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President al-Sīsī attended the laylat al-qadr celebrations held at the national conference center in the neighborhood of Nasr City, which was also attended by several ministers. At the celebration ceremony, al-Sīsī congratulated the contestants who participated in the Qur’ān memorization...
The Association of Dubai Holy Qur’an Awards has awarded al-Azhar’s High Sheikh Ahmad al-Tayyib the Islamic Personality of the Year Award. 
Dr. Ibrāhīm Nigm, Advisor to the grand mufti, stated that ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and Syria) is an organization that has misled many young people in the name of religion. 
Security Forces in Luxor have successfully prevented an attempt to burn a number of houses belonging to Copts in Mahāmīd village, Armant, Luxor. 
The Grand Shaykh of the Azhar Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyīb, has recommended a delegation of the Anglican Church from the United States to speak of the return to good morals during their sermons. The Grand Shaykh discussed the Azhar’s rejection of imposing a certain doctrine through power or through...
Transcript of Dr. Anas Abū Shādī's address “Counter Insult with Arguments by the Pen and Other Non-Violent Means.” (January 27, 2015)
Father Athanāsiyūs Ḥīnayn [Athanāsiyūs Ḥenein], parish priest of the Greek Orthodox Diocese of Athens, called for the removal of faculties of Islamic and Christian sciences from “the narrow paths of religious discrimination”, and make them accessible for all students in secular universities. He...
Usāmah Bin Lādin sought his advice, and Muḥammad Mursī spared no effort to free him from the US prison. Many people probably do not know `Umar `Abd al-Raḥmān, who died on Saturday evening in a USA prison, but everyone knows the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the United Nations...
Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib, Grand Imam of al-Azhar, said that wearing the niqāb is left for women to decide, as such falls under personal freedom, and comes within the framework of the permissible [in Islam], explaining that “if the employer asks a female employee no to wear the veil at work, she should...
I witnessed the events of sectarian strife in al-Zawya al-Ḥamrā’on this day, June 17, in 1981. I saw with my own eyes the state of terrible chaos that included killing and the looting of jewellers’ shops, and I saw a building in fire, crumbling to the ground.  I was in my second year of university...
Egypt's Dār al-Iftā`'s Islamophobia Observatory confirmed that the emergence of the phenomenon of Islamophobia and the spread of misconceptions about Islam and Muslims is due in large part to the scarcity of sources and references that speak about the values of Islam, ts tolerance and moderation,...
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...
We must stop and address the phenomena of the Adhān calling Muslims to gather for prayers from a large number of churches in the United States in the past few days to protest against the positions of the new President Donald Trump against Muslims. Before that, Churches in Israel did the same,...
Maj. Gen. Hishām al-Halabī, chancellor to the Nasser Military Academy and member of the Egyptian Council for Foreign Affairs, said that Egypt takes every opportunity of convening in international forums to raise the issues of terror and radicalism that are of great concern for the Arab and Islamic...
Intellectual schizophrenia is one of the basic components in the historical discourse of Islamic thought and religion. The phenomena of this component are manifested in many issues, some of which have been surrounded and protected by a solid shield of sacredness based on ignorance of the nature of...
The banned Egyptian preacher of al-Sayeda Nafīsa Mosque in Cairo, 'Abdallah Roshdi wrote on his social networking facebook account: “Secular thought seeks to exclude the religion [of Islam] from the State's legislation.” 
A heated debate erupted between Dr. Khālid Muntasir and the Sunni spiritual educator, Habīb al-Jifrī, after the first wrote an article accusing the Islamic scholar of deceiving his followers by pretending moderation and promoting for himself as 'ambassador of dialogue who denounces hate speech'. “...
Egyptian intellectuals and thinkers criticized the anti-hate draft law submitted by Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyeb, Shaykh of Al-Azhar, to the Presidency, after it has been endorsed by the scholars of Egypt's oldest religious institution.
Ever since the events of September 11 and the spread of the concept of the War on Terror, which means fighting what the west calls “Islamic terrorism”, the relationship between western countries and their Muslim minorities has witnessed tension, while Muslims of those states are trying to defend...
The poet Sayed Hījāb, who died at the age of 77, left behind an artistic legacy akin to an inexhaustible river, between songs and collections of poetry and other writings that children have not forgotten, so that his memory will remain engraved in our hearts.

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