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The Israeli media outlets broadcasted extensive media coverage of the killing of the United States Ambassador in Libya . Further, it expressed its concern about statements that an Israeli Jew produced the film. Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper said that it is a provocative movie that mocked the Prophet...
Copts opened a side of the Kornish Street which leads to Tahrir square; this side has been closed since the beginning of the protest.
Public Prosecutor ʿAbd al-Majīd Maḥmūd will hear Dr. Maḥmūd Mazrūʿah, Dean of Usūl al-Dīn Faculty of al-Azhar University, on March 27 in a report filed by lawyer Mamdūḥ Ismāʿīl and five other lawyers against Yaḥyā al-Jamāl, Deputy Prime Minister of Egypt.
Azhar Scholars Front demanded the resignation of Yaḥyā al-Jamāl, Deputy Prime Minister, for speaking sacrilegiously about God.  Al-Jamāl had said on a TV program that if God came on earth and entered the referendum he [God] will get 70 percent, and he [God] has to thank God for that.    
Mamdūḥ Ismā'īl, Islamic attorney, launched a campaign to collect signatures that support the discharge of Yaḥyā al-Jamāl, Deputy Prime Minister, accusing him of blasphemy. Ismāʿīl collected one hundred thousand signatures from the governorates of Cairo, Giza, al-Qalyūbiyya, and Alexandria. (...
A group of Cairo based lawyers accused Deputy Prime Minister Yaḥyā al-Jamāl of having insulted Islam in a TV talk show on March 14. They charge al-Jamāl with committing a civil crime and aim to evoke the blasphemy law against him, which allows for a maximum penalty of three years imprisonment.  
Following in the footsteps of previous publication "Mohamed Peace be Upon Him, the Greatest of the Great in the World," a book disdaining Christianity named "Al-Wahy Al-Mohamadi" was published using Muslim and Christian taxpayers' money. The book sells at the subsidized price of 4 EGP. Many people...
Should the One Thousand and One Nights be banned? A Cairo conference debates the issue. A number of Lawyers submitted a request to have the latest edition of the Thousand and One Nights banned because they viewed it as immoral. Intellectuals and cultural figures rally against this ban, upset by the...
German minister of Turkish decent Aygül Özkan has encountered harsh criticism after her call for the removal of crucifixes from public schools.
In 2000, after violent protests against it, the anti-Islamic book translated as A Banquet for Seaweed was banned in Egypt. The widespread nature of the protests reflects the domination of religious thought in Egypt; however, the book was defended by Syrian author Hilmī al-Nimnim.   According to al-...

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