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Dr. Yūnis Makhyūn, the representative of the Salafī al-Nūr (Light) Party in the constituent assembly drafting a new constitution for Egypt, said the party would adamantly stick to the rulings of the sharī’ah in the article on equality between men and women. [Muhammad Gharīb, al-Misrī al-Yawm, Oct...
The ‘Id al-Adhá prayers in Alexandria switched from spiritual to political as Salafī Da’wah (Call) and Muslim Brotherhood leaders delivered fiery sermons in squares all over the Mediterranean city. [Rāmī Yāsīn, al-Ahrām, Oct. 27, p. 5] Read original text in Arabic
Dr. Sha’bān ‘Abd al-‘Alīm, Secretary of the Salafī al-Nūr (Light) Party in Beni Suef, said Article 2 of the Constitution was the most controversial simply because the mass media depicted to citizens that the Salafists came just to implement the sharī’ah that Bishop Bula gave candies in expression...
On the other hand, Dr. Yāsir Burhāmī, a founder of the Salafī Call, the parent organization of al-Nūr (Light) Party, said his movement will call on the people to reject the constitution if the constituent assembly refrained from interpreting the phrase the “principles of the sharī’ah” in Article II...
Al-Nūr Party has warned against amending the article. Dr. Sha’baān Abdal ‘Alīm, the assistant secretary general of the party, stated that amending the third article may allow the marriage of gays and stated that Islam only recognizes Christianity and Judaism.
In a conciliatory session, al-Nūr Party on Wednesday (Aug. 8) successfully ended yet another sectarian unrest that broke out a few days ago in the village of Makram, Abū Humus township, al-Beheira governorate. A feud had erupted between two Christian and Muslim families as clashes between the two...
Salafīs have refused to implement the decision of the Ministry of Endowments which prohibits preaching of those who are not imāms.
  Tamarrod launches a campaign in solidarity with the Copts and against religious extremism that calls for religious division. The party advocated the importance of national solidarity and the need to move away from certain parties which aim to divide the national community. 
The vice president of the Nūr Salafist party, Talaʿat Mazrūq, praised several elements of the new election law, stating “the most important of the positives in the current election law is that it has sacked all the remains of the previous regime (filūl) and identified their most important weapon—...
The Salafi Front called for an Islamic Revolution under the name “A Revolt of the Muslim Youth” at the end of the current month, without specifically prohibiting the use of weapons. However, Salāh ʿAbd al-Maʿabūd a member of the high commission of the Nūr party said the effect of the Salafi Front...

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