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Al-Hurīyah wal-‘Adālah reported on 11 articles in the new Constitution that ensure equality, rights, and citizenship. Mu’taz Widnān and Sāmyah Khalīl, authors of the article, wrote that politicians stressed that the new draft Constitution has many articles that ensure equality for Copts and that...
  Dr. Muhammad Ghuzlān, the spokesman of the Muslim Brotherhood Group and member of the Constituent Assembly, said that fears of religious state are groundless. The constitution will represent all segments of the society and will coordinate the three branches [legislative, executive and judiciary] ...
On the other hand, Dr. Muhammad Badī’, the General Murshid (Guide) of the Muslim Brotherhood group, said Pope Shenouda III was a historic figure who was a symbol of love, peace and national unity. “The death of the pope has saddened everyone in Egypt,” said Badī’ during his visit to the Coptic...
I have read the July 22 and October 22 interviews with Dr. Amr Darrag and find his answers to be typical of the Muslim Brotherhood, who present themselves as victims without indications that they are willing to acknowledge failures on their side.
On February 20, 2013, Cornelis Hulsman, Diana Serodio, and Jayson Casper met with George Masīḥah to gain his perspective for an upcoming book Arab West Report will write on the crafting of the Egyptian constitution. Masīḥah is a member of al-Wafd Party and was added to the Constituent Assembly as a...
The Coptic Orthodox Church prohibited the five candidates for papal chair of Saint Mark in succession of Pope Shenouda III, who passed away on March 17, 2012, from appearing on satellite channels before the election of the 118th pope. [Mustafá Rahūmah, al-Watan, Oct. 16, p. 3] Read original text...
In both his presidential campaign and inaugural addresses, President Muhammad Mursī has assured the world of Egypt’s commitment to peace. Yet in the run-up to the final election on June 14, the Muslim Brotherhood published an Arabic article calling this commitment into question.
  In a fierce verbal attack, Mahmūd al-Ghizlān, spokesman of the Muslim Brotherhood (MB), accused presidential candidate Ahmad Shafīq of lying and representing the old, bloodstained regime. He totally rejected Shafīq's comments about the MB and its candidate Muhammad Mursī, denouncing them as “...
This article was originally posted on Christianity Today, May 31, 2012. The first free election in Egypt's history has captured headlines worldwide with its unexpected runoff between a Mubārak regime figure and a Muslim Brotherhood leader. Less known is that 17 Coptic evangelical leaders met with...

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