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Background: During a press conference, Shaykh Muḥammad Sayyid Ṭanṭāwī answered several questions asked by foreign reporters. Questions are related to violence, the situation in Palestine, minority rights and gender equality in Islam. All the answers in Arabic were interpreted to English however the...
The victory of the Muslim Brotherhood in the elections of the Bar Association revealed their increasing political influence in Egypt following their recent victory in the parliamentary elections. The Bar association elections revealed the ruling party’s crisis, as it failed to confront the Islamic...
The ninth Islamic Conference concluded its summit in Doha with a long detailed statement including a call to end all types of normalization with Israel, economic aid for the Palestinians and a lifting of sanctions on Iraq. The most surprising outcome of the summit was a break of hostility...
The ninth Islamic Summit started in al-Doha, in Qatar, with a spirit of understanding and agreement on all the issues on its agenda. However, there were conflicts regarding the issue of boycotting Israel. The Palestinian representative was able to achieve a compromise that gives the members the...
The Egyptian press exposed religious authorities’ and intellectuals’ points of view regarding the violent confrontations between the Palestinians and the Israeli forces; in his interview with al-Musawwar, the Shaykh of the Azhar condemned the Israeli trespassing of al-Aqsá mosque....
A drug addict killed his wife by throwing her from the fourth floor and then attacked the Assembly of Saint George, destroying some of the contents of the building before trying to set fire to it.
In this article the author reviews the book, ‘Monks Garden for the Popes of the Coptic Church,’ and its effect on monastic life.
A recent fatwa issued by the Grand Imām of the Azhar, Muhammad Sayyid Tantāwī, on the normalization of relations with Israel, has triggered heated debate among Muslim scholars.
Adler addresses the election victory of Hamās, and also the prevalence of Islamic movements across the Middle East. He notes that their prime goals are political, rather than religious, and that they have had a major impact on the status quo of Middle Eastern geopolitics.
Well-known Muslim dā‘īya, Khālid al-Jindī, has said that exporting goods from Egypt to Israel is harām [unlawful according to Islamic sharī‘a].

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