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The first light from the crescent moon determines the start of the lunar month which is of great importance to Islam and other religions. The start of Ramadan and other religious obligations depend on a lunar calendar. It is thus understandable that the new moon has long been a matter of Muslim...
The first circuit for Freedoms and Rights of the Administrative Court is hearing a case filed by lawyers Dr. Hānī Sāmiḥ and Ṣalāḥ Bakhīt. The litigation — registered under number 48010 of the legal year 75- calls for the cancellation of “the decision and security instructions and alerts issued by...
The Global Fatwa Index (GFI), affiliated with Dār al-Iftāʾal-Miṣriyyah and the General Secretariat for Fatwa Authorities Worldwide, presented the top 10 statistics and results on the provisions of celebrating Mother’s Day, by monitoring approximately (2000) fatwas for that occasion issued by...
The security authorities are waiting for the end of ʿĪd al-Fiṭr to execute 17 civilians involved in bombing attacks on three Coptic Christian churches (St. Peter and Paul Orthodox Church in Cairo, St. George Coptic Orthodox Church in Tanta and the St. Mark Orthodox Church in Alexandria), in case No...
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,...
Shaykh Mazhar Shahīn, member of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, said on the website of Sawt al-Ūmmah (the Voice of the Nation) commenting on the Ministry of Interior's disclosure of a terrorist plot against one of the churches of Alexandria, “I commend police officers for detecting such...
The security apparatuses of Egypt's Ministry of Interior thwarted what it called “the biggest plot” of a double suicide bombing on a church in Alexandria, coinciding with the `Eid Al-Fitr festivities.
The month of July is to be the month of Ramadan this year. At the time of writing this article, it was expected that the beginning of Ramadan will be the 29th of June, this is a presumption based on astrological knowledge. The real beginning will be announced in every country by the “ro’ya”, i.e....
This summer will mark my third Ramadan spent in Egypt since I began traveling to the country in January 2011.  My first experience of an Egyptian Ramadan in the summer of 2011 remains particularly memorable, both as a cultural and personal experience.
Archpriest Salīb of Saint George Church in al-Mārīnāb village of Idfū city, Aswan, said that the church contacted the Aswan military ruler after the crisis got worse. Extremists had sealed off the village on the morning of September 7, 2011 and closed entrances and exits to prevent Christians from...

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