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The National Salvation Front sent a representative to Upper Egypt villages to observe the referendum over the draft Constitution. Ahmad Māhir, the representative, along with a group of activists witnessed those blocking Copts from voting.
Al-Misrīyūn reports, that Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II had contacted Dr. Muhammad al-Barād’ī, head of al-Dustūr Party, and Hamdīn Sabbāhī, former Egyptian presidential candidate, in order to “coordinate the stance of the Church with that of the opposition” after the dialogue meeting that...
al-Barād'ī, head of the Constitutional Party and Coordinator of the National Salvation Front, stated in a post on his Twitter account that the bloody events at the Presidential Palace indicated the death of the Constitutional declaration and the Constitutional referendum and the government’s...
Dr. Safwat 'Abd al-Ghanī, member of al-Jamā’ah al-Islāmīyah's Shūrá Council stated that the broadcasted statement attributed to al-Jamā’ah on allegedly issuing a fatwá apostatizing voters who are against the referendum of apostasy, has raised a wave of surprise and consternation.
  Sabrah al-Qāsimī, general coordinator of the Moderate Front (an Islamist initiative to combat extremist Islamism thought) that supports al- Sīsī’s bid for presidency , said that the front's religious committee is preparing a project named “Revisions of thought” to include all Islamist parties -...
Political factions rejected new initiatives calling for reconciliation with the Muslim Brotherhood including the initiatives of the [Muslim Brotherhood led] National Coalition in Support for Legitimacy and the last initiative of Cairo University Professor Hassan Nafaa [a liberal]. Dr. Wahīd Abd al...
After performing yesterday’s (Jan. 4) Friday prayers, youth members of various political forces and parties marched from ‘Umar Makram Mosque to the Coptic Evangelical Church of Qasr al-Dubārah to extend their Christmas greetings to Copts. Led by the imām of said Mosque, Shaykh Mazhar Shahīn, also...
Counselor Walīd Mas’ūd, head Burj al-‘Arab Prosecution Office, has ordered that the individual suspected of having killed five people in Alexandria be remanded under custody pending investigation. The suspect claims he was taking vengeance for their mistreatment of him (Shīrīn Tāhir, al-Wafd, Feb....
Spokesman of President Mursī, Dr. Yāsir ꞌAlī, yesterday commented on statements delivered by President Mursī on Egyptian Christians describing them as “minorities”. Accusing media of delivering false reports, ꞌAlī argued that media have taken President Mursī’s statements out of context and that the...
Upon celebrating the Christmas Mass on January 7 and receiving the congratulatory wishes extended by Egyptian public personalities, Pope Tawadros II left to Saint Bishoy Monastery (Dayr al-Anbā Bīshūy) in Wādī al-Natrūn. According to a Church source, the Pope is reviving the weekly sermon tradition...

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