’s Media Adviser, Dr. Jamāl Nasār, said that the Brotherhood had been granted the constitutional right to use the slogan before in previous elections and pointed...
Should the One Thousand and One Nights be banned? A Cairo conference debates the issue. A number of Lawyers submitted a request to have the latest edition of the Thousand and One Nights banned because they viewed it as immoral. Intellectuals and cultural figures rally against this ban, upset by the...

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