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The death of Muḥammad  Mursī, Egypt’s first elected president since the 2011 revolution, on June 17 sparked a wave of controversy and conflicting truths between human rights organizations and Egyptian media. Mursī died in court in Cairo where he was on trial facing charges of espionage.
Gharīb Abū al-Hassan writes in al-Fath, that the Coptic Church tries “with all her might” to oust the legislative order represented in the elected president Muhammad Mursī. Despite the Church’s approval on most of the Constitution articles, the Church surprised us with its “theatrical” withdrawal...
Al-Hurīyah wal-‘Adālah mentioned in an article entitled: " A reproach to the Pope and the Church" as reaction on the walk out of the Coptic Orthodox Church members from the Constituent Assembly. According to the author of the article, the Pope should have brought back the church to her spiritual...
The Union of Coptic Organisations has called on Europe to bring down the Egypt’s first elected President. The Union, which was prominent among supporters of Ahmad Shafīq during the presidential elections, said that civil society has to support demonstrators who want President Mursī to stand down...
  Jimmy Carter, head of the Carter Center in Egypt, who is always embarrassed and concerned about the events in Egypt, is at the peak of contradictory American behavior whose favoritism for terrorist groups has become clear in the Egyptian runoff elections between the isolated Muhammad Mursī and...
A source described Bishop Jeremiah, who was the secretary of previous Pope Shenouda III, and is President of the Coptic Orthodox Cultural Center, as the ‘Bishop of the Muslim Brotherhood’, and as a man eager to establish connections with those in power, with figures such as former presidential...
“Citizens are trapped between a rock and a hard place. They will have to choose only between the fulūl (remnants of the former regime) or Islamist groups. Citizens voted for Shafīq not because he is the most efficient but rather to avoid brining the Muslim Brotherhood to power,” said Harīrī in...
Abstract: There is an urgent need for more fieldwork in Muslim-Christian relations in Egypt.  Too much reporting on these issues is either ideologically motivated or supported by insufficient data.  Dutch sociologist Cornelis Hulsman will provide examples from his work, including the conversion of...
The author states that both the Muslim and Christian segments have had a great impact on Egyptian thought, culture, literature, arts and science throughout history.

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