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ʾAbū al-ʿAlā Māḍī was born in 1958 into a religious, Muslim family in Minia, Egypt. In 1996, he became the co-founder of Hizb al-Wasat (Center Party) which simultaneously signaled his break from the Muslim Brotherhood. The establishment of a political party with an Islamic background touches on a...
Ayman Nūr is a strong proponent of liberal political reforms in Egypt as well as a strong profile on human rights. He has used his seat in parliament to carry out "investigations on everything from bread prices to torture." Only three months after establishing his new party, Ayman Nūr was stripped...
The year 2015 witnessed a number of initiatives and reconciliation attempts between the Muslim Brotherhood and the current regime in Egypt. However, the Egyptian Government did not respond to these initiatives, mainly because some of the initiators, despite declaring their good will, others...
In a meeting with Dr. Amr Darrag ('Amr Darrāj), Secretary General of the Constituent Assembly, he mentioned that members of the Constituent Assembly signed texts after they had been agreed upon. Please see hereby a link to a document dated October 3, 2012, with the signatures of key members of the...
  Jayson Casper previews the "Day of Wrath," a protest by Egyptian opposition parties that corresponds with Egypt's Police Day holiday...      
The article discusses the parliamentary battle over the Shubrā district. Al-Ghad Party leader Mūsá Mustafá Mūsá reportedly made a complaint to Pope Shenouda III about Bishop Yū’annis spreading rumors of the Coptic Orthodox Church endorsing al-Wafd Party candidate Rāmī Lakah against al-Ghad Party...
Comments on Freedom House’s recent visit to Egypt.
The suspension of a parish priest by the Archbishopric of J īza has caused controversy in the church. His reason for suspending Father Filop āt īr are unclear, but according to Filop āt īr himself, he was suspended for joining the Ghad party.
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