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A presidential ruling was issued assigning five new chancellors to five universities. Contrary to some expectations, women and Copts were not included in the list of the newly assigned.
The article discusses a plan to further develop Coptic Studies at Claremont Graduate University, and points to a number of individuals, students and Coptic figures, who both support the program and see the potential for increasing Coptic awareness around the globe.
The Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies [CIHRS] has sent an appeal to the president of the republic and the speakers of both houses of Parliament called to amend Article Two of the Constitution that states that Islam is the religion of the state and Islamic sharīʿā is the main source of...
Dr. Yahy? al-Qazzāz, a professor at Hilwān University and a former member of Kifāyah, the Egyptian Movement for Change, believes that the movement has succeeded in achieving many of its objectives. It penetrated to the marrow of Egyptians’ bones, encouraging them to reject all forms of...
Dr. Maḥmūd Ḥamdī Zaqzūq, the Egyptian minister of endowments, has issued a decision that bans the ministry’s religious counselors from wearing the Niqāb. Stating that the Niqāb is "a matter of custom and not faith," the minister argued that the appointment of Niqāb-wearing women as...
The Egyptian press reports on the recent divisions within the Kifāyahmovement, otherwise known as the Egyptian Movement for Change. Seven members from the movement submitted their resignation following the culture minister’s comments on the Ḥijāb.
The article compares intellectual and cultural life during the first half of the 20th century to the current time.
The persons mentioned in the Pope’s list for the elections of the Majlis al-Millī were the winners in the elections. The opposition demanded reformation of the order governing the council, and explained their opinion that the elections, restricted to Copts over 25 years who either have a college...
The hearing sessions of the case of the Ibn Khaldoun Center, in which Saad Eddin Ibrahim and 27 of his aides are accused of forgery and financial contravention, started. al-Hayat listed the details of the two sessions and the defenses discussions with the witness for prosecution. al-Sharq al-...
Groups that seek converts to Islām or Christianity via the internet have widely expanded. Contrary to the teachings of both religions, these groups are trying to attract girls using lies and deception.

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