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In his book “In the Scenes of the Press and Politics”, the Journalist ‘Atif Al-Ghamrī swiftly and smoothly recounts his own experience and shows how the role of journalism is deeply rooted in the conscience of the Egyptian nation since its debut.   
The President of the National Council for Women (NCW) Dr. Maya Mursī participated in the 25th Global Edition of the Annual Women Economic Forum 2019 held on the theme ‘Re-imagining Societies: Reclaiming Humanity with Gender Equality’ from 11 to 16 April 2019 in India.   
Egypt’s Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Sahar Nasr met with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) Chief Operating Officer Stephanie von Friedberg on the sidelines of the Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group (WBG). The meeting was attended by IFC's Vice President for...
In a tweet released by the Former Egyptian Vice-President Muhammad al-Barādeī, he sets out three major pillars for the peoples’ successful transition from authoritarianism to good governance, namely overall consensus on a new Constitution, collective action and transitional justice.   
The setback suffered by Erdogan’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) in the Turkish local elections raised many questions about the future of the Muslim Brotherhood members who fled to turkey in the wake of the June 30 Revolution of 2013.  The first defeat of the AKP and the dwindling popularity...
The scene of Pope Francis meeting a delegation from South Sudan and kissing their feet hoping for an end to the civil war in their country is not the first of its kind, for his history is awash with situations that place him in the vanguard of peacemakers.  The following are some of the remarkable...
According to an official statement issued by the Coptic Orthodox Church, HH Pope Tuwadrus II paid this morning a visit to St.Macarius Monastery where he met with the monks and gave a spiritual word. He also held individual meetings with some monks.   
The Governor of Banī Suīf Hānī ‘Abdul-Gabir held a meeting with a delegation from the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) composed of NCHR Member Dr. Salāh Sallām, Chairman of the NCHR Office in Banī Suīf, Tārik Abu El Makārim, Officer of the Human Rights Unit of Banī Suīf Governorate, and...
The Official Spokesperson of the Coptic Catholic Church Hanī Bakhūm revealed the details of the meeting held by the leaders of the Christian denominations in the Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral of ‘Abbassīa attended by the legal advisers of all the denominations to reach a unified draft for...
The Governor of Banī Suīf, Hānī ‘Abdul-Gabir, received a report on the action taken by the Human Rights Unit in his governorate to respond to a complaint filed by a woman with special needs due to a family dispute on an agricultural plot owed to her. After field examination and inspection, the unit...
Upon instructions from Pope Tūwadrus II, HG Anba Julius (General Bishop of Old Cairo Churches) paid a pastoral visit to the UAE churches for checking up on the people of the Coptic Orthodox Church, their priests and their servants in the UAE.  
The spouse of the Egyptian Ambassador to Austria Omar Amir met with Dr. Aīāt Khalīfa and the board members of the General Association for the Egyptian Women and Family in the Egyptian Embassy in Vienna. The meeting comes within the frame of supporting the Egyptian civil society institutions in...
In an interview on Al-Mehwar TV channel, Hiba ‘Abd el ‘Aziz (head of the Women and Social Issues Unit of the Egyptian Center for Strategic Studies) said that women represent between 49 and 52% of the Egyptian population, adding that their representation in Parliament has now reached up to 15% and...
During his speech in a symposium held by Al-Dustūr Newspaper, the Chairman of the Arab-European Human Rights Forum Aīman Nasrī said that the mission of his forum is to highlight the human rights situation in Egypt and counter the politicized human rights organizations that receive false reports...
There are currently intensive moves made by the Parliament and various state institutions towards the finalization of a personal status law draft in order to control the family disintegration and maintain the stability in society.  MP Muhammad Fūad said that the existing Personal Status Law no...
Yesterday, the leaders of the Orthodox, Catholic, Evangelical and Episcopal churches met at the Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in al-‘Abbasīa with the legal advisors for discussing the articles of the new Personal Status Law for Egypt’s Christians.   
The current protests in Algeria and Sudan prove a set of basic facts related to Arab politics.    First, the peoples deprived of freedom might desist from demanding it under the burden of the harsh living conditions or for fear of the repressive security apparatuses. However, they come back to...
According to Extra News TV, President Sīsī has returned from a trip to Guinea, United States, Ivory Coast and Senegal.    al-Sīsī started his trip with a visit to Guinea where he held bilateral talks with the Guinean President Alpha Condé. After the talks, the two presidents witnessed the signing...
There are successive news reports about the rising numbers of mass trials and death sentences in Egypt in recent years. The scores of Egyptians who are currently waiting on the death row makes Egypt ranked sixth among the world’s top executioners after China, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam, and Iraq...
In a special interview with Ṣada al-Balad, the Secretary-General of the Egyptian Council of Churches (ECC) Father Bùlus Jaras said that his primary job in the ECC is coordination and that it is run by the heads of churches.   

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