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Shaykh Jābbir al- Tāyi’, Deputy of the Minister of Endowments in Cairo, has referred the imām of al- Safā wal- Marwá Mosque, in al- Zawiyah al- Hamrā.
The cabinet is considering drafts to grant an exceptional pension of LE1725 for each of the families of martyrs in the incidents of Maspero, Muhammad Mahmūd street and outside the cabinet office. The cabinet is also discussing a draft decree by the Chairman of the Supreme Council of the Armed...
I witnessed the events of sectarian strife in al-Zawya al-Ḥamrā’on this day, June 17, in 1981. I saw with my own eyes the state of terrible chaos that included killing and the looting of jewellers’ shops, and I saw a building in fire, crumbling to the ground.  I was in my second year of university...
After Minya's last incident the day before yesterday, a new chapter has been added to a series of decades-long bloody attacks targeting Egyptian Christians. Since the 1919 Revolution till today, and always, Christian generations, one after another, have proven an impressive loyalty to their...
The case of Dr. Nasr Hāmed Abu Zaid will remain a salient example of contempt of religion in the 90s of last century. Professor Nasr Hāmed Abu Zaid, one of the leading liberal theologians in Islam, while not denying that the Qūr'ān was of divine origin, he argued that it was a "cultural product"...
The Egyptian Union of Human Rights, headed by Najīb Jubrā’īl, will hold an international conference in Cairo in the second week of June, with the aim of monitoring and documenting religious persecution and discrimination suffered by Copts in Egypt since the events in the Al-Zāwīyah Al-Hamrā’...
The Egyptian Union of Human Rights, headed by Najīb Jubrā’īl, will hold an international conference in Cairo in the second week of June, with the aim of monitoring and documenting religious persecution and discrimination suffered by Copts in Egypt since the events in the Al-Zāwīyah Al-Hamrā’...
Egypt is preparing itself for the second round of presidential elections on June 16 and 17 with two remaining candidates: Ahmad Shafīq and Muhammad Mursī. These two candidates reflect a great division one sees in Egypt, between Islamists (Mursī) and those opposed to Islamists (Shafīq). The choice...
Conducting research about Mosque building is an important project. However, finding the right and trusted sources is not an easy task. As researchers at AWR, we are keen to gain trusted information, which is why we looked to the Ministry of Endowments to meet with specialized persons. The Ministry...
Watani International comments on its most recent book, ’ Sadat in the memory of Copts: Days of pain and triumph.’ The book was written by Robeir al-Faris. The book is divided into eight chapters and looks at the development of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt as well as the Nāsir years before...

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