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  Two months have passed since work first began on the Constituent Assembly and still its sub-committees did not finish drafting the final articles of the Constitution amidst an ongoing tug-of-war among its members, particularly about Article II, articles concerning the powers of the president and...
On the other hand, Dr. Yāsir Burhāmī, a founder of the Salafī Call, the parent organization of al-Nūr (Light) Party, said his movement will call on the people to reject the constitution if the constituent assembly refrained from interpreting the phrase the “principles of the sharī’ah” in Article II...
Counselor Ahmad Mikkī, the minister of justice, said President Muhammad Mursī’s decision to abolish the complementary constitutional declaration was based on the popular legitimacy he acquired through his election as president of the republic.
Egyptian churches rejected insistence by salafī members of the constituent assembly drafting a news constitution for Egypt that Copts should be compelled to pay the zakāh.  
Today’s overview deals with calls by the Azhar on Muslim countries meeting at the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit in the Saudi city of Jeddah to withdraw the Arab initiative to settle the disputes between Israel and the Palestinians.
A charity foundation’s announcement about a round of debates during the holy Muslim fasting month of Ramadān in which salafī figures would give lectures critiquing Christianity sparked wide-scale angry comments on the social networking web sites that some considered it a call for “civil strife in...
In a conciliatory session, al-Nūr Party on Wednesday (Aug. 8) successfully ended yet another sectarian unrest that broke out a few days ago in the village of Makram, Abū Humus township, al-Beheira governorate. A feud had erupted between two Christian and Muslim families as clashes between the two...
  No one exactly knows what the rulings of the sharī’ah are. Are they the Qur’ān and the original Sunnah? Are they the sayings and teachings of the old scholars? If they are the sayings of the old scholars, then what doctrine should be in use – the Hanafī, Mālikī, Shāfi’ī or Hanbalī?
  Tamarrod launches a campaign in solidarity with the Copts and against religious extremism that calls for religious division. The party advocated the importance of national solidarity and the need to move away from certain parties which aim to divide the national community. 
   Sources within the Muslim Brotherhood said that several administrative offices have been assigned in various parts of the country to mobilize large numbers of people to participate in the events of 28 November next. 

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