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Dr. Shawqī Allām, the Muftī of Egypt, denounced that Israeli occupation forces allowed Moshe Zalman Feiglin, Member of the Knesset, to storm al- Aqsa mosque with a group of settlers. Praying people were attacked.A number of them were injured. The Muftī stated that the attack on praying people is...
‘Abd al-Hādī al-Qasabī, Grand Shaykh of the Sūfīs, has called for cooperation throughout the Arabic and Islamic world to launch a swift intervention to rescue Muslims in Burma and the Central African Republic, as well as to prevent any further incursions by Israeli forces into Al-‘Aqsá Mosque in...
The Azhar has condemned the violent incursion on Al-‘Aqsá mosque in Jerusalem undertaken by Jewish settlers the day before yesterday, describing it as a violation of its sanctity. Shaykh Ahmad al-Tayyib of the Azhar called for an Islamic movement to put pressure on the occupying forces and to...
The Extraordinary Session of the Islamic Conference of Culture Ministers kicked off today morning in Manama [al-Manāmah], capital of the Kingdom of Bahrain. The Conference is organized by the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) in cooperation with the Bahrain...
The U.S. President Donald Trump has officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on December 7, 2017, and announced the plan to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
Egypt's Dar al-Iftā`'s Islamophobia Observatory has praised the declaration released by Palestinian churches, confirming their full and complete solidarity with the protesters demonstrating against the Israeli violations and arrogance towards Al-Aqsa Mosque, al-Quds (Jerusalem), and the various...
Egypt's president, 'Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi, denounced the Al-Aqsa Mosque incidents, describing these as “regrettable”, and noted that what is happening around the Mosque has created an “unnecessary situation”.
Al-Azhar Observer welcomed the decision of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO) on Friday, which considered Al-Aqsa Mosque a holy site and worship for Muslims, according to state media.
Dr. Ahmad al-Sāwī, professor of doctrine and philosophy at Al-Azhar University , said that what the Israeli Knesset did to vote on a project that bans the Muslim call to prayer in Palestine, is extremism and a barbaric act that is not in accord with any freedom or international charters.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization ”UNESCO” adopted a resolution that refers to Temple Mount area as Al-Aqsa Mosque / Al-Haram Al Sharif (noble sanctuary) ignoring Jewish ties to its holy religious site In Jerusalem’s Old City. 
Israeli newspapers revealed the discovery of a rare amulet bearing the name of the Egyptian ruler Thutmose III, Pharaoh of the Eighteenth Dynasty who reigned from 1479 – 1425 BCE. The amulet was discovered at the Temple Mount Sifting Project located in Jerusalem.
Background: The following tape concerns a recording for an EO radiobroadcast of Cornelis Hulsman interviewing a Jordan politician; ʿAbd al-Raʾūf al-Rawābdah in 1995; he became the Prime Minister of Jordan in 1999. The interview is in regards to the Jordan-Israeli peace settlements. The rest of the...
Background: The interview with Majdī Hussaīn, the Editor-in-Chief of al-Shaʿb magazine and an Islamic political activist, and an Islamic Īmam revolves around the case of Naṣr Ḥāmid Abū Zayd, a liberal Islamic thinker who was accused of apostasy, and the issue of the tunnel created upon the decision...
Background: Israelis, Palestinians, Egyptians and people of other nationalities in Egypt met in Cairo to negotiate regional peace. Ehud Barak had been elected as Israeli Prime Minister in May 1999 which resulted in renewed peace negotiations. Side A:  An unidentified person speaks at the Cairo...
Background: ʿAbd al-Raʾūf al-Rawābdah (born 1939) is a Jordanian politician and became prime minister of Jordan in 1999. In the 1967 Six-Day War (otherwise known as the Arab-Israeli War), Israel overpowered Egypt, Jordan and Syria. It then occupied the West Bank, the Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem,...
Jacques Waardenburg is a Dutch emeritus professor and believes that most Muslim countries have great drawbacks, and that Muslims want and need to see values such as justice, security and democracy prevail. Regarding democracy, Waardenburg believes that, in principle, people should participate in...
 Muftī of the Republic A’lī Jum’ah condemned attacking Islamic and Christian tombs in the city of Yāfā in Palestine by extremist Jews and writing provocative racial expressions on them.  
Dr. Ahmad al-Tayīb, the Azhar's grand shaykh, criticized U.S. favoritism toward Israel in the Palestinian case, assuring that it will garner hatred towards the U.S. Administration's justice. He added that the Azhar will always support Palestine and the establishment of a Palestinian State with...
Minister Zaqzūq has called on Muslims to visit the al-Aqsá mosque while for the first time ever an Israeli musician has performed in Cairo. Both events have raised fears about the normalization of relations with Israel.
On the occasion of Christmas, His Beatitude Cardinal Stephanos II, Patriarch of the Coptic Catholic Church in Egypt, wrote an article that was published in both al-Ahram and al-Akhbar on "The Christmas of Love." Dr. Laila Takla and Zein al-Abeedin al-Rekabi wrote in al-Ahram and Asharq Al-Awsat...

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