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Yāssir Burhāmī, the Vice President of the Salafī Call, stated that the Constitution included the interpretation of sharī’ah provided by the Supreme Constitutional Court, which is satisfactory from a religious perspective. He stated that a “real change requires a gradual development based on...
Grand Shaykh of the Azhar is discussing in a meeting with Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawāḍrūs II the reasons behind the church’s withdrawal from the panel and bones of contention as the quitting members did not officially offer their resignations. 
A recent fatwá of Dr. Yūsuf al-Qaradāwī, stated that calling for participation in the coming presidential elections is harām (religiously prohibited).
The Maspero Youth Union is currently putting the final touches on the “Citizenship Document” in which they specified the problems that Copts are facing.
On Wednesday, during the periodic review of the human rights situation in Egypt before the International Human Rights Council in Geneva, several questions are addressed to Egypt that focus on four issues: the demonstration law, the detention of citizens without trial, the imposition of death...
The Maspero Youth Union has declared its determination to organize a stand against events in Iraq, where ISIS (the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant) issued a choice to Christians yesterday – death, conversion to Islam, or payment of the jizya (tax on free non-Muslims under Muslim rule). 
The fatwá issued recently by Dār al- Iftaa, last Friday, that prohibits the chats between men and women except for necessity has stirred jokes among the youth movements and coalitions who considered the fatwa to be against the human instinct.
Islamist are divided on the international campaign that the Ministry of Endowments has launched recently to change the name of ISIS in the media to the “Offshoots of al- Qā’idah”. 
The decision of the Minister of Endowments,  demanding that all who want to perform i’tikāf (withdrawal in a mosque during the holy month of Ramadan) need to register their name a week before their tentative i’tikāf dates, has led to much controversy among Islamists. 


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