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 The Bahā’ī faith entered Egypt in 1864. A governmental decree was issued in 1960 to dissolve all Bahā’ī gatherings in Egypt. There is no precise enumeration of Baha’is in Egypt.  The city of Acre, Akko, or ʿAkkā in Arabic, is the holiest city for the Bahā’ī faith, and is occupied by Israel.
Zakariyyā 'Abd al-'Azīz, first general attorney at the Cairo appellate instance, decided to postpone the trial of dancer Samā al-Masrī until she had sent her lawyer. A lawsuit has  been filed against her accusing her of disrupting public order with video clips during the era of Mursī which was...
Sa‘d al-Dīn Ibrāhīm tells how Western interest in Egypt has shifted to social and religious issues.
The author reviews the opinions of Muslim scholars about the issue of recognizing Egyptians of Bahā’ī faith in official documents like identity cards as well as questions about marriage with Bahā’īs.
Two weeks ago, al-Fajr published a letter sent in by a Bahā’ī reader, who discussed in detail the principles of the Bahā’ī faith. In its issue of June 19, 2006, al-Fajr publishes two more letters sent in by Muslim readers responding to what they described as falsehoods contained in the...
The review deals with the issue of the Bahā’ī faith in Egypt amidst a tug-of -war between supporters of the Egyptian Bahā’īs’ right to have their faith openly registered in their identity cards and those denying them any rights and terming them as infidels or apostates.
A recent Administrative Judicial Court ruling allowing Egyptian Bahā’īs to have their religion recognized on official documents and the issue of Bahā’ī marriage have been a subject of heated debate in the Egyptian press.
The article focuses on the most famous cases in the courts of law regarding the Bahā’ī faith in Iran, Morocco and Egypt.
The article praises a court ruling repealing a previous ruling that gave Egypt’s nearly 1000 Bahā’īs the right to have their faith registered in official documents, with opinions by intellectuals that Bahā’ism is not a religion and that the only religions recognized in Egypt are the divine...
The article deals with Bahā’ism in Egypt and the attempts by the followers of this faith to obtain official recognition, particularly in light of a recent court ruling holding that the Ministry of Interior ministry should grant them identity cards in which their religion is registered.
The review deals with the issue of the Bahā’ī faith in Egypt in the light of a recent court ruling allowing their religion to be included in official documents like identity cards, passports or birth certificates, amidst an outcry from the Azhar and several intellectuals.
Pope Shenouda said that if an Orthodox husband or wife joined the Jehovah´s Witnesses, the couple could have an immediate divorce [if they wanted]. In addition, the church would give a permission to remarry to the partner who kept his/her Orthodox beliefs.
The Adventists do not only try to promote their beliefs among Christians but also among Muslims. Through their radio broadcast AWR, they broadcast programs and correspond with Muslim youths concerning their beliefs. They send Muslim youths booklets that may lead them to doubt the principles of...
Pope Shenouda said that Zionist Christianity is an American heresy and it does not exist in the Arab world. Yet, some individuals try to promote the beliefs of the Adventist Church in Egypt. He added that all legitimate Christian denominations worldwide are against Zionist Christianity. The...
In an interview with Sabāh al-Khayr, Bishop Dr. Youhannā Qulta, Deputy Patriarch of the Coptic-Catholic Church in Egypt, teaches us how to love and understand both life and ourselves.
Dr. Leitch, a Jehovah’s witness, commented on pope Shenouda’s statements on Jehovah Witnesses in Al-Musawwar [RNSAW, 2001, week 01A, art. 13]. He said that Jehovah’s Witnesses appreciate factual information published by the American Jews but they do not influence Jehovah’s Witnesses any more than...
An Alexandria prosecutor has decided to charge 19 members of a dissident sect for religious contempt, judicial officials announced on 25 March.
A controversy over the release of movies and video films dramatizing events in the lives of Christian saints.
Archeological officials debated for three years whether to keep the museum in its current location. It has been decided to leave it where it is and to move some Islamic artifacts to other locations.
The author is upset about discrimination of a Cairo-University lecturer in dentistry and calls what happened "absurdities". The article explains the background behind the commotion about someone becoming a lecturer. Some people who oppose her say she is Bahai while the person herself says she is...
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