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The formation of the new Egyptian cabinet has been again delayed, a day after Prime Minister 'Isām Sharaf was sent to the hospital due to exhaustion. Despite indications of a resurgence of Islamist sentiments in the country, a recent poll given to protesters has shown that a majority favor a...
 Al-Sharq al-Awsat translated an article by David Kirkpatrick, writer for the New York Times, who comments on an incident, first published by al-Wafd, about a girl called Raghdah who reportedly said that Christians kidnapped her and tattooed her hand with a cross. "Many Coptic Christians are...
Organisation of The Islamic Conference (OIC) [Reviewer's Note: The Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) is the second largest inter-governmental organization after the United Nations which has membership of 57 states spread over four continents. The Organization is the collective voice of...
83 years after the founding of the Muslim Brotherhood (MB), the MB has, for the first time, handed over its official documents for its party "Freedom and Justice." The new founders of the party included 93 Christians and 978 women. Dr. Rafīq Habīb was chosen to be the deputy president of the party...
Dr. Sa'd al-Dīn Ibrāhīm, a professor of political sociology and president of Ibn Khaldūn center for development studies, said in an interview with al-Sharq al-Awsat that Copts had legitimate fears from religious movements and hard-line Muslim preachers have to put their fears in consideration. He...
In al-Hayāh, page 2, May 16, 2011, a score of Egyptians, mostly Copts, were injured in clashes that erupted between participants in a protest around the television building in Maspero area. Un-known people attacked the protest on May 14, 2011, where a number of cars and stores were set on fire....
Diana Maqalad writes about the new mass media coverage of the sectarian incidents. The Imbābah incidents, particularly the video of a bearded man [salafī] who said, "we are not going to be real men if we did not burn the churches in Imbābah." Even if this video was banned by the traditional media,...
Mā'mūn Findī, author of the article, wonders how can the public understands the attacks on churches in Imbābah. He explains that it can be summarized in the phenomenon of purification by violence in public. In an attempt to purify themselves from Mubārak's regime, a lot resorted to violence as a...
AWR's Diana Maher Ghali writes a two days' press review on Imbābah incidents.  
A march of thousands of people started from al-Nūr mosque to the U.S. embassy in Cairo/Egypt condemning the death of al-Qā'idah leader Usāmah Bin Lādin. Shaykh Hāfiz Salāmah, the leader of the protesters, went to the embassy first by car and did not participate in the march because of his old age...

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