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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...
Discontent among residents of Shaykh Zāyid district in 6 October City after spreading Shī'ah book to spread shi'ism off a number of mosques. Residents were surprised to find some people spreading brochures that spread shī'ah ideologies and praying the azān (call to prayer) in the shī'ah way. There...
Arab-West Report, March 28, 2011Title: Interview with Mr. Sharīf ‘Ismat ‘Abd al-Majīd (Founder of the “Hatef Islami”) about the current situation in Egypt Authors: Drs. Cornelis Hulsman, Arndt Emmerich and Judit Kuschnitzki Introduction of Mr. Sharīf ‘Ismat ‘Abd al-Majīd: In 2000 I left the hotel...
In a clear divergence from official pronouncements that ban the activity, some 200 Shī‘ah men, women, and children in white robes shut themselves into the Al-Husayn Mosque and performed their rights for more than an hour on Wednesday. They were not prevented by security nor by the mosque...
Endowments Minister Mahmūd Hamdī Zaqzūq confirmed that there are no Shiite mosques in Egypt, adding that there is no fundamental disagreement between Sunnī and Shī‘ah. Azhar Grand Shaykh Ahmad al-Tayyib received invitations from Shiites to deliver speeches in Iraq and Lebanon and says that...
Fahmī Hūwaydī writes about the importance of understanding the differences between the Shī‘ah and the Sunnī doctrines before criticizing either of them.
The report released by the US Commission for International Religious Freedom is considered by the Egyptian press to be one of the most critical reports by an American organization because it represents serious interference in Egyptian domestic affairs, especially in terms of education. Journalists...
Many articles in the Egyptian press describe the Shiite celebration that has been hosted in Karbala in the honor of Al-Hussein Ibn Ali. Some articles discuss the beliefs of Shiite Muslims, in the light of the Iraqi crisis. Others speak about inter-Islamic dialogue and the necessity of a union...
A controversial book is released during the Christmas period denouncing Christians as apostates who can legitimately be killed.
This article expresses alarm about the situation of Arab Christians in light of the sectarian feuds that are troubling Middle Eastern countries like Iraq and Lebanon.
Mahmūd ‘Āmir denounces the Shī‘ah and the Muslim brotherhood, claiming that they violate the Islamic Sharī‘ah and the fundamentals of Islām.
An analysis of the impact of sectarian sedition on Arab policies.
Ahmad Amīn ‘Arafātslams some satellite channels for inviting unqualified Muslim clerics who issue online Fatwás without having considerable knowledge of Islām. Citing Dr. Rashād Khalīl, the former dean of the Faculty of Sharī‘ah and Law, as an example, ‘Arafāt indicated that Dr. Khalīl issued a...
The author opposes a party or a state based on religion, and uses Iraq as an example of a country cursed by religious state and parties.
The author of the article, Zayn al- ‘Ābidīn al-Rikābī, believes that the Sunnī- Shī‘ah sectarian conflict in Iraq is playing into the hands of the United States, which, he says, is now trying to divide the Middle East along ethnic lines. Explaining the significant doctrinal disagreement between...
In this article, the author warns Egyptian society against the dangers of the expansion of the Shī‘ah influence as it increases fitnah and doctrinal disagreements in society allowing space for the growth of an extremist trend in its thoughts and beliefs; whereas the Sunnī parties do not have...

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