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The national unity of Muslims and Copts in Egypt is revealed in the architectural similarities in both churches and mosques. The design is very similar from the outside. It only differs from the inside according to each one’s beliefs.
Prime Minister Dr. Atef Ebeed praised the projects of development and restoration in Old Cairo, which concerns both important Christian and Islamic monuments. The Prime Minister pointed out that these achievements were accomplished during the age of President Mubarak.
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...
Dr. Mamdouh Al-Biltagi, Minister of Tourism, announced the registration of the National Egyptian Heritage Revival Association (NEHRA) as an NGO in the Ministry of Social Affairs. The organization aims to revive symbols of the Egyptian national heritage which includes the religious -Islamic and...
An agreement was signed to construct the Prophet Sheib mosque and tomb in Wadi Shueib in Salt.
A review of the book: "The Marriage Bed. Sexuality in Islam" by Abdelwahab Bouhdiba. Published in London by Saqi Books, 1998. In this book is one of the few attempts at dealing with the dimension of sexuality in the teachings of Islam and the way in which these teachings have become distorted by...
An Egyptian-Japanese team unearthed a mosque in South Sinal which dates back to the ninth century A.D. Archeologists believe that the mosque is the oldest one ever built in the Sinai.
The bookshop of Mohamed Ali Sobeih in Al-Azhar Street was up once again for auction last week. The bookshop, which also includes a printing press, was built in 1900 and is renowned for its collection of 5,000 masterpieces of Arab and Islamic culture.
Jordan is ready to relinquish its religious authority over Muslim holy sites in Jerusalem to the Palestinian National Authority, Prime Minister Abur-Ra’uf S. Rawabdeh has said.
The anti-normalization committee of the 14 Jordanian professional associations expressed concern on Wednesday about complaints of alleged visits by right-wing Jewish groups to the Jadour Mosque in Salt and said it considers it a desecration of the religious site. Ali Abu Sukar, the committee’s...

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