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Dr. ʿAbbās Shūmān, deputy of al-Azhar, said that the prestigious religious institute participated for the second time in a row in Cairo’s International Book Fair with publications and activities that range from modernity to preserving the Islamic heritage. During the expo, which  adopted the theme...
Egyptian columnist and author, Jamāl Abū al-Ḥusn, compares the most famous two models of secularism in the United States and France to the model of secularism in Egypt.
In an interview to al-Shurūq, spokesperson of Egypt’s Coptic Catholic Church, Father Rafīq Jarīsh, praised the efforts made by Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, Prince Muḥammad bin Salmān, to promote and support the recent kingdom’s “movement from extremism to openness.” 
The Egyptian Minister of Endowments, Dr. Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumʿā has approved the memorandum submitted by Dr. Amīn ʿAbd al-Wājid, head of the Central Department of Mosques and Holy Quran Affairs, on the inauguration of the Quranic schools throughout the governorates of Egypt.
al-Yawm al-Sābiʿ newspaper publishes weekly an edition of Egyptian writer and historian Saʿīd al-Shaḥāt. In his encyclopedia ‘Dhāt Yawm’ (On that Day in History) on major historical events in Egypt and the Middle East region, the Egyptian writer and historian dedicated his column this week to the...
The Egyptian Ministry of Awqāf decided to apply a more holistic approach to Qur’ān Schools in major mosques to teach Quranic sciences and to protect young people from the influence of extremist groups.
In her column this week, the author, Fāṭimah Nāʿūt, condemns the court’s decision sentencing Shaykh ʿAbdallah Naṣr to an undefined prison time. “Will he be detained in prison for months, or maybe for years, if no one responds to our call for setting him free?”, the author writes.
Dr. Aḥmad ʿUkāsha, professor of psychiatry and a member of the National Council for Combating Terrorism and Extremism, said that enlightenment religious discourse is the main source of new interpretations for Qur`ān. He also highlighted the importance of deep thinking to understand texts and...
During his reception to a delegation of African journalists and media professionals at the papal headquarters, Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawādrūs talked about Egypt's long history, the good relationship between al-Azhar and the Church, and the role of the latter in promoting the development of society. 
Dr. ʿIṣām Sharaf, former Egyptian Prime Minister, praised the ideas being proposed to renew religious discourse, affirming that this issue [also] necessitates renewing “cultural discourse.”


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