The Shura Council member recently appointed to represent the Evangelical Church resigned Thursday, citing concerns the upper house of Parliament is dominated by Islamists.
Nader Bakkar, the official spokesperson for the Salafist Nour Party, announced during a national dialogue with the Egyptian Federation of Tourist Chambers on Wednesday evening that the party will not take any decision for a period of one year in the coming People’s Assembly (the lower house of parliament) that might damage the country’s tourism sector.
Experts on Islamist movements and democratization have long held that Islamist groups, if they are allowed to engage freely in the political system, tend to make significant ideological concessions, adopt democratic values, and act pragmatically.
The political opposition in Egypt has many fans in the West as a result of its principled stance against the pro-Islamist constitution
A delegation of pro-Palestinian activists, mainly French and Egyptian crossed into Gaza
Backers of President Mohammed Morsi have urged all Egyptians to work together
Islam is on the brink of destroying Christianity in the Middle East
Egypt’s Coptic, Catholic, and Evangelical churches disclosed a note Tuesday night to the office of the presidency
An Islamist group in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula threatened to launch a crusade against drug use and cigarette smoking
Egypt's president says the disputed constitution just approved in a referendum establishes a new republic
Almost a dozen girls gathered near Tahrir Square Tuesday afternoon to cut locks of their hair in protest against the new constitution.
Head of the Al-Nour Party Emad Abdel Ghafour is said to have officially resigned.
Delivering the traditional speech from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica, Benedict also encouraged Arab spring nations, especially Egypt, to build just and respectful societies
As Christians around the world gather to celebrate Christmas, thousands will be taking their lives in their own hands when they go to their places of worship
Mahmoud Hussein, the Muslim Brotherhood secretary-general, dismissed Mohamed ElBaradei’s constitution initiative as unrealistic
An Egyptian fashion designer and mother of two received the final 50 lashes of her 500 lash sentence early Monday morning
Rights lawyer Hafez Abu-Seida has filed an appeal against President Mohamed Morsi's decision to appoint 90 members of the Shura Council
The highest seat of learning in the Sunni Muslim world, is sparking a new controversy
Dubai's Majid Al Futtaim (MAF), is in talks with Egypt's Mansour Group
In Israel, the unfolding events in Cairo are worrisome and intelligence and Foreign Ministry officials continue monitor the changes
Israel and Egypt signed a peace treaty in 1979, but relations have been cool, and visits like this are rare
The Light of the Desert-Documentary on St Macarius Monastery, Egypt