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On Friday evening, protests calling for the downfall of the regime broke out in several Egyptian cities and continued until early Saturday morning.  However, most of the Egyptian media didn’t mention them.  Their coverage came in different forms: ignoring the protests, reporting inaccurately that...
On Sunday, September 29th, the Sudanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned the Egyptian ambassador in Khartoum over the arrest of Sudanese student Walīd ʿAbd al-Raḥmān in Egypt, who has been accused of taking part in protests against Egyptian president ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī’s government. 
Commenting on the recent statistics report released by the Egyptian Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) at a conference on the recent population census, Egyptian media anchor ‘Amr Adīb blamed Shaykh of al-Azhar for the phenomenon of marriage of minor girls, pointing out...
 “Who governs Egypt, the president, the government and the parliament or al-Azhar?,” commented ʿAmr Adīb, an Egyptian media anchor, in his TV show on the issue of marriage of minor girls in Egypt and the failure of the government to enact a law or take a procedure to stop this ‘regrettable’...
  The novelist Yūsuf Zaydān continued his attack on Ṣalāḥ al-Dīn, after describing him as "the most despicable figure in history" during his dialogue with journalist ʿAmr Adīb.
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...
Amin Makram Ebeid writes: Cornelis Hulsman kindly asked me to write a few lines on the tragic events that took place in Naj‘ Hammādī and how this could be best managed, punishing the responsible people and working towards reconciliation between Muslims and Christians in the region.  
Mīkhā’īl Kāmil condemned an episode of ‘Amr Adīb’s program ’Cairo Today,’ in which he criticized the attitude of Father Zakarīyā Butrus toward Islam, accusing Adīb of inciting sectarian sedition.
Transcribed by: Susan Richards-BensonThe following present a transcript of an interview with Tarek Heggy. Heggy discusses a number of issues, centered around his controversial article ‘If I were a Copt.’ He comments on current events in Egypt and the Arab world, and present his opinion on issues...
Eyewitnesses denied the misleading coverage of ’al- Qāhirah al-Yawm’ [Cairo Today] program on the fire in Mār Jirjis in Alexandria which raised skeptical questions on the incident and brought back memories of the sectarian strife that occurred in Muḥarrām Bik in Alexandria.

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