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Signs of a new crisis have jumped to the front of the cultural arena in Egypt and have revived the scenario of confrontation between the Azhar institutions and liberal intellectuals. The most bizarre incident is the banning of Nawal Al-Sa'adawi's "Soqout Al-Imam" [The Fall of the Imam] that was...
Lawyer Nabeeh al-Wahish introduced a notification against Dr. Nawal al- Sa’adawi, in which he accused her of dispising Islām and transgressing moralities. The Muftī, Dr. Nasr Farid Wasel, said that he would not comment on al-Wahish’s notification until al-Sa’adawi stands before the court. If...
Muftīī of the Republic, Dr. ‘Alī Jum‘ah, severely criticizes religious opinions proclaimed by non-specialists on satellite channels and said these opinions, which should not be called fatwás, cause confusion amongst Muslims. He urged society to adopt a common culture to confront these opinions.
Al-Midan placed on October 16 – see AWR, week 42, art. 28 – a story claiming US emigrant Copts recommended Nawal al-Sa´adawi to be vice-president of Egypt. We did not find such a claim on the website of the US Copts Association, nor in the Copts Daily Digest. Dr. Sa´adawi believes this is...
The article is an overview and a comment on an interview with Dr. Nawal Al-Sa´adawi published on the Elaf website. Al-Sa´adawi answered questions on the concept of a religious state, marriage, pilgrimage, hijab and male-female relations. The author notes that the ideas Al-Sa´adawi...
Egyptian writer and social activist Nawal Al-Saadawi won the Catalonia International Award for advocating social rights and gender rights in the Arab world.
Dr. Nawāl al-Sa‘dāwī is a remarkable figure in Egyptian literature, but she seems to spend more time causing controversy than actually writing, incessantly looking for fame.
Dr. Nawāl al-Sa‘Dawī calls for all state’s offices - President; Sheikh of the Azhar; the First lady and Editor-in-Chiefs - to be elective. She asserts that the alleged reform process is not genuine.
Embattled Egyptian women’s rights activist Nawāl al-Sa‘dāwī launched her campaign at the Dutch parliament in The Hague amidst a crowd of journalists and reporters.
Khālid Bura‘ī presents a list of banned books in Egypt.

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