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‘Ulā Mustafá ‘Āmir writes about the new adoption law for non-Muslims.
Dr. Zaynab Radwān, the deputy speaker of the Egyptian People’s Assembly created heated debates in Egypt when she stated that a woman’s testimony in court is equal to that of man and that the non-Muslim wife of a Muslim husband should enjoy the same rights to inherit from her husband. The...
The article discusses the emergence of a trend to file lawsuits, in which the plaintiffs demand either official recognition of their belief, as in the case of the Bahā’īs, or the right to convert from one religion to another.
The Alexandria Forensic Medical Authority, Department of Forgery Research, has stated that Andrew and Mario’s father’s signature on a document that shows that he decided not to convert to Islam is genuine. His wife hopes that she might now to be able to receive a verdict on the custody of their...
The article reports on recent verdict of the Supreme Administrative Court that obliges the Ministry of Interior to officially acknowledge the conversion to Christianity on the identity cards of Christian-born converts to Islam.
The article focuses on the custody battle taking place over two Christian born children whose father has converted to Islam. The Christian mother’s lawyers state that the father has been manipulating religions.
The article describes the outcomes of a recent seminar in which a number of Muslim scholars discussed the application of Riddah in Islam.
Ḥanān Muḥammad reports on the opinions of Muslim scholars on the issue of whether Ḥadd al-Riddah should be applied to anyone who leaves Islam.
Waḥīd Ḥāmid compares the Islamic Justice and Development Party [AKP] in Turkey, which has reached power, and the Muslim Brotherhood group in Egypt. He believes that the Turkish party has managed to attain power by concerning themselves with the real problems of people, unlike Islamists in Egypt...
The Islamic Shari’a is the main source of legislation in Egypt. It states that Islamic laws should not be applied to the personal status cases of non-Muslims. The laws of their religions are to be applied to them. However, personal status law No. 462/1955 contains nine grounds for divorce in...

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