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Sufī Shaykhs criticized the elections of the Shaykh of the Sufis stating that these were marred by  legal irregularities.
  The Annual Conference for the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs is to be held on Tuesday March 25. It is organized by the Ministry of Endowments under the auspices of President Adly Mansūr. The annual conference has not been held for three years due to the political events that Egypt has faced...
In the first time in Egypt’s history the TV program called The Dancer, which organizes competitions for belly dancing among ladies worldwide has led to the anger of the Azharite Scholars.
ʿAbd al-Ghanī Hindī, a member of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, described the criticism directed at the Ministry of Endowments over the ban on loud speakers in tarāwīḥ prayers during the coming month of Ramḍān as “pointless exaggeration."
Prime Minister Atef Ebeid inaugurated the 14th General Islamic Conference. It was organized by the Ministry of Waqf in coordination with the Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs. It was titled ?The Reality of Islām in a Changeable World.?
A controversial book is released during the Christmas period denouncing Christians as apostates who can legitimately be killed.
The article highlights Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice’s recent trip to the Middle East, and the focus of the conference the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
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 controversial Coptic activist ‘Adlī Abādīr organizes a conference advocating the rights of ethnic and religious minorities in the Middle East.
A member of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs blames Western education and Muslims for the hostility between Islām and the West.
The niqāb is stirring controversy in different parts of the World. An Egyptian university professor is to be sued for criticizing it; the Egyptian muftī advises that women don’t wear it and students wearing it will be barred from accessing a university hostel. In Western countries it is regarded as...
The last two years witnessed increasing Western attacks on Islam. Muslim reactions, however, in many cases Muslims violent reactions, enforced the negative image of Islam. Nevertheless, some Muslim intellectuals called for peaceful reactions through changing the violent image of Islam by showing...
Mijāhid Khalaf interviews the Islamic thinker Zaghlūl al-Najjār, who discusses the West’s misperceptions of Islam.
Elizabeth Yell reviews an article, given to AWR by Dr. ‘Alī al- Simmām, head of the Committee of Dialogue and Islamic Relations in the Higher Council for Islamic Affairs, which he found to be highly significant on the changing attitude of the Vatican towards Christians in the Middle East.
Pope Shenouda calls for uniting Arabic and Islamic colonies in the West as a means of rectifying the image of Islam in Western countries.
The 18th conference of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs opened Thursday with a keynote speech by Egyptian Prime Minister Ahmad Nazīf on behalf of President Mubārak, highlighting the role of Muslim scholars and intellectuals in the renaissance of the Muslim nation.
The Belgian parliamentarian of Moroccan origin, Fawzīya Talhāwī is to attend the four-day Cairo-based conference on the challenges facing the Muslim world, organized by the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs.
Dr. ‘Ali al-Sammān, chairman of the Committee for Dialogue and Islamic Relations at the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, speaks about the future of Muslim-Christian dialogue following the crisis of the Danish cartoons.
A group of Islamic scholars and representatives of other religions held a meeting in Geneva, under the auspices of the Ta’arof [Acquaintance] Institution and the Qortoba Institution, to lay the foundations of dialogue between religions based on transparency. The symposium, attended by Islamic...
This article tackles the four main elements discussed at the 12th conference of the Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs. In addition, it sheds light on the speech of President Mubarak, which the Minister of Endowments gave on his behalf.


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