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An interview/lecture from Richard Gauvain regarding the impact of Salafism in Egypt.
The spokesperson for the Ministry of Awqāf, Aḥmad al-Qāḍī, commented on the Supreme Administrative Court’s decision according to which university teaching staff at Cairo University are not allowed to wear the niqāb.
Egypt's Supreme Administrative Court rejected an appeal case against a prior ruling by the Administrative Court that forbade Cairo University teaching staff to wear the niqāb. The court decision supports a decision by the president of Cairo University who had banned female academic staff from...
The Revolutionary Socialists movement, the opposition in Egypt, rejected the Supreme Administrative Court’s decision to ban female faculty members at Cairo University from wearing the niqāb, emphasizing that this rule is an attempt to establish the state control over the body and is the latest...
After several recent reforms, Saudi Arabia has embarked on the path of liberating the Saudi society according to its ‘Saudi Vision 2030’. It seems as if there is a revolution on the skyline with regards to Saudi women’s exposure to the wider world, and the eradication of their so-called ‘societal...
For the third time in one week, two women wearing the niqāb assaulted a 30-year-old woman of the name Nārīmān Samuel by severely beating her, cutting her hair by force and threw her out of the metro’s women-only car. [Mamdūh Hasan and Ahmad Sa’d, al-Shurūq al-Jadīd, Nov. 13, p. 3] Read original...
Egyptian MP Ghāda ʿAjamī and member of the Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee, expressed her support to Algeria’s decision to ban the full-face veils at work, describing it “a brave decision”.
The municipality of Queensland, Australia, rejected the legal note drafted by Member of Parliament Nicklin Peter, that called to ban niqāb (face veil). 
The Coptic Catholic Church's Holy Synod, upon the wish of Cardinal Antonius Najīb, convened an extraordinary session on Wednesday (February 8) to discuss appointment of another head of the patriarchate due to health reasons for Archbishop Antonius. After the meeting, the Holy Synod issued an...
On the other hand, the Būlāq Abū al-'Ilā Court of Misdemeanor on Saturday (February 11) set the March 3 session to give a ruling on the case of disdaining religion in which Coptic tycoon Najīb Sawirus. Lawyers for the plaintiffs claimed the sum of LE100,001 in compensations from Sawirus and said...

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