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The Tunisian president's call for the [permissibility] of marriages between a Muslim woman to a non-Muslim man and equality in inheritance between men and women sparked a widespread heated controversy in Egypt more than any other Arab and Islamic country. 
Dr. Āmna Naṣīr, professor of Islamic Faith and Philosophy at al-Azhar University and member of Egypt’s Parliament, called for granting women half their husbands’ wealth when they are divorced.
Al-Azhar scholars strongly criticized amendments proposed by member of parliament, Dīna `Abd al-`Azīz, on inheritance law in favor of women, claiming that granting women equal inheritance rights are 'against Islamic Sharī`ah. 
Muslim and Christian clerics, in addition to a number of Minya MPs called for a speedy issuance of bylaws that preserve the inheritance rights of women and prevent the waste of their money by their guardians, and to criminalize those who intentionally deprive them of their inheritance, which is a...
The National Council for Women (NCW) praised the government's decision to amend some provisions of Law No. 77 of 1943 on inheritances, which criminalizes the willful act of denial of inheritance or its proceeds, as well as a penalty of 6-months imprisonment and a fine of 20,000-100,000 EGP.
“The participation of women in preserving the Egyptian identity” was the goal behind launching the photography and handicrafts exhibition, “Her Design”, to document heritage. In collaboration between the digital museum for women, Dhātek (Your Self), the Madad Organization, and the Tahrīr Lounge...
As Christians celebrate the Resurrection of Christ… Jesus Christ is risen from the dead. He launched a new era, an era of reconciliation and salvation, where the old things are done with and everything becomes new. It is an era in which man is released from retribution, and is consequently able to...
Hostilities towards Turkey emerged as Armenians remember the anniversary of the Ottoman Empire massacre.
Dr. Zaynab Radwān, the deputy speaker of the Egyptian People’s Assembly created heated debates in Egypt when she stated that a woman’s testimony in court is equal to that of man and that the non-Muslim wife of a Muslim husband should enjoy the same rights to inherit from her husband. The...
The author discusses the situation of Muslims in Turkey, and the increasing levels of restrictions being imposed upon them.

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