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The civil state proponents achieved a remarkable victory inside the constituent assembly drafting a new constitution for Egypt, successfully obtaining the abolition of several articles that clash with the principles of citizenship and equality.
Al- Sīsī’s statements in which he said he is “a Muslim who loves his religion” has angered the secularist movements and Coptic activists who stated that he should not have made such a  statement.
  The media monitor of Dār al- Iftā’ has alerted in a recent report to the danger of those shaykhs who are not qualified scientifically and issue extremist fatwás. It stated that they do not realize the danger of their fatwás which may lead to the destruction of societies. The report assured that...
Controversial Fatwas Egypt is not only facing a period of political but also of religious polarization.  Many religious scholars issue Fatwas that have a political meaning and some of them are almost inciting fights and vandalism. Egyptians saw most of the Fatwas that provoked conflicts during the...
ISIS is continuing its shocking surprises to the world.
Dr. Muhammad ‘Abd al- Rāzziq, the Head of the Religious Sector stated that six non-Azharite preachers were licensed to give sermons. 
Dr. Najuīb Jubrā’īl stated that his new complaint against Yāssir Burhāmī includes spreading incorrect news and stirring a sectarian strife after he called against having a Copt take on leadership position
In the post-colonial Arab and Islamic states, the political mentality and culture were dominated by two models that originated from different mental and cultural sources and led to similar results, including the consolidation of the unilateral view, the curtailment of differences, and the quest for...
The Azhar has sent a convoy of medical and humanitarian aid to assist the Palestinians in Gaza, yesterday morning. The convoy includes a large amount of medical and food supplies (Khālid Mūsá, al- Shurūq, Aug 7, p. 3). 
One of the young men who traveled recently to Syria from Egypt and returned back that he traveled with a group of ten young men, including Islām Yaken, the man whose story circulated on social media outlets.
The Salafist Call [al-Daʿwā al-Salafiyya] and al-Nūr Party have intensified efforts to urge the supporters of the Salafist movement abroad, especially in the Gulf region, to participate in the presidential election vote.
Ḥāmid starts his article by stating his own opinion on the trending Fatwa kiosk by saying, “ The Fatwa Kiosk is a heresy invented by hastened Shaykhs. 
“We kept quiet, so he barged in with his donkey” is a popular idiom that exemplifies the state of religious parties, which started appearing directly after the 25th of January Revolution. 
Is the country serious about combating terrorism? I don't think so, it's like a country whose fiercely fighting its atonement, but the cost of this is paid by Christians, and intellectuals.
The Observatory of Islamophobia of the Egyptian House of Fatwa warned of the danger of the influence of the Islamic political mainstream on the situation of Muslims in Germany.  The Observatory warned that the influence of such groups could provoke fear and panic among Muslims in the German society...
Egypt's Minister of (religious) Endowments, Muhammad Mukhtār Jom`a, said that religious discourse is a message that is first and foremost religious, but has been used for political and partisan purposes. According to the Minister, traders of religion are detrimental for the entire society, and must...
Background:  Tūjān al-Faīṣal, the first female member of the Jordanian parliament, is being interviewed and talks about her background, the effects that the Israeli-Jordan peace treaty has on Jordan politics and democracy, pluralism and the role of intelligence in Jordan, legal and judicial...
Interviewers: Quinta Smit, Eline Kasanwidjojo, Aidan Mascarenhas-Keyes Language of interview: English (original intverview), English (presented transcript) Transcript: Quinta Smit Approval: Requested and no objection received   Dr. Nadia Muṣṭafā works at the Institute of Progressive Civil Studies...
The interview was recorded and transcribed by Quinta Smit. Dr. ʿImād Shāhīn has seen and approved this transcript. This interview was part of an Arab-West Report project for a book on Islamist movements during the year 2013. Data collected were placed online in June 2016. Prof. ʿImād Shāhīn is an...
Interviewers: Eline Kasanwidjojo, Quinta Smit Language of interview: Arabic (original interview), English (presented transcript) Interpreter: Hamdī ( last name unknown, friend of Mahmūd Fathī) Transcript: not mentioned Approval: Requested and no objection received   This is the second transcript of...

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