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On the evening of 3rd July, the Summer School students watched the thought-provoking film One Hand: The Movie, an intense film focusing on Muslim-Christian relations in revolutionary Egypt, following the January 2011 bombing of the Coptic Orthodox Two Saints Church in the city of Alexandria.
Dr. Sha’bān ‘Abd al-‘Alīm, Secretary of the Salafī al-Nūr (Light) Party in Beni Suef, said Article 2 of the Constitution was the most controversial simply because the mass media depicted to citizens that the Salafists came just to implement the sharī’ah that Bishop Bula gave candies in expression...
On the other hand, Dr. Yāsir Burhāmī, a founder of the Salafī Call, the parent organization of al-Nūr (Light) Party, said his movement will call on the people to reject the constitution if the constituent assembly refrained from interpreting the phrase the “principles of the sharī’ah” in Article II...
Al-Nūr Party has warned against amending the article. Dr. Sha’baān Abdal ‘Alīm, the assistant secretary general of the party, stated that amending the third article may allow the marriage of gays and stated that Islam only recognizes Christianity and Judaism.
In a conciliatory session, al-Nūr Party on Wednesday (Aug. 8) successfully ended yet another sectarian unrest that broke out a few days ago in the village of Makram, Abū Humus township, al-Beheira governorate. A feud had erupted between two Christian and Muslim families as clashes between the two...
  Tamarrod launches a campaign in solidarity with the Copts and against religious extremism that calls for religious division. The party advocated the importance of national solidarity and the need to move away from certain parties which aim to divide the national community. 
The vice president of the Nūr Salafist party, Talaʿat Mazrūq, praised several elements of the new election law, stating “the most important of the positives in the current election law is that it has sacked all the remains of the previous regime (filūl) and identified their most important weapon—...
The Salafi Front called for an Islamic Revolution under the name “A Revolt of the Muslim Youth” at the end of the current month, without specifically prohibiting the use of weapons. However, Salāh ʿAbd al-Maʿabūd a member of the high commission of the Nūr party said the effect of the Salafi Front...
The terrorist operations that took place today throughout Sinai responsible for 40 deaths and 30 injured aim at thwarting the Egyptian state. Meanwhile the General Secretary of the al-Nūr party asked the political leadership for firmness and decisiveness to eradicate the roots of terrorism in Egypt...
The Nūr Party started a campaign to support al-Sīsī in the presidential elections.
For the second week in a row, the Endowment Department in Minya failed to put the mosques of the Jamā’ah al- Islāmiyah under control. Last week this made Endowment Ministry officers file a complaint in the police station against Muhammad Yaqūb, a popular Salafī preacher. The same incident recurred...
Yāssir Burhamī, Vice-President of al- Da’wah al- Salafia and Nūr Party, said the party will select its presidential candidate next week after the high board meeting of the party. He said that he strongly rejects the method adopted by the Muslim Brotherhood in verbally attacking al- Sīsī through an...
Yūnis Makhyūn, head of the Nūr party, stated that their relationship to the Ministry of Endowments is good and that the communication and coordination with the ministry has no problems 
Shaykh Yāssir Burhamī, Vice President of al- Da’wah al- Salafiah, stated that his fatwás were tarnished on purpose. He criticized the misinterpretation of the fatwás which he states is deliberate. 
Sources from the Salafī al-Nūr Party stated that two leaders of the party were assigned to communicate with the campaigns of al- Sīsī and Sabāhī, the presidential candidates, and coordinate with them to meet with the Salafī Da’wah 
Salafīs continued to violate the decision of the Ministry of Endowments prohibiting sermons given by politicians and non-Azharites.
Religious political parties in Egypt are in a state of anticipation.
Leaders in the Nūr party confessed to having contacts with former NDP members in order to convince them to put their names on the Nūr electoral lists.
Nāddir Bakkār, assistant of the President of the Nūr Party for media, stated that it is unlikely that his party forms a coalition with parties of the NASL.
The conflict between Salafīs has escalated in intensity to the extent of making accusations of treason. 

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