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Writing in 1999 for al-Usbūʿ newspaper, Hānī Zayyāt and Muṣṭafā Sulaymān expressed the
Background: An interview with Shaykh Muḥammad Sayyid Ṭanṭāwī tackling how Islam responds to some controversial issues such as terrorism, freedom of belief and Muslims living in non-Muslim countries. The questions are asked in English then translated into Arabic. The responses of Shaykh Ṭanṭāwī are...
The article discusses the conference of ’The Minority in the Middle East’ headed by the Chief of the emigrated Copts, cĀdil Abādīr. The conference is mainly about minorities’ rights in the Middle East.
The Supreme Administrative Court set the date of December 16, 2006 to release its final verdict on the issue of registering the Bahā’ī faith in official documents in Egypt.
A number of Bahā’īs respond to the State Commissioner Authority’s report that considered them murtad. The article stresses how the Bahā’īs will appeal this decree in an attempt to gain equal status as Egyptian citizens.
Sawt al-Ummah discusses a controversial book published by the Ministry of Awqāf (Endowments), calling for the killing of Bahā’īs.
A recent Administrative Judicial Court ruling allowing Egyptian Bahā’īs to have their religion recognized on official documents and the issue of Bahā’ī marriage have been a subject of heated debate in the Egyptian press.
The article praises a court ruling repealing a previous ruling that gave Egypt’s nearly 1000 Bahā’īs the right to have their faith registered in official documents, with opinions by intellectuals that Bahā’ism is not a religion and that the only religions recognized in Egypt are the divine...
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