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The Fatwa [religious decree], issued by the Islamic Research Institute, concerning the illegality of taking money for entering monumental mosques, whether the visitors are Muslims or non-Muslims, Egyptians or foreigners, was rejected by those in charge of monuments in the Ministry of Culture. They...
The author of this article criticized the priest of the hanging church saying that he should "be patient and wise and never insinuate the bad intentions and conspiracy, as the monument is important to all of us." He considered the problem to be a normal routine case caused by a lack of funds to...
The author of this article criticized the provocative statements of the priest Morcos Aziz, in which he, according to the author, tried to convince the public that there was a ministerial conspiracy against the hanging church. "How could the restoration project of an ancient prayer house become a...
Aqidaty had an interview with Dr. Gaber Asfour, the General Secretary of the Supreme Council for Culture. In this interview, he was asked about the criticized conference about women. In addition to this he received questions about creativity, Islamic literature and about the Qur`an being a...
Al-Akhbar investigated the problems regarding the restoration of the Hanging Church. The Minister of Culture, Farouq Hosni, said that the Hanging Church is one of the most prominent and important Coptic monuments and an important element in the complex of religious buildings in Old Cairo. It is...
In an interview with Al-Ahrar, the Minister of Culture, Farouk Hosni, revealed that he accepts the censorship of the Azhar, "only if the work deals with a religious subject". However, in his capacity as an official in charge of culture, he refused to allow the supreme council of culture to...
After recounting the consequences of publishing the novel "A Banquet for Seaweed", the writers expose their conversation with Sheikh Abu Al-Wafa Agor, the General Secretary of the Islamic Researches complex, in which he give his opinion concerning the events of the "Banquet".
The greatest Egyptian critic, Dr. Abdel Qader El-Qot, who participated in the committee which studied the novel "A Banquet for Seaweed" and who prepared a report for the Higher State Security Prosecutor, warned about the superficial understanding of a literary work. He assured that the Azhar has...
Two members of the Islamic Research Institute carried out a study about the novel "A Banquet for Seaweed," and held an extraordinary session to discuss this issue. They found out five irregularities in the novel.
Minister of Culture, Farouq Hosni, confirmed that he will stay in his position and won’t be the scapegoat of the government. The Minister ruled out, in an interview with Al- Gezira TV, the idea of dismissing him in order to calm down public opinion after the fierce campaign launched against the...

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