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During its 66th anniversary Tuesday (November 13) in Washington, the Middle East Institute is offering its MEI Award for Distinction in Civic Leadership to Najīb Sawirus, the executive chairman of the Orascom Group and the founder of the liberal Free Egyptians Party, which promotes democratic...
The Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) issued a decision forming an advisory council, which is to discuss the two laws on presidential elections and the lineup of the constituent assembly on the constitution.
Najīb Sawirus, Egyptian tycoon, wrote in al-Tahrīr "[...] for those who are using their media channels to intimidate the opposition you will not intimidate us [opposition] or silence us, we will not give way but we will be stronger in the battle of righteousness, peace and democracy." 
The management of “ONTV” announced the sale of the group of channels owned by businessman Najīb Sawirus to Tāriq Bin ‘Umar, a French businessman of Tunisian origin, who also owns two other channel networks, “Italia Sport 24” and the Italian “Brema TV”, as well as the Tunisian channel “Nasama”.
Egyptian business magnate Najīb Sawirus said Copts, who resemble the Red Indians of America, are suffering persecution and discrimination, adding the new government in Egypt has picked only one Christian minister out of 48 Muslim ministers. [Rihāb ‘Abd Illah, al-Yawm al-Sābi’, Nov. 16, p. 1] Read...
The businessman Najīb Sāwīris responded to the online offenses of the terrorist group "Muslim Brotherhood", following their biased comments on the decision to legalize some churches, pointing out that it is a basic human right.
A new proposed article by the Azhar criminalizing any insults to God, the prophets, Orthodox Caliphs or the Prophet Muhammad’s wives stirred differences and arguments between the top Sunni institution and Copts. [Rajab al-Murshidī and Salāh al-Dīn Hassan, al-Watan, July 24, p. 5] Read text in...
Dr. Amnah Nusayr, a professor at the AzharUniversity, termed as “shameful” the incident, adding the Bible is a holy book and its desecration should not be ignored by any of the followers of all divine religions. Dr. Zakī ‘Uthmān, a member of the senior scholars board in the Azhar, said Jews do not...
Civil movements rejected a proposal by ‘Ādil ‘Afīfī, leader of the salafī al-Asālah (Authenticity) Party, to form a commission of top scholars comprising salafī preachers and Azhar officials to be in charge of interpreting the principles of the sharī’ah stated in the Egyptian Constitution,...
A new proposed article by the Azhar criminalizing any insults to God, the prophets, Orthodox Caliphs or the Prophet Muhammad’s wives stirred differences and arguments between the top Sunni institution and Copts. [Rajab al-Murshidī and Salāh al-Dīn Hassan, al-Watan, July 24, p. 5] Read text in...

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