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Egyptian columnist and author, Jamāl Abū al-Ḥusn, compares the most famous two models of secularism in the United States and France to the model of secularism in Egypt.
In an interview to al-Shurūq, spokesperson of Egypt’s Coptic Catholic Church, Father Rafīq Jarīsh, praised the efforts made by Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, Prince Muḥammad bin Salmān, to promote and support the recent kingdom’s “movement from extremism to openness.” 
The Egyptian Minister of Endowments, Dr. Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumʿā has approved the memorandum submitted by Dr. Amīn ʿAbd al-Wājid, head of the Central Department of Mosques and Holy Quran Affairs, on the inauguration of the Quranic schools throughout the governorates of Egypt.
In his weekly TV program on ON Live channel, Egypt’s Grand Mufti Dr. Shawqī ʿAllām commented on the Egyptian president’s statement on Muslim scholars for being ‘the light that eliminates the darkness,” saying that religious scholars play a role in building societies by devising solutions that solve...
In coordination with the Institute of Research and Higher Studies of Granada, the Foundation of Believers without Borders for Studies and Research (Muʾminūn bilā Ḥudūd lil Abḥāth wa al-Dirāsāt) initiated a two-day conference, December 15 and 16, entitled “Islam and Political Islam in Europe:...
Although they are found all over the world, sculptures that represent nudity are still rejected by the conservative Arab societies. This rejection was manifested yesterday in the debate generated when Egyptian thinker and physician Khālid Muntaṣir published on his Facebook account a photo of the...
al-Yawm al-Sābiʿ newspaper publishes weekly an edition of Egyptian writer and historian Saʿīd al-Shaḥāt. In his encyclopedia ‘Dhāt Yawm’ (On that Day in History) on major historical events in Egypt and the Middle East region, the Egyptian writer and historian dedicated his column this week to the...
After they have recently been criticized for establishing the Fatwa Kiosks, the Islamic Research Academy and the Egyptian Ministry of Transport have decided to close the fatwa kiosk located at al-Shuhadāʾ Metro Station after ʿĪd Al-Aḍḥā and the end of the Haj season.
Doctor Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumaʿa, the Minister of Endowments, has affirmed  the ministry’s interest in raising the level of education for imams and their scientific, intellectual and distinctive cultural preparation. 
Ḥizb al-Bināʾ wa al-Tanmiyah [Construction and Development Party], the political arm of al-Jamāʿah al-Islāmīyyah [Islamic Group] in Egypt, called on all political groups to stick to national reconciliation and to renounce violence and repression that could lead to a civil war.
Despite the escalating demands for the dissolution of the religious parties that emerged after the revolution of January 25, 2011, the Egyptian Supreme Administrative Court rejected a lawsuit to dissolve some religious parties last July because the lawsuit was filed by a lawyer without legal...
After 19 days of al-Azhar establishing the Fatwa Kiosks in some metro stations, people started to accept the previously criticized idea. 
The subject of Wolfgang Häde’s 128-page work concerns the torture and murder of Pastor Necati Aydin and two other men in Malatya city, Turkey, in 2007. Häde (outside Germany also spelled Haede) is an Evangelical pastor and German missionary serving the local Evangelical Church in Turkey....
Two weeks after the terrorist attack against police forces in al-Baḥarīyah Oasis, Egypt, on October 21, an extremist group called Anṣār al-Islām claimed responsibility for the attack. The article provides some information about that group, which has recently surfaced in Egypt. 
 A previously unknown militant Islamist group called Anṣār al-Islām (supporters of Islam) claimed responsibility for the terrorist attack that took place in Al-Wāḥāt Oasis, in Egypt’s western desert, on October 21, killing several members of the Egyptian security forces.
While a group of experts in Islamist movements believe that Salafi in Egypt are a significant force in any electoral battle, given their number of 7 million out of about 54 million eligible voters, others doubt the ability of the ultra-conservative Islamists, or any other political blocs, to...
Egyptian author ‘Abduh ʿAṭā spots the role of the former Prime Minister of Malaysia Mahathir Muḥammad (1981-2003) in leading poor, sectarian-torn Malaysia to modernization and economic growth. In his comprehensive development plan, Mahathir focused on developing education, scientific research and...
Media presenter and physician Dr. Khālid Muntaṣir said that his new TV program “Yatafakkarūn - contemplative thought aims to respond to an important issue that surges when we, Muslims, find ourselves at odds with “modernity”. He points out that modernity has rules, among them the separation between...
In a lecture given on Friday in Istanbul, Turkey, at the International Relations Academy, on the theme Islamic Constitution in Time of Revolutions, Mukhtār al-Shinqītī, a Mauritanian professor of Political Ethics and History of Religions at Ḥamad Bin Khalīfa University of Qatar, said that the...
Professor of Comparative Jurisprudence at al-Azhar University Dr. Saʿad al-Dīn al-Hilālī, has recently stated that the Egyptian pharaoh, who argued with Prophet Moses, was not Egyptian, but he was from Khurasān a region located between Iran and Afghanistan and his name was Walīd ibn Rayyān. 
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