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President Abd al- Fattāh al- Sīsī has issued a law that establishes Bayt al- Zakah (House of alms). 
The grand imām, Dr. Ahmad al- Tayyib, al- Azhar Shaykh, has met with the two tribes of Aswan (Banī Hilāl and al-Dabūdiyah) in the Azhar.
 The Ministry of Endowments agreed with Dār al- Iftā yesterday to form a joint committee that include members of the Ministry and the Dār and all the agencies of the Azhar in order to respond to religious allegations and doubts
انتقد الدكتور أحمد الطيب، شيخ الأزهر، ما سماه «الانحياز الأمريكى الكامل لإسرائيل، فى القضية الفلسطينية، مؤكداً أن ذلك الانحياز يزيد من حالة الكره واليأس من عدالة الإدارة الأمريكية، وسيزيد من إصرار الأزهر على مناصرة ومساندة الشعب الفلسطينى لقيام دولته المستقلة وعاصمتها القدس.
A statement from the Ministry of Interior said that Hasan Ra’fat Bashandī, who carried out the suicide bombing of Jawhar al-Qā’id Street in the al-Azhar area, was just a member of a four-man terrorist cell. That cell recruited and trained him and prepared the home-made explosive device used in the...
The security authorities sealed, once and for all, the files related to the recent terrorist operations in the downtown Cairo areas of the Azhar, al-Sayyida ‘Ā’isha and ‘Abd al-Mun‘im Riyād Square. These terrorist operations had appalled the citizens and resulted in a number of Egyptian and foreign...
The author discusses the problems facing the Hanging Church as priests accuse a Christian businessman of encroaching on the sanctity of the church by building bazaars in front of the Mār Girgis church. Some point an accusing finger at the Supreme Council of Antiquities for supporting the...
The author reflects on the life and experiences of Michael Fitzgerald, the new Apostolic Nuncio to Egypt and the Roman Catholic delegate to the League of Arab States and the significant future contributions he can make to Christian-Muslim dialogue.
The author criticizes the Minister of Endowment’s decisions to nationalize the call to prayer, optional prayers during Ramadān and religious discourse.
Dr. ‘Abd al- ‘Azīm Ramadān traces the history of clashes between Islamic groups and the Egyptian government.
The article carry some of the confessions given by suspects in last year’s bombings in different areas of downtown Cairo, which killed a number of tourists and Egyptians and wounded dozens others.
The author investigates in this series of articles the early beginnings of the Salafist ideology that depends on jihād as its principal activity and discusses the reverberations of this movement in several countries.
There are many factors that have contributed to the escalation of violence among youths, including the education system, which depends on memorizing school subjects rather than understanding or discussing them, as well as unemployment, the housing crisis and overpopulation problems.
Bin Laden and his terrorist followers, who escaped from Egypt, imagined that Egypt could be a stage for their malicious operations. Their first target was to strike the symbols of the state, the cultured and the intellectuals, and to create a moral dread within Egyptians. Their second target was...
The author comments on the historical and religious status of the Azhar. He believes that the great status of the Azhar is somehow deteriorating. He discussed the reasons behind this in the light of the attitude of the Azhar towards of the fatwa of the Iraqi Transitional Ruling Council.
The article comments on the danger of unauthorized religious books that are promoted in streets around mosques. The author believes that such books threaten Islamic culture.
Egyptian authorities set free a left wing activist, Kamal Khalil, head of Socialist Studies Center, and other 14 activists who were seized during the last two months for participating in demonstrations against war on Iraq. Moreover, the Azhar Mosque witnessed an anti-war demonstration after the...
In a scenario that has already been repeated several times, 31-year-old Coptic lawyer Athanasius William raised the issue of Copts’ joining the Azhar University. When William applied to join the Azhar’s Sharī‘a and Law College, he was denied access in accordance with the university’s rules that...
Egypt has suffered from much terrorism and violence. It had managed to eliminate the terrorism of past decades until new attacks killed innocents in Sharm al-Sheikh, Tābā and the Azhar area.
Deputies and politicians in Bahrain have objected the activities of the Democratic National Institute (DNI) in their country and question the legitimacy of its contacts with the civil society organizations, suspecting that the institute is part of the U.S. administration’s plan to geo-strategically...

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