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  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.
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.
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.
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 new attempt has been made to falsify the Holy Qur’an on the Internet. Verses were made claiming that Muslims have been lead astray, and false sayings are attributed to Prophet Muhammad.
Crowds gathered last week at the Marcos Church in Alexandria, joining in the funeral of Father Abdel Messih Maggar, Patron of the Virgin Mary’s Church at Gheit El-E’nab, in Alexandria who died at the age of 94. Also Sheikh Zein El-Samak, secretary of religious affairs for the Tagammu Party and...
The author of the article organized a discussion about the significance of late president Gamal Abdel Nasser for Islam.
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