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Political factions rejected new initiatives calling for reconciliation with the Muslim Brotherhood including the initiatives of the [Muslim Brotherhood led] National Coalition in Support for Legitimacy and the last initiative of Cairo University Professor Hassan Nafaa [a liberal]. Dr. Wahīd Abd al...
258 Christian families [out of 270] have been forced to flee the Sinai Peninsula, while further 7 have been killed by the Islamist terror group, Dā`ish, over the past weeks. In a high-level meeting of the Egyptian presidency, President `Abd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī condemned in strong terms the exodus of...
Since his election as President of Egypt in 2014, President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī has been used to visiting the Cathedral to congratulate Copts for Christmas. This is to solid brotherhood and love between different social factions, and to stress that he is a President for all Egyptians. 
Dr. Hassan Nāfe`, professor of political science at Cairo University, said that the main objective of Saudi King Salman's visit to Egypt was the reconciliation of Al-Sisi with the Muslim Brotherhood to form a strong Sunni front to counter Iran's Shia influence in the region, according to Nāfe`.
Background: Cornelis Hulsman spoke at the Arab Thought Forum in Jordan, concerning the need for a media watch system that prevents any misreporting. After all, misreporting might cause conflicts and tensions between Muslims and Christians. Side A:  Prof. Ḥassan Nāfaʿa, Director of the Arab Thought...
What had been planned as a “Friday of unifying the ranks” ended, as unanimously agreed by the Egyptian media, as a “Friday of splitting the ranks”. While the day began with various political groups, including Islamists, converging on Tahrir Square in numbers that came close to a million, it ended...
Civil rights activist, Sa<sup>c</sup>d al-Dīn Ibrāhīm, told Amr Adeeb that it would be legal for Gamal Mubarak to become president if article 76 in the Egyptian constitution were to be abolished. He also advised Mohamed Elbaradei to form a back-up plan in case his seven demands aren't...
Dr. Sharqawi discusses the program for civilizational studies at Cairo University and comments on the important of dialogue among students. She believes that students in the Arab need to engage in dialogue and learn about the West just as much as students in the West should try to understand and...
The author addresses the issue of whether the concept of Shūrá in Islamic thought differs from the concept of democracy in the West.
The author considers the recent rumors that have been circulating about President Mubārak’s health. He questions where the rumors originated, and what may have motivated their circulation.

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