The Shura Council’s financial and economic affairs committee has endorsed the Islamic Research Academy’s rejection of the proposal for Islamic bonds.
Former MP Hamdy al-Fakhrany has filed a lawsuit demanding that the government close down liquor stores and nightclubs.
A Shura Council youth committee member said that Mohamed Morsy is the right man for president, and that God chose him for president before the people did.
The opposition says the current Shura Council isn’t representative of society — only 7% of eligible voters came out to participate in elections for the council.
Popular satirical show host Bassem Youssef faces probe over allegations that he insulted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi.
A group of Salafists who split from the influential Nour party announce the formation of a new party on Tuesday.
Copts, many would say, have been persistently subject to sectarianism at the hands both of the state, and society more broadly.
Former Nour Party head Emad Abdel Ghafour has announced the formation of the Al-Watan Party, as well as a new alliance with Hazem Salah Abu Ismail.
Coptic Pope Tawadros II held New Year's mass at the Two Saints Church in Alexandria to mark the second anniversary of the bombing on New Year's Eve 2010.
Salafist Calling confirms it only backs Nour Party, distancing itself from new Al-Watan Party led by former chairman Emad Abdel-Ghafour.