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Unlike the previous year, Salafī preachers this year have been silent on the religious permissibility of congratulating Copts.
Salafīs continued to violate the decision of the Ministry of Endowments prohibiting sermons given by politicians and non-Azharites.
Salafi preacher, Walīd Isma’il, coordinator of the Coalition of Defense of the Companions and Family of Prophet, has revealed that a new husayniah (Shi’ite mosque) is being constructed [Salafis are strongly opposed to Shi’ites].
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. 
The Ministry of Endowments has warned against using the prayer spaces in ‘Īd al- Adhá in electoral campaigning or partisan discussions.
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...
Dr. Su’ād Nassār, Professor of Comparative Islamic Jurisprudence (fiqh), presented in the International Conference of the Islamic Scholars Council the possibility of having female muftis. The conference was entitled “the Dangers of Takfīrī Thought, and  Fatwas made without knowledge on National...
Muhammad Badī’, Supreme Guide of the Muslim Brotherhood, addressed the court from the prisoner’s dock before the beginning of a session of his trial in Qalyūb. He stated that the Egyptian people had elected Muhammad Mursī, and also said that he was the first Supreme Guide of the Brotherhood to...
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...
The Ministry of the Religious Endowments visited some 200 sites throughout Cairo at which Friday prayers for ‘Īd al-Adhá will take place.

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