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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...
In the governorate of Dakahlia Counselor Mansūr Saqr, Head of the Criminal Court in Dakahlia, has stepped down from the trial of 19 men accused of killing a taxi driver. Residents of his village Sandūb gathered outside the court in Mansura to protest against the most severe punishment. General...
Dr. Yāssir Burhāmī, Deputy Leader of al-Da’wah al-Salafīa, issued a fatwá (religious verdict) saying that non-Muslims are not allowed to hold the function of president, nor any other sovereign functions, because it is not permissible for an infidel to rule over a Muslim according to the sharī’ah (...
A Christian Egyptian and a Frenchman were attacked by militant jihadist groups in Benghazi (Banighāzī), Libya. Initial reports suggest that the Egyptian Fawzī Salāmah died from his injuries after he was shot several times in front of his vegetable store. A medical source at the al-Jalā’ Hospital in...
Meanwhile, al-Jihād al-Islāmī announced its support for ISIS in fighting the American-led “crusade against Islam”, irrespective of their ideological differences. 
Salafī coalitions have warned Shī’ah Muslims against holding any celebrations on the occasion of the birth of al- Hussayn. A number of Salafī coalitions have announced that they are organizing stands in front of al- Hussayn mosque in Cairo starting today in order to stop the Shī’ah from holding any...
Several Islamic scholars have condemned the recent terrorist attack in Tābā and called for the perpetrators to be punished. Dr. Muhammad Mukhtār Gum’ah, Minister of Religious Endowments, condemned the brutal terrorist attack on the tourist bus in Tābā. He called for tougher sentences for terrorists...
Controversial Fatwas Egypt is not only facing a period of political but also of religious polarization.  Many religious scholars issue Fatwas that have a political meaning and some of them are almost inciting fights and vandalism. Egyptians saw most of the Fatwas that provoked conflicts during the...
The three defendants in the attack on the Virgin Mary Church in the 6th of October City have given the investigators information on the seventh colleague who participated in the attack on the church (Muhammad al- Qamāsh, al- Misrī al- Yawm, Feb. 8). Read original text in Arabic.   
A judicial source stated that the third defendant in the attack on the Virgin Mary Church in 6th of October City has confessed during the interrogations that the leader for their jihadist cell was responsible for planning, obtaining weapons and collecting the executors. The defendant was present...

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