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The presidential committee responsible for amending the exercise of political rights law and the parliamentary elections law is to complete its work today.
The women of Egypt: they strove for their political rights and they conducted campaigns for the sake of having women representatives in the committee formulating the Egyptian Constitution of 1954. They were able to have their representatives in the Parliament, at the time known as the National...
A parliament's fact-finding commission investigating the sectarian fitnah in al-'Āmrīyah, western Alexandria, sparked by a reportedly illegitimate affair between a Christian young man and a Muslim woman, concluded its activities on Wednesday (February 16) by obtaining an agreement on the return of...
MP Marian Malāk forwarded a question in parliament over  Mīt Bashār incidents, calling for investigating the circumstances that led to the demolition of a church fence and burning of a chamber inside the Christian house of worship.  
Local residents said they will confront any attempts to spark sectarian troubles as Salafīs formed a security cordon alongside the policemen to protect the church and to make sure that no Copts or any of their houses or property come under attack. Some locals had rushed to the church on the belief...
Muhammad Badī’, the Murshid (Guide) of the Muslim Brotherhood, in an opinion article in al-Ahrām, said his group seeks the building of a modern democratic state based on citizenship, rule of law, freedom, equality, pluralism in all its forms and types, peaceful rotation of power through the ballot...
“The Maspero Youth Union (MYU) and other political movements started a march on Sunday (February 12) from ‘Abd al-Mun’im Riyād to the People’s Assembly to support MPs raising the issue of the Copts of al-‘Āmirīyah, Alexandria, who were forced to leave their dwelling places last week over a...
Fādī Yūsuf, the general coordinator for the Egypt Copts Coalition, said the group will protest outside the People's Assembly (parliament) against the incidents of al-'Āmrīyah, Alexandria, and the expulsion of eight Christian families and unlawfully wasting their private property. The move comes in...
I witnessed the events of sectarian strife in al-Zawya al-Ḥamrā’on this day, June 17, in 1981. I saw with my own eyes the state of terrible chaos that included killing and the looting of jewellers’ shops, and I saw a building in fire, crumbling to the ground.  I was in my second year of university...
Dr. Muhammad Badī’, the Muslim Brotherhood Murshid (Guide), called on the new People’s Assembly to debate the issues foreign loans and assistance to Egypt. “The assistance must be channeled through legitimate courses with the knowledge of the Egyptian government without any conditions,” said Badī’...

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