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In an unprecedented event in Europe, an Islamic academy has recently been established in Austrian capital, Vienna. The opening ceremony was attended by the Minister of Awqaf (religious endowments) Dr. Hamdy Zaqzouq, President of Al-Azhar University Dr. Ahmed ’Omar Hashim, in addition to the...
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...
The next annual International Islamic Conference in Egypt will be held from June 22-25, [1999] in Cairo. The conference which will be attended by intellectuals from 85 countries and will be researching the preparations of a cultural project for the renaissance of the Islamic world, especially...
The opening of the renovated mosque and madrassa (school) of Abdel-Ghani El-Fakhri and Youssef Agha El-Hin Mosque is a milestone the efforts to preserve and protect the Islamic heritage.
An area of 140 feddans will be given back to the Coptic Endowments Authority.
Dr. Mahmoud Hamdy Zakzouk, the Minister of Endowments, announced that all arable lands registered as Coptic endowments will be given back to the Coptic Endowments Authority. These lands were managed by the Egyptian Endowments Authority. The Ministry has started to change this situation beginning...
The Arab Strategic Report issued last week by the Al-Ahram Centre for Political and Strategic Studies argues that religion has little to do with the problems faced by Copts. Weak democratic institutions and human rights violations are the main reasons behind the problems faced by all Egyptians, be...
In the previous parts of this debate Maurice Sadek, President of the center of Human Rights and National Unity had accused the Egyptian government of being racist and has asked for its resignation. Sadek continued in this part his dialogue on the religious persecution law that he describes as an...
Many donations are given at mosques associated with members of the Prophet Mohammed’s family, like Sayeda Zeinab or Al-Hussein, or those in which a shrine or mausoleum has been erected to the glory of pious and revered figures.
The Endowments Joint Committee that consists of representatives of the Egyptian-Coptic Endowment Authority has held a number of meetings and decided to return to the church a number of Coptic endowments that had been confiscated.

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