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Egyptian Columnist Saḥar al-Jaʿārah writes this week: It is not surprising that from time to time there are calls for "polygamy". However, polygamy is no solution to the spinsterhood crisis; it is in fact a consecration of the idea of , al-Misyār marriage, literally, the traveler’s marriage,  which...
The various channels of social media facilitated the promotion of many liberal ideas for women, which emerge from the framework of the stereotypical view, which is often based on the qualitative discrimination against it. In the midst of that scene, it was not strange to see such hostile...
Munā Abū Shanab caught everyone, but in particular men, by surprise, when she launched an initiative calling for Polygamous marriage.
Background:  Tūjān al-Faīṣal, the first female member of the Jordanian parliament, is being interviewed and talks about her background, the effects that the Israeli-Jordan peace treaty has on Jordan politics and democracy, pluralism and the role of intelligence in Jordan, legal and judicial...
Bishop Bīshūy urged Christian girls not to marry but to lead a monastic life instead because monasticism is far better than marriage.
The author reviews a book written by an Indian Muslim scholar discussing the position women enjoy in Islam and refuting allegations that Islam encourages polygamy.
The author, a member of the Azhar’s Islamic Research Academy, affirms that Islam does not accept the ‘Urfī marriage because it is not registered and consequently would cause the rights of either party of the ‘Urfī couple to be lost, since the courts of law acknowledge only marriage contracts...
Al-Fajr newspaper continues its news feature on a Coptic polygamist, who married 16 women.
Qatqouta Shenouda discovered that her husband Nāsir ‘Imyān had been married to 15 other women, and so she appealed to the court seeking a divorce and she convicted her husband of committing adultery and abusing her.
Pope Shenouda’s rejection of the Administrative Judiciary Court’s ruling granting divorced Christians the right to a second marriage is still drawing wide-scale reactions as many Coptic writers support the pope’s decision on the grounds that the ruling clashes with biblical texts.
The story of a Coptic woman who has found out that her husband is a polygamist, and who now has a civil court divorce verdict, which the church does not accept.
The article discusses a draft law proposed by a women’s rights advocacy center calling for denying Muslim men the right to have a unilateral divorce, while at the same time stressing women’s freedom to have a unilateral divorce.
This article is a message refuting what ‘Ādil Najīb Rizq published in the same newspaper on July 11, 2005. Father Andrāwus ‘Azīz says that ‘Ādil Najīb Rizq based his article on a bundle of lies and slander about Father Andrāwus ‘Azīz, and that the intervention of the law is necessary.
Qataouta Shenouda Jayyid married to Nasr Nasr ‘Adwān, 12 years ago. After marriage she found out he was married to three other Christians and a Muslim woman wearing the niqāb.
Rafiq Habib and Muhammad Afifi wrote a book on the impacts of Islamic traditions on Christians. Because Christians mixed with Muslims whose Shari´a allows a man to marry more than one wife, some Copts, in the beginning of the 17th century, asked the church to allow them to marry more than one...
A recent study published on Copts United website has revealed that many Egyptian Copts feel totally trapped because of the church’s restrictions on divorce. Despite having obtained divorce rulings from the state’s personal status courts, Copts are denied the right to a second marriage by the church...
Ahmad Shawqī al-Fanjarī blames the backwardness of Muslims on three persons, namely "the extremist Indian writer Abu al-‘Ala al-Mawdudī, the illiterate Bedouin Mufti who spearheads the Wahābī call ‘Abd al-‘Azīz Bin Bāz and Mullah Muhammad ‘Umar who applies his fatwas with whips and guns in...
Dr. Shaykh ‘Alī Jum‘ā, Muftī of Egypt, said that Islam has limited polygamy. In a Hadīth reported by Sālim, his father, Ghaylān Ibn Salāma al-Thaqafī, had ten concubines when he embraced Islam. The Prophet Muhammad [PBUH] told him to “chose only four of them” to marry.
Woman’s rights from the Islamic perspective is a controversial issue. This issue was misused by fanatics who want to prevent her to go to work. They also belittle her natural and intellectual faculties.On the other hand, the secularists exploited this issue, calling for the emancipation of women...
A Christian wife, Qatqouta, found out that her husband, a lawyer, is married to someone else. She filed a lawsuit to request the cancellation of her marriage for it no longer complies with precepts of the Christianity that forbids polygamy.

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