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The author reports an interview with prominent Egyptian thinker Tarek Heggy who attributed the American misunderstanding about conditions in Egypt to Sa‘d al-Dīin Ibrāhīm’s and Hishām Qāsim’s inaccurate reporting.
Bilāl al-Dawwī discusses the repercussions to the secretary general of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights’ [http://www.eohr.org/ar/] statements that the Muslim Brotherhood has penetrated 30% of the NGOs that work in the field of human rights.
Drs. Hulsman discusses a number of articles that deal with a recent European Parliamentary resolution, highlighting the condition of human rights in Egypt, and the subsequent media uproar that followed in the Egyptian press. He further points to a number of articles that refer to the condition of...
Midḥat Bishāy criticizes Charles Fū’ād al- Mirsī and other Coptic authors such as Majdī Khalīl for portraying the work of the ’group’ of activists as a new Coptic movement, and also for calling some of them ’Coptic leaders in countries of immigration.’
The author talks with Nizār Ghurāb, the defense lawyer of ‘Abbūd al-Zumur, where Nizār Ghurāb expects that ‘Abbūd al-Zumur will be released soon.
The article is based on an interview with Mr. Hānī ‘Azīz, consultant of the Union of Egyptians Abroad and an intimate friend of Pope Shenouda, on the affairs of the Coptic Orthodox Church.
The Azhar, the Coptic Orthodox Church, and the Ministry of Interior all agree that religious data must appear on identity cards, but the National Council for Human Rights still insists on discussing the issue.
Bilāl al-Dawī interviews Bishop Basantī asking him about the recent incidents in the church.
It seems that the differences will increase when we discuss the issue of specifying one’s religion on ID cards, especially after the Chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee at the People’s Assembly, Mustafa al-Fiqī, said that both Muslims and Christians support the cell in IDs that specifies...
Bishop Marqus denied being removed from his position as the Coptic Church’s official spokesman, and asserted that he has a very good relationship with Pope Shenouda. He also called to amend the election process and the second article of the Constitution.
The recent recommendations of the National Council for Human Rights (N.CH.R.) to remove any religious reference from national identity cards and its repeated calls to replace the emergency law with anti-terrorism legislation have brought it into confrontation with the government, which believes...
Bilāl al- Dawwī expects a "bargain" between the supreme guide of the Muslim Brotherhood, Muhammad Mahdī ‘Ākif, and the Egyptian government after he was denied the right to go on a ‘umrah a few weeks ago. He also discusses recent financial difficulties facing the group and which he says are...
Muhammad Mahdī ‘Ākif stirred controversy by suggesting the existence of a private Brotherhood army while at the same time causing friction within the ruling National Democratic Party with his recent statements.
The author discusses the article of Dr. Sa‘d al-Dīn Ibrāhīm, published in the Washington Post, in which he urged the American administration to have dialogue with Islamist groups in the Middle East, like Palestine’s Hamās, Lebanon’s Hizb Allāh and Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood.
The author reports on the splits that recently emerged amongst Muslim Brotherhood members and leaders. He reviews the stories of the four members who resigned and the reasons behind their stance.
The author reports on the celebrations in the Minia governorate of the anniversary of the passing of the virgin Mary and her son through Jabal al-Tayr area in Samāllūt during the holy journey.
The author reports controversial statements by a leading Brotherhood member during a symposium of the Egyptian Bar Association in which he said detention centers were the place for members of the group.
In his interview with al-Maydān, the spokesman of the Muslim Brotherhood, Muhammad al -Katātinī comments that the group does not want Jamāl Mubarak to participate in the next presidential elections and demands equal opportunities for every Egyptian citizen.
The author opposes the growing presence of the leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood in seminars and conferences as he believes they are exploiting such gatherings for their own interests.
The danger of Khayrat al- Shātir, the most powerful decision-maker of the Muslim Brotherhood, lies not only in his wealth and his total control over the group’s money, but also in his belongingto a group called "the extremist Qutbīyun" or the followers of the extremist thinker Sayyid Qutb.


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