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Bishop Kīrillus Āfā Mīnā, Bishop and Abbot of Saint Mīnā Monastery in Alexandria, issued a decision suspending Monk Athanāsiyyūs who is delegated to the spiritual service in the USA pending investigation by the Monastic Affairs Committee.
Copts today celebrate the end of the Virgin Mary fast that continued for 15 days.
Bishop Bola, representative of the Orthodox Church in the 50th Committee, stated that raising the picture of al-Sīsī during Christmas celebrations was a spontaneous action and the Church has nothing to do with it. He added that it is better for Sīsī to remain in his current post, while it is better...
The British Daily Mail newspaper has published an important report on the failure of the efforts to de-radicalize British terrorists after jailing them. It stated that about 70% of the Islam-inspired terrorists in the UK refuse to give up their radical ideas (Mahmūd Hussām, al-Tahrīr, Jan. 11, p. 6...
Shaykh Abū ‘Isāc al-Huwaynī, the Salafī preacher, has called upon his followers to boycott al-Qaradāwī and stated that his fatwás are contradictory (Saīd Higāzī, al-Watan, Jan. 18, p. 3). Read original text in Arabic. 
Dr. Marwā Mamdūḥ Sālim, Counselor at Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs pointed out that the African identity of Egypt and the Egyptian orientation towards the continent became more prominent since the ruling of President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī. 
Muftī of the Republic Dr. ‘Alī Jum’ah termed as “loss for Egypt” calls for civil disobedience on February 11, adding all Egyptians have to do their duty and avoid disrupting citizens’ interests and tampering with the potentials of this nation. “Egypt is going through a decisive moment of its...
Interviewers: Cornelis Hulsman, Eline Kasanwidjojo and Quinta Smit Language of interview: English/Arabic (original interview); English (presented transcript)  Interpreter: ʿUmār al- ʿAid Transcript: Quinta Smit Approval: Approved by interviewee   Dr. ʿAbd al-Munʿim Abū al-Futūḥ gives account to his...
Interviewers: Quinta Smit and Eline Kasanwidjojo Language of interview: English, Arabic Interpreter: Dr. Wafāʾ Ḥafnī Transcript: not mentioned Approved: Requested and no objection received   Dr. Wafāʾ Hafnī, Dr. Sanā’ and Dr. Ishtihād; granddaughter and daughters of Ḥasan al-Bannā give personal...
Background: Prominent Egyptian democratization activist Dr. Sa‘d al-Dīn ʾĪbrāhīm (born 3 December, 1938) discusses the issue of elections in Egypt, and the extent to which they are fair or corrupt. Dr. ʾĪbrāhīm's interest is with democracy and human rights. He is involved in many organisations...

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