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The Fatwa Monitoring Observatory at The Egyptian Dar Al-Iftāʾ strongly condemned the terror attack in New-Zealand describing it ‘a despicable’ act.
Dubbed ‘Terrorism is made in Europe and the U.S.A.’, Egyptian Al-Bawāba News online published a video clip, interviewing people on the streets of Cairo; while the recorded reactions may differ in their verbal discourses, they are all in consensus that this infamous attack on Muslims worshippers...
In an aired interview on MBC Misr today, Wednesday, the renown Egyptian political thinker and president of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Dr. Muṣṭafā al-Fiqī, condemned the attacks on Muslims during their Friday prayer inside two mosques in New-Zealand, saying that “the heinous execution in New...
During the conference "Misr Tatahadath" (Egypt Speaks) last Wednesday (December 19), the Partners in the Homeland Coalition declared her rejection of the results of the first phase of the constitutional plebiscites. According to the Coalition, there were numerous violations and the integrity of the...
The Coptic Orthodox, Catholic and Evangelical Churches decided to leave the dialogue because there was no clear agenda.  The third session of the national dialogue concerned the appointment of 90 members of the Shūrá, the Upper House, after the office of the President had asked the political...
Egypt’s cabinet is studying a draft law on the issuance of sovereign Islamic bonds by the finance ministry and state-run administrative bodies. The draft law will be referred to parliament before it officially passes into law.
Nothing seems to bother the Muslim Brotherhood. Apparently, not even a piece of news shakes President Mursī’s emotions. He and his group go ahead with their agendas without any change in their position. One has the feeling that even if a nuclear bomb threatens to erupt, they, nevertheless, will...
A number of Coptic political thinkers said that a national dialogue among opponents and supporters after the referendum would spare the country the danger of divide and would stabilize it before it turns into a revolution driven by starvation.
The Azhar body strongly condemned the clashes that erupted around the al-Qāꞌid Ibrāhīm Mosque in Alexandria leading to llines of riot police cordoning off the mosque. According to al-Misrīyūn report, protesters against the upcoming Constitutional plebiscite besieged the Mosque. Grand Shaykh Dr....
On Wednesday, December 19, the fourth session on the national dialogue initiated by the presidency was conducted by Vice President, Counselor Mahmūd Mikkī. Representatives of the three major Churches of Egypt attended the meeting.
Amīrah Ibrāhīm comments in al-Tahrīr newspaper: “The fourth round of the dialogue of the deaf- not the national dialogue as the presidency calls it- was scheduled for Tuesday, December 18. However, the session has been postponed to ‘complete the legal aspects of the agenda of the dialogue’,...
The Coptic activist Majdī Khalīl, head of the Middle East Freedom Forum in Washington, USA, stated that a six-thousand-eight-hundred-kilo weapon shipment coming from Qatar arrived last Sunday, December 16, at the Red Sea port of Suez.  The shipment bill, according to Kh’Alīl was addressed to...
Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II addressed his flocks, yesterday, December 19, prompting them not to be afraid, “as God will protect and guard you and your families from all evil”, and urged them to keep to the commandments of the Holy Bible as they give them all things that pertain to life.  «Do...
In a warning addressed on the video-sharing website, YouTube, to the opposition, National Salvation Front (NSF), Islamic preacher, Wajdī Ghunaym, said, «the ones who play with fire will get burned». According to Ghunaym, the NSF statements that Egypt is on the merge of a conceivable civil war and...
Dr. Yāsir Burhāmī, vice president of the Salafī Da’wah (call) and member of the Constituent Assembly (CA), stated that the articles of the upcoming Constitution have been drafted upon the approval of all the participating forces.  Contrary to the alleged rejection of the constitution draft by the...
In a meeting with French Ambassador Nicolas Galey and the French delegation accompanying him, the Grand Shaykh of The Azhar, Dr. Ahmad Al-Tayyīb stated that he is confident that the Egyptian people will surpass the actual crisis. The meeting that took place on Wednesday, December 19, tackled issues...
Dr. Najīb Jubrā'īl, Head of the Egyptian Union for Human Rights Organization, said that the Muslim Brotherhood are trying to enforce the Church name in the current events even though the Church did not interfere in politics and did not incite Copts to do anything (referring to protests off the...
In Nasr City, Christian women were prevented from voting in one of the polling stations, also many voting cards were not stamped. 
In Shubrā, Muslims and Christians united against the Constitution.
Many foreign media outlets coverage focused on the political scene in Egypt highlighting the results of the constitutional plebiscites that ended with a victory to the Islamist powers; however leaving the credibility of the ruling Muslim Brotherhood, and most of all, the legitimacy of a hastily...

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