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Muslims turned up in droves for the Coptic Christmas mass Thursday night, offering their bodies, and lives, as “shields” to Egypt’s threatened Christian community

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In an ominous turn, Egyptian activists have declared solidarity with Tunisian rioters. They are set to demonstrate in downtown Cairo on Sunday, in a protest that may unite causes, condemning Saturday's church bombing too

A friendly football match is one of a series of recent fence-mending gestures between the two estranged states. Will it last?

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Even with sweeping wins in the run-offs today, the voice of the Christian community has already been drained out of Egypt’s new parliament

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Following an already majority sweep, and subsequent boycotts of the run-offs by the opposition, Egypt’s parliament seems set on a coming term eclipsed by the NDP. What does it mean?

Official results : 217 NDP, 5 opposition, 283 seats for run-offs

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In an election year meant to champion women, the politics of a patriarchal system overshadow prospects for change

Sidelining of Copts underscored in elections

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