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The Global Fatwa Index (GFI) affiliated to Egypt’s Dār al-Iftāʾ and General Secretariat for Fatwa Authorities Worldwide reported that it has monitored 500 samples on various fatwas that have been issued over the years by official institutes as well as by radical and ultra-conservative Islamist...
On the occasion of al-Mawlid al-Nabawīy, or the Birth of the Prophet Muḥammad, offices of the Ministry of Endowments [Awqāf] organize festivities thought the country’s governorates. The Egyptian Christians do not miss to convey their sentiments of congratulations, manifested in different ways to...
School: "Harvest of love planted by his small heart"
“The attack on the church in conjunction to the celebration of Mawlid al-Nabi [Birthday of Prophet Muhammad] is an intentional misinterpretation of the Prophet's teaching,” admins write on their Arabic-speaking social networking sites in Egypt.
A number of the leaders and members of al-Wafd party have visited some Islamic and Coptic charity associations to congratulate Copts on the occasion of Christmas. They gave them al-Mawlid al-Nabawī (Prophet’s Birthday) sweets to reiterate the message of national unity (Muān Abū Skīn, al-Wafd, Jan....
The shops of Copts in al-Minya celebrate the Mawlid al-Nabawī (the Birthday of the Prophet) which is an act of love that repeats itself this time of the year. Pastry shops in Shuhadā’ Square in al-Minya, owned by Copts, have been decorated in preparation for the Mawlid. These shops did not receive...
During a speech marking the anniversary of the Prophet Muhammad, Egypt's President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi again made historic remarks speaking to Islamic scholars about the need for religious freedom and acceptance of all religions.
Egyptian President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī has urged reform of Islamic discourse and called on Islamic scholars to send Christmas greetings to Christians.
The Egyptian archeologist of Islamic and Coptic antiquities, Sāmeh al-Zahhār, confirmed that Egypt's celebration of the birth of Prophet Muhammad (Mawlid al-Nabi) that falls on the 12th day of the third month of the Islamic calendar, Rabī` al-Awal at the same time as the celebration of the birth of...
Articles that examine the reasons for the success of political Islam. Article claiming Israeli involvement in the sinking of the al-Salām 98 ferry, in which over 1000 people lost their lives.
The article gives the text of the legal findings of the Administrative Court ruling, which canceled the decision of the Islamic Research Institute concerning banning a three-volume religious book by Said Muhammad Hassan.
Clarification of the term ’ freedom of press’. A group visit to the celebration of the feast of Saint Dimyana in the Delta.
The state honored the Coptic writer, Counselor Edward Ghali El-Zahabi, former Chief of the Court of State (hai’it Qadaya el-Dawla), an authority on the study of the rights of non-Muslims in an Islamic society, and a former member of the People’s Assembly, on the occasion of the Holy Mulid of the...
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