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Coptic activist Mamdūh Ramzī called for representation of Copts in all state positions, giving them the chance to have access to top posts and removing any bans on Copts seeking to run for presidential elections. [Author Not Mentioned, al-Wafd, April 13, p. 5] Read original text in Arabic
Salafi politics has taken Egypt by storm. This has surprised many commentators who underestimated their base of thought and non-political nature. For others, it has been a validation of years of Salafi work in mosques and surrounding communities to preach Islam and help the poor.   As an aid to...
Former Arab League Secretary General and presidential hopeful 'Amr Mūsá said Copts are Egyptian citizens who enjoy all rights and must observe all duties. [Author Not Mentioned, al-Akhbār, Jan. 16, p. 5] Read original text in Arabic
This third and final article on Shaykh Usāmah al-Qūsī focuses on a matter closest to his heart and specialization of study: The sunna of Muhammad, that is, what he said and did outside the recorded testimony of the Qur'ān. Whereas article one provided his life history in pursuit of this knowledge,...
As an intern at the Center for Intercultural Dialogue and Translation, my main aim has been to foster intercultural relations between the West and the Arab world. Integrated in a research team, I had the opportunity to delve into precise topics (such as the issue of mosque building in Egypt), and...
Mr. Rajab 'Abd al-Munsif, Chairman of the Central Administration of the Curriculum and the Prophetic Sunnah. Mr.Hamdī Mahmūd Al-Dāwī, General Director of Manuscripts and the Heritage Book.  
 The Board of State Commissioners on Monday withdrew a cultural award from the Egyptian researcher Dr. Sayyid al-Qimnī after he was convicted of having contempt for religion, judicial sources said. In June 2009, al-Qimnī was awarded by the Egyptian Ministry of Culture for his achievements in social...
Sanne Lundberg’s thesis was about the strong Coptic Christian perception of being discriminated, the interplay of this belief with religious beliefs, as well as
Sahar Al-Ja'ārah writes about a Fatwá made by Shaykh Mahmūd ‘Āmir, President of Ansār al-Sunnah al-Muhammadiyyah group at Damanhūr, which calls for the slaying of Muhammad al-Barād‘ī, former president of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), for civil disobedience and incitement to disobey...
Endowments Minister Mahmūd Hamdī Zaqzūq confirmed that there are no Shiite mosques in Egypt, adding that there is no fundamental disagreement between Sunnī and Shī‘ah. Azhar Grand Shaykh Ahmad al-Tayyib received invitations from Shiites to deliver speeches in Iraq and Lebanon and says that...

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