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Mary Mīlād, the head of the Right Party, stated that this stage is a milestone in the history of Egypt, because we went out of two large revolutions and are preparing to vote on the Constitution of Egypt. This is the first practical step in the “Road Map”.  She said that there is a big difference...
The controversy that surrounds the Tunisian President Muhammad al-Bājī Qāyid al-Sibsī will not cease before Arab mentality changes and continues to deprive the secularity of the state from the right of independent reasoning or ijtihād in religious texts. Whether the Tunisian president succeeds or...
In his today’s article columnist Wā’il al-Samarī comments on the rekindled debate on the ḥijāb: We had not yet recovered from the stir aroused after the actress Hāla Shīḥā taking off her ḥijāb‎ when we were once more plunged into a fresh controversy stirred around a rumor that the Cairo University...
This paper was prepared by the two interns from India
I completed an internship with the Center for Arab-West Understanding between July 16 and August 2, 2018, and during this time, I focused my attention on the position of women in Egypt. Drs Cornelis Hulsman asked me to look into the work of Dr. Nawal El Saadawi [Nawāl al-Saʿdāwī] who, in my opinion...
On October 4, 2010, Ḍiyā’ ʿAbd al-Raḥmān, 47, decided to leave his work as an Imam in the Sharqiyah governorate and emigrate to the United States, fleeing from society’s rejection of his homosexuality. This emigration brought with it a remarkable story for the Egyptian Imam, who dared to open what...
Social variables have occurred on the Egyptian reality in recent times, raising a wide debate about the right of the individual to freedom of opinion and expression on the one hand, and adherence to standards and genres and moral values on the other. The discussions in their entirety were on “...
Commenting on the recent statistics report released by the Egyptian Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) at a conference on the recent population census, Egyptian media anchor ‘Amr Adīb blamed Shaykh of al-Azhar for the phenomenon of marriage of minor girls, pointing out...
The Coptic Orthodox Church in Egypt, led by Pope Tawādrūs II, has launched a strong campaign against practicing FGM spread in some areas of Egypt.
The recently adopted personal status law endorses the legitimization of the ʿUrfī -or unofficial customary marriage between an Egyptian woman and her non-Egyptian husband, provided the following major 11 conditions are fulfilled:

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