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An interview/lecture from Richard Gauvain regarding the impact of Salafism in Egypt.
Social media in Sudan has been led by a hashtag bearing the title “The Brotherhood is a terrorist organisation”. This occurs after the sabotage of a railway linking city of ʿAṭbara in Northern Sudan and the capital, Khartoum, to prevent revolutionaries from reaching Khartoum on a mission for ‘civil...
Al-Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism (AOCE) said that pursuing media and fatwā materials released by extremist organisations is a top priority for the observatory. The observatory dwells into the discourse of these groups in order to know what their aims are, so it can refute such ideas,...
In this article, Egyptian researcher Dr. Kamāl Ḥabīb narrows down ten writings that he believes lay the foundation for using violence and explicitly call for it under the concepts of al-ḥākimiyya [God’s sovereignty], defending Muslim lands, and applying the sharīʿah [Islamic law]. 
The Global Fatwa Index (GFI), which is under the authority of the Egyptian Dār al-Iftāʾ and the General Secretariat for Fatwa Authorities Worldwide, presented statistics about Christmas fatwas.
For over 26 years, Coptic Christians in the village of Hijāzah in Qūṣ, Qena, have been suffering under the rule of extremists in the region, who have prevented the Christian community from resuming work to build the St. George [Mār-Jirjis] Catholic Church.  The Egyptian government’s decision to...
When asked by one of his followers about the reason behind the rapes of women during Islamic wars, Shaykh ‘Abd Allāh Rushdī replied “these are human beings and they have needs,” going on to explain that these needs could not be considered shameful as long as the woman has consented to the sexual...
In accordance to the statement disclosed by the spokesman of Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), Aḥmad Abū Zayd, said that the Minister Sāmiḥ Shukrī had participated at the Panel Discussion of the Munich Security Conference 2018 (MSC), and had voiced his concern over the panel’s title ‘...
After al-Misrīyn newspaper published its appeal to the authorities to permit the return to Egypt of the family of Rāfi' Mustafá Sayīd, known as Abū al-Miqdād and a leader of al-Qā'idah, the family arrived in Cairo yesterday. Al-Mikdad was killed in an American air raid in Afghanistan last year. 

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