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This month has seen a scathing battle in the mass media over visits by some Egyptian Christian citizens to Jerusalem, soon followed by another wrangling over a visit by Muftī of the Republic ‘Alī Jum’ah to the holy city, where he led worshippers for prayers at al-Aqsá Mosque.
 Muftī of the Republic A’lī Jum’ah condemned attacking Islamic and Christian tombs in the city of Yāfā in Palestine by extremist Jews and writing provocative racial expressions on them.  
Dr. Ahmad al-Tayīb, the Azhar's grand shaykh, criticized U.S. favoritism toward Israel in the Palestinian case, assuring that it will garner hatred towards the U.S. Administration's justice. He added that the Azhar will always support Palestine and the establishment of a Palestinian State with...
Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayyeb urged world nations to vote in favor of a Palestinian state during the UN General Assembly vote scheduled for Friday. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will make a formal request for the recognition of a Palestinian state during the Friday meeting.  
 Dr. Mahmūd 'Azab, adviser to the Azhar's Grand Shaykh, said that the Azhar can have dialogue with Jews except those who are living with Israel. He added that it is a red line that no one can cross. The Azhar as an institution will never accept having dialogue or communicating with any human being...
The killing of Egyptians with Israeli fire has generated a state of wrath, conspicuously witnessed on Facebook.
 In his meeting with the Wafd juniors in Port Said, Al-Sayyid al-Badawī, head of the Wafd Party, stressed that Egyptians are angry and that they abhor the peace treaty under which the Palestinian people are attacked. He also asserted that whoever thinks that America wants democracy in Egypt is...
Influenced by the revolutionary climate prevailing in the Arab world, the young Palestinians organized huge demonstrations in several Palestinian cities, calling for an end to the rift between Hamās and Fatah. They swiftly responded to this call, announcing that they are ready to meet and discuss...
The article at hand reports on the Israeli proposal to build 1,400 new apartments in the contested eastern half of Jerusalem. The proposal’s implementation would not only enrage Palestinians, but could also aggravate the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. However, in pointing out that the proposal...
Endowments Minister Mahmūd Hamdī Zaqzūq held a press conference yesterday to announce the Supreme Council for Islamic Affair’s summit on the situation in Jerusalem that is to be held next February. During the conference, Zaqzūq renewed his call for Muslims to visit Jerusalem with an Israeli visa,...

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