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Facing critiques on whether religious institutions polarize the Egyptian Christians and Muslims in casting their votes for or against the upcoming constitutional referendum, the Minister of Awqāf (Endowments), Dr. Tal′at ′Afīfī said, that any imām who claims having been instructed to do so, will...
"Our dead in Paradise and their dead in fire!"; "remnants (of the ousted regime), hired (thugs), and enemies of Islam and the Revolution!" These were the words of hostility with which Islamist movements and parties, such as al-Nahdah Party, mostly supporters of President Muhammad Mursī, attacked...
Salafists threatened to “use force and offer sacrifices” for the sake of enforcing the Islamic sharī ʿah as a leading member of the Salafī Jihādī group said in his blog, addressing the “kāfir (infidel) Egyptian government,” that “You worship the constitution while we worship God Almighty…You will...
"I have not been able to go home for a month now." It is with this statement that Shaykh Muhammad 'Abdullah Nasr, coordinator of the group Azharians for a civil state and a Tahrir Square preacher, disclosed the chase launched against him by the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) and the Salafists. In an...
Dr. Ḥasan al-Shāfʿī, a senior advisor to Grand Shaykh of the Azhar Dr. Ahmad al-Tayīb and a senior Azhar scholar, said the top Sunni Muslim establishment, is not making itself a party to any political disputes, whether with the Muslim Brotherhood or Salafīs, adding the Brotherhood and Salafīs...
Islamist activists in Salafī forums lashed out at Shaykh Yāsir Burhāmī, Deputy Chairman of the Salafī Daʿwah [Call] Movement, over a published photograph showing him hugging Bishop Būla of Ṭanṭā that some have even accused Burhāmī of loyalty to Copts.
Sarah Ishaq ‘Abd al-Malāk, a Coptic young girl of 13 or 14 years old, does not enjoy the right to open a bank account, drive or handle her inheritance, simply because she has not come of age yet. However, this has been argued by Salafists who believe that women reach adulthood when they start to...
The Salafī Front warned the Egyptian church against attempts to internationalize the issue Sarah Ishaq ‘Abd al-Malik, a Coptic girl the Front says has converted to Islam, refusing the description of the issue as “persecution of Copts”. “The church is trying to use the issue as a trump card to get...
Dr. Yūnis Makhyūn, the representative of the Salafī al-Nūr (Light) Party in the constituent assembly drafting a new constitution for Egypt, said the party would adamantly stick to the rulings of the sharī’ah in the article on equality between men and women. [Muhammad Gharīb, al-Misrī al-Yawm, Oct...
The Association of Victims of Abduction and Enforced Disappearance (AVAED) condemned a statement by the Salafī Front on Monday (October 29) and remarks by its politburo member Khālid al-Misrī regarding a Christian minor who “disappeared” a few days ago. [Muhammad Hassūnah, Sa’īd Hijāzī and...

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