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The President of the International Union of Muslim Scholars, Aḥmad al-Raysūnī, has caused outrage by issuing a fatwā  permitting Muslims to visit al-Aqṣā Mosque in Jerusalem, affirming that “not everyone who visits Jerusalem commits a wrongdoing or is calling for normalisation”. The International...
After several recent reforms, Saudi Arabia has embarked on the path of liberating the Saudi society according to its ‘Saudi Vision 2030’. It seems as if there is a revolution on the skyline with regards to Saudi women’s exposure to the wider world, and the eradication of their so-called ‘societal...
After the recent increase attacks on places of worship, the UN Secretary General António Guterres stressed the necessity for the world community to increase its efforts to eliminate Anti-semitism, Islamophobia, persecution of Christians and all forms of racism, xenophobia, discrimination and...
Egyptian Columnist Saḥar al-Jaʿārah writes this week: It is not surprising that from time to time there are calls for "polygamy". However, polygamy is no solution to the spinsterhood crisis; it is in fact a consecration of the idea of , al-Misyār marriage, literally, the traveler’s marriage,  which...
A flurry of widespread anger was triggered after the young actor Muḥammad Kāmil announced that Maḥmūd Sulaymān, the young man who stalked a girl named Munā Jubrān while she was waiting for her bus, has shot an advertisement for a famous coffee company, and that he was contacted by a production...
The secretary of fatwá in Dār al- Iftā, Dr. Magdy Ashūr stated that its is incorrect to generalize the chat fatwá without asking the specialized sheikhs about it.
The fatwá issued recently by Dār al- Iftaa, last Friday, that prohibits the chats between men and women except for necessity has stirred jokes among the youth movements and coalitions who considered the fatwa to be against the human instinct.
Two young men, Aḥmad Tāj, a Muslim, and Mīnā Wajīh, a Christian, launched an initiative on social media to teach Coptic language to Egyptian young people in different governorates.
In its report on blocked websites in Egypt, the German-based internet portal, Qantara, pointed out that preventing the opposition to freely express its opinion only serves the terrorist organization Dā`ish who spares no efforts to infiltrate into Egypt by feeding sectarian strife. 
The commentary was written on the author’s own initiative and is based on his own experiences. The views expressed in this article are the author’s own and do not necessarily reflect Arab-West Report’s editorial policy. Comments were made about security in Siwa oasis.

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