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Despite announcements from the government that it would organize outdoor spaces for ‘Īd (Eid) prayers, and would not permit others organized by the people, the Salafi Call organized prayers in 40 squares in Alexandria as well as 7 in Marsá Matrūh.
In a move viewed as a withdrawal of its support of the Muslim Brotherhood, al-Jamā‘ah al-Islāmiyyah has called on all groups to review their stances and engage in a comprehensive dialogue in order to ‘realize the goals of the revolution and shape the future of our homeland’. 
There has been a renewal of the battle between Salafis and intellectuals concerning the concept of ‘adhāb al-qabr (torment inflicted by God on unbelievers in their tombs from death until the Day of Judgment), after TV presenter Ibrāhīm ‘Īssá denied its existence, supporting his view with a video of...
Prominent Christians and organizations worldwide voiced their alarm as the city of Mosul was emptied of Christians for the first time in the history of Iraq. The Egyptian Orthodox Church condemned the forced displacement of Christians from Mosul, while Pope Francis expressed his feelings of shame...
Sharīf al-Hawārī, a prominent leader in the Salafi Call, has said that the recent law on preaching in mosques is ‘tailored against us’, and that the organization is aware of efforts to get rid of them, adding that Yāsir Burhānī, vice-president of the Salafist Call, was still waiting for a permit.
The Attorney General, Council Hishām Barakāt, has referred twenty members of the terrorist group Ajnād Misr (Soldiers of Egypt) for an immediate criminal trial, accused of killing police officers, citizens, and damaging public and private property and possessions.
A number of Coptic movements, most prominent among them the Middle Eastern Forum for Freedom (Muntadá al-Sharq al’Awsat li-l-Hurriyyāt) and Democratic Egyptian Solidarity (al-Tadāmun al-Misrī al-Dīmuqrātī) have protested outside the embassy of the Vatican, demanding Pope Francis and the Security...
A leading figure in the Salafī organization has released information regarding the organization’s participation in the upcoming ‘Īd al-Fitr prayers. The source clarified that no Salafī sheikhs have received permits from the Ministry of Endowments to lead ‘Īd prayers, but will do so anyway,...
 The anger of members of the Salafi Call at the refusal of the Ministry of Religious Endowments to grant a permit to allowing Doctor Bassām al-Zarqā, Vice-President of the Nūr Party, to deliver sermons has emerged. The Ministry has granted permits to some of the leaders of the Salafi Call, but not...
ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and Greater Syria) has introduced a testimony for new members in Iraq, in which they declare that they are ‘not an unbeliever’. In the pledge new recruits must repent for having committed bid‘ (innovation / heresy in religion), and each declaration is valid for three...
 Nādir Bakkār, assistant chairman of the Nūr Party, has claimed that the Minister of Religious Endowments, Muhammad Mukhtār Jum‘a, is acting against the interests of President ‘Abd al-Fattāh al-Sīsī. He criticized his measures, stating that ordinary citizens were wondering why mosques were closed...
Coptic intellectuals and activists have set certain conditions to be met before they give their support to a presidential candidate, be it al-Sīsī or someone else. , Jamāl As’ad, writer and intellectual, said that the Copts need a president who can unite the Egyptians and who can solve Egypt’s...
The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), a militant Islamist group active in Syria, posted a picture on its website of the first “protection pact” they reached with Christians. Under Islamic sharī’ah (Islamic law), non-Muslims living under the sovereignty of a Muslim caliphate state must...
  According to Nash’at Tal’at Sidīq, the only survivor of the Libyan massacre that cost the life of 7 Egyptians, the victims – including his father – were killed for sectarian reasons. He reported that a group of masked men wearing military uniforms and carrying machine guns entered their building...
In a lecture given at the Islamic Center of New York, Advisor to the Mufti, Dr. Ibrahīm Nigm condemned ISIS’s actions of displacing Christians in Iraq, forcing them to convert to Islam, and having them pay jizyah.
Several Islamist groups have come out against the terrorist actions of ISIS in Iraq and their displacement of Christians in the Mosul region of Iraq, specifically declaring these actions in clear opposition to Islamic jurisprudence. 
The Maspero Youth Union has declared its determination to organize a stand against events in Iraq, where ISIS (the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant) issued a choice to Christians yesterday – death, conversion to Islam, or payment of the jizya (tax on free non-Muslims under Muslim rule). 
Grand Imam of the Azhar, Doctor Ahmad al-Tayyib, has declared at the first meeting of the Muslim Council of Elders in Abu Dhabi that they have a responsibility to resuce the ummah from its terrible fate that awaits them, saying that the da‘wah has been transformed by terrorists as a means to call...
President of the Strong Egypt Party, ‘Abd al-Mun‘im Abū al-Futūh, has called on young members of the Muslim Brotherhood to show devotion to God by rebelling against the mistakes made by the leaders of the Brotherhood. He said that further protests were to no avail and that their priority should be...
Due to the Muslim Brotherhood’s members’ persecution after June 30th’s uprising, they have been able to continue their age-old tradition of handing out foodstuffs, clothes, and presents in poor communities to accumulate political support. As such, the Salafīs have taken the baton and continued this...

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