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Egypt has a long history related to issues between Muslims and Christians. Apparently, this was the fundamental reason for creating that conference which is sponsored by the center of Arab-West Understanding in cooperation with a huge electronic English database about the religion’s role in the...
“It is forbidden to give zakāt to non-Muslims.”  The Egyptian Dār al-Iftāʾ released a fatwa [fatwā] a few days ago that caused controversy between Muslims and Copts in Egypt.  Egyptians were divided on social media with some rejecting and some supporting the fatwā.  The controversy about the fatwā...
Al-Azhar’s Observatory for Combating Extremism stated that extremist organizations are not hesitating to take advantage of global events and use them to serve their nefarious interests by broadcasting their propaganda on social media.  This is not new for Dāʿish [Islamic State]; it is always...
Dr. Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumaʿa, minister of Endowments [al-Awqāf], decided to give out bonuses of 15,000 Egyptian pounds to every bureau for their extraordinary efforts:  (1)    For big bureaus with a larger number of imāms, mosques, and workers at the Ministry of Endowments, 1,500 Egyptian pounds...
Dr. Munīr Ḥannā, bishop of the Episcopal Church for the Alexandria region, condemned the Zionist, terrorist attempt to burn down the Church of All Nations [Church of Gethsemane] in Jerusalem. 
The Coptic Orthodox Church called on people to not get involved or get carried away with Egypt’s enemies both at home and abroad, who want to cause sectarian strife and division and harm the country’s peace and security. 
Dār al-Iftāʾ’s Islamophobia Observatory in Egypt, praised the popular solidarity initiatives that European Muslims in the West started with the victims of terrorist attacks that have struck some European capitals.  All of this comes amidst a series of provocative statements and incidents towards...
The Council of Senior Scholars at al-Azhar announced details for al-Azhar’s scientific research competition.  This competition comes as part of al-Azhar’s responsibilities as a basic reference for Islamic matters and as the intellectual and cultural fortress for the Islamic world.  It also comes as...
Both the Dār al-Iftāʾ and the Coptic Orthodox Church warned Egyptian families of the dangers of the Tik Tok app, whose users have recently been taken to court and imprisoned for “inciting immorality” and others crimes.
Professor of Islamic Thought and Philosophy at al-Azhar University Āmna Nuṣayr has sparked a heated debate on social media after stating that nothing in Islam prevents a Muslim woman from marrying a non-Muslim man.

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