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Today’s overview deals with calls by a former senior U.S. diplomat, Dennis Ross, on Egypt to accept the reality and play by a set of rules, saying the record to date is not good: news reports suggest that more than 100,000 Coptic Christians have left Egypt; there have been new efforts to...
Today’s overview includes yet another quarrel between two Muslim and Christian families only nearly a week after the Dahshūr crisis first stirred by a burnt shirt was settled. However, this quarrel in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Sohag has some similarity to the Dahshūr problem; a trivial...
Today’s overview deals with calls by the Azhar on Muslim countries meeting at the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit in the Saudi city of Jeddah to withdraw the Arab initiative to settle the disputes between Israel and the Palestinians. It also tackles the Egyptian churches’ rejection...
There was much surprise in the U.S. at Egyptian President Muhammad Mursī’s recent shake-up of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) leadership. The Los Angeles Times suggests that this proves him ‘a better political tactician than many had believed’ [Rīm ‘Abd al-Latīf, Egypt president's...
Today’s overview tackles controversial statements by the former chief of the Muslim Brotherhood group, Muhammad Mahdī ‘Ākif in which he said that the MB will dominate the presidency, ministries embassies and all the state institutions and will also ikhwānize the people.
The decision of President Muhammad Mursī to remove long-time Defense Minister Field Marshal Muhammad Husayn Tantāwī, Commander-in-Chief of the Egyptian Armed Forces and the Chairman of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) and Chief of Staff of the Egyptian Armed Forces Lieutenant General...
Today’s overview still tackles the repercussions of the Dahshūr incidents as the newly-formed Christian Brotherhood group members are participating in a march called by the Maspero Youth Union and other Coptic movements to condemn to denounce the collective punishment and forced displacement of...
Today’s overview highlights the return home of some Christian families displaced over clashes in the Giza district of Dahshūr and efforts by the salafī al-Nūr Party to contain another sectarian unrest in the northern Egypt governorate of al-Beheira.
President Muhammad Mursī on Wednesday, August 8, issued a presidential decree appointing Ambassador Muhammad Fathī al-Tahtāwī as chief presidential chamberlain.He is the grandson of Rifā’ah Rāf'ī al-Tahtāwī, one of the leading figures of the enlightenment during the reign of Muhammad 'Alī in the...
Sherif Gadallah, a lawyer from Alexandria has submitted a report to the public prosecutor, against the president of the court of appeal, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Mosque, the interim Pope of Alexandria as well as President Mohamed Morsy requesting the exclusion of Copts from the committee in...

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