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An anonymous source from the Azhar stated that a committee will be formed within days to amend the Azhar Law 103/1961 that contradicts the constitution.
The Beirut Arab University launched the Second Egyptian-Lebanese Cultural Forum entitled "Culture in the Arab World from Disintegration to Reconstruction" in cooperation with al-Ahrām Foundation and the Egyptian Lebanese Businessmen Friendship Association. The three-day forum launched last...
In coordination with the Institute of Research and Higher Studies of Granada, the Foundation of Believers without Borders for Studies and Research (Muʾminūn bilā Ḥudūd lil Abḥāth wa al-Dirāsāt) initiated a two-day conference, December 15 and 16, entitled “Islam and Political Islam in Europe:...
While a group of experts in Islamist movements believe that Salafi in Egypt are a significant force in any electoral battle, given their number of 7 million out of about 54 million eligible voters, others doubt the ability of the ultra-conservative Islamists, or any other political blocs, to...
The newly appointed director of the library, Dr. Muṣṭafa al-Fiqī organized an Open-Day meeting to convene for two days with a number of Egypt’s intellectuals, academics, political elite, media professionals, civil society leaders and clergymen to listen to their views, critics, and suggestions on...
ENAWU partner CESMO asked for an Egyptian student to participate in their workshop “We are all in the same boat.” It was only natural for us to ask our Egyptian intern Marianne Mahrūs to go to Lebanon. Here Marianne reports on her experiences at the workshop in Lebanon.
A German foundation finances a conference aimed at convincing Muslim scholars to prohibit female circumcision.
Turkī ‘Alī al-Rabī‘ū sheds light on the Egyptian contribution to the study of Islamic movements around the world, particularly the studies published by Al-Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies (ACPSS).
This article describes the increasing enmity against Islam and ways to stand against it.
The three-page article deals with a conference on the problems faced by Egyptian youths, such as unemployment, poor economic conditions, low income and their involvement in unacceptable conduct, like ‘Urfī marriages, drugs, cyber-chatting or pornography.
Rose El-Youssef has obtained a document which condemns Omar Abdel Kafi. It confirms that he is liar and has made false claims. The document confirmed hat he was not working as a professor in the Scientific Research Academy.
In a continuing clampdown on the clandestine Muslim Brotherhood, security forces on Thursday detained 20 alleged members of the group. Sixteen of the Islamist leaders were picked up as they held a meeting in the Maadi office of the Engineering Organizations’ Union. Others were arrested at their...
Egyptian authorities launched an unprecedented crackdown against Brotherhood activists in the professional syndicates on October 14, ending a four-year unofficial truce the state had maintained with some of the organization’s more prominent and dynamic members.
Last week, a group of Egyptian politicians representing various shades of the nationalist, Nasserist and Islamist rainbow announced that procedures were under way to establish a new political party. They called their brainchild the "National Salvation Party - Under Establishment" and adopted an...
"The West, its politicians and missionaries regard the Islamic world as one entity and, in dealing with Muslims, do not forget that they make up one social unit. But in the meantime, the West does not want us to feel united." Thus wrote Islamic scholar Tarek El-Bishri in the introduction to Ummati...
Al-Watani newspaper hosted a symposium on the national role of the Egyptian Church. The symposium was organized in cooperation with the Center for National Unity Studies, a civic institution devoted to establishing values of national unity through dialogue between various cultural groups.
Egypt’s largest Islamist militant group, the Al-Gamaa Al-Islamiyya, has announced several new initiatives as part of its effort to switch from violent opposition to the government to a legal alternative, its lawyers said.
The author is highly critical of this Coptic human rights activist.
The only remedy is honest, responsible and indigenous dialogue.
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...

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