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Dr. Nājiḥ Ibrāhīm, a co-founder and theoretician of the al-Jamāʿa al-Islāmīya (Islamic Group), called on President Muḥammad Mursī to lead the nation with a mentality of a statesman, not that of the Muslim Brotherhood group, and give more room for power sharing regardless of ideological differences...
The Coptic Orthodox Church’s Holy Synod unanimously named Bishop Raphael of Central Cairo Churches, who was one of the three finalists to the chair of Saint Mark, as secretary of the Synod instead of Bishop Bīshūy of Damietta. [‘Imād Khalīl, al-Misrī al-Yawm, Nov. 23, p. 4] Read original text in...
On June 11, 2012, the Egyptian People's Assembly will discuss a report by its Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee, dealing with the criteria for selection of the members of the Constituent Assembly. Meanwhile, the People's Assembly is receiving nominations for membership of the...
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...
 Tahrir square and other revolution squares are filled with women demanding their privileges, meanwhile, Islamists [mainly salafists, al-Jamā'ah al-Islāmīyah and the Muslim Brotherhood party] are preparing their upcoming legislative agenda. The laws, concerning women, drummed up interest from...
 President Husnī Mubārak appointed 10 MPs to the new elected parliament, including 7 Copts. The appointees included one woman, 'Amīnah Shafīq, member of National Council for Women (NCW).  
This report provides an overview of different human rights organizations in Egypt and th
Members of the People’s Assembly have warned against issuing a license for female-only mosques, saying that such step would violate Sharī‘ah and Islamic teachings.
A draft law for the construction of mosques, churches, and synagogues without discrimination was submitted to the People’s Assembly in order to be discussed and issued in case of approval.
The article praises the achievements of Egypt’s first lady, Mrs. Suzan Mubārak whose activities, says the author, are based on genuine faith, sound thought and a practical approach.

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