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Grand mufti: Morsy should address Copts' fears

Others | 28 June 2012
President-elect Mohamed Morsy should address the fears of his Coptic “brothers” and their problems on the ground, Grand Mufti Ali Gomaa said Wednesday. .. More

Suspect accused of kidnapping Coptic teen released on bail

Others | 28 June 2012
Naga Hammadi security forces released a suspect accused of kidnapping a Coptic teenager on LE100 bail Wednesday. .. More

President-elect Morsi receives acting pope of Egypt's Coptic Church

Others | 28 June 2012
Mohamed Morsi, Egypt's new Islamist president-elect, received a delegation on Tuesday from Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church, including acting pope Anba Bakhomious. .. More

Egypt to see first female, Coptic vice-presidents: Morsi team

Others | 27 June 2012
Ahmed Deif, a policy advisor to Egypt’s president-elect Mohamed Morsi, stressed that Morsi will be a leader for all Egyptians and will appoint Coptic Christian and female vice-presidents. .. More

Morsy spokesperson: President-elect yet to decide on oath

Others | 27 June 2012
Yasser Aly, the acting media spokesperson for President-elect Mohamed Morsy, said it has not yet determined when or where Morsy will take the oath. .. More

Jama'a al-Islamiya official warns against Brotherhood 'swallowing' state

Others | 26 June 2012
A member of the Jama’a al-Islamiya Shura Council has warned against the Muslim Brotherhood “swallowing” the Egyptian state after the group’s candidate, Mohamed Morsy, won the presidential election with 51.7 percent of the vote. .. More

Brotherhood back in Tahrir to protest closure of parliament, constitution addendum

Others | 26 June 2012
After a major demonstration in Cairo's Tahrir Square on Tuesday attended by tens of thousands of protesters, several thousand members of the Muslim Brotherhood returned to the flashpoint square on Wednesday evening to pressure Egypt's ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) to meet their demands. .. More

The new Egyptian president is a 'ghost' stripped of authorities: Abul-Fotouh

Others | 26 June 2012
Former Islamist presidential candidate Abdel-Moneim Abul-Fotouh said that Egypt's next president will fulfll a largely symbolic role and that this stripped presidency stands against Egypt's honour. He made his comments in a press conference held Monday in response to Mohamed Morsi's win. .. More

Morsy starts consultations over presidential team and Cabinet

Others | 26 June 2012
President-elect Mohamed Morsy moved into the office once occupied by ousted leader Hosni Mubarak and started consultations Monday over the formation of his presidential team and a new government, an aide said. .. More

Mursi to take oath before parliament, not Constitutional Court: Brotherhood figure

Others | 25 June 2012
Saad El-Husseini, a member of the executive bureau of the Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party confirmed on Sunday that president-elect Mohamed Mursi would take his oath of office before parliament and not before Egypt's High Constitutional Court (HCC). He added that the results of Egypt's presidential runoff had "served to confirm the popular desire for democracy and political change." .. More

'Full presidential authorities without military dominance': Brotherhood El-Beltagi

Others | 25 June 2012
Amid wild celebrations on Sunday evening, leading Muslim Brotherhood member, Mohamed El-Beltagi, took the main podium in Tahrir Square to stress that Mohamed Mursi, Egypt's president-elect, must have the highest executive authorities without interference from the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF). .. More

Brotherhood and national forces to coordinate in parliamentary elections

Others | 25 June 2012
The Muslim Brotherhood's administrative offices sent the group's Guidance Bureau reports of nationwide discussions between its leaders and political, revolutionary and Islamist forces on Friday. The discussions surrounded the formation of a national alliance to confront the current political crises. .. More

Brotherhood terminates Morsy’s membership in group and FJP

Others | 25 June 2012
The Muslim Brotherhood has terminated Mohamed Morsy's membership in the group and the Freedom and Justice Party, following the announcement of his victory in the presidential election runoff. .. More

Mursi to address nation Sunday evening, resigns Brotherhood posts

Others | 25 June 2012
Muslim Brotherhood's figure Mohamed Mursi will be addressing the Egyptian people Sunday evening in his first speech as president-elect, announced the Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party (FJP). .. More

Nour Party to demonstrate Friday

Others | 22 June 2012
The Salafi Nour Party called on its members to take part in a massive protest planned for Friday to denounce the supplementary Constitutional Declaration issued by the ruling military council last Sunday. The protest is also against the Supreme Constitutional Court’s recent ruling that dissolved Parliament. .. More

Mursi holds meeting with political forces to discuss situation in Egypt

Others | 22 June 2012
Presidential candidate Mohamed Mursi met with several political forces on Thursday to discuss the current political situation. .. More

Abouel Fotouh and Wasat Party consider political alliance

Others | 22 June 2012
Abul Ela Mady, the leader of the moderate Wasat Party, and former presidential candidate Abdel Moneim Abouel Fotouh are considering a political alliance along with other forces and parties. .. More

Egypt Brotherhood organises mass protests Tuesday against constitutional addendum

Others | 22 June 2012
The Muslim Brotherhood announce they have organised mass protests for Tuesday in their official objection to the addendums to the Constitutional Declaration issued by Egypt's ruling Supreme Council of Armed Forces (SCAF) late on Sunday night. .. More

Brotherhood will fight peacefully for democracy: Khairat El-Shater

Others | 22 June 2012
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood will use peaceful methods to build a democratic political system despite "repression" by elements of the old regime, the Islamist group's deputy leader, Khairat El Shater, told French newspaper Le Figaro Thursday. .. More

Egypt Brotherhood seeks to reunite with revolutionaries as new battle looms

Others | 21 June 2012
The Muslim Brotherhood, certain of an electoral victory, is getting ready to assume Egypt’s presidency for the first time in its 84-year-old history, but that might not be enough to prevent the powerful military establishment from becoming a power behind the throne. .. More

Islamists divided over attending funeral if Mubarak dies

Others | 21 June 2012
Islamists in Egypt have grown divided over whether to attend the funeral of deposed President Hosni Mubarak, who is currently in critical condition, if he dies. .. More