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Today, Dr. Muḥamad Mukhtār Jumʿa, Minister of Religious Endowments, welcomed Dr. ʿĀdil Bin ʿAbd al-Raḥman al-ʿAsūmī, president of the Arab Parliament, at the headquarters of the Supreme Council for Islamic affairs. The meeting witnessed the presence of several officials and ambassadors. 
The Ministry of Endowments [al-Awqāf] announced on Tuesday the suspension of all group religious activities during Ramadan [Ramaḍān] as a precaution due to the rising spread of the Coronavirus across the globe. 
A dialogue forum held by the Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services (CEOSS) in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria laid an emphatic stress on the need to activate citizenship as a non-negotiable principle for Egyptians to obtain their rights without any forms of discrimination,...
  In an interview with al-Watan, the Islamic preacher Dr. Yūsuf Badrī, a member of the previous Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, has condemned the calls for demonstrations against President Muhammad Mursī on the 24th of August as heresy. He demanded that those who would storm or burn the Muslim...
Shaykh Muhammad Mukhtār Jum’ah, Minister of Endowments and the head of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs stated that the 24th Public Conference of the Council will be held under the title the “Grandeur of Islam and the Mistakes of those who follow it”.
Dr. Bakr Zakī ʿAwaḍ, former Dean of the Cairo Faculty of Fundamentals of Islam and member of the Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs, confirmed that there is nothing in the Qurʾān that states that congratulating Christians or building churches is ḥarām. “Whoever can find a clear text forbidding this...
Ḥilmī Namnam, Minister of Culture, emphasized the role of the Ministry in combating terrorism and radical ideologies through encouraging creativity and developing houses of culture in order to protect the youth from terrorism and extremism. He also stated that terrorism is a global,...
"I will adjourn the session, in case anyone breaks the legal, ethical, and fundamental rules of this Parliament": these were the words uttered by Dr. Āmna Nossair, whose thrusting personality had made her most probably best qualified to be the first woman to preside the Egyptian Parliament in its...
Dr. Mokhtār Jūm`ah, Egyptian Minister of Endowments, and chairman of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs announced the signing of the document to reject extremism and racial discrimination, and to send a message of peace from Egypt to the whole world to reject radicalism. The document was...
Between rejection and acceptance reflect the reaction in political circles and Islamic movements to the law on building churches, which was adopted during the plenary session of the House of Representatives, on Tuesday. However, all these reactions, the view of Al-Azhar in this regard remained...

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