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Based on two lawsuits filed against decisions made by the American University in Cairo and the judges clubs, Egyptian judges decided to re-examine two cases that sought to allow veiled women access to both places.
The article is an interview with the wife of Aboud Al-Zomor, Wehda, about Sheikh Aboud and Tareq Al-Zomor’s suspended release and their attitudes towards the cease-violence initiative.
The Administrative Court scheduled May 4 to start looking into a complaint raised by lawyer Nabih Al-Wahsh, requesting stripping the sheikh of the Azhar, Dr. Muhammad Sayyed Tantawi, of his membership in the Islamic Research Institute, as a step towards suspending him. Al-Wahsh mentioned his...
A Muslim German lady submitted a request to the German Jurisdiction to excuse her teenage daughters from attending sexual education classes in her German school. The request was overruled. The problem, however, raised various reactions and caused division between Germans and Muslims. This is...
An official legal memo released by the Egyptian Ministry of Interior revealed that it is impossible to release Abud Al-Zomor, leader of the Egyptian Jihad group, and his nephew Tareq Al-Zomor, who have been jailed since 1982 in the case of Egyptian President Anwar Al-Sadat’s assassination.
An Egyptian court issued a sudden ruling yesterday to drop the name of Usama Roshdy, an eminent Egyptian fundamentalist living abroad, from the authorities’ wanted list. The court also obliged the Egyptian government to compensate him for the suffering he has faced because of being described as a “...
The modern state is built on the concept of citizenship. Citizens are equal in front of the law regardless of their color or their religion. The current Egyptian constitution reflects the above-mentioned concept—the concept of citizenship and equality among citizens—in its content.
Among the grievances long placed ‘on hold’ in Egypt is the attitude of state administrative and security apparatuses towards citizens who practice their right to convert from their original to another religious faith. If a Christian converts to Islam, officials welcome him or her with open arms and...
A husband whose wife gets divorce based on the personal status code for Orthodox Copts, regulating the affairs of marriage and divorce and other related matters, filed a lawsuit in which he challenged the code unconstitutional. The complainant argues the Holy Bible, which is the first source of...
The Egyptian Higher State Security Prosecution renewed the jail sentence of 53 members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood for a period of 15 days pending investigations into the group’s most recent cases. The authorities are still searching for three suspects wanted in relation to the case, two of...

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