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A recent disclosure scandal revealed the existence of a “Controlling Apparatus of Foreign Publications and Press” that checks whether foreign books and newspapers contain any unseemly and inappropriate content, with headquarters at Tala‘at Harb in Cairo Downtown. 
Dr. ‘Ibrahīm Nigm, the advisor to the Grand Muftī, announced that Dār al- Iftā is  launching an international campaign that will urge the international media not to use the term the “Islamic state” and rather to say the “state of Qā’idah offshoots.”
According to the rules of international law, the State is defined as having population, a territory and a sovereign government. Three powers oversee legislation, the enforcement of the law and its subsequent implementation. One of the most important criteria for distinguishing between the different...
Via his personal account on Twitter, Ramaḍān said, “Ibrāhīm ʿĪsā’s absence from the screen is a big loss for the media and constitutes a negative indicator for the future of freedom in Egypt… In solidarity with Ibrāhim even if I disagree with some of his opinions… What a loss.”
Dr. ʿAlī ʿAbd al-ʿĀl, President of the Egyptian House of Representatives, confirmed that Parliament is the only party responsible for the issue of determining naval borders between Egypt and Saudi Arabia.  He added that he did not ask for the suspension of Ibrāhīm ʿĪsā’s program, during his...
A journalist and the editor-in-chief of a newspaper run by state-owned Akhbār al-Yawm news organization were referred to a criminal court on Saturday for publishing and writing an article with “obscene sexual content”.
The media impresario Hishām Qāsim recently presented a lecture at the Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo. In the lecture Qāsim narrated the recent history of the Egyptian press industry and described the current debates, dilemmas and developments governing the media sector. Article full text:...
On February 12, Arab countries adopted a charter which puts limits on Arab satellite channels and prohibits offending political and religious figures. Qatar has rejected the document and Lebanon has expressed its reservations. The article outlines the repercussions of the incident.
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