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The Ahl al-Sunnah wal-Jamā’ah group in Alexandria said Dr. Muhammad Mursī is the president of Egypt and its supreme commander of the armed forces, warning the Higher Presidential Election Commission (HPEC) against approaching “Egypt’s elected president, Mursī, who is a red line”. “We refuse having...
In an interview with journalist Charlie Rose broadcast Wednesday (June 20), Clinton called the military's actions during the past week "clearly troubling." The ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) has declared an interim constitution that gives its generals and the courts final say...
On the other hand, judicial sources in the Higher Presidential Election Commission (HPEC) said the examination of challenges submitted by presidential candidate Ahmad Shafīq revealed that a large number of Copts received threats against voting for Shafīq and were prevented by force from going to...
Meanwhile, political powers and parties embarked on forming what they called the “Civil Current” within preparations to participate in the next parliamentary elections in a bid to “confront the fulūl (remnants of the former regime) and the Muslim Brotherhood with a unified list,” according ‘Imād...
Muhammad Mahdī ‘Ākif, the former murshid (guide) of the Muslim Brotherhood, said former minister housing Hasab Allāh al-Kafrāwī asked him to join him and former Arab League Secretary-General ‘Amr Mūsá, currently outside Egypt, to attend a meeting with SCAF members in an attempt to reach a solution...
Mursī, after a series of meetings with political figures and representatives of revolutionary youths, announced setting up a unified national front encompassing all political factions. Mursī reiterated the front’s rejection of the decision to dissolve the People’s Assembly, the law on arrest rights...
Meanwhile, Counselor Munsif Sulaymān, a member of the Coptic Orthodox Church’s General Millī Council, announced on Wednesday (May 30) the final list of candidates for the papal chair of Saint Mark, totaling 17, including seven bishops and 10 monks. The list includes Bishop Yū’ānnis, Bishop Bīshūy...
Acting patriarch Bishop Pachomius affirmed that the church does not interfere in political affairs nor does it take sides with this or that candidate. “Copts have cast their votes as Egyptian citizens. If anyone votes for a certain candidate, then it happened as citizens,” he said during a meeting...
“Reports asserted that the majority of Copts voted for Shafīq, ‘Amr Mūsá and Hamdīn Sabbāhī and a fewer number voted even for former MB member ‘Abd al-Mun’im Abū al-Futūh as well as other presidential candidates with all their different political affiliations and ideologies,” the ECHR said in a...
On the other hand, Minister of Awqāf (Endowments) Muhammad ‘Abd al-Fadīl al-Qūsī underlined the importance of providing all forms scholarly support for a Pakistani judicial delegation that will visit Cairo on June 13 to get abreast of Egypt’s experiment of entrenching a culture of moderation and...

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