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One of the leaders of “Islamist” parties who sought asylum in Turkey, allegedly claiming that he has been persecuted, wondered on why Islamic political parties are not treated like Christian parties in Europe. The said leader has no intent to put his hand on the real cause of the crisis. If these...
The race between the Salafi Da’wā and Egypt’s Ministry of Endowments has been revived after security sources reported that the Salafi currents control 12% of the mosques in Egypt – which makes more than 10,000 mosques out of a total of 110,000 supervised by the Ministry. 
After Egypt's Ministry of Endowments (al-Awqāf) announced the appointment of 144 women to work as preachers in mosques in a decision considered one of the first of its kind, there were questions raised about the nature of the role that will lead them to the inside of Egyptian mosques, and what the...
'Issām Tulaymah, former director of Yūsuf Al-Qardāwī office, described the Muslim Brotherhood Organisation (MBO) as a “drug” that is given to its members all the time, and called for its abolition. In an article published on a website loyal to the Muslim Brotherhood, Tulaymah praised the...
The president of the American Coptic Organization, `Ādel `Ajīb, issued a statement denouncing the accusation addressed against the Coptic priest, Father Makārī Yūnān, for 'contempt of religion', “It is inconceivable to charge a clergy man with 'contempt of religion' while commemorating the victims...
Head of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR), Najīb Jūbra'īl, filed claim against Eng. `Abd al-Mūn`em al-Shahhāt head of the Salafi Da`wa for insulting Christianity and contempt of its creed.
Nāder al-Serafī, founder of Coptic 38, revealed the reasons behind his resignation from Al-Nūr Party, the political arm of the Salafi Da`wa, referring to the Party's stance over the church building law adopted by the House of Representatives on August 31.
Salafi Al-Nūr MP Ahmad Khalīl said that the female circumcision is permissible in Islam, hence should not be criminalized.
Sa`īd `Abd al-`Azīm, leading member of Al-Da`wa Al-Salafeyya (The Salafi Calling) said that former President Muhammad Mūrsi wanted to endorse the Sharī`ah Law during his meeting with the Shūra Council. 
Female activists of Egypt's civil society denounced the position of Al-Azhar from fatwas issued on women by Salafi shaikhs, describing such edicts as “weird”.  Shaikh Yāser Būrhām, deputy head of the Salafi Da`wa, had recently issued a fatwa that was published on the Salafi website prohibiting...

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