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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...
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 
Everybody who is psychologically balanced aspires to peaceful coexistence between the Sunnis and the Shiites, and among the followers of all religious sects and communities. Sectarianism is a lethal poison threatening any nation that strives for security and economic stability. Throughout the first...
For the fifth year respectively, The Egyptian ministry of endowments announced on Wednesday's evening the closure of a shrine attributed to Imam al-Ḥussāyn binʿAlī in conjunction with the celebrations of ʿashūrā’ which began yesterday. Egyptian security forces stepped up their presence in front of...
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...
Love is stronger than terrorism.
The coalition of lovers of the companions of the prophet, who oppose Shi’tes,  stated that the Iranian Embassy in Egypt is sponsoring conversion of individuals to Shi’ism in Egypt.  
Dr. Tawfīq Masrūr, one of the leaders of the Shi’ite Mahdāwiyah movement in Morocco  called upon the movements supporters in Egypt, through an electronic message,  to hold elections and nominate names for the position of the movement’s head and treasurer in Egypt (
The Azhar issued a decision to send preaching convoys to different governorates that would, as part of its job, alert to the Shi’te danger and sectarian strife and its impact on the unity of the ummah and social stability. 
The Azhar Shaykh, Ahmad al- Tayyib, received Dr. Khudair al- Khuzā’ī, vice president of Iraq. Khuzā’ī stated that the Islamic ummah agrees that the Azhar is the symbol for moderate thought.
Dr. Janneke Stegeman calls for ecumenism with Islam. Good relations with Muslims are very important but one cannot ignore that the existence of Christianity in virtually all Muslim majority countries is under threat. Another problem is that most Muslims do not accept the concept of freedom of...
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...
 A hearing was held in the U.S. Congress about state of rights of minorities in Morsi’s (Mursī) era. The session was entitled, “Violation of Human Rights in Egypt”.
President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī met with Mafḍal Sayf al-Dīn, the Sultan of the Indian Bohra community, on Thursday. The two sides emphasized the importance of dialogue among all nations and all various faiths and communities. The Sultan of Bohra announced his support for Egypt and donated 10...
Last April, Egypt celebrated the anniversary of the most prestigious Sunni Mosque in the world. Built during the Fatimid era, Jawhar al- Ṣiqillī (the Sicilian) ordered the construction of the mosque which was then inaugurated in 971 AD.
A number of Salafῑs in Egypt called for the closure of al-Ḥusayn‎ Mosque, Cairo, during the celebration of ʿĀshūrāʾ in commemoration of the death of Imam al-Ḥusayn‎]. Traditionally celebrated by all Muslims by fasting and prayers, Salafῑs consider the Shīʿa rituals performed on the day of ʿĀshūrāʾ...
In response to what has been recently circulated that an Egyptian court prevented a Christian citizen ‎from giving testimony, SaʿīdʿAbd al-Masīḥ ʿAbd Allāh, a lawyer, said that in 2016, he was able to testify before the ‎Family Court and the judge accepted his testimony.‎

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