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When I saw the report of MEMRI about Egyptian cleric Muḥammad ʿAbdū I was reminded of Tim Cavanaugh’s critique on MEMRI in 2002 that MEMRI does not need to travel very far to cherry-pick offensive comments. MEMRI presented excerpts from ʿAbdū speaking on al-Ḥikmah TV on September 20, 2011. al-...
A number of Alexandria lawyers filed a report against Shaykh Hātim Farīd, the imām of al-Qā'id Ibrāhīm Mosque in Alexandria, for wishing death upon liberals and secularists while leading prayers on August 24, 2011. The offended people said that the Shaykh used the mosque pulpit to present his...
A former coach of Egypt’s National Football Team once said it was beyond him to understand the nature of the character of some of Egypt’s national team players. They carefully abided by training routines, they comprehended strategies and carried them out on the green field, and they knew very well...
Grand Shaykh of the Azhar Ahmad el-Tayīb meets on 3 May 2011 in his office in Cairo a Muslim Brotherhood delegation, media sources reported on May 2.
Salafists in Kafr el-Sheikh distributed thousands of flyers demanding that people not celebrate Shām al Nīsim, saying that it is considered polytheism.
 The American Administration welcomes spreading Sufi Islam throughout its lands and supports Sufi Muslims.   
The salafī preacher, Shaykh Muhmmad Hasān, admits that the presidency in Egypt cannot be given to any Coptic or Muslim woman. The presidency should be given to a Muslim; asserting that this is not his personal opinion but that all scholars agree on this. He asserts that Copts have the right to...
The article mentions an Internet campaign working to fight sectarian tensions and foster Muslim-Christian unity. The campaign was developed by prominent Islamic telepreacher ‘Amr Khālid after sectarian and inflammatory comments were posted on social networking websites. According to the report,...
‘Umaymah ‘Abd al-'Azīz writes about the so-called "fatwá channels," saying that they contradict the basic tenets of religion because of their exaggeration and lack of forgiveness. She added that the satellite channels in question did not care about Egypt's well-being or security, but only looked to...
The author states that Dr. Khālid al-Jindī, an Islamic propagandist, affirms that it is not acceptable to repeal the accusations of Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib regarding the resources and finance of Al-Azharī TV. He also confirms that the judgement of the Grand Shaykh of the Azhar is supreme and...

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