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Rev. Munīr Ḥannā, Archbishop of the Episcopal Church of Egypt, said that although the church appreciates the role of women in serving the organization, it continues to oppose the ordination of women in the Diocese of Egypt, North Africa, and the Horn of Africa, which is part of the Jerusalem and...
On October 4, 2010, Ḍiyā’ ʿAbd al-Raḥmān, 47, decided to leave his work as an Imam in the Sharqiyah governorate and emigrate to the United States, fleeing from society’s rejection of his homosexuality. This emigration brought with it a remarkable story for the Egyptian Imam, who dared to open what...
Social variables have occurred on the Egyptian reality in recent times, raising a wide debate about the right of the individual to freedom of opinion and expression on the one hand, and adherence to standards and genres and moral values on the other. The discussions in their entirety were on “...
 In this report, Misr al-‘Arabīyah [masralarabia.com] monitors reactions of experts and specialists to the report recently released by the National Council for Women (NCW) in Egypt on the explicit and violence against women scenes in the Egyptian TV drama during the month of Ramadan.
With a weakening economy, populism on the rise, and the hunt for scapegoats, personal rights and freedoms seem to be on the decline in Egypt. People live in fear for their right to exist and to live a peaceful life, due to a lack of social acceptance, as well as pressure from the government....
The Archbishop of Canterbury’s recent comments about the application of Sharī‘ah in Britain have created a massive wave of responses. Here one author who is a Muslim women discusses how Sharī‘ah still governs women and children in family law.
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