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A court in Iran has shut down the reformist newspaper ‘al-Bahār’ for a period of six months, and sentenced its editor-in-chief, S’aīd Būr ‘Azīzī, to 91 days in prison, for publishing an article that it claimed insulted the Imām ‘Alī. The article, written by ‘Alī Asghar Gharavi, was entitled ‘Imām ‘...
The annual sūfī Iftār was held at the headquarters of the ‘Azmiyyah tarīqah in the neighborhood of Sayyidah Zaynab yesterday. As well as the presence of several Sūfī sheikhs, there was also a diplomatic Iranian delegation present, under the supervision of Tawfīq al-Samdī, political advisor to the...
The coalition of lovers of the companions of the prophet, who oppose Shi’tes,  stated that the Iranian Embassy in Egypt is sponsoring conversion of individuals to Shi’ism in Egypt.  
Shaykh Ahmad Ni'ayna', Qur’ān reciter, and member of the Syndicate of Reciters  stated that Shaykh Muhammad al-Tabalāwī did not suspend him from the syndicate as has been earlier stated.
The Chair of Syndicate of Reciters, Muhammad al-Tablāwī, stated that the Council of the Syndicate decided unanimously to expel those members who traveled to Iran or Iraq.
Shaykh Muhamad al- Tabalāwī, Chair of the Syndicate of Reciters, has stated that a number of well- known reciters have traveled to Iran and Iraq, during the time which Egypt was busy with the presidential elections.
The Azhar objected to Iran’s release of a film portraying the Prophet Muhammad, stressing that portraying Allah’s Prophets is unlawful. Shaykh ‘Alī ‘Abd al-Bāqī, Secretary-General of the Islamic Research Academy, said that religious scholars in Iran need to strictly cease the release of this film...
The author of this piece speculates about what he believes to be the true causes for Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation, and ventures that he might be more influential than the ideas of Martin Luther, the 16th century Christian reformer. The author compares the health of the outgoing Pope to previous...
A well-attended festival of love was held in Luxor to send a message of peace to the world and to emphasize the safety and security of the city with the intention of increasing the level of tourism, the main sector of the local economy. It was organized by Sawa Association for cultural development...
Shaykh Abū Islām has attempted to distance himself from his inflammatory comments about Coptic women. However, the prosecution sent the CDs, provided by Najīb Jubrā’īl, the lawyer, that prove Abū Islām's incitement of a fitnah and disturbance of national unity, to be transcribed by the Ministry of...
Professor of Comparative Jurisprudence at al-Azhar University Dr. Saʿad al-Dīn al-Hilālī, has recently stated that the Egyptian pharaoh, who argued with Prophet Moses, was not Egyptian, but he was from Khurasān a region located between Iran and Afghanistan and his name was Walīd ibn Rayyān. 
The U.S. President Donald Trump has officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on December 7, 2017, and announced the plan to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
The author believes that the Egyptian revolution of June 30, 2013 against the rule of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt has thwarted a plot that was prepared to be implemented by non-Arab parties with collusion of regional parties to break up Egypt and the Arab countries.
The Arab countries, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrayn, and Egypt have issued a joint statement on Friday morning, naming 59 people and twelve entities, 26 of them Egyptian, accused of terror actions. The statement included a list of wanted people, among them was Yūsuf al-Qaradāwī, who...
  The American Islamic Summit, hosted in the Saudi Arabian capital, coincided with the final football match in the Islamic Solidarity Games hosted by Azerbaijan. 
Egypt’s efforts to include the Muslim Brotherhood on the Organization of Islamic Countries (OIC)'s lists of terrorist groups have failed due to a strong opposition from Algeria and five other member countries, including Turkey. In its closing statement at its 12th session held in the capital of...
Deeply convinced of the readers' right for information on political, social, and economic causes, Al-Yawm al-Sābi` highlights the comments of columnists of the major Egyptian newspapers on the despicable terror attack on Coptic Pilgrims and the retaliation attack of the Egyptian armed forces.
In an interview with head of the Coptic Evangelical Church and director of the Church's social services (ECOSS), Dr. Rev. Andre Zaki talked on several files concerning Christians in Egypt, most notably the church building law, as well as the personal status law, among others:
Dr. Hassan Nāfe`, professor of political science at Cairo University, said that the main objective of Saudi King Salman's visit to Egypt was the reconciliation of Al-Sisi with the Muslim Brotherhood to form a strong Sunni front to counter Iran's Shia influence in the region, according to Nāfe`.

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