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A state of disgruntlement was sparked among a number of Coptic Orthodox bishops who were absent from last week’s meeting at the Saint Mark Cathedral to discuss names of possible presidential hopefuls and others to represent the church in the constitutional assembly, according to a source inside the...
Dr. Sharīf Dūs, the chairman of the General Coptic Organization in Egypt (GCOE), embarked on collecting approvals from Copts nationwide to back the candidacy of Dr. 'Abd al-Mun'im Abū al-Futūh for the presidency. ['Abd al-Wahāb Sha'bān, al-Wafd, March 11, p. 16] Read original text in Arabic
Islamist political powers rejected presidential candidates' talk about the possibility of appointing a Christian VP and considered it as irrelevant "electoral publicity stunts," adding the candidates will not be able to fulfill their pledges simply because the majority would not remain silent over...
[The interview was carried out by Cornelis Hulsman, the transcript was made by Fidel Bartholdy]
Dr. ‘Abd al-Mun‘im Abū al-Futūh is a frontrunning candidate in the Egyptian presidential elections. He has been a member of the Muslim Brotherhood’s Guidance Council for twenty-five years, but now finds himself officially outside the organization as a result of his desire to run for the presidency...
Coptic businessman Najīb Sawirus said the coming parliament will be balanced and the presidential hopeful 'Abd al-Mun'im Abū al-Futūh is going to get the votes of all Copts.
As an American Christian in Egypt I find that I instinctively view events here through the following lens: Liberals are the good guys, Islamists are the bad guys, and the army is somewhere in between, perhaps neutral, perhaps not. Complicated times beg for simplistic narratives, and this one...
  Egyptian presidential candidate 'Abd al-Mun'im Abū al-Futūh, explained that he is adopting a moderate Islamic approach.
Presidential hopeful, 'Abd al-Mun'im Abū al-Futūh, criticized Copts protest off Maspero on October 5, 2011 demonstrating Idfū church incident and said that the crisis will not be solved by blocking the street off Maspero. He added that the people involved in demolishing the church need to be...
A primary accusation against the Muslim Brotherhood is that it is two-faced in its politics. Within Arab contexts the organization, it is said, promotes a radical Islamist agenda, yet when addressing Western audiences its discourse becomes more moderate. A comprehensive answer to this charge is not...

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