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Dr. Yūnis Makhyūn, the representative of the Salafī al-Nūr (Light) Party in the constituent assembly drafting a new constitution for Egypt, said the party would adamantly stick to the rulings of the sharī’ah in the article on equality between men and women. [Muhammad Gharīb, al-Misrī al-Yawm, Oct...
Dr. Sha’bān ‘Abd al-‘Alīm, Secretary of the Salafī al-Nūr (Light) Party in Beni Suef, said Article 2 of the Constitution was the most controversial simply because the mass media depicted to citizens that the Salafists came just to implement the sharī’ah that Bishop Bula gave candies in expression...
Reading through the articles of the constitution, I took a long pause at Article 40, which read, “The state shall be obliged to take all legislative and executive measures necessary to bolster the principle of equality between women and men in all political, cultural and socio-economic fields in a...
In a symposium held today under the title “The Role of Women in the Missionary Work and the Educational Field” during the inauguration of the summer cultural season of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, the Minister of (Religious) Endowments, Dr. Shaykh Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumʿa stated that a...
The constituent assembly committees on Saturday (July 7) started sessions to hear representatives of political groups to explore their visions and suggestions for the new constitution. The committees heard members of the Revolution Youths Union, including its executive office members Muhammad al-...
Dr. Wahīd ‘Abd al-Majīd, the official spokesman for the constituent assembly, said Article II has not been officially discussed inside the relevant committee on mainstays of the society or the general sessions in the assembly. [Ahmad Fathī, al-Shurūq al-Jadīd, July 8, p. 5] Read original text in...
Some are depicting the sharī’ah as if it is sheer penal code but it eventually acts like a security fence protecting the society, the people and the nation in accordance with controls not like any other controls included in any given man-made laws. [Yusrī Hammād, al-Misrī al-Yawm, July 8, p. 17] ...
Church sources have revealed that new controversies have generated on what concerns a unified personal status law for non-Muslims. According to the sources, the Coptic Orthodox Church is preparing a new draft. The controversial draft has come about because of the adoption and inheritance clauses,...
Egypt's Salafist al-Nūr Party on Wednesday, January 9, chose Yūnis Makhīyūn as its chairman in an internal party election. Makhīyūn, who won the election uncontested, replaces former Al-Nūr leader, Dr. ’Imād ’Abd Al-Ghaffūr. "We will do what it takes to establish a country based on justice...

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