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Shaykh Muhammad Mukhtār Jum’ah, Minister of Endowments and the head of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs stated that the 24th Public Conference of the Council will be held under the title the “Grandeur of Islam and the Mistakes of those who follow it”.
We now face a complex and contradictory scene; while we have the political will to directly support women, we are also confronted with a flood of extremist fatwās that are aimed at undermining women and their role in society.  Generations of young extremists without an identity are being formed as...
Egypt’s parliamentarians stood up against the calls for equality of inheritance between men and women, stressing that there are plans aimed at changing the identity of Egyptian society, and these voices are only tools for those who plan on this scheme abroad.
The fundamental traditional Islam spread in Egypt not only among followers of Islamist political movements such as the Muslim Brotherhood and the Salafis, but also among the ordinary segments of the population, and after decades of abortions of any attempt to renew the religious discourse. A year...
The fatwá issued recently by Dār al- Iftaa, last Friday, that prohibits the chats between men and women except for necessity has stirred jokes among the youth movements and coalitions who considered the fatwa to be against the human instinct.
The Ministry of Endowment has filed two complaints against Dr. Yāssir al- Burhāmī, vice president of the Da’wah al- Salafiah.
The Council of Ministers has agreed in its meeting yesterday headed by Eng. Ibrāhīm Mahlab to approve the Bayt al- Zakāh draft law  after it is revised by the Council of State Legislative Department.
Al- Shārqah (Sharjah) city in the UAE was chosen by the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) as the Capital of Islamic Culture for the year
After decades of tension between the state and the church in Egypt over many thorny issues, their relations have flourished in recent years, especially after the exclusion of the Muslim Brotherhood from the political scene in 2013.
Possible presidential candidate Hamdīn Sabbāhī reiterated support for the implementation of the Islamic sharī'ah and maintaining the second article of the constitution, which, he said, respects all religions. "The Islamic sharī'ah is one of compassion and tolerance and would never undermine the...
Muslim Brotherhood Murshid (Guide) Dr. Muhammad Badī' and members of the Irshād (Guidance) Office on Tuesday (Feb. 28) responded positively to the messages sent by Dr. Safwat al-Bayyādī, the head of the Coptic Evangelical denomination, and Andrea Zakī, his deputy, in which they raised certain...
Meanwhile, the Qasr al-Nīl Court of Misdemeanors turned down two criminal and civil lawsuits against Coptic business magnate Najīb Sawirus accusing him of disdaining religion on the grounds that the persons who filed the lawsuits have no legal capacity. Minutes after the ruling was handed down by...
Meanwhile, the Qasr al-Nīl Court of Misdemeanors turned down two criminal and civil lawsuits against Coptic business magnate Najīb Sawirus accusing him of disdaining religion on the grounds that the persons who filed the lawsuits have no legal capacity. Minutes after the ruling was handed down by...
Dr. Nājih Ibrāhīm, a member of the al-Jamā'ah al-Islāmīyah (Islamic Group) Shūrá Council, said Islamists in Egypt suffer from some flaws about making more and more friends, adding Egyptians have to brush aside trivialities that take much of their time and show more interest in serious issues. "...
The Islamic Café, with two branches in Alexandria's Sīdī Bishr district and Port Said governorate, would separate between the two sexes and bans serving shīshāh. Young people on social networking web sites expressed disgruntlement over this café and one of them wondered about the legal solutions...
The Islamic Café, with two branches in Alexandria's Sīdī Bishr district and Port Said governorate, would separate between the two sexes and bans serving shīshāh. Young people on social networking web sites expressed disgruntlement over this café and one of them wondered about the legal solutions...
I would like to begin by explaining some of the reasons I chose the topic of blasphemy in Islam. In some respects, I am talking here about elements of the deep structure of the dissertation. These underlying motivations have shaped and inspired this study, but they are not always explicit. I...
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...
The Tunisian president's call for the [permissibility] of marriages between a Muslim woman to a non-Muslim man and equality in inheritance between men and women sparked a widespread heated controversy in Egypt more than any other Arab and Islamic country. 

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