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On the evening of 3rd July, the Summer School students watched the thought-provoking film One Hand: The Movie, an intense film focusing on Muslim-Christian relations in revolutionary Egypt, following the January 2011 bombing of the Coptic Orthodox Two Saints Church in the city of Alexandria.
Subhī Sālih, a member of the constituent assembly drafting a new constitution for Egypt and a leading member of the Muslim Brotherhood group, said the second draft constitution will be finalized within three weeks.
The Vatican’s news agency Fides said the first Egyptian Catholic TV station will be launched in 2013 under the name al-Salām (Peace) to be the voice of a Coptic Catholic community living in a large country ruled by the Muslim Brotherhood.
In his address before the imāms and preachers on Thursday (October 25), President Mursī said the Ummah (Nation) will never rise without a conviction, as if the Egyptian society has never known convictions and faiths before the Muslim Brotherhood made their way to power.
The ‘Id al-Adhá prayers in Alexandria switched from spiritual to political as Salafī Da’wah (Call) and Muslim Brotherhood leaders delivered fiery sermons in squares all over the Mediterranean city. [Rāmī Yāsīn, al-Ahrām, Oct. 27, p. 5] Read original text in Arabic
Dr. Rafīq Habīb, an advisor to the president and deputy leader of the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), the political arm of the Muslim Brotherhood group, accused the secular elite of beleaguering the president and his party.
Dr. Muhammad Sa'd al-Katātnī, the leader of the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), the political arm of the Muslim Brotherhood group, deputized Dr. 'Isām al-'Iryān to run the party's affairs pending his return from Saudi Arabia, where he performs the hajj. 
Bishop Bīshūy held a closed meeting with leading members of the Muslim Brotherhood and its political arm the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) inside St. Dimyana Monastery in the town of Bilqās, al-Qalyubia governorate to discuss the status of Copts in the draft constitution, planned to be finalized...
Muhammad Yūsuf ‘Abd al-Rahman ‘Abd Allāh, an Egyptian Salafist who obtained the alias Shaykh Abū Ahmad as soon as he was approved as member of ‘Usāmah Bin Lādin’s al-Qā’idah network, said the jihādists do not recognize the state or ruler simply because he does not pursue the path of God. [‘Abd al-...
The State Council’s Administrative Judiciary Court on Tuesday (October 9) adjourned reviewing lawsuits requesting the dissolution of the Muslim Brotherhood group and closing down all its headquarters nationwide to the November 20 session. [Nuhá ‘Āshūr, al-Shurūq al-Jadīd, Oct. 10, p. 3] Read text...
Among the charges Abū Islām is facing is the agitating calls against Egyptian Christians that could undermine national unity and disrupt public security.
Ahmad Jabr, a media official for the National Authority for Tunnels (NAT), commenting on the increase in the number of mosques in metro stations, said the plan, which in effect for two years now, does not have anything to do with the Muslim Brotherhood.
Priest Philopater Jamīl of the Virgin Mary Church in ‘Izbit al-Nakhl area, northern Cairo, did a hatchet job on the regime of President Muhammad Mursī and accused him and the Muslim Brotherhood over a channel relaying from the United States of involvement in a bombing attack that targeted the Two...
A lawyer belonging to the Muslim Brotherhood has established a lawsuit before the National Council in which he demanded the repeal of the appointment of Tahānī al-Jibālī as Chancellor (Vice-President) of the Supreme Constitutional Court by the former President Husnī Mubārak.   
  In an interview with al-Watan, the Islamic preacher Dr. Yūsuf Badrī, a member of the previous Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, has condemned the calls for demonstrations against President Muhammad Mursī on the 24th of August as heresy. He demanded that those who would storm or burn the Muslim...
  Abd al-Wahāb Sha’bān writes in Al-Watan that several Coptic organizations, among them “Copts without Restrictions,” “Copts for Egypt,’ and the movement “Civil Rights for Christians,” have announced that they will participate in the 24th of August demonstrations. Michael Munīr from the “Al-Hayāh”...
Al-Watan reports that Copts have demanded that General ‘Abd al-Fattāh al-Sīsī, Minister of Defense, promptly withdraws his decision to appoint Major General Hamdī Badīn as Egypt’s Military Attaché to China. Badīn, former Commander of Military Police, faces accusations of allegedly playing a role in...
A number of Coptic figures announced their participation in the August 24 protests, considering it another revolution against the Muslim Brotherhood and “islamizing the country”.  Mamdūh Ramzī, Coptic lawyer, said he would participate in the protest as well as Ramsīs al-Najjār, the church lawyer. 
Expatriate Copt organizations staged protests at Egyptian embassies in a number of European capitals. The Dutch Coptic Association, headed by Bahā’ Ramzī, is at the top of these protests as it organized a protest at the Egyptian Embassy in The Hague, The Netherlands. 
A quarrel erupted on August 22 between Islamists and leftists following Dr. ‘Isām ‘Iryān’s attack on the latter.  ‘Iryān, acting leader of the Freedom and Justice Party, accused leftists of receiving foreign funds and acting superior towards the people. (Ahmad ‘Alām, al-Misrī al-Yawm, August 23, p...

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