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Consultant ʿĀdil al-Shūrbajī, First Deputy President of the Court of Cassation and Chairman of the Committee on Party Affairs, said that the committee referred the papers of six political parties to the Attorney-General to investigate the extent of their violation of the Political Parties Law...
Many people have bet on this question recently on whether Egypt’s former president Muḥammad Mursī would be spared from the death sentence verdict issued by the Egyptian Judiciary.
The article deals with the issue of the defrocking of priests and monks as 50 clergymen have been defrocked during the past five years, the most recent of whom were two priests in al-Jīza parish who were defrocked for committing financial excesses and violating canon laws.
In his article, Ahmad Ayyoub discusses the upcoming session of the judges trial, the surrounding circumstances and the possible scenarios of the trial.
Tharwat Fathy examines the freedom of journalists in Egypt, given that last month, a Cairo court sentenced Abdel-Nasser al-Zuheiri, a journalist with al-Masri al-Youm, to one year in prison.
The article reports on a modern Islamic study that demands applying capital punishment on anyone who offends the prophet, based on a fatwa issued by the grand imām of the Azhār.
To the CEO and the editor of Rose Al-Youssef, In your magazine’s issue number 3965 issued on June 5, 2004, you published an article written by Mr. Karam Gabr titled “He holds a pistol in his hand with which he could harm anything in Egypt…who protects Saad Eddin Ibrahim.” The article contained many...
The conference of "The Right of Expression" witnessed great controversies among intellectuals and men of law concerning the ideas Salah Eissa, the Editor-in-chief of Al-Qahira Magazine, introduced. He introduced ideas pertaining to religious and national constant principles and some other opinions...
When the extremist secular Farag Foda killed himself [this is the formulation of the author. Foda was murdered. See the comments of the RNSAW in the text], Sheikh Al-Sharawi - may God rest his soul - shouted: "Allahu Akbar! If I was to kill anybody, I would have killed this man..."
It is time to do Dr. Nasr Hamed Abu Zeid justice and give him his credit back and remove the injustice done to him. We need his mind, his thinking and his personal interpretation in a phase in which Egypt suffers of the scarcity of intellectuals and lives a mixed and mingled reality that needs big...
The Court of Cassation has recently developed a number of principles which crucially impact on the issue of remarriage after divorce for Coptic Orthodox Christians. The new legislation relates to the scope and nature of Christian law to be applied in such cases as personal status issues concerning...
The Court of Cassation recently ruled that a husband’s infertility does not constitute sufficient grounds for his wife to file for divorce. The court justified its ruling with the statement that the aim of marriage is not procreation, but the exercise of mu’adda [love, friendship] and rahma [mercy...
An Egyptian state security court sentenced 14 Muslim militants to up to 15 years in jail with hard labor on March 8 for arson attacks on video shops.
The fate of the new Personal Status Law depended over the last few days on the juridical approval of Sheikh Al-Azhar, Dr. Mohammed Sayed Tantawi. The law was amended in a series of meetings of the Jurisprudence Research Committee affiliated to Mogamma` Al-Buhouth Al-Islameyya (Islamic Research...
After the passage of more than 20 years since the first attempt at issuing a unified Personal Status Law binding all Christian denominations, an agreement has finally been reached in the last couple of days. Rose al-Yūsif obtained the full text of the Personal Status Law for the Copts and describes...
Nasr Abu Zaid didn’t feel vengeance despite the fact that Abd el-Sabour Shahin apostatized him from the pulpit of a mosque. He defends Shahin’s freedom of thought." He who asks a person to repent is the one who should repent because he places himself in the position of God and the prophet." Abu...
A lawyer has raised a lawsuit before the Egyptian Court of Cassation suing the Sunday Telegraph and the BBC. He asks for compensation of 100 million Sterling pounds for the harm they caused the Muslims and Christians of Egypt by publishing falsified and biased reports.
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