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Grand Shaykh of the Azhar, Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyīb, announced the launching of a satellite channel which, according to him, would be popularly accepted by Egyptians who trust in the moderate stance of The Azhar body. 
Controversy generated after the announcement made by the Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Mark, Pope Tawadrūs II, to dedicate the award prize he received during his Russia visit from The Orthodox Unity Fund, to build a mosque and a church in the new administrative capital of...
 Al-Giza criminal court decided with regards to the first trial of 48 defendants in Imbābah incidents to postponed the trial to September 4, 2011. Muslim and Christian defendants were separated in the dock, and the trial was under tight security measures. Only 26 defendants were in the trial,...
In al-Jumhūrīyah, page 1, May 20, 2011, reports noted that the Coptic Maspero protests may be solved after a decision to reopen four churches and the release of Coptic detainees in Maspero incidents, proven to be not involved in the incident.  
 Sūl village of ‘Ātfīh in Helwan governorate had witnessed a sectarian incident when a group of Muslims demolished and burned the Church of the Two Martyrs, Saint Mina and Saint George.    
The Islamic Research Academy at the Azhar is set for a meeting on Monday which will be headed by Azhar Grand Shaykh Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib, Endowments Minister Dr. Mahmūd Hamdī Zaqzūq, Grand Muftī Dr. ‘Alī Jum‘ah, and Azhar University Head Dr. ‘Abd Allāh al-Husaynī. The meeting will discuss the...
Dr. Najīb Jibrā’īl responds to Dr. Ibrāhīm Najm’s comments on the fatwá that prohibits Muslims’ contributions toward building churches.
The Coptic Orthodox Church is waiting for the Azhar grand imām’s opinion on prohibiting Muslims from donating to build churches.
Watani International analyses two recent issues that it sees as indicative of the increasing fanaticism in Egyptian society. The first is that of a fatwá that stated that it is a sin for Muslims to leave money in their wills to churches and the second is the case of 155 individuals who were...
The author argues that the government, certain Web sites, the Azhar, and the church are responsible for sectarian strife in Egypt.

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