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Addressing a meeting of Arab Youth Ministers, President Sīsī reiterated the importance of drafting national strategies to seize the potential of Arab youth in different economic sectors. He also called for the ministers to engage in efforts to combat the proliferation of religious radicalism among...
Egyptian activist Shādi Ghazālī Harb posted a message on his twitter account saying: “Upon the request of the Iraqi Yazidi girl Nadia Murād, President Al-Sisi met her and vowed his support to all people living in Iraq . Bahā'īs and Shi'its, the minorities of Egypt, should be granted the same...
Sharīf Jādallah, a lawyer of the Muslim Brotherhood (MB), filed a complaint against Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II, accusing him of allegedly igniting fitnah tā’ifīyah among protestors by withdrawing the Church’s representatives from the Constituent Assembly. [Shirīn Tāhir, al-Wafd, Dec. 14, p.3...
Shī'ah leaders in Egypt revealed forming a delegation to meet President Mursī to deliever their demands. A source (newspaper did not mentioned the name) said that the delegation from politicians and shī'ah thinkers, including Dr. al-Dimirdāsh al-'Aqālī, thinker and shī'ah leader, Dr. Ahmad Rāsim...
As U.S. activists flew out of Cairo on Thursday (March 1) after a decision releasing them pending involvement in illegal foreign funding of some civil society organizations in Egypt, Senators John McCain, Lindsey Graham, John Hoeven and Richard Blumenthal welcomed the decision and praised the role...
The former regime, contrary to its modus operandi in tackling moderate or hard-line Muslim or Christian groups that encourage or reject political activities, has dealt with the Bohra sect in a very special way.
Three Coptic brothers have been arrested on suspicion of murdering their sister as well as her 5 years old son. The brothers also attempted to murder her husband and her daughter in what appears to be a sectarian hate crime.
Weekly al-Khamīs reports on page two on Thursday that the National Council for Human Rights is currently discussing a number of complaints submitted by many Bahā’īs, in which they ask for pressure to be applied to the government to allow them to document their marriages and provide them with...
Background: An interview with Shaykh Muḥammad Sayyid Ṭanṭāwī tackling how Islam responds to some controversial issues such as terrorism, freedom of belief and Muslims living in non-Muslim countries. The questions are asked in English then translated into Arabic. The responses of Shaykh Ṭanṭāwī are...
 A conference for "Al-'Azmia" methods condemns insulting the prophets.  
The author reports the incidents of a Jewish families' departure, describing the feelings and emotions they reported having.  
 The article discusses the exclusion of Adventists and Jehovah's Witnesses from the new personal status law for Christians.  
"Bahaism in the View of Sharia and Law" is a recently-published book dealing with a judicial ruling in June, 1952 by Counselor ‘Alī ‘Alī Mansūr, who was then head of the Court of Administrative Justice.  The ruling nullified the marriage of a Bahā’ī man and woman and rejected the man's suit...
This article highlights a new Muslim conviction, al-Qādiyānīyah, and the Islamic reaction in Egyptian society.  
 A former member of Jehovah's witnesses reveals some of the secrets about the organization to Sawt al-Umah.  
Wafā’ Wasfī sheds light on the most significant events the Coptic Orthodox Church witnessed in 2008.
In recent years the tensions between Christians and Muslims in Egypt have increased. In many cases Christians have been victims of violence. Is there any chance that religions can live together peacefully in the land of Nile? This is the question that Cornelis Hulsman sought to answer in his paper...
The author comments on two recent court rulings concerning freedom of belief. One concerns Christians who converted to Islam and then back to Christianity and the other gives Bahā’īs the right to leave the religion box empty on ID cards.
The article discusses the emergence of a trend to file lawsuits, in which the plaintiffs demand either official recognition of their belief, as in the case of the Bahā’īs, or the right to convert from one religion to another.
Tāriq al-Shāmī discusses the fuss over mentioning or omitting the religious item in official documents in Egypt, and wonders when the Egyptian Government will settle this turmoil.
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