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The author discusses the release of Aymān Nūr the political prisoner that has recently been released. The article debates whether or not he was released following foreign pressure and charts his political career.
The Egyptians Against Religious Discrimination [EARD] group held its first national conference last weekend. The conference was supposed to be held at the Journalists Syndicate but after journalists stopped participants from entering the premises it was moved to the headquarters of the Tajammu...
The unbelievable amount of lawsuits and appeals filed or lodged against the Egyptian president and the government would ensure that it would not be an exaggeration to say that Egypt as a whole is in court.
The author discusses the “much-need” unified law for building houses of worship and the difficulties that it is facing in parliament. He highlights some human rights organization’s agenda for the law.
‘Abbās al-Tarabīlī shows the opinion of the Wafd party concerning constitutional reform.
The Coptic Orthodox Church is currently celebrating the return of Pope Shenouda III to Egypt after undergoing spinal surgery at the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America. The celebrations coincided with the 35th anniversary of His Holiness’ enthronement as pope of...
Watani International interviews Mounir Fakhry Abdel-Nour, the Secretary-General of the Wafd Party, and discusses with him the Party’s future plans, its strategies to engage the Egyptian public and for the upcoming elections and political reform in general.
The Egyptian parliament has approved a two-year extension of the 25-year -old emergency law amidst strong opposition from Muslim Brotherhood and independent members of parliament. Arguing that the government uses the law to silence and oppress the opposition, Muslim Brotherhood members came to...
The outlawed organization knows that state or ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) officials agree to attend meetings on democracy and reform providing Muslim Brotherhood activist do not attend, even though such meetings tend to focus on the Brotherhood.
Brotherhood members for the first time will meet with members of the leftist party Al-Tagammu, and this will mark the first official meeting between members of both parties. This came as part of the discussion among the opposition to push in the direction of political and constitutional reform in...
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