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Shīʿah leaders asked for representation for their minority in the Constituent Committee responsible for amending the suspended constitution. They said that what matters the most is the not to repeat the mistakes that led the previous regime to exclude the Shīʿah community from the commission for...
Muhammad Mukhtār Jum’ah, Minister of Endowments, decided to refer the Azharite attire in Iraq, Shaykh Faraj Allah al- Shāzilī, for investigation for making the call for prayers in the Shi’ite way which contradicts with the call of Sunnah.
Shī’ite and Sufī leaders rejected the Constituent Assembly, stating that it does not reflect the whole Egyptian society. Sufī leaders affirmed that they and the Shī’ite community are not properly represented in the commission and they are worried about being excluded from the Constitution. Sufī...
Shīʿah leaders asked for representation for their minority in the Constituent Committee responsible for amending the suspended constitution. They said that what matters the most is the not to repeat the mistakes that led the previous regime to exclude the Shīʿah community from the commission for...
Researcher Islām Biḥayrī described discussions about reconciliation with the terrorist Muslim Brotherhood as “the crisis of all crises,” from which Egypt and the surrounding region would not recover again. In a long interview with al-Dustūr, Biḥayrī said: the Brotherhood got a proper chance to...
Khāled Sāleh, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Infirād, presented a video report on Monday during his program, `Ala Hawa Misr about the spread of Shī`ah books at the Cairo International Book Fair. 
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) has identified 70 incidents that outline the framework of the country's religious policies, the demands of the Egyptian Shi`ītes and their movement, and the corresponding violations and restrictions, beside the repercussions of regional sectarian...
Grand Ayatollah Nāsser Makārem Shirāzi wrote an open letter to Shaikh Ahmad al-Tayeb, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar University, warning him about the dangers of the recent anti-Shi`īt activities at the university.
Egyptian activist Shādi Ghazālī Harb posted a message on his twitter account saying: “Upon the request of the Iraqi Yazidi girl Nadia Murād, President Al-Sisi met her and vowed his support to all people living in Iraq . Bahā'īs and Shi'its, the minorities of Egypt, should be granted the same...
[First published on May 17, 2014 on the website of the Institute of Middle East Studies (IMES) in Lebanon. Republished with the permission of the author and IMES in Arab-West Report]

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