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The Citizenship Committee of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) has placed a number of Muslim-Christian issues, including the proposed law on houses of worship in Egypt, at the top of its agenda.
Discussion of a draft resolution being studied by an Egyptian human rights watchdog pertaining to the building of houses of worship.
Dr. Mahmoud Zaqzouq speaks on many aspects of Muslim houses of worship, highlighting the ability to build more mosques, but noting that other priorities also exist. He also denies foreign influence over the actions of his Ministry of Awqāf.
The author comments on the problem of the church of the great martyr Mar Girgis in Sandabees, Qalyubiya, north-east of Cairo. Despite the fact that the governor of Qalyubiya gave his approval for adding two extra floors to the church, the police summoned the local priest before construction started...
A petition has been written by Egyptians calling for discussion on a draft unified law on the building of houses of worship in Egypt.
The new terms stipulated by the Ministry of Endowments for building mosques caused a debate between Muslim Brotherhood parliamentary members and the Egyptian government. The Brotherhood accused the government of creating obstacles to building new mosques in Egypt.
The article sheds light on how the Jezira TV and some emigrant Copts, such as, Michael Mounir tried to exploit the incidents of Beni Walmis to give the impression that Egypt suffers from sectarian strife. The author described both the Jezira TV and Mounir and his group as provokers.
The author believes some of the articles that were published in the American Newsweek magazine to be part of an organized attack against Islam in the Western media. The articles dealt with the political, cultural, educational and economical issues in the Islamic and Arab countries. These articles...
The Ministry of Waqfs stipulated new terms for building mosques. Some people believe they are necessary to end building mosques at random and to preserve their civilized appearance. Others believe they put restraints on the freedom of building mosques and mix between state-run and non-governmental...
The Minister of Awqaf explained that the reason for establishing the new conditions for building mosques was not to limit the building of the mosques. It is an issue of organizing that aims at saving the sanctity of the mosques and their civilized appearance. He added that these conditions would...

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