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Al- Da’wah al- Salafiah in Faiyum has criticized what it called as an Iranian “Savafid project” in the region.
Leaders in the Nūr party confessed to having contacts with former NDP members in order to convince them to put their names on the Nūr electoral lists.
Minister of Endowments Dr. Muhammad Mukhtār Jum’ah stated that the Islamic Research Institute in the Azhar has assured that it rejects all forms of extremism and terrorism. 
Dr. ‘Abāss Shūmān, Deputy of the Azhar, stated that the Azharite education will witness a development with the development of the Azharite syllabi.
Dr. Ahmad al- Tayyīb, Shaykh of the Azhar, has met with a group of Azhar professors and Endowment preachers.
The conflict between Salafīs has escalated in intensity to the extent of making accusations of treason. 
Shaykh Muhammad Mukhtār Jum’ah, Minister of Endowments and the head of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs stated that the 24th Public Conference of the Council will be held under the title the “Grandeur of Islam and the Mistakes of those who follow it”.
The congress of the Egyptian Coalition of Minorities kicked off at the headquarters of Ḥizb al-Tajammuʿ (the National Progressive Unionist Party) in Downtown Cairo, to discuss the theme of “The new method of the Islamized: accusations of defamation of religion, hate speech and incitement as a...
We now face a complex and contradictory scene; while we have the political will to directly support women, we are also confronted with a flood of extremist fatwās that are aimed at undermining women and their role in society.  Generations of young extremists without an identity are being formed as...
Egypt’s Dār al-Iftā'will be hosting the fourth international conference on Tuesday, in the presence of hundreds of Muslim scholars and communities in the world. The conference will discuss the issues on fatwa renewal to accommodate contemporary developments. These issues will be discussed in light...
In his statements to the British “Economist” newspaper, a Royal Advisor to the Saudi Arabian crown prince Salmān bin ʿAbd al-Azʿiz (also Abdul Aziz) said that the monarchy is to meet future decisions on what concern the construction of churches on it territories. The advisor, who declined to be...
With the signs of Christmas celebrations all around the world, the question reemerged in Saudi Arabia on whether these symbols of festivities will be allowed in the ultra-conservative Muslim monarchy who, only one year ago, was still prohibiting all signs of festivities that would publicly indicate...
Egypt’s parliamentarians stood up against the calls for equality of inheritance between men and women, stressing that there are plans aimed at changing the identity of Egyptian society, and these voices are only tools for those who plan on this scheme abroad.
The Washington Post adopts a dubious policy ranging from supporting the global organization of the Muslim Brotherhood to its editors' ignorance of the motives of the organization and its intellectual and political drives, and goals in which it seeks to spread its ideology by hiding behind the...
In his interview to al-Dustūr, Dr. Ṣalāḥ Faḍl, the Egyptian intellectual and literary critic, said that the renewal of the religious discourse is linked to the system of reformation. “It is necessary to rely on the political administration to achieve this, as well as to introduce a radical change...
In an exclusive press conference for local journalists reporting on the Coptic issue, General Secretary of the Middle East Churches Council (MECC), Soraya Beshelani [Thurayyā Bishʿīlānī] said that the Council has followed up a number of causes and crises some countries of the Middle East...
Followers of the tweets of Muná Abū Sulaymān (Mona Abu Selimān), the Saudi-Arabian journalist, were surprised about her tweet in which she welcomed the celebration of the first Christian liturgical mass in the ultra-conservative monarchy. The tweet that raised controversies was then deleted by the...
It was again a customary reconciliation session, not the rule of law, that solved the sectarian attack on Christians who had performed their religious rituals last Sunday in the third floor of a church-service premise at the Kom al-Raheb [Kawm al-Rāhib] village, Qūṣiyah, Assiut or Asyut.
  The media monitor of Dār al- Iftā’ has alerted in a recent report to the danger of those shaykhs who are not qualified scientifically and issue extremist fatwás. It stated that they do not realize the danger of their fatwás which may lead to the destruction of societies. The report assured that...
The Global Fatwa Index (GFI) affiliated to Egypt’s Dār al-Iftāʾ and General Secretariat for Fatwa Authorities Worldwide reported that it has monitored 500 samples on various fatwas that have been issued over the years by official institutes as well as by radical and ultra-conservative Islamist...

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