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Amongst the opponents of the Niqāb is Dr. ‘Abd al- Mu‘tī Bayyūmī, the former dean of the Azhar’s Faculty of Fundamentals of Religion and a member of the Islamic Research Academy, who described the dress as the result of lack of knowledge of religion.
The authors write about the demonstrations held by Muslim Brotherhood students in relation to student union elections at ‘Aīn Shams, Hilwān, and Assiut universities.
The widespread phenomenon of the Niqāb in Egyptian society has provoked strong reaction from many thinkers and writers, as well as from well-known European politicians, including Jack Straw, the leader of the House of Commons, who said in a recent statement that wearing the "full veil" [...
The niqāb is stirring controversy in different parts of the World. An Egyptian university professor is to be sued for criticizing it; the Egyptian muftī advises that women don’t wear it and students wearing it will be barred from accessing a university hostel. In Western countries it is regarded as...
The review takes up the issue of the niqāb as Jack Straw, Leader of the House of Commons, called on Muslim women in Britain to take off their veils in workplaces, while in Egypt, the President of Hilwān University made a decision to prohibit all niqāb-wearing students from entering the...
Much to the surprise of many Egyptian intellectuals and political science experts, the director of the Ibn Khaldūn Center for Development Studies (ICDS), Dr. Sa‘d al-Dīn Ibrāhīm, recently announced that he was ready to mediate between political Islamic groups, in particular the Muslim...
A conference was held in Haifa where 200 Egyptian Jews gathered to claim their properties in Egypt. The author reports about the conference and met with Egyptian figures to investigate the matter.
The author reviews the recommendations of the 4th expatriate Copts conference held in the state of New Jersey, which included demands to amend the second article of the constitution asserting that Islam is the State’s official religion, and an official apology for the regime’s crimes against the...
The main concerns of the Copts that are being discussed are the legislative structure that forms an obstacle to the building of churches and Coptic representation in senior public positions and in parliament. A seminar under the name ‘The Copts of Egypt at a cross-road’ discussed the core of the...
The author covers and comments on the conflict between moderate and extremist students at Helwan University in the light of a recent confrontation between extremist students and security men in campus. She believes that moderate students are strongly against the extremist ideas of the students who...

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