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Archpriest Frances Farīd, the deputy head of the Beni Suef patriarchate, denied that the church was involved in directing its congregation to vote for Shafīq as some claim. “The statement found by the Muslim Brotherhood and Islamist groups, which contained instructions to Copts to vote for Shafīq,...
Khālid Abū al-Fadl, an Egyptian residing in the United States, chairman of the Islamic philosophy department in the U.S. University of Yale and former member of the U.S. Congress United States Commission on International Religious Freedoms (USCIRF), dismissed reported pressures by the U.S. on SCAF...
Ashraf Thābit, the deputy speaker of the dissolved parliament, said he expects the parties to the crisis to reach a political thaw during the next few hours. Thābit, a member the Salafī al-Nūr Party, said people who have concerns about the sharī’ah should not feel this way because there is nothing...
The calls were made during a press conference hosted by the Free Egyptians Party (FEP), attended by a host of leaders of liberal parties, public figures and activists. “We reject that Tahrīr Square should become a source of pressures to attain the objectives of a certain political faction. The...
SCAF reiterated that the runoff round will be held as scheduled and there will be no change on that, calling on citizens to go to the polling stations and to elect the candidate they think best for the nation. [Author Not Mentioned, al-Ahrām, June 15, p. 1] Read original text in Arabic
On the other hand, Bishop Marqus of Shubrā al-Khaymah and Chairman of the Voter Registration Committee on the election of a new pope for the Coptic Orthodox Church in succession of Pope Shenouda III, who died in March, said the number of voters expected to be included in the election is about 2500...
SCAF reiterated that the runoff round will be held as scheduled and there will be no change on that, calling on citizens to go to the polling stations and to elect the candidate they think best for the nation. [Author Not Mentioned, al-Ahrām, June 15, p. 1] Read original text in Arabic
The decision by the minister of justice to authorize military intelligence and military police officers and NCOs the power to arrest civilians suspected of having committed crimes has raised hue and cry among political and revolutionary movements that announced their rejection while some law and...
It is a very dangerous thing to dissolve the first free parliament voted over by 35 million Egyptians in a historic precedent under full judicial supervision without any suspected rigging, said constitutional law expert Dr. ‘Abd al-Hamīd Mitwallī in an interview to al-Wafd newspaper. The voting...
The three Coptic Orthodox, Evangelical and Catholic Churches also declined to comment on the rulings handed down by the Supreme Constitutional Court on Thursday (June 14) regarding the invalidity of the one-third individual seats in parliament and the unconstitutionality of the law on practicing...

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