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According to the author, articles two and three of the new constitution have maintained national unity as Article II stated that Islam is the religion of the state and Article III gave rights to Copts and Jews to refer to their own codes in personal status and religious affairs. Dr. Abd al-Fattāh...
The Ministry of Health is preparing a draft law on organizing the nursing craft in expectations of prohibiting nurses from wearing the niqāb during work.
al-Sharq al-Awsaṭ proposed a debate on how some Muslim scholars consider inter-religious dialogue. While many approve of it as being a positive means of creating peace and ending conflicts, others reject it in under the present conditions of attacks on Islam.
The article presents the views of some intellectuals and Islamic scholars on the issue of Christians who converted to Islam and then decided to return to Christianity for personal and worldly factors.
A few days ago, 31 Egyptian women took the oath of office as judges amid fierce controversy and strong criticism from conservatives.
In Eastern Sudan, a Muslim girl has married a Christian boy, based on a fatwa given by Shaykh al- Turābī, general secretary of the Sudanese National Conference Party.
Azhar clerics reject the court ruling granting the Bahā’is the right to recognize their religion in official papers and deem them apostates.
The author comments on an article by Dr. Muhammad Ahmed Al-Maseer published in Al-Liwa al-Islami. Al-Maseer wrote that the niqab [head scarf covering the face with the exception of the eyes] is not a religious obligation and not even a sunna. The author refutes this opinion.
Dr. ‘Abd al-Fattāh Idrīs, Professor of Comparative Jurisprudence at Cairo University, described Islamic sharī‘a [law] as one concerned with securing the world and its inhabitants. He bases his argument on the presence of specific rulings on how to punish those who harm humans, animals or the...
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