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Mamdūh al-Walī, the chairman of the board of al-Ahrām, Cairo's leading daily newspaper, issued a decision terminating the contracts of veteran journalists and writers, including 'Abd al-Mun'im Sa'īd, the former board chairman, and 20 others. 
Background: Maria van der Hoeven is a Dutch politician of the Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA) party. She served as Minister of Economic Affairs from 2007-2011. Side A: The Dutch Minister Maria van der Hoeven is in Cairo on a visit the Dutch-Flemish institute. The first topic discussed was...
Al-Ahrām columnist ʿAbd al-Munʿim Saʿīd writes that Egypt is not only in need for renewal of religious thought and a religious revolution to overcome violence and extremism, but it is also in need for other revolutions in mind, enlightenment and science to be able to change paths of...
Muḥammad Mahdī ʿĀkif was born in Daqahlīyah province, Egypt, in 1928. In 1940 Muḥammad Mahdī ʿĀkif became involved with the Muslim Brotherhood. In August 1954 he was arrested and stood trial on charges of helping in the escape of Major General ʿAbd al-Munʿim ʿAbd al-Ra'ūf, a top member of the army...
The editors-in-chief of various newspapers held a conference to “confront Al-fitnah al-tā’ifīyah” and oppose issues threatening national security on Sunday at the Egyptian Journalists Syndicate. They called for a unified law for the building of all places of worship and the removal of the “religion...
This article describes a conference held in Sharm al-Sheikh organized by the Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services. The director of the CEOSS, Nabil Abadir, stated that the purpose of the conference was to discuss “the tragic cultural dilemma Egypt is living through, hoping to build...
Dr. Sāmī ‘Abd al-‘Azīz expresses his admiration for the article that ‘Abd al-Mun‘im Sa‘īd wrote in al-Ahrām newspaper.
Dr. ‘Abd al-Mun‘im Sa‘īd says that the legitimacy of both the government and the opposition was badly affected in the recent local council elections and warns about punishing the Internet users who called for the recent strike, claiming that it would be an economic setback for the country.
A workshop organized by the Forum of National Contribution discussed the role of Copts in the political life of the country. As well as other issues, participants debated the possibility of having a quota for Copts in parliament and the establishment of a committee to monitor discrimination.
The first conference of the Middle East Freedoms Forum was held in Cairo under the title: “Where is Egypt heading?” The following lines present information about the participants and the main subjects that were discussed during the conference.

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