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Dr. Māyā Mūrsī, Chairperson of the National Council for Women, spoke at the opening session of the conference entitled "Empowering Young Women Leaders from Local Councils ... Voices of Women: Stage Two." The conference was organized by the Egyptian Center for Women's Rights, which strives to equip...
President Muhammad Mursī on Wednesday (November 14) issued a decision withdrawing Egypt’s ambassador to Israel after flagrant Israeli aggression on the Gaza Strip. [Amānī Mājid, Bāsil Yusrī and Khālid al-Asma’ī, al-Ahrām, Nov. 15, p. 1] Read original text in Arabic
Muhammad Yūsuf ‘Abd al-Rahman ‘Abd Allāh, an Egyptian Salafist who obtained the alias Shaykh Abū Ahmad as soon as he was approved as member of ‘Usāmah Bin Lādin’s al-Qā’idah network, said the jihādists do not recognize the state or ruler simply because he does not pursue the path of God. [‘Abd al-...
Mursī, during his meeting with the Egyptian community in the United States while attending the UN General Assembly meetings in New York, had denied there are sectarian problems in Egypt. 
In the Bahraini capital, al- Manama, the Conference on Civilization and Cultural Dialogue came to a close.
The official governmental delegation to the United Nations, headed by the Minister of Transitional Justice, councilor Ibrāhīm al-Hindī, has a difficult task due to two parallel reports on Egypt’s human rights situation. On coming Wednesday, the 5th of November 2014, Egypt will enter a diplomatic...
Ambassador Mirvat Tillāwī, Head of the National Council for Women, stated that during her participation in the population and development conference that was recently held in New York, she felt a regression against women’s rights. She added that this is not only in Islamic countries, but added that...
UN sources have assured that the continuation of the acts of violence in Burma is targeted at Muslims and aims at killing and displacing them. The last attack targeted the offices of the UN and other organizations in Burma and led to the killing and displacement of tens of thousands of Muslims. The...
On December 10, the world celebrated the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Despite the fact that this period of seven decades elapsed since this declaration has been proclaimed, human rights are still violated in many parts of the world and millions are still oppressed...
The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination has alerted to the increase of Islamophobia cases in Belgium. The committee issued a report which criticized the Belgian government for its failure to take measures to address this issue. It called for establishing national organizations...
In his speech in the UAE at the conference “Social Peace”, Ahmad al-Tayyib, Grand Imām of the Azhar, deplored the fact that global peace is tied to the whims of international politics and its changeability, saying that Islam viewed peace as the basis of international relations. He stated that the...
Many Muslims have fled the western half of the Central African Republic, out of fear of religious cleansing, according to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, António Guterres. The UN Security Council is considering a motion to create a peacekeeping force of 12,000 soldiers to prevent the...
Sources stated that the meeting of Ban Ki Moon, Secretary General of the UN and President al- Sīsī discussed the issues of the region and issues pertaining to how to combat terrorism. 
In an open letter to the United Nations Office at Geneva, yesterday, various leaders of Middle Eastern Churches urged the United Nations to protect religious minorities in Iraq and Syria, to prevent atrocities and massacres, and to officially condemn the human rights violations committed by the...
In occasion of president al-Sīsī’s speech at the United Nations, the Egyptian Catholic Church announced that it will join the Egyptian Front Coalition in support for their president and the legitimacy of the 30th of June at the United Nations Plaza in New York on coming Thursday 25th of September.
Egypt is going through a new battle in the UN in the context of combating terrorism.
The Grand Muftī, Shawqī Allām, has called for an immediate end to all military operations that the Israeli forces are carrying out against Gaza. He requested the Arab World, UN and international community intervene immediately to end the air strikes of the Israeli Occupation
The French forces and the African peacekeeping forces (MISCA) launched their biggest attempt so far to de-arm the Christian militia Anti-balaka in Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic, yesterday. The captain of MISCA said that "the identity of all people in whose houses weapons are...
Pope Tawadros II received a human rights delegation from the European Union (EU) and the United Nations at his residence at the Cathedral of St. Mark in 'Abbāsiyah. During the meeting Pope Tawadros II asked the EU delegation to assist Egypt in realizing growth for the country in the coming period (...
In his interview with Al-Bawāba News, the Head of the MENA Division in the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), Muḥammad al-Nisūr stressed that the Arab countries have the impression that the human rights are a Western concept, and that there are certain Western agendas...

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