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The Supreme Council of the Armed Forces gave political powers and parties 48 hours to agree on key standards to form a constitution-drafting panel as a meeting held by SCAF Chairman Field Marshal Muhammad Husayn Tantāwī on Tuesday (June 5) with politicians saw differences over issuance of a...
Meanwhile, the Coptic Orthodox Church set criteria for electing or excluding candidates for the post of the 118th pope to succeed Pope Shenouda III, who passed away on March 17, adding the initial list of candidates will be announced soon. Bishop Bisāntī of Helwan and al-Ma’sarah and member of the...
Joseph Malāk, a lawyer for the families of victims of the early last year’s deadly bombing attack on the Two Saints Church that left dozens killed or wounded, said he is going to sue Minister of Interior Muhammad Ibrāhīm, Alexandria Security Director Khālid Ghurābah and the chief of al-Muntazah...
A delegation from several political parties and movements, including the Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), is paying a visit to the Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate in Sohag to offer assurances for Christians and ask them to vote for FJP leader Muhammad Mursī. [Khālid Hassan, al-...
The governor had asked Mustafá Muhammad ‘Abd Allāh to accompany a delegation visiting churches to congratulate Copts but he violated instructions and refused to do so. [Māhir ‘Abd al-Sabūr, al-Shurūq al-Jadīd, June 6, p. 2] Read text in Arabic
Robert Fisk, a renowned editorialist in the British newspaper The Independent, said Ahmad Shafīq, the Mubārak loyalist, has the support of the Christian Copts, and Assad has the support of the Syrian Christians. The Christians support the dictators. Not much of a line, is it? On Saturday, the...
Robert Fisk, a renowned editorialist in the British newspaper The Independent, said Ahmad Shafīq, the Mubārak loyalist, has the support of the Christian Copts, and Assad has the support of the Syrian Christians. The Christians support the dictators. Not much of a line, is it? On Saturday, the...
Amidst tension overshadowing the political scene, the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) is meeting Tuesday (June 5) with parties represented in parliament as well as some independent lawmakers to discuss means to form a constituent assembly to draft a new constitution. Members of the...
On the other hand, an official source said the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) is likely to issue a complementary constitutional declaration that would set the powers of the president a few days ahead of handover of power to an elected head of state. The step is expected after the runoff...
In another development, the administrative judiciary court in the coastal governorate of al-Ismailia adjourned a lawsuit accusing foreigners of trespassing on about 20% of the archeological spots in South Sinai, in Saint Catherine area, and setting up buildings and brining foreign monks to reside...

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