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Columnists debate sectarian tensions in Egypt

After the recent incidents in front of St. Mark’s Cathedral, writers in major Egyptian newspapers have explored the issue of sectarian strife in the country, believing that the extremism spreading across Egypt is the primary cause of the sectarian violence. The road to fascism Mohamed Abul Ghar Al-Masry Al-Youm newspaper Abul Ghar condemns the recent …

Ethar Shalaby

Protesters blame SCAF for Abbasiya clashes

By Mai Shams El-Din CAIRO: Political forces and coalitions protesting in Tahrir Square blamed in a press conference Monday the ruling military council for the clashes in Abbasiya that marred a march from Tahrir to the Ministry of Defense on Saturday. “We have been following the smear campaign launched by the Supreme Council of the Armed …


Five Abbasiya protesters released, residents deny starting clashes

By Heba Fahmy CAIRO: Five protesters detained by military and civilian police during the Abbasiya clashes Saturday night, were released on Sunday without any charges filed against them. Ahmed Ragheb director of the Hisham Mubarak Law Center said that the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) and the government were responsible for securing the people …


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