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In the second emission of the interview with Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib, the former Muftīī of Egypt discusses the Ḥijāb and Niqāb referring that there are far much serious issues that Muslims need to be occupied with instead. He refers to some foreign powers that try to attract Egypt Muslims by their...
The controversial draft law banning demonstrations inside mosques, recently submitted by the Ministry of Endowments to the Council of State, was the main focus of al-Ahrām’s recent interview with Dr. Mahmūd Hamdī Zaqzūq, the minister of endowments.
Rose al-Youssef has taken upon itself to confront two recent, suspicious, religion-related phenomena. One is the new breed of Shaykh preaching in private homes. The other is the hypocritical defense of Islām in the face of a wave of offending literary works. There is now a third phenomenon...
The author notes how officials have tried to use Islamic preaching in mosques to confront the huge public support for Hasan Nasr Allāh, the leader of the Hizb Allāh. He reports on different reactions to this order.
An interview with Michael Munīr, member of the Republican Party in the U.S. and controversial Coptic activist who is visiting Egypt.
The author criticizes the Minister of Endowment’s decisions to nationalize the call to prayer, optional prayers during Ramadān and religious discourse.
The article tackles the failure of religious institutions in Egypt to come up with a moderate discourse, as the author blames the current state of fanatisism in the country on both Muslim and Christian preachers.
The article discusses the weekly Friday sermon and the poor performance of the preachers, whom many view as insufficient to stand on the minbar [a pulpit inside the mosque] and deliver sermons to Muslim worshippers.
During the final session of the cultural season organized by the Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs, the author reports the stances of the shaykh of the Azhar and the minister of religious endowments to the criticism towards Islamic preaching.
A reported assault on the imām of the Umm al-Qura Mosque in al-‘Arīsh, Shaykh Muhammad ‘Abd al- Hamīd, by Major Muhammad Ridā of the State Security Intelligence (SSI), has provoked outrage among Sinai mosque imāms.

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