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  What is the status of Christian Egyptian citizens under the rule of Dr. Muhammad Mursī, Egypt’s new president? And, by extension, what is the status of Christian Egyptian citizens under the rule of the Guide, Dr. Muhammad Badī’? Given that Dr. Mursī belongs mainly to the Muslim Brotherhood and...
Coptic circles have been lately preoccupied with the figure to be vice president, comparing some effective names like incumbent Minister of Tourism Munīr Fakhrī ‘Abd al-Nūr, thinker and political researcher Samīr Marqus, activist Michael Meunir and former lawmaker Georgette Qillīnī. [‘Abd al-Wahāb...
Dr. Muhammad Mursī took the constitutional oath before the general assembly of the Supreme Constitutional Court at its headquarters in the southern Cairo suburb of al-Ma’ādī on Saturday (June 3) to become the first president of Egypt after the January 25, 2012 revolution. [Author Not Mentioned, al-...
Egyptian churches on Friday (June 29) held a mass to pray for the new president, Muhammad Mursī, and ask God to bestow on him wisdom to take the right decision. [‘Imād Khlīl and ‘Amr al-Shaykh, al-Misrī al-Yawm, June 30, p. 5] Read original text in Arabic
The Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) presented two opposing opinions from editors of large London-based dailies, Tāriq Al-Humayid, editor of the Saudi Al-Sharq Al-Awsat, opposed to Muhammad Mursī, and 'Abd Al-Barī ‘Atwān, editor of Al-Quds Al-'Arabī, rejoicing over Mursī’s narrow...
Egypt’s president-elect Dr. Muhammad Mursī, received the January 25 revolution martyrs' families and those who were injured at the presidential palace for a meeting in which he stressed his support for them. He also met with the Grand Shaykh of the Azhar Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyīb, Muftī of the Republic ‘...
President-elect Muhammad Mursī underscored that national unity is a key objective and top priority in his election platform, adding he really meant the slogan of his campaign, “Our Power is in Our Unity”. [Muhammad Hindāwī, al-Akhbār, June 28, p. 5] Read original text in Arabic
The verdict passed by al-Minya Criminal Court on May 21 convicting 12 Copts and sentencing them to life imprisonment while acquitting eight accused Muslims in the same case, known as the Abū Qurqās sedition case, has caused widespread anger among the Copts. Arab-West Report asked intern Cassie...
[Editor: This is a report of a meeting between a delegation of the University of Vienna, Austria, and Dr.’Amr As’ad, former board member of the Center for Arab-West Understanding on May 25, thus before the second round of the elections. Yet, ‘Amr’s remarks are nevertheless still very interesting to...
The three Egyptian churches congratulated Muhammad Mursī over his victory in the runoff round against former regime general Ahmad Shafīq. [‘Imād Khalīl, al-Misrī al-Yawm, June 25, p. 6] Read original text in Arabic

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