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Recently there have been calls for al-Azhar mosque to broadcast the Friday sermon [khutba] without an audience on Egyptian TV, satellite channels, and radio in response to the continued suspension of prayers at mosques just like the “distance learning” measures being done by the state for schools...
In what was considered a new, painful strike against freedom of the press and the Egyptian left and civil resistance, the Egyptian authorities blocked “Darb”; a news website owned by the opposition Socialist Popular Alliance Party after roughly a month since its start.  Users of the website were...
The Egyptian Cabinet's committee charged with looking into the status of unlicensed churches to grant them legality has approved on 2 April 2020 the legalization of a new batch of houses of worship.
The Ministry of Endowments banned the preacher, ʿAbdullāh Rushdī, from the imamate following a controversial post on Facebook in relation to the well-known heart surgeon Majdī Yaʿqūb. In the post ʿAbdullāh Rushdī spoke of the corrupted faith of Christians. 
The Ministry of Interior in a statement announced the killing of seven terrorists during a police raid in the al-Amīrriyya neighborhood of Cairo on Tuesday evening.  The statement added that an officer in the National Security Division was killed, and three other security officers were injured in...
Uncertainty lingers around the fate of al-Tarāwīḥ prayer (mass Ramadan evening prayers) in Ramaḍān 2020 at mosques after the Ministry of Endowments’ [al-Awqāf] decision to suspend Friday and congregational prayers at all mosques of Egypt as a precautionary measure to prevent gatherings that would...
The Egyptian government has lowered the ceiling of expectations for economic development for the rest of the year and the upcoming fiscal year after setting high targets in a new draft for the 2020-2021 budget that the government agreed on last month. 
Maʿādī Prosecution decided to release Līnā ʿAṭāllāh, editor-in-chief of Madā Maṣr on a bail of 2000 LE pending investigation, after being accused of “photographing a military installation.” She returned to al-Maʿādī police department to complete the procedures for release hours after being arrested...
A number of doctors in the Munira [al-Munīra] Hospital in Cairo threatened to resign after the death of the doctor Walīd Yaḥiyā who had been tested positive for the Coronavirus but did not receive sufficient treatment. Yaḥiyā’s death is not an individual case.  Within the last 24 hours four doctors...
The Swedish website “Nordic Monitor“, found out that one of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s advisors supported the Egyptian Islamic Jihād, a group that the United Nations Security Council included in its list of groups connected with al-Qāʿidah. During the 90s the presidential advisor,...

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