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For a fifth consecutive day thousands of angry demonstrators in Qena governorate staged sit-ins to protest against the appointment of a Copt governor, on 14 april, Emad Shehata Mekhail. Protesters insiste they are not ready to repeat the experiment of a Copt governor. Magdi Ayoub, Qena's former...
Dozens of journalists staged a sit-in at the headquarters of the Press Syndicate on Sunday afternoon to protest the continuing imprisonment of Magdi Hussein, chief editor of Al-Shaab, mouthpiece of the Islamist-oriented Labor party, and journalist Salah Bedewi. The two are serving two-year jail...
Over a thousand years ago, the site on which the mosque is built, currently the scene of major renovation efforts, witnessed Sayeda Zeinab’s advent to Egypt. She was described as the "heroine of Karbala’," rallying troops at the battle, providing them with water and food, treating the injured and...
Delegations representing 75 Islamic countries and six international Islamic organizations passed recommendations urging greater inter-Islamic cooperation at the conclusion of a four-day conference last Friday [June 25, 1999].
In a fresh development in the continuing battle of the Front of Al-Azhar scholars, a report by the State Commissioners Authority has come out in favor of its dissolution, which was decided last year by Cairo Governor Abdel-Rehim Shehata. The Authority will submit its report to the Supreme...
Delegations from 75 Islamic countries and six international Islamic countries and six international Islamic organizations participating in the 11th Cairo International Islamic Conference will tomorrow declare the recommendations of their conference.
Sixty-nine Islamic countries and six Islamic organizations will take part in the 11th Islamic conference scheduled to open on Tuesday [June 22, 1999]. Addressing a news conference at the headquarters of the Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs, Hamdi Zaqzouq, minister of Al-Awqaf (religious...
The Administrative Court on Sunday annulled a decree issued last June by Cairo Governor Abdel Rahim Shehata dissolving the board of directors of the Front of Al-Azhar ’Ulama.
The Arab Strategic Report issued last week by the Al-Ahram Centre for Political and Strategic Studies argues that religion has little to do with the problems faced by Copts. Weak democratic institutions and human rights violations are the main reasons behind the problems faced by all Egyptians, be...
Sheik Mohammed Tantawi nominated Sheikh Fawzi El-Zefzaf, deputy chairman of the Azhar, to be the new head of the Front of Azhar scholars after Cairo governor Abdel-Rehim Shehata ordered the dissolution of the 15-man board of directors of the Front.
An investigation on statements of the Front. Nothing could be taken as an insult of the Grand Imam and the investigation was closed.
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