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At the police station of al-Haram district in Giza, a police report has been bailed against ′Abd-al-Halῑm Qandῑl, the editor in chief of Sawt -al-‘Ummah Newspaper, and ′Isām Ismā′ῑl, the board chairman of the same. 
Shaykh Jābir Ṭāyīʿ, head of the religious sector at the Ministry for ‘Awqāf (Endowments), said that the Ministry has not granted permits to radical preachers, adding that the Ministry is ready to re-open mosques or zaywas to cover the increase in the number of worshippers, and that any deviation...
A decision recently taken by Bishop Yūʾannis of Asyūt to obligate Christian women to wear proper clothes in churches has stirred controversy among Christians, a majority of whom rejected the decision, arguing that the Church’s role is to guide rather than impose behavioral rules. 
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...
This biography focuses on the Islamic viewpoints of Āḥmad al-Ṭayyib; how he argues from an Islamic perspective and does not attempt to see the world through the eyes of non-Muslims. He strives to represent Islam in the best possible light, talking about it in a very positive way and accordingly...
Conversion in Egypt is a complicated and thorny issue.
The issue of church building in Egypt is among the most misunderstood and misreported subjects affecting Muslim-Christian relations.
Penetrating the Coptic boycott against Muslim Brotherhood’s presidential candidate Muhammad Mursī for the first time, two envoys of Bishops Bula and Armiyā, one of them a businessman, held a secret meeting with Secretary General of the group’s Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) ‘Isām al-‘Iryān. [...
For years I have been extremely cautious with reports published by Jihād Watch and AINA (a source often quoted by Jihād Watch). Their language tends to be inflammatory and stories that I was able to check in the past – see the many reports about this subject in AWR – proved to be exaggerated....

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