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Mehmet Görmez, head of Presidency of Religious Affairs, the highest Islamic authority in Turkey and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, said that celebrations of Christmas and New Year is idolatry and heretic. 
Dr. Yusuf al- Qaradāwī, head of the International Union of Muslim Scholar has requested the members of the union to convene in Turkey to discuss the crisis that the Muslim Brotherhood organization is going through.
In an exclusive interview to Egypt's satellite Capital Broadcast Center (CBC), Egypt's Foreign Spokesperson, Ahmad Abu Zaid, described Egypt and Turkey inter-relational state of affairs as 'abnormal', stressing that unless Turkey refrains from interfering in Egypt's domestic affairs, a sound basis...
The Muslim Brotherhood leaders must have gone through the worst five hours yesterday night in Turkey, after a faction of the Turkish Armed Forces attempted to topple Erdogan. But the coup d’état foiled.  Had the coup d’état succeeded, Muslim brotherhood leaders, who Erdogan had granted exile,...
Turkey Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım announced that Ankara aims to normalize its relations with Russia, Egypt, and other neighborhood countries around the Mediterranean the Black Sea. Commenting on Turkey's stance over the ouster of president Muhammad Mursi, Yıldırım said, “there "is no obstacle...
Background: ʿAmru al-Miṣrī is an Egyptian journalist who works for the Middle East News Agency (MENA), the official Egyptian news agency. He was the agency’s correspondent in Ankara between 2013 and 2016. He arrived in Cairo a week before this interview (17.07.2016) that was conducted two days...
Background: The first part of the recording is a press conference by Foreign Minister ʿAmru Mūsā, who was speaking in both Arabic and English, during the 1996 Arab Summit which was held in Cairo, Egypt in which he was mainly discussing the Arab relations for cooperation and the peace process in...
Background: The recordings with Turkish Ambassador Yassir Yatis (whose post has been moved from Egypt to Austria) provide an overview of Turkish relations with countries in the region including Turkish-Israeli relations in light of a recent military deal and a Turkish military operation in Iraq....
The Egyptian court answers a request to put Turkey, Ḥamās, the Anti-Coup Alliance and the April 6th Youth Movement on a terrorist list A lawsuit by Ṭāriq Maḥmūd, Secretary-General of the ‘Long Live Egypt’ fund, aimed at declaring Ḥamās, the Anti-Coup Alliance and April 6th Youth Movement terrorist...
Hostilities towards Turkey emerged as Armenians remember the anniversary of the Ottoman Empire massacre.
After a long phase of severed diplomatic relations, Turkey and Armenia have signed a treaty that was hailed by the international community and denounced by expatriate Armenians all over the world.
The various members of Turkey’s political scene are still fiercely debating the issue of the ban on headscarves in public institutions. Recently the high court ruled that the constitutional amendment that was passed in February allowing women to wear the headscarves in universities is null. The...
The article talks about the current contest between Islamists and secularists of Turkey over a recent constitutional amendment that has aimed at the removal of the ban on wearing the hijāb in universities.
The Turkish Parliament approved a draft law that allows women to wear the hijāb at Turkish universities. While advocates of the law consider it a step forward, opponents believe that it is a threat to the secular nature of the Turkish republic.
The Western world is distinguished with a very important advantage, represented in the ability to find alternatives when their plans fail to achieve their aims. Western countries, however, suffer a fatal defect when it comes to other societies as they believe what yield benefits to the West should...
A discussion of Christians in the Middle East, their history and ongoing struggles.
The author of the article blames Muslims for failing to establish a fruitful dialogue with the West.
Pope Benedict XVI urged the Islamic world, at his end-of-year speech to the Roman Curia, to respect human rights and the freedom of faith as the Catholic Church had done in the past.
The article sheds light on actors who retired because of wearing the Ḥijāb and their attitude toward art. The actors’ opinions are published over the Internet.

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