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Editor: New managing director Hani Labib describes the background of almost two weeks of rioting in Egypt.  In February 2009, President Husni Mubarak approved Police Day, which comes on January 25 each year, as an official holiday for employees of the state and the Public Sector. Police Day marks...
Demonstrators at Tahrir Square were not satisfied with President Ḥusnī Mubārak’s dismissal of the government of Dr. Aḥmad Naẓīf , in fact the demonstrations intensified, and tension beset Egyptian society, particularly after many convicts escaped from prisons in various governorates, and much...
Headline: Unknown Head Belongs to Pakistani who Entered Alexandria Three Days before Church Attack, Reported to SecuritySource: al-Misrī al-YawmPage: 1Author: Nabīl Abū Shāl, Muhammad ‘Abd al-Khāliq Misāhil, Fātimah Zīdān, Dālyā ‘Uthmān, Hudá Rashwān, Yūsuf al-‘Ūmī, and Nāsir al-SharqāwīKeywords:...
Diana Māhir Ghālī reviews this weekend's opinion articles dealing with the Alexandria church attack...  
Cornelis Hulsman explains the events leading up to the September 9 celebration to mark the end of the Abū Fānā tensions. Hulsman was invited to attend by ‘Alā’ Hassānayn but eventually had to refuse the invitation because the reconciliation did not involve all the necessary parties.
The author congratulates readers on the occasion of Easter.
The article reviews clashes that took place between security forces and protesters of the city of al-Mahallah al-Kubrá on April 6 and 7.
The article contains a message from Counselor Najīb Jibrā’īl to the president, asking him to interfere to issue the unified law on building houses of worship.
The following article presents the up to date information received by Arab-West Report from Ra’ed al-Sharqawi.
The author highlights the tense relationship between the muftī of Egypt Dr.‘Alī Jum‘ah and the Grand imām of the Azhar, Shaykh Muhammad Sayyid Tantāwī.
The following issue of AWR presents a number of articles on the recent disputes around the monastery of Abū Fānā, Upper Egypt, including AWR interviews with governor Ahmed Dia el-Din, father Dumadios from the Monastery of Abu Fana, the head of the Arab Bani Khaled tribe, two prominent shaykhs, four...
The article reviews the opening speeches that have been delivered during the 20th conference of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs.
The article is an interview with Sir Derek Plumbly, the British ambassador in Cairo who is about to leave Cairo and return to Britain. At the end of his tenure, Plumbly reflects on his feelings toward Egypt and how the country has changed.
In the article, a parliamentary member has launched an inquiry into the Prime ministry for not curbing what he described as chaos of Fatwás on satellite channels as well as in state religious institutions.
Upon receiving the Democracy Award, 2007, Hishām Qāsim was subject to severe attacks in the Egyptian press. Over two days Qāsim reported the details of his visit to the U.S., his meeting with George Bush and his comments on the issue.
The grand Imām of the Azhar’s declarations about the Islamic punishment imposed on people who spread rumors that hurt others has increased tension in press milieus. Journalists reacted fiercely to the grand Iimām’s declarations and called for his resignation.
A conflict arose between the priest of Marina Church and the governor of the Marsá Matrūh...
The first article of the Constitution affirms the principle of citizenship regardless of the number of Muslims and Christians.
The Iraqi Shī‘ah protest against the Egyptian government and threaten to organize demonstrations, following the government’s rejection to authorize them to build a Shiite mosque. While the Iraqi Shiites ask for their freedom of creed, an Egyptian security source asserts that there is no separation...
President Mubārak said "if the Brotherhood ascends to power, they will never leave it" should not have been made by a president. He has no documents or evidence to substantiate his claims, said Muhammad Mahdī ‘Ākif, the supreme guide of the Muslim Brotherhood, in an interview.

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