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In Shubrā, Muslims and Christians united against the Constitution.
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.
The Jamā’ah Islāmīyah (Islamic Group) rejected the text of Article 2 of the Constitution and called on the constituent assembly drafting a new constitution for Egypt to omit the word ‘principles’ of the sharī’ah, threatening to take to the streets and urge the people to refuse the constitution if...
The state of Brunei announced that it will implement Islamic Sharī’ah temporarily in the country starting from Sunday. 
Dr. Mahmūd ‘Azab, the advisor of the Azhar Shaykh denied rumors the Azhar requested the application of the “hirāba law” (Islamic law demanding the amputation of the limbs) on those who are convicted in terrorist attacks (Ayā Fathī, al- Dustūr, Jan. 31, p. 6 ). Read original text in Arabic.  
Egyptian media presenter, Muḥammad al-Bāz said that the Tunisian president, Muḥammad al-Bājī Qāyid al-Sibsī, is working towards the promulgation of a law advocating for the equality between men and women in inheritance matters. This law would draw on the Tunisian Constitution, which equates women...
In a lecture given on Friday in Istanbul, Turkey, at the International Relations Academy, on the theme Islamic Constitution in Time of Revolutions, Mukhtār al-Shinqītī, a Mauritanian professor of Political Ethics and History of Religions at Ḥamad Bin Khalīfa University of Qatar, said that the...
In her column this week, the author, Fāṭimah Nāʿūt, condemns the court’s decision sentencing Shaykh ʿAbdallah Naṣr to an undefined prison time. “Will he be detained in prison for months, or maybe for years, if no one responds to our call for setting him free?”, the author writes.

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