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As a part of his visit to Egypt Mr. David Lipton, First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund – IMF- was received yesterday by Dr. Khālid al-ʿAnānī, Egyptian Minister of Antiquities, at the Religious Complex, home to the three monotheistic religions and some of the oldest...
Egypt’s Grand Imam of al-Azhar, Dr. Shaykh Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib, lead the Friday prayer in the main mosque of the Portuguese capital, Lisbon. The sermon will be delivered by Dr. Muḥammad al-Maḥraṣāwī, head of al-Azhar’s University.
This paper was written with the purpose of exploring the overlapping interests between MISEREOR & CIDT/CAWU, which, in my view, explains the many years of cooperation between MISEREOR & CIDT/CAWU. This paper provides a brief overview of both parties, their goals and achievements, and where...
Cornelis Hulsman: The Dutch daily newspaper Trouw is publishing a series of articles under the title “Europe’s Fraying Edges.” The articles discuss themes related to the countries surrounding Europe, of course including the countries of Northern Africa. I agree with the author that there is...
The government is now considering the law on non-governmental organizations (NGOs) no. 84 of the year 2002 in a bid to preclude any penetration through its gaps in the future, according to a senior Egyptian official.
Counselors Sāmih Abū Zayd and Ashraf al-‘Ashmāwī, the two examining judges into the illegal foreign funding of NGOs, said warranted search raids on the headquarters of a civil society called Sahm al-Thiqah – April 7 resulted in seizure of files containing surveys of Egyptian churches in Egypt, army...
The French satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, published a 46-page special sacrilegious cartoon issue on the life of Prophet Muhammad. In September, Charlie Hebdopublished cartoons as protests were taking place in several countries over a US film humiliating the prophet. French schools, consulates...
Shaykh Muhammad Hassān, an Islamic preacher, took 20,000 Salafists during a symposium in Beni Suef with an Italian young woman who recited the Muslim shahādah (creed) in both Arabic and English and declared her conversion to Islam amidst cheering and shrills of approval by the participants in the...
Tension built up between Cairo and Washington after some U.S. activists and officials in non-governmental organizations (NGOs) were referred to trial in Egypt as the Egyptian military delegation abruptly ended a visit to the U.S. is scheduled to return to Cairo today (Feb. 8).
Forty-three persons, including nine Americans outside Egypt, were referred to the Cairo Criminal Court on charges of involvement in illegal foreign funding, according to investigations. 
A diplomatic source confirmed to Rose al-Yūsuf magazine, that the Israeli Embassy in Egypt has been informed that no tourist visas will be issued to Jews who intend to enter the country to celebrate the annual pilgrimage to Rabbi Abu Hasira, the Jewish rabbi, whose tomb is located in the village of...
The Egyptian arena has shown resentment after six members of US congress submitted a memorandum on a systematic discrimination against Copts in Egypt demanding that US aid to Egypt to be subject to steps that ensure equality and eliminate marginalization of Christians in Egypt. This was not the...
In coordination with the Institute of Research and Higher Studies of Granada, the Foundation of Believers without Borders for Studies and Research (Muʾminūn bilā Ḥudūd lil Abḥāth wa al-Dirāsāt) initiated a two-day conference, December 15 and 16, entitled “Islam and Political Islam in Europe:...
On Wednesday 24th January, the 7th anniversary of Egypt’s Revolution of January 25, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs criticized and categorically rejected in form and substance the arbitrary statements disclosed by US senator John McCain, as “distorting Egypt’s situation and political development.”
Al-Waṭan publishes the response of Egypt’s House of Representatives’ Committee of foreign affairs to US allegations of discrimination against Copts in Egypt. The memo entitled "Egypt is not a homeland we live in, but a homeland that lives in us", citing the quote of the late Pope Shinūda II of...
The Grand Imam Shaykh Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib’s final communiqué at al-Azhar International Conference in support of Jerusalem ‎[or Al-Quds for the Islamic world]:
Archpriest Victor Kulaga, representative of the Russian Orthodox Church in Egypt, said that the participation of his church in al-Azhar conference in support of Jerusalem, held today in Cairo, is to promote peace in the Middle East. In his statement disclosed to the Emirati news site al-ʿAyn, the...
When any member of the American Congress releases an inaccurate report on the Coptic institutions in Egypt it means one of two things: either that those who provided it do not take responsibility towards their citizens – whom they must protect and must not offend by producing reports that deliver a...
The author, Ayman al-Jundī, believes that the reason behind the advancement of Europe is democracy, which he says is the best system of governance developed by mankind. He points out that democracy does not mean to run fair elections, but it is a whole cultural system of peaceful devolution of...
Today, Muslims in European countries are no longer finding it difficult to get food prepared in accordance with Islamic law. Some restaurants, most of which are Turkish, label their meat dishes as 100% Ḥalāl, raising many questions about the credibility and significance of this percentage. Although...

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