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(Right) now all the political groups in Egypt conform to one main principle, which is to make sure that every part of society is represented in the constituent assembly that will draft the Egyptian constitution. There is no doubt that this principle is credible as long as it is implemented...
Wā’il Lutfī writes about the fate of Muslim Brotherhood after losing in the parliamentary elections. Salāh ‘Īsá thinks they will not turn to more secretive violence because they would not want to jeopardize their public existence. Researcher Wahīd ‘Abd al-Majīd thinks that MB will probably turn...
Diana Māhir Ghālī reviews this weekend's opinion articles dealing with the Alexandria church attack...  
Osama al-Ghazoly is a seasoned journalist who we asked to evaluate the media discourse on Izbet Bushra, paying special attention to coverage given to expatriate Coptic websites. Since some of these websites make reference to human rights reports produced in Egypt, Osama has also involved these...
Two AWR interns investigate the news coverage of a dispute that took place in al-Tayyibah village, Minia. They analyzed the press reports of the incident and then look at the reconciliation sessions that took place in the wake of the conflict.
Issues that exacerbate tensions between Muslims and Christians in Egypt seem to keep bubbling back to the surface. In this editorial Drs. Hulsman comments on the recent development in the Abū Fanā incidents as well as rumors surrounding Wafā’ Qustantīne.
The article reports on the chaos that recently erupted in the Journalists’ Syndicate regarding the prevention of holding a conference on religious discrimination in Egypt.
Magdy Malak reflects on the scope and power of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt and bemoans the lack of any real opposition parties that are able to compete with the ruling National Democratic Party.
The article discusses the recent charter that Arab Information Ministers agreed upon during a meeting in Cairo on February 12. Many commentators believe that it is just another way for the government to impose restrictions on freedom of speech.
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Khālid Ṣalāḥ rejects a trend in some parts of the press that tends to use the dangerous issue of sectarianism for financial or political benefits.
The first conference of the Middle East Freedoms Forum was held in Cairo under the title: “Where is Egypt heading?” The following lines present information about the participants and the main subjects that were discussed during the conference.
In the wake of two important conferences held recently in Cairo about citizenship rights and democracy, Diana al-Dab‘ examines the role of Copts in diaspora in these two conferences.
At a time when the Egyptian press market was still discussing the aftermath of the State Security Prosecution’s interrogation of an independent journalist on charges of spreading rumors about the president’s health, a new wave of anger stormed Egyptian society after a misdemeanor court sentenced...
The article is the first in a series of articles that discuss the idea of a religious state. The author presents excerpts of articles that show the progression of the Muslim Brotherhood, and the influence that their ideals are currently having on society.
Ṣalāḥ ‘Īsá discusses the phenomenon of Copts filing lawsuits against Muslim authors on charges of insulting Christianity and deeming Christians Kāfirs.
Critique on IGMF in Frankfurt saying that Dr. Hamdi Zaqzouq “defends the application of the death penalty for people who convert from Islam to Christianity” Emotional debates and sensitive stories on conversions in Egypt. The secretary of Pope Benedict expressing his fear about the Islamization of...
The article considers the role of Copts in politics and parliament. He questions why so few Copts ever attain political appointments, and presents the viewpoints of those who believe the Copts already play an adequate role in parliament, and those who believe that further involvement is necessary.
The article provides an overview of the reconciliation effort in Bimhā, and what the governorate of Giza is doing to assist the victims. The authors criticize the unbalanced compensation and assistance that is being awarded to the individual victims.
The author discusses a number of issues related to the Egyptian press, such as low salaries, level of professionalism among journalists, and where money for advertising comes from. The article focuses on the effects these issues have on press freedom and quality.

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