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His Excellency Dr. Shawqī ʿAllām, Grand Mufti of Egypt and Head of the General Secretariat for Fatwa Authorities Worldwide, left to Geneva to participate in the activities of the conference: "Protecting the Youth from extremist and violent Ideologies". The conference will be held throughout the...
In this article, the author reflects on how Islamists at a recent summit in Kuala Lumpur are focusing their efforts around the concept of “thinking about the Muslim Nation” [al-tafkīr bil-umma].  The author discusses the dangers of such a policy as enacted in Sudan and highlights the contradictions...
Facing authoritarianism in Egypt, today a weak, divided and besieged civil society stands. This civil society, which has contributed to the numerous networks of young activists in some traditional media, social media and secular movements, and some political Islamist groups, trade unions and...
An official declaration about the White House’s will of labelling the Muslim Brotherhood as a foreign terrorist organization has raised widespread fear and criticism both in the US and in the international arena. On Tuesday, Sarah Sanders, the Presidential Press Secretary, said that Donald Trump...
At least two people were killed and 20 injured in an explosion inside a mosque in the central province of Ghazni, according to local officials on Saturday.
Al-Azhar has condemned the terrorist bombing that targeted a mosque in the city of Ghazni   in central Afghanistan yesterday evening, killing at least two and wounding 20 others.
In this op-ed, Amīna Khayrī critiques the role that the media plays in classifying different people or organizations that are in the midst of ongoing military, resistance, or terrorist campaigns against governments in the Middle East.  She writes the following:
Speaking at the Forum for "Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies" in Abu Dhabi, Grand Mufti Dr. Shawqī ʿAllām called for launching a special international "Charter of the New Alliance of Virtue", to defend all houses of worship.  Such a charter would take necessary measures and mechanisms to protect...
The Anti-Terrorism Observatory, affiliated with the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) condemned the explosion that took place in front of the National Cancer Institute on al-Qaṣr al-ʿAynī St., which resulted in the death and injury of dozens.
For over 26 years, Coptic Christians in the village of Hijāzah in Qūṣ, Qena, have been suffering under the rule of extremists in the region, who have prevented the Christian community from resuming work to build the St. George [Mār-Jirjis] Catholic Church.  The Egyptian government’s decision to...

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