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The head of the Nūr Party, Yūnis Makhyūn, has cast a ‘yes’ vote on the constitutional referendum. He stated afterwards that that this is to protect sharī’ah, for the sake of stability and to prevent the division of the homeland (Salāh Laban, et al., al-Tahrīr, Jan. 15, p. 11). Read original text in...
During the past few days, Egypt has witnessed a wide-scale controversy because of calls sent by parliamentarians, artists and writers, to ban the niqāb in public institutions and entities. Female Students at the Faculty of Islamic Studies, Alexandria University, launched a campaign under the title...
[Reviewer’s Note: Article II of the Egyptian Constitution reads, “Islam is the official religion of the state, Arabic its official language and the principles of Islamic sharī’ah are the main source of legislation”. Salafists seek removing the word ‘principles’ or replacing it with the word ‘...
Officer Ahmad Bahā’ al-Dīn of al-Qalyubia Security Department suspected a car parked in a dark spot, 50 meters away from al-‘Abd Mall in the city of Tūkh, on the agricultural highway, at 08:00 pm on Thursday (June 7). It turned out that the car was boarded by Salafī legislator ‘Alī Wanīs of al-Nūr...
In a statement on the “Sawt Al-Salaf” or the “Voice of Salaf” video footage, Dr. Yāsir Burhāmī issued a religious edict (fatwá) saying that ”Muslims who oppose the Sharī’ah-based Constitution are hypocrites, even if they fast and pray according to Islamic rules and consider themselves Muslims”.  ...
On Sunday, Chancellor Nāṣir al-Dahshān, Senior Solicitor-General of the Court of Appeal in Alexandria, Egypt, received a complaint filed against Aḥmad al-ʿArajāwī, a House of Representatives MP for al-Nūr Party, accusing him of rabble-rousing in the country. Attorney Tāriq Maḥmūd, who presented...
The People’s Assembly, in its session on Monday (March 19) under Speaker Dr. Muhammad Sa’d al-Katātnī, mourned the death of Pope Shenouda as “one lost great national symbol who left a large space in the political arena while Egypt is going through a decisive period of time,” calling on the...
The Nūr party has threatened to pull out of the Constituent Assembly after his requests were rejected. Sharīf Taha, the spokesman of the party, stated that there were agreements concerning Article 219 of the Constitution, but the requests of the party were not achieved. Salāh Abdul Ma’būd, the...
Doctor Najīb Jubrā’īl, head of the Egyptian Union of Human Rights Organization, has requested a meeting with Pope Tawadros to reform the Clerical Council. Jubrā’īl  has requested that more civilians, such as lawyers, psychologists, and social workers, participate in the Council. In addition, he...

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