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Dr. Rafīq Habīb, Vice President of the Freedom and Justice Party, yesterday announced his withdrawal from politics, including “any role in the Presidency or the party”. He announced his decision to retire from politics now and in the future, saying that his work as a political researcher and...
Coptic thinker Rafīq Habīb said the war being waged by the secularist powers and elite on the Muslim Brotherhood and its Freedom and Justice Party, Islamist parties and the constituent assembly drafting a new constitution for Egypt are all battles against the Islamic identity, the same thing that...
These names, however, did not appeal to Coptic youth coalitions who rejected nominations by any circles close to the papal seat, preferring former member of parliament ‘Imād Jād. There was a space of agreement between the two camps, though: refusing names like former MP Jamāl As’ad or Muslim...
Meanwhile, a group advocating the freedom of policemen to grow their beards sent a message to President Mursī, reminding him of his pledges during TV interviews during his presidential campaigning that he would allow beard growing inside the police establishment. “Mursī, by becoming president, has...
The Azhar Grand Shaykh’s office said Dr. Ahmad al-Tayīb walked out of the ceremonies hosted by Cairo University on Saturday (June 30) on the occasion of president-elect Muhammad Mursī’s taking the constitutional oath of office out of his keenness on the dignity of the Azhar and its scholars....
The Cairo Criminal Court starts today (July 2) its first session in the trial of Michael ‘Ādil Najīb and Michael Mus’ad Shākir, the two defendants in the October 9 clashes outside the state radio & TV building in the area of Maspero, which left dozens of people killed or wounded. The examining...
As’ad refused the appointment of a Copt as vice president “just because he is a Copt,” adding this “could mark the beginning of the quota system in politics, which is not good”. He said that the appointment of a Coptic VP to express the problems facing Copts further entrenches the religious state...
These names, however, did not appeal to Coptic youth coalitions who rejected nominations by any circles close to the papal seat, preferring former member of parliament ‘Imād Jād. There was a space of agreement between the two camps, though: refusing names like former MP Jamāl As’ad or Muslim...
Background: This Conference was held at the Ibn Khaldūn Center for Development Studies in the event of the second conference on minorities. Several speeches were given especially on the Coptic rights in Egypt and related to the Muslim Christian incident of 1996 in Kafr Dimyān (Delta) and the...
Background: Shaykh Yūsuf al-Badrī says Egyptian society is as any society; the impoverished mixed with the wealthy, those who can read and those who cannot. Egypt is a mixed society, but he thinks that Egypt has many resources such as petrol, land, water and metal to make it rich. The main problem...

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