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As part of its interaction with the protests and demonstrations, the Muslim Brotherhood group issued a statement in which it said that the regime’s reaction to popular demands will determine how long the dialogue will last. This was a reference to the dialogue to which Vice President ‘Umar Sulaymān...
Editor: AWR received this text before President Mubarak announced he would step down. Nothing in the media indicated that this could happen tonight, yet it did.   Ever since the demonstrations began on January 25, men of religion have been stressing the importance of them not being transformed from...
During the second week of the protests in Egypt rumors spread through the Internet that Ambassador Muhammad Rifa’a al-Tahtawi, official spokesman for the Azhar, had submitted his resignation to Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib, Grand Imām of the Azhar.    
  As Egyptian opposition protests enter their third day, some leaders in the Coptic Orthodox Church are urging their members not to participate, which has caused a reaction by some Christians who feel the church should be involved...    
    The Egyptian Minister of Endowments says that a new law regulating the building of churches is currently under study and will be drafted in the coming legislative period...      
  On Tuesday, an off-duty Egyptian police officer reportedly opened fire on a train in the southern province of Minya, killing one Christian and injuring 5 others. Today's Egyptian newspapers mostly emphasized that the assailant was allegedly mentally unstable and that his motives were not...
‘Imād Husayn of Al-Shurūq calls on Egypt’s Christians not to clash with Muslims after the Alexandria bombing, as it hurts Muslims and Christians alike. He also condemns Christians who deal with the crisis in a violent manner. ‘Alī al-Sulāmī of Al-Wafd wonders if certain governmental officials...
  Wednesday's Egyptian newspaper coverage of the Alexandria church bombing focuses on speculation regarding who may be behind the attack. But some are accusing the Egyptian media of competing to identify the responsible party, according to AWR's Hānī Hamdī...    
  AWR's Hānī Hamdī continues to survey Egyptian newspaper coverage of the Alexandria church bombing. He reports that Tuesday's coverage focused primarily on Coptic protests, which continue in different areas of Egypt some three days after the attack...
Mai Magdy is an Egyptian English language trainee working in our office. She is a graduate from Cairo University in the field of media communications. In taking advantage of her skills in the course of providing her opportunity to learn English writing skills and research patterns we asked her to...

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