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Coptic thinker Dr. Rafik Habeeb says the reason the Grand Sheikh of Al-Azhar isn't as influential with Muslims as Pope Shenouda III is with Copts is that unlike the Al-Azhar, the Church is financially and administratively independent of state. The Church's strength also draws from the fact that it...
The Egyptian culture minister has called for accepting all religions; not just the three Abrahamic ones. The statement is a controversial one has divided opinions amongst religious scholars in Egypt.
In the midst of the recent sectarian events Egypt’s various political parties were noticeably quiet, with only the Tajammu party issuing a statement regarding the Abu Fana incidents. The article deplores that the political parties were not more active in responding to the events.
The article discusses the establishment of a new political party: ‘The Democratic Front Party.’ It represents the opinions of different politicians on the possibility of the party participating in the Egyptian political scene.
The press review sheds light on a meeting recently held between House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer and a leading member of the Muslim Brotherhood, Muhammad Sa‘d al-Katātnī, at the U.S. Ambassador to Egypt Francis Riccardone’s residence. It also highlights an alleged deal between the Brotherhood and...
Since police arrested members and key figures of the Muslim Brotherhood over holding a military rally at the Azhar University, the group has been suffering from a massive security campaign from and a threat of the constitutional changes.
The victory of the Moslem Brotherhood in the recent parliamentary elections in which they obtained 17 seats created many speculations about what they would do in the future, especially after they announced their intention to form a new political party. al-Musawar discarded the possibility of...
Al-Hayat, praised the Muslim Brotherhood for backing the Coptic candidate of the Wafd Party in the Waili district. The author of the article described the group’s attitude as "a new step towards an opening to other political powers and an attempt to extend the group’s efficient political tendencies...
An examination of why only 20 percent of eligible voters took part in Egypt’s elections, and why so many voted for Islamist candidates.
A new crisis almost begun in the Egyptian Journalists’ Syndicate when a Brotherhood member accused Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour, Deputy Head of the Wafd opposition party, of being the mouthpiece of the government. This took place during a seminar on political reform in Egypt held in the Journalists’...

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