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Journalist and media presenter, Yūsuf al-Hūsaini harshly criticized Al-Azhar's Grand Imam, Shaikh Ahmad al-Tayeb: “Your speech in front of the German Parliament was an unsuccessful approach. The Grand Imam is certainly aware that Europeans are well read on Islamic wars!”
An Egyptian court has sentenced a student to three years in jail for announcing on Facebook that he is an atheist and for insulting Islam, his lawyer said Sunday.
Egypt’s deep state is a bureaucratic theocracy. This network forms the infrastructure of the official government. It is accountable to the doctrines put forth by the powerful Islamic clerics of Al-Ahzar Institute. The religion of Islam, when merged with the state, can better exert Allah’s powerful...
"Managing a Facebook page without a license. That was the accusation they used to detain me,” the Egyptian caricaturist Islām Gawīsh told AL Montor in an interview from the Cairo International Book Fair Feb. 2, a few hours after his release. Gawīsh was at the fair to launch volume 2 of “Al-Waraqa...
The Bani Mazār Court will deliver the verdict in the trial of four Coptic Christian students charged with contempt of religion on 25 February.
Journalists, intellectuals, and public figures called to change part of Article 98 in the press law, during a conference entitled “No To Inquisition” in the Press Syndicate on Tuesday.
Scholar and TV presenter Islām Al Behēri will serve a reduced sentence of one year in prison after the Misdemeanor Court of Misr al-Qadīma district, in central Cairo, announced Monday night that it will reduce the original five-year sentence issued on November 30, 2015.
According to the U.S. Breitbart Online newspaper, leaders of Egypt's Coptic Christian community called for the abolition of an “exploitative” blasphemy law, but praised President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi for saving them from the oppression of the Muslim Brotherhood.
Georgetown University PhD candidate Matthew Anderson went in July 2015 with Arab-West Report/Center for Arab-West Understanding to Maghagha were we met with several local people, Christians and Muslims, about the expulsion of an extended Christian family from Kafr Darwish following allegations of...
Honouring Charlie Hebdo supports terrorism Mohammed Muchtār Gamʿaa, Minister of the Awqāf Ministry, criticises that the 2015 award for journalistic integrity and courage went to the French satire magazine Charlie Hebdo. To award a magazine that does not respect religious feelings is synonymous with...

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