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  Al-Jamāliyyah Misdemeanor Court, headed by Counselor Talāl Radwān, sentenced the son of Egypt’s former ambassador to Sudan to five years in jail on charges of insulting the Companions of the Prophet and ‘Ā’ishah (one of the Prophet’s wives), in addition to an attempt to break into the al-Husayn...
Issues develope in the Committee of Political Parties in regard to the Muslim Brotherhood
Dr. Muhammad Mukhtār Jum’ah, Minister of Endowments has stated that it is Egypt’s fate to face extremism from two sides.
[Reviewer’s Note: Article II of the Egyptian Constitution reads, “Islam is the official religion of the state, Arabic its official language and the principles of Islamic sharī’ah are the main source of legislation”. Salafists seek removing the word ‘principles’ or replacing it with the word ‘...
Possible presidential candidate Hamdīn Sabbāhī reiterated support for the implementation of the Islamic sharī'ah and maintaining the second article of the constitution, which, he said, respects all religions. "The Islamic sharī'ah is one of compassion and tolerance and would never undermine the...
Muslim Brotherhood Murshid (Guide) Dr. Muhammad Badī' and members of the Irshād (Guidance) Office on Tuesday (Feb. 28) responded positively to the messages sent by Dr. Safwat al-Bayyādī, the head of the Coptic Evangelical denomination, and Andrea Zakī, his deputy, in which they raised certain...
Meanwhile, the Qasr al-Nīl Court of Misdemeanors turned down two criminal and civil lawsuits against Coptic business magnate Najīb Sawirus accusing him of disdaining religion on the grounds that the persons who filed the lawsuits have no legal capacity. Minutes after the ruling was handed down by...
Meanwhile, the Qasr al-Nīl Court of Misdemeanors turned down two criminal and civil lawsuits against Coptic business magnate Najīb Sawirus accusing him of disdaining religion on the grounds that the persons who filed the lawsuits have no legal capacity. Minutes after the ruling was handed down by...
Dr. Nājih Ibrāhīm, a member of the al-Jamā'ah al-Islāmīyah (Islamic Group) Shūrá Council, said Islamists in Egypt suffer from some flaws about making more and more friends, adding Egyptians have to brush aside trivialities that take much of their time and show more interest in serious issues. "...
The Islamic Café, with two branches in Alexandria's Sīdī Bishr district and Port Said governorate, would separate between the two sexes and bans serving shīshāh. Young people on social networking web sites expressed disgruntlement over this café and one of them wondered about the legal solutions...
The Islamic Café, with two branches in Alexandria's Sīdī Bishr district and Port Said governorate, would separate between the two sexes and bans serving shīshāh. Young people on social networking web sites expressed disgruntlement over this café and one of them wondered about the legal solutions...
Here is the transcription of a report by France 24 on the  proposal of criminalising atheism. It can be viewed  here (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o1cQOEZieC0).   In Egypt, parliamentarians are working on a project to criminalise not having a faith. Many of them refused to speak  about this...
In an attempt to monitor the situation of Copts around the world, we observe in Australia the visit of Bishop Rāfāʾīl, Secretary of the Coptic Orthodox Holy Synod, in Canada the struggle of Copts against sex education, and in America a verdict of 175 years in prison for assaulting minors.
The UAE-based Gulf News published a report on barring women wearing burkini – a tight dress that covers women’s entire body and known locally as Sharīʿah-compliant swimwear – from using hotel’s beaches and swimming pools, adding that Egypt’s tourism authorities have warned coastal hotels against...
Right in the heart of the Egyptian upper-middle class district, Heliopolis, north of Cairo, precisely, close to the Maydān al-Jāmiʿ Square, lies a popular district called ʿIzbat Al-Muslimīn, translated, the Muslim Manor. Despite its name, the majority of the district’s residents are Christians.
In his speech on Sunday, at the National Population Day Conference, attended by political and religious leaders, the Egyptian Minister of Endowments, Dr. Muḥammad Mukhṭār Jumʿā stressed that in order to confront the country’s overpopulation issue, the religious discourse must be renewed.
Is the country serious about combating terrorism? I don't think so, it's like a country whose fiercely fighting its atonement, but the cost of this is paid by Christians, and intellectuals.
The Islamic political groups, the Brotherhood [Muslim Brotherhood] foremost among them, continue using the slogan "Islam is The Solution". These groups have adopted the slogan to appeal to the emotionality of many simple people, who consider it to be the magic key for all the problems faced by the...
Mona Abu Senna [Munā Abū Sanna]: Fighting corruption requires tackling the economy Mona Abu Senna: Political leadership is not solely responsible for high prices Mona Abu Senna: Economic measures are right so as to prevent the collapse of the state Murad Wehbe [Murād Wahiba] : Fundamentalism...
The imams of Sohag [Sūhāj]   agreed on the need to renew and develop the religious discourse in order to keep pace with the times, pointing out that the most important characteristics of the Islamic dʿawa is that it is renewed because it addresses all people in all ages. 

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