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The Sufī tarīqahs (orders) have unanimously pledged support  Field Marshall al- Sīsī’s presidential bid. It also announced that it would start collecting powers of attorneys necessary to support the nomination. Abd al- Hādī al Qasabī, Chair of the Council of Sufī Orders, states that “the nomination...
‘Abd al-Hādī al-Qasabī, Grand Shaykh of the Sūfīs, has called for cooperation throughout the Arabic and Islamic world to launch a swift intervention to rescue Muslims in Burma and the Central African Republic, as well as to prevent any further incursions by Israeli forces into Al-‘Aqsá Mosque in...
The annual sūfī Iftār was held at the headquarters of the ‘Azmiyyah tarīqah in the neighborhood of Sayyidah Zaynab yesterday. As well as the presence of several Sūfī sheikhs, there was also a diplomatic Iranian delegation present, under the supervision of Tawfīq al-Samdī, political advisor to the...
Sufī Shaykhs argue about whether or not to celebrate the Mawlid (translator's note: birthday celebrations of important religious figures of the past. If these religious figures were martyrs the date of martyrdom is seen is being born into eternal life) of al-Hussayn bin-Ali (626–680). The general...
Hāttim Anan, the Head of the Anāniyah Sufī Order and brother of Samī Anān, former Chief of Staff,  has denied that Copts have boycotted the party that Samī Anān is planning to establish under the pretext of being involved in Maspero.  
Shaykh 'Abd al-Hādī al-Qasabī, grand shaykh of the Sufī tarīqah’s,  announced that more than 50 leaders of Sufi tarīqahs support Field Marshal 'Abd al-Fattāh al-Sīsī to run for presidential elections. He said that they agreed on supporting somebody who enjoys overwhelming appreciation and is backed...
ISIS has released more than 20 photos of the destruction of religious shrines of both Sunni and Shi’ite saints in Nineveh, Iraq. A statement of ISIS stated that these shrines are idols and that the sharī’ah prohibits them and that Islam’s judgment is that they should be destroyed until leveled with...
A fierce competition is taking place between the sufīs and salafīs on the parliaments seats. The sufī Islāh front is preparing its lists to prevail over the Salafīs in the upcoming parliament while the Nūr Salafī party has rejected these statements stating that the parliament is not a place for a...
A new fitnah can start a war between Sufis and Salafis. The latter insisted on destroying the shrine of Shaykh Ali al- Kurdī, a famous Sufī saint, in RashīdCity, Beheira Governorate. 
“Happiness is Double, in the Maulid (religious celebration)  of Sayyidnā al- Hussayn”, stated the followers of the Sufī tariqas in the Maulid of al- Hussayn, grandson of prophet Muhammad,  in expression of their happiness about of Sīsī’s success in the presidential elections. 
Eng. Muhammad Salāh Zāyyid, Head of the Nasr Sufī political party, has alerted to the powers of the coming parliament, which he stated will be greater than the power of the president himself.
In the Maulid of Sīdī Abd al- Rahhīm  al-Qināwī, Sufī Saint, there was zikr and eulogies and horses dancing on rhythms of the flute. 
The Supreme Council for Sufi Orders has congratulated President Abd al- Fattāh al- Sīsī after PEC (Presidential Elections Committee) announced his victory. 
Sufī shaykhs and members of Sufī tarīqahs have gathered to celebrate the success of  al- Sīsī in the presidential elections.
Amid very tense settings, due to the flights and mutual accusations by the two sufī leaders ‘Abd al- Hādī al Qasabī, the Shaykh of the Sufis, and head of the Islāh front, Shaykh Alā’ Abū al-‘Azāyim. 
Thousands of Sufi followers have come to Cairo to visit the mosque of Sayyidah Zaynab, the granddaughter of the prophet, to celebrate her mūlid.
  The Supreme Council for Sufī Orders thanked Counselor Adlī Mansūr for effective management of state affairs during the period he served as interim president.
  The Rockin' Imām Aḥmad Muḥsin Tuzer has been the headline news for a long time in Turkey for creating a rock band. The Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet) has dismissed Imam Tuzer for his controversial activities.  
I’ve been in Egypt for about six weeks, but I mostly stayed in Cairo and Maadi. The capital city is incredibly vast lively and diverse, but I didn’t fall in love with the country. Too dusty, maybe. Harassment probably did not help as well. I have been in countries where being a young white foreign...
The Moroccan component and its place in the make-up of both rural and urban Egypt is a story which deserves to be told, for it is a subject which has remained unknown for a long time in Egypt. Despite the fact that many remain unaware of the presence of Moroccans in Egypt, this minority has in fact...

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