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Security experts have requested that the new American and Israeli Ambassadors to Egypt be rejected by the Egyptian authorities.
Today, Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib, Grand Imam of al-Azhar and head of the Muslim Council for Elders, met with President Sergio Mattarella at the presidential palace in Rome, Italy. The meeting comes as part of al-Ṭayyib visit to Italy.
Malaysian Shaykh Isma’īlī Muhammad revealed the details of the tour he accompanied Barack Obama on during his visit to the National Mosque in Malaysia.
 A delegation of leaders from the German and Swiss Evangelical Churches visited today the Al-Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism to learn the role of the Observatory in refuting the suspicions and ideas of extremist groups and clarifying the truth of Islam and its tolerant teachings on the...
  The Maslaha Association in the UK launched a new project that addresses involving veiled women in discussions on the rights of women. This project aims to improve the social conditions for Muslims and other minorities. It also aims to involve women in discussions issues of Islamic feminism (...
Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury, arrived in Cairo yesterday as the head of a delegation from London for a two-day visit. It is his second visit to Egypt since his inauguration in March 2013. He met Pope Tawadros II and high ranking officials from al-Azhar and other institutions. Sources...
The head of external relations at the Patriarchate of Moscow, Metropolitan Ilarion, expressed the appreciation of the Russian Orthodox Church for the position of the Egyptian leadership concerning Copts in Egypt (Author not mentioned, al- Akhbār, Feb. 1, p. 5). Read original text in Arabic.   
Several British banks have frozen over 300 leading members of the Muslim Brotherhood’s bank accounts.
Mufti of the Republic Dr. ‘Alī Jum’ah gave a military salute to army and police commanders who received him at the office of Beni Suef Governor Counselor Māhir Bibars on Friday (July 13). [‘Umar al-Shaykh, al-Misrī al-Yawm, July 14, p. 1] Read original text in Arabic
Commenting on a ruling by the Supreme Constitutional Court to dissolve parliament, Ventrell said during a news briefing on Thursday (July 12) that Washington is not taking sides to any of the parties to the political process. He called on Egyptians to continue achieving what they aspire through...
On what concerns the policy of refugees adopted by the U.S., Egypt represents the leading example in tackling the refugee issue, especially for countries that have been affected, and still are, by the crisis of millions of asylum seekers, in particular those of the EU, hence harshly criticized by...
Dr. Shaykh ‘Abbās Shūmān, representative for al-Azhar, was invited to Brazil by the Federation of Muslim Associations in Brazil (FAMBRAS). He concluded his visit by meeting with H. E. Cardinal Orani João Tempesta. 
In Egypt, with every summer season, consulates of European countries or of the USA are overrun by visa applicants. Alas, these foreign diplomatic missions and their consulates treat Egyptians who wish to travel to these countries badly! I am not talking about young men who travel illegally or apply...
MP Shukrī al-Jundī, Deputy of the Religious Affairs and Endowments parliamentary committee, called on the House of Representatives to have al-Azhar and the Ministry of Endowments supervise religious centers around the world, especially given that Egypt is a pioneer in spreading Islam's tolerance...
Dr. Aḥmad al-Tayyib, Grand Imam of al-Azhar and President of the Muslim Council of Elders, and Dr. Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury, presided over the third round of dialogue between al-Azhar and the Anglican Church on Tuesday. It was held at Lambeth Palace, the headquarters of the Bishopric...
Egypt has rejected reports published yesterday by a spokesperson for the European Union’s Foreign Affairs Council regarding Egypt’s internal situation.Councilor Aḥmad Abū Zayd, official spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said that the reports contained an incorrect reading of the...
In my article yesterday, we concluded the need to distinguish between anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism, which is necessary, and even inevitable, explaining that what Egyptian MP ʿAbd al-Raḥīm ʿAlī was exposed to by the French press and some of its writers is rather a distortion of the Egyptian...
Cornelis Hulsman: The Dutch daily newspaper Trouw is publishing a series of articles under the title “Europe’s Fraying Edges.” The articles discuss themes related to the countries surrounding Europe, of course including the countries of Northern Africa. I agree with the author that there is...
On March 27 and 28, Egyptian media outlets highlighted the signing event of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Heliopolis University (HU) and the Center of Arab-West Understanding (CAWU). 
Tension built up between Cairo and Washington after some U.S. activists and officials in non-governmental organizations (NGOs) were referred to trial in Egypt as the Egyptian military delegation abruptly ended a visit to the U.S. is scheduled to return to Cairo today (Feb. 8).

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