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The High Committee of Legislative Reforms expressed its dissatisfaction with legislative amendments concerning education policies undertaken by the government without consultation with the Committee of Education. 
Background: Deputy Director, Khayrī Jambik from the Royal Institute for Inter-Faith Studies (RIIFS) discusses his institute‘s approach toward peace-building in the Near East, its latest dialogue programme, the general role of interfaith dialogue and other factors to be examined when looking at...
The Muslim Brotherhood’s role in Egyptian political life continues to be discussed in Egyptian media after the file of their alleged military activities was referred to the State Security apparatus.
‘Ādil al-Dawwī reflects on two recent events that created uproar in the Egyptian society: the crisis of the anti-Ḥijāb statements made by the Egyptian minister of culture, and the semi-militaristic parade of Azhar students who belong to the Muslim Brotherhood.
Egyptian papers run dozens of articles on a variety of subjects directly or indirectly related to the Muslim Brotherhood’s military-style rally at Azhar University’s campus. Analysts and commentators saw the Brotherhood’s military-style protest from various, but still close, perspectives, with...
Photos of the military-style parade staged by the Muslim Brotherhood at al-Azhar University raised alarm in the Egyptian press that the Muslim Brotherhood was forming a militia.
Political analysts and commentators raised a plethora of questions as to the significance of the Muslim Brotherhood’s military-style parade by masked Brotherhood members on the campus grounds of the Azhar University.
Muhammad al-Shāf‘ī writes about the growing fundamentalist influence in British universities.
Six Muslim Brotherhood students were dismissed for forming a students union parallel to the official one at the Azhar University. Consequently, vandals from the group’s students broke into the university building and blockaded the chancellor’s bureau.
The article discusses the issue of international terrorist groups working in Egypt and provides information on the group, its leaders and its policies.
Although the Criminal Court has issued a verdict canceling a decision of the High State Security Prosecution putting two prominent Muslim Brotherhood leaders, Dr ‘Isām al- ‘Iryān and Muhammad Mursī, under house arrest, many criticized the group for adhering to a vague political and religious...
Despite the public outrage against the statements of Minister of Culture Fārūq Husnī on the H...
In an interview, Egyptian writer Muhsin Muhammad defends Rose al-Yūsuf against the Takfīr thesis that he considers to be null and void. Muhammad denounces the lack of liberty in Egyptian reality and foretells the coming of liberalism against the religious current.
A group of Azhar scholars declare their opinions on the Azhar researcher’s thesis that deemed Rose al-Yūsuf Kāfir. All scholars denounced the Takfīr; however some approved the negative stance on the periodical.
The crisis of the Takfīr thesis caused by an Azhar researcher resulted in serious discussions about the reality of academic life in Egypt. The author of the article criticizes the Azhar’s passiveness before the facility of judging people’s faith.
In a sarcastic style, Mustafá Bayyūmī criticizes the Takfīr thesis against Rose al- Yūsuf for not being up to par with academic research. He also criticizes the supervisors and regrets that the deep-rooted Azhar recognize such works, calling on all men of intellect to face the Takfīr...
Diana al-Dabc writes about what she calls the “ghettos of Christian students at Egyptian universities.” She points out the isolation of Coptic students and discussed possible reasons for this. Many students expressed their viewpoints.
The British government is anxious because of the increasing influence of fundamentalists in British universities. The Ministry of Higher Education took some procedures in this response.
This press review discusses the growing influence of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egyptian political life, and their constant efforts to control educational institutions, including governmental schools. In al-Musawwar magazine, ‘Abd al-Qādir Shāhīb linked the recent support of some Egyptian...
This year’s student union elections in Egyptian universities were marred by violence and clashes between students affiliated with the "outlawed" Muslim Brotherhood and security forces. Muhammad Nūr from Ākhir Sā‘ah said that the group’s students violated university regulations governing...

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