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His Holiness Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Mark, visited Sunday the headquarters of al-Azhar, accompanied by a large church delegation to express felicitations for the occasion of ʿĪd al-Aḍḥā. 
  Dozens of Salafists and members of the al-Jamā’ah al-Islāmīyah (Islamic Group) staged on Sunday (October 28) mass protests against ‘Id al-Adhá celebrations held on a main road overlooking the River Nile in the Upper Egyptian governorate of al-Menya, where more than 2,000 Muslim and Christian...
The ‘Id al-Adhá prayers in Alexandria switched from spiritual to political as Salafī Da’wah (Call) and Muslim Brotherhood leaders delivered fiery sermons in squares all over the Mediterranean city. [Rāmī Yāsīn, al-Ahrām, Oct. 27, p. 5] Read original text in Arabic
Christian denominations exhorted President Muhammad Mursī that school syllabi include all epochs of Egyptian history, including the Coptic one, said Dr. Safwat al-Bayādī, the head of the Coptic Evangelical church.
It always grabs my attention what is happening of generated uproar every year with the coming of the Valentine Day or even the Egyptian Valentine's Day, and how some refuse to make these Western customs part of our Egyptian society. It always raises the issue of intellectual invasion of our youth,...
  There is no end in sight of Facebook discussions in a society that struggles with religious, political, and class issues. Conservations ranging from the usage of wedding veils and lingerie; the announcement of the Nobel Prize winner; a baby crying next to an ISIS fighter; the search for the truth...
The Ministry of Endowments has warned against using the prayer spaces in ‘Īd al- Adhá in electoral campaigning or partisan discussions.
In the early hours of this morning, thousands of Egyptian men and women stood side by side to perform the ʿĪd Al-Aḍḥā prayer at the Muṣṭafā Maḥmūd Mosque in al-Muhandissīn.
Professor of Comparative Jurisprudence at al-Azhar University Dr. Saʿad al-Dīn al-Hilālī, has recently stated that the Egyptian pharaoh, who argued with Prophet Moses, was not Egyptian, but he was from Khurasān a region located between Iran and Afghanistan and his name was Walīd ibn Rayyān. 
In an  a report published by BBC, Ghada Tanṭawi and Mariam Rizq shed light on what they described as a crackdown on artists and writers by the Egyptian Government. “If Egypt's cultural elite had hoped that the overthrow of Islamist President Muḥammad Mursī in 2013 would usher in an era of...

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