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This article outlines the importance of the coming year in the political climate of Egypt. All houses of Parliament and presidential elections will take place, and it should be an important part in the lives of all Egyptians. The author also compares voter turn out in Egypt to many other countries...
This article summaries the new slogan of some Muslim Brotherhood candidates for the upcoming elections which falls away from the usual “Islam is the Solution.”
Seven Egyptian parties submit a document to the government that includes a general framework for solving Coptic problems.
Human rights centers in Egypt have stated that 27 sectarian events took place in the country in the last eight months. However, only four of these incidents were discussed in parliament. In addition many MPs believe that discussing sectarian incidents will only ignite more strife and add to...
The issue of culling and executing all pigs in Egypt dominated the discussions of the Shūrá Council last week.
The author asks several questions of the administration regarding why the Shūrá Council fire happened and failed to be extinguished for so long. It also raises questions about the lack of fire safety in every building in Cairo and the in competency of the government in dealing with this issue.
The author laments the deterioration of Egyptian national sensibility by comparing the recent Shura Council building fire to the Opera House fire 40 years ago. He sees apathy and incompetence among the general population, the government and professionals.
The Supreme Press Council’s recent report has criticized the way private newspapers reported on the Shūrá Council fire and commented that al-Wafd and Watanī failed to abide by the rules for publishing adverts.
The Shūrá Council has approved a project law to prevent demonstrations in houses of worship. The majority of Egyptian political parties and authorities approved the decision, but certain people have expressed their opposition to it.
The relationship between the ruling party presided by President Mubārak and Pope Shenouda reached an impasse after Mubārak ignored a request submitted by Pope Shenouda to appoint three Copts in al-Shūrá Council.


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