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For decades now, Egyptian Coptic Christians and Muslims have been citing widely diverging numbers for the percentage of Christians in Egypt. In the absence of reliable, published data, the figures vary wildly, anywhere from 6 to 24 percent of population.
Counselor ʾAhmad Fuʾād Qāsim called for merging the draft personal status laws proposed by a number of parties, including Al-Azhar, the National Council for Women and Al-Wafd Party.
Amid dense security measures of police and armed forces, al-Gharbia Governorate witnessed a large turnout in several of it cities, whereas the number of voters in the village was not as large. It was reported that judges who were due to supervise the voting arrived late. Noteworthy is the large...
Political and social theorist Sir Isaiah Berlin famously compared nationalism to a ‘bent twig’, ‘forced down so severely that when released, it lashed back wit
The constitution panel is about to totally collapse after withdrawal of al-Wafd Party, the churches, civil powers and the April 6 Movement as well as all members of the assembly’s advisory technical panel. 
Placards and banners of several non-Islamist parties like Muḥammad al-Barādʿī’s al-Dustūr, al-Wafd, Ḥamdīn Ṣabbāḥī’s Popular Current and the Free Egyptians Party (FEP) emblazoned the walls of the Saint Mark Cathedral in the Cairo district of al-ʿAbbāssīyah during the enthronement ceremony of Pope ...
The national front seeks to coordinate with religious institutions in order to raise awareness of the dangers of terrorism and violent armed groups. The assistant general secretary of the Wafd Party stressed that the religious institutions are aware of their role, concerned with development, and...
The women of Egypt: they strove for their political rights and they conducted campaigns for the sake of having women representatives in the committee formulating the Egyptian Constitution of 1954. They were able to have their representatives in the Parliament, at the time known as the National...
Also, several feminist leaders slammed failure to have good representation of women in the Qandīl government although Qandīl and before him Mursī had pledged that women will be represented in a way satisfactory to all segments of the society. “Is it acceptable that a post-revolution government...

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