Egypt’s Salafi Party Bans Christmas, Easter Greetings

Dr. Yunis Makioun

Raymond Ibrahim  - May 2015 During a recent interview on Egyptian television, the schizophrenic face of the Islamist parties was on full display. Dr. Yunis Makioun, head of the Al-Nour Party, the political wing of the Salafis, insisted that Islam commands Muslims to “protect”—a reference to their “dhimmi” status—and treat Coptic Christian minorities properly. Even so, according to Islam, said ...

Church denies alliance with al-Nour Party in the election

Amany Moussa - 11/8/14 Copts United Coptic Orthodox Church issued statement to deny alliance with al-Nour ultra conservative Party in the upcoming parliamentary elections. Statement added that the Church is quite far from politics, and therefore does not support any of the candidates in the parliamentary elections. Source: