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On the evening of 3rd July, the Summer School students watched the thought-provoking film One Hand: The Movie, an intense film focusing on Muslim-Christian relations in revolutionary Egypt, following the January 2011 bombing of the Coptic Orthodox Two Saints Church in the city of Alexandria.
As talk increases of the possible collapse of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt in light of recently emerged developments, the spotlight has begun to focus on the ‘Muslim Sisters’. A former Muslim Brotherhood leader describes them as “fiercer” than their male counterpoints, and experts consider them...
Egyptian human rights activists circulated news this Sunday that the detainee ʿĀʾisha al-Shāṭir, daughter of the Muslim Brotherhood leader Khayrat al-Shāṭir, was transferred to prison hospital after her health deteriorated due to her hunger strike, which is approaching its third consecutive week.
Eight years have passed since the 2011 revolution that succeeded in toppling former Egyptian president Ḥusnī Mubārak, but intense debate has recently broken out concerning the fate of individuals widely considered at the time to be ‘icons’ of the uprising following a series of videos recently...
In the face of the authoritarianism of government in Egypt, today stands a weak, divided and besieged civil society. This civil society, which has contributed with its numerous networks of young activists and influencers in some traditional media, social media, secular movements and some...
Shimrit Meir, an Israeli Orientalist said that "American efforts to declare the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization require us to always remember that this group is the grandfather and grandmother of al-Qāʿidah and ISIS. It is an organization that gave birth to Muḥammad Mursī, the...
Revealing moves within the US administration to classify the widespread "Muslim Brotherhood" organization as a "terrorist organization" has generated considerable controversy, particularly about the extent to which this move has affected the Brotherhood's branches in a number of Arab and Islamic...
The Cairo Criminal Court continues to hear the prosecutor's pleading in the retrial of the ousted President Muḥammad Mursī and 23 Brotherhood leaders in connection with Ḥamas with the maximum sentence imposed on the defendants. The session will be held under the chairmanship of Judge Muḥammad...
The Observatory of Takfiri Fatwas and Extremist Views affiliated to the Dār al-Iftāʾ of Egypt said that no movement or organization can succeed in undermining the foundations of the state and society by promoting violence through religious or sectarian claims.
The President of the International Union of Muslim Scholars, Aḥmad al-Raysūnī, has caused outrage by issuing a fatwā  permitting Muslims to visit al-Aqṣā Mosque in Jerusalem, affirming that “not everyone who visits Jerusalem commits a wrongdoing or is calling for normalisation”. The International...

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