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Dr. Ḥasan al-Shāfʿī, Chairman of the Arabic Language Academy, who is also a representative of the Azhar in the panel, said the Azhar and the church are in agreement on the need to keep Article II of the constitution intact. 
Interviewers: Eline Kasanwidjojo, Quinta Smit   Language of interview: English (original interview), English (presented transcript)   Transcript: Quinta Smit   Approval: Requested and no objection received   Khālid Manṣūr talks about the reasons for establishing al-Iṣlāḥ Party and its relation to...
Christianity in the Arab World was flourishing in relative terms prior to the First World War and consequent break-up of the Ottoman Empire.
In a meeting with Dr. Amr Darrag ('Amr Darrāj), Secretary General of the Constituent Assembly, he mentioned that members of the Constituent Assembly signed texts after they had been agreed upon. Please see hereby a link to a document dated October 3, 2012, with the signatures of key members of the...
These interviews were organized by Cornelis Hulsman and took place, the first, on March 25th with Cornelis Hulsman (CH), Jayson Casper (JC), and Diana Serodio (DS) attending; the second on April 8th with Diana Serôdio alone. These interviews were made in the context of us preparing a report on how...
Bishop Būla, the representative of the church who quit the constituent assembly drafting a new constitution for Egypt, said the church has not authorized anyone to vote on its behalf over the draft. [Author Not Mentioned, al-Ahrām, Nov. 30, p. 4] Read original text in Arabic
Dr. Saʿd al-Katātnī, leader of the Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party, instructed Coptic members of the FJP to open dialogue with leaders of churches that quit the constituent assembly drafting a new constitution for Egypt and to set a date for a meeting with them in two days in an...
Dr. Hassan al-Shāf'ī, one of the prominent Islamic scholars, asserts that extremist salafists distort the image of Islam and are planning to take over mosque pulpits.
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