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"I have not been able to go home for a month now." It is with this statement that Shaykh Muhammad 'Abdullah Nasr, coordinator of the group Azharians for a civil state and a Tahrir Square preacher, disclosed the chase launched against him by the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) and the Salafists. In an...
Dr. Muhammad Mukhtār Gum’ah, Minister of Endowments, stated that the success of the International Conference of the Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs has assured that Egypt is the country of security and peace. He added that it has showed that Egypt has regained its power and leadership, and that...
  The Annual Conference for the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs is to be held on Tuesday March 25. It is organized by the Ministry of Endowments under the auspices of President Adly Mansūr. The annual conference has not been held for three years due to the political events that Egypt has faced...
11 Arabic and International Scholars have become members of the Supreme  Council of Islamic affairs. A committee has also been formed to publish researches and religious knowledge in different languages.
ʿAbd al-Ghanī Hindī, a member of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, described the criticism directed at the Ministry of Endowments over the ban on loud speakers in tarāwīḥ prayers during the coming month of Ramḍān as “pointless exaggeration."
Shaykh Mazhar Shahīn, member of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, said on the website of Sawt al-Ūmmah (the Voice of the Nation) commenting on the Ministry of Interior's disclosure of a terrorist plot against one of the churches of Alexandria, “I commend police officers for detecting such...
Dr. Mokhtār Jūm`ah, Egyptian Minister of Endowments, and chairman of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs announced the signing of the document to reject extremism and racial discrimination, and to send a message of peace from Egypt to the whole world to reject radicalism. The document was...
The Aswān Governorate in southern Egypt hosted the 26th Conference of the Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs at the Ministry of Religious Endowments on Saturday, and was attended by representatives from several Islamic countries.
Egypt and Tunisia have signed an agreement on cooperation in religious fields, and coordination of efforts to address deviant thought. This was agreed to on the sidelines of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs Conference held in Aswān.
Dr. Muḥammad Mūkhtār Jumʿah, the Minister of Awqaf, stressed the need to coordinate Arab and international efforts to address sectarian extremism in Africa.
In a press statement released today by the Minister of [Islamic] Endowments, Dr. Mūkhtār Jūm`a said that the emergence of a booming new market of ideas in which cultural products of some groups who, through unprecedented financial support, hijacked the religious discourse, diminishing thus the role...
Dr. Shawqī ‘Allām, the Muftī of Egypt, has endorsed the international initiative for intercultural and understanding that was made by the Grand Imām, Shaykh of the Azhar, Ahmad al- Tayyib, in the closing of the “Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies” held in Abū Dhabī, UAE. 
In the name of God the most Merciful, and the most Compassionate To: Drs. Cornelis Hulsman,  Director and Founder of the Center for Intercultural Dialogue and Translation (CIDT) Dear Sir, As I follow up the sincere efforts your good self exert for promoting dialogue between Muslims and Christians...
Bishop Basantī of Helwan and al-Ma'sarah said that Copts do not oppose Muslims in the implementation of the Islamic sharī'ah as long as it is taking into account the rights of Copts. [Muhammad 'Abd al-Shāfī, al-Ahrām, Jan. 17, p. 14] Read original text in Arabic
As an intern at the Center for Intercultural Dialogue and Translation, my main aim has been to foster intercultural relations between the West and the Arab world. Integrated in a research team, I had the opportunity to delve into precise topics (such as the issue of mosque building in Egypt), and...
Kamāl Zākhir Mūsá writes about the principle of citizenship and mechanisms to put it in place in light of the 3rd laymen conference a week ago, that hopefully would pave the way for better citizenship in the future. Mūsá, praised the conference participants and described them as stars whose...
This report deals with the role of the religious institution in choosing Egypt’s next president. In an interview with Muhammad ‘Alī Khayr, Islamic intellectual Fahmī Hūwaydī claims that religious institutions have no influence nowadays because they lack independence.
Muhammad Nūr reports on the different opinions of Muslim scholars concerning the recent fatwá of Shaykh Yūsuf al-Qaradāwī regarding prayer times.
The Egyptian Shūrá Council approved the suggested draft law about children’s right in Egypt. The law stimulated heated discussions in and outside the council. The new law prohibits female genital mutilation and gives children the right to file claims against their parents if subjected to physical...
In his word at the closing ceremony of the cultural season of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, the Azhar Grand Imām Muhammad Sayyid Tantāwī expresses his and Islam’s adamant rejection to abolishing the death penalty.

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