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The Nūr Party has welcomed the announcement of Field Marshall Abd al- Fattāh al- Sīsī’s bid for presidency and his resignation from the post of Minister of Defense in preparation for the presidential race. Eng. Galāl al- Murrah, Secretary General of the Nūr Party, stated on his Facebook account, “...
Shaykh Yāssir al-Burhāmī, vice president of al- Da’wah al-Salafiyah, has issued a new fatwá, stating that watching sinful movies is permissible, as long as one denounces them in one’s heart. He said he would not allow people to be deemed as unbelievers for participating in television programs that...
The Alexandria Court for Urgent Affairs has decided to postpone the case of dissolving all religious parties till the session of the October 1, 2014.
The Coptic Orthodox Church have criticized the Coptic movements that have announced its attempt to nominate names on the Nūr party lists.
Eng. Salāh Abd al- Ma’būd member of the Nūr Party high board  stated that there is no place for the lists of the party for members of the Muslim Brotherhood.
Sources within the Nūr party revealed that the party and the Salafī Call group are making preparations  to support the nomination of General Abd al- Fattāh al- Sīsī for the presidency by transforming their campaign of “Yes for the Constitution” to The Campaign for Supporting al- Sīsī’s Nomination...
The Nūr party has threatened to pull out of the Constituent Assembly after his requests were rejected. Sharīf Taha, the spokesman of the party, stated that there were agreements concerning Article 219 of the Constitution, but the requests of the party were not achieved. Salāh Abdul Ma’būd, the...
The Salafist Call [al-Daʿwā al-Salafiyya] and al-Nūr Party have intensified efforts to urge the supporters of the Salafist movement abroad, especially in the Gulf region, to participate in the presidential election vote.
“We kept quiet, so he barged in with his donkey” is a popular idiom that exemplifies the state of religious parties, which started appearing directly after the 25th of January Revolution. 
Consultant ʿĀdil al-Shūrbajī, First Deputy President of the Court of Cassation and Chairman of the Committee on Party Affairs, said that the committee referred the papers of six political parties to the Attorney-General to investigate the extent of their violation of the Political Parties Law...
The July 2013 uprising of the Egyptian people against the rule of the Muslim Brotherhood was a deep rejection of the Islamic parties regardless of their denomination. Therefore, different civil political forces called for the enactment of laws banishing the establishment of parties on the basis of...
The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) has denounced the participation of al-Nūr Party in the Third National Youth Conference held in Aswān under the auspices of President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi, stressing that the Party is the political wing of the Salafi movement who holds Christians...
The president of the American Coptic Organization, `Ādel `Ajīb, issued a statement denouncing the accusation addressed against the Coptic priest, Father Makārī Yūnān, for 'contempt of religion', “It is inconceivable to charge a clergy man with 'contempt of religion' while commemorating the victims...
Meanwhile, Yusrī Hammād, the media spokesman for the Salafī al-Nūr (Light) Party, said the party refuses to participate in the Coptic Orthodox Church’s celebrations of the Christmas Mass, adding the party has not even received an invitation from the cathedral. “Muslims should not participate in any...
The Australian-Egyptian researcher Ashraf Helmī, urged Egypt's legislature to accelerate the discussions on the building and renovating churches law, taking into account the implementation of the rights of citizens on providing places of worship and enabling them to practice their religious rites.
A large number of candidates running in the third round of the parliamentary elections paid visits to the church to congratulate it over the New Year while candidates of the Salafī al-Nūr Party refrained.   Bishop Bīshūy, Secretary of the Holy Synod, refused to meet any candidates, adding that the...
In a new study conducted by Ekrem Karakoç, the American researcher reveals some insights about the real relationship between migration and the rise of the Salafist movement in Egypt.
  Interviewer: Quinta Smit   Language of interview: Unknown (original interview), English (presented transcript)   Transcript: Quinta Smit   Approval: requested and no objection received   Nādir Bakkār, Spokesman of the Nūr-Party, explains what the term Islamist means to him and how Islam should in...
Interviewers: Eline Kasanwidjojo, Quinta Smit   Language of interview: English (original interview), English (presented transcript)   Transcript: Quinta Smit   Approval: Requested and no objection received   Khālid Manṣūr talks about the reasons for establishing al-Iṣlāḥ Party and its relation to...

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