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Dr. Muhammad Badī’, General Murshid (Guide) of the Muslim Brotherhood group, and several other leaders held a closed-door meeting in the guide’s office with Ismā'īl Hanīyah, head of the Hamas government in Gaza. They discussed several issues, chiefly the Palestinian issue and how to solve it...
Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs Mike Hammer said Washington would deal with “satisfaction” with Egyptian President Muhammad Mursī and the Muslim Brotherhood. [Author Not Mentioned, al-Ahrām, July 29, p. 1] Read original text in Arabic
Dozens of Copts protested inside the St. Mark Cathedral in the Cairo district of al-'Abbāssīyah on Friday (July 27) to appeal to the Coptic Orthodox Church representatives to withdraw from the constitution-writing assembly which they termed as "sectarian". ['Imād Khalīl, al-Misrī al-Yawm, July 28...
President Muhammad Mursī endorsed a decision appointing former Deputy Governor of Cairo Samīr Marqus as an aide to the president amidst welcome in Coptic circles that praised Marqus’s political and intellectual savvy. [Hadīr Subhī and Manāl Sulaymān, al-Misryūn, July 26, p. 3] Read original text...
A Coptic human rights activist sent an urgent message to Foreign Minister Muhammad Kāmil ‘Amr asking him to summon the Israeli ambassador in Cairo to notify him of the strong protest and discontent of all Egyptians – Copts and Muslims – over an Israeli Knesset member’s desecration of a copy of the...
[Editor: Susan is a former full-time editor of Arab-West Report who has lived since February 2009 in Hurghada] Many sectors throughout Egypt suffered greatly as a result of the 2011 Revolution. Perhaps the hardest hit however, was the tourism industry. Beach towns that were in former years...
In politics, spin is inevitable. But in times of great political struggle spin is often transformed into misrepresentation. In Egypt these days, as seen in the press, the Muslim Brotherhood is spun virtually into a dervish. Consider first this article from al-Akhbar, ‘Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood...
Former presidential candidate Hamdīn Sabbāhī sent a message to Egyptian Christians asking them not to pack up and leave their homeland after the rate of emigration by Egyptians, particularly Copts, has been reportedly on the rise this month. [Mahmūd Kāmil and Bahā’ al-Mahdī, al-Akhbār, July 19, p...
Representatives of Christian denominations and some Sufi Muslim leaders met several times to discuss ways to promote moderate ideologies in the society, disseminate the culture of acceptance of others and advance the rule of law, lawyer Amīr Ramzī revealed. [Ahmad al-Sa’dāwī, al-Shurūq al-Jadīd,...
Members of the Shūrá Council pre-empted the Administrative Court session by resigning from the Constituent Assembly. President Muhammad Mursī approved law 97 of year 2012, concerning the criteria of the Constituent Assembly line-up, which parliament accepted before its dissolution.

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