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The first department of the Administrative Court headed by Counsellor Muhammad Qishtah, vice president of the Council of State, has decided to postpone its session on a lawsuit made by Copt requesting a license for second marriage to 27th May. (Sāmiah Farūq, al- Wafd, March 19, p. 3). Read original...
Mamdūh Hamzah, General-Secretary of the Egyptian National Council, specified seven requirements for the members of the constituent assembly such as:
President Mubārak’s attendance of Hannā Nāshid’s requiem raised questions about the reason he was distinguished amongst other prominent Coptic figures.
Hulsman responds to questions about the role of Egyptian security in our struggle to obtain NGO status.
The Commissioner’s Authority of the State Council delivered its report regarding the appeal of Pope Shenouda against the decree of the administrative court that obliged him to give permission for remarriage to divorcees. The ruling of the lower court was declared to be illegal and...
The State Commissioners Authority submitted its final report on the controversial issue of Bahā’īs to the Supreme Administrative Court, a few months after the Administrative Judicial Court, headed by Judge Fārūq ‘Abd al-Qādir, recognized the rights of Egyptian Bahā’īs to have their religion...
Some Egyptians have filed lawsuits against the grand imām of the Azhar, Shaykh Muhammad Sayyīd Tantāwī calling for his dismissal for his "unacceptable" opinions about the hijāb in France and his position regarding the Danish cartoons against the Prophet Muhammad.
A court has banned Egyptian schoolgirls from wearing a full-face veil ending a five-year legal battle between Islamic fundamentalist lawyers and the education minister.
The Administrative Judiciary Court of the State Council issued a ruling to stop the execution of and cancel the decision of the Supreme Council of Judges to ban the entry of veiled wives and daughters of judges to the premises and branches of the Judges’ Club, ruling that such a ban was a violation...
Many young people are coming to believe that Urfi marriage is the only legitimate alternative to premarital sex, which is condemned as sinful. Mohamed Sayed Tantawi, the Grand Sheikh of Al-Azhar, called upon the government to ban Urfi marriages at a Fair seminar last week, saying that "these...
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