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Shīʿah leaders asked for representation for their minority in the Constituent Committee responsible for amending the suspended constitution. They said that what matters the most is the not to repeat the mistakes that led the previous regime to exclude the Shīʿah community from the commission for...
The Egyptian Salafist movement called on the Egyptian Ministry of Endowments to close the Imam al-Ḥussayn shrine, citing fears that Shiite rituals would be conducted in front of the mosque. The demand was rejected by Egyptian Sufi currents, who warned there would be an outrage in the community in...
Yemeni people are the last victims of the Arab Spring. In the aftermath of the Arab Spring, people filled the streets of Yemen, demanding change in the regime of the government of Ṣāliḥ. The wide national uprising against ʿAlī ʿAbd Allāh Ṣāliḥ was also representing minority groups such as the Ḥūthī...
The US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), an American governmental commission monitoring religious freedom all around the world, claimed that in the last year Iranian state authorities stepped up repression of non-Shia Muslim, especially Sufi and Sunnite and other religious ...
The people of Harbit village in Sharqiya governorate held a reconciliation meeting with the son of Ismaīl Shihātah, the Shi’ite leader, who was killed in Abū Nimris last month, and his Salafī neighbor. The Salafī groups in the city denied that the brawls had any relation to religious doctrines (...
Last Thursday, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Egypt.  In addition to meeting with President al-Sīsī and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sāmiḥ Shukrī, Pompeo delivered a speech at the American University in Cairo.  The stage was set for the successful visit by a tweet from President Trump...
“You do not deserve freedom and justice, if you deny them for your opponents, and if you do not strive to grant them the full rights of citizenship, so be sure that no one will strive for yours, unless you experience the bitter taste of being segregated. Freedom, justice and equality are rights...
Muhammad Mukhtār Jum’ah, Minister of Endowments, decided to refer the Azharite attire in Iraq, Shaykh Faraj Allah al- Shāzilī, for investigation for making the call for prayers in the Shi’ite way which contradicts with the call of Sunnah.
Shī’ite and Sufī leaders rejected the Constituent Assembly, stating that it does not reflect the whole Egyptian society. Sufī leaders affirmed that they and the Shī’ite community are not properly represented in the commission and they are worried about being excluded from the Constitution. Sufī...
Shaykh Ahmad Karīmah called for the need to spend on Sunni schools in Kurdistan to spread the Sunni doctrine. He pointed out that there are cells of the National Party which want the Sunni doctrine to become silent and not to reform 

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