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Hāfiz Salāma: The targeting of mosques is a vicious attempt to cause trouble The sheikh stated that the targeting of mosques in several Arab countries is part of a strategy to cause trouble among Muslims. He goes on that the true Islam condemns violence between Muslims, and the unity between them...
‘Izzat al-Salamunī is a member of Jamā’ah al-Islāmīyah’s Cairo Guidance Council. He hails from Salamun village in the district of Tīmah, in the governorate of Suhag in Upper Egypt. He graduated from the Azhar University in Cairo with a degree in commerce. He has adult children from his first wife,...
One must be cautious when writing about religious leaders, as they have mastered the art of speaking to an audience. Humans have a penchant for self-deception and self-justification; when mixed with religious language manipulation is easily manufactured, even if unintentionally advanced. People who...
*/ Shaykh Hāfiz Salāmah, leader of the 1956 popular resistance in Suez, has said that all military facilities are property of the people, and anyone who sabotages these facilities should be regarded as a traitor to the nation.  
 Thousands of Copts descended on the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in ‘Abbāssīyah, Cairo on Friday, May 6, in response to a Salafi Muslim demonstration at the same location a week earlier
A march of thousands of people started from al-Nūr mosque to the U.S. embassy in Cairo/Egypt condemning the death of al-Qā'idah leader Usāmah Bin Lādin. Shaykh Hāfiz Salāmah, the leader of the protesters, went to the embassy first by car and did not participate in the march because of his old age...
Shaykh Hāfiz Salāmah, the leader of the popular resistance forces in the governorate of Suez, said the awqāf ministry failed to respect the court ruling to hand over al-Nūr mosque to the al-Hidāyah al-Islāmīyah Society, which he chairs. "The ministry has been a total failure in running mosques,...
Shaykh Ahmad Turk, the imām of al-Nūr mosque in the Cairo district of al-'Abasīyah, warned against the outbreak of clashes and acts of violence between worshippers and followers of Shaykh Hāfiz Salāmah, after the Friday prayers every week in disputes over the mosque. Turk, in an interview with al-...
Followers of salafī leader Hāfiz Salāmah prevented the imām of al-Nūr mosque in al-'Abāsīyah from ascending the mosque pulpit to give the Friday sermon. Salāmah ascended the pulpit to prevent Turk from giving the sermon, asserting that the pulpit of al-Nūr mosque will not be ascended by anyone...
Al-Nūr Mosque in the al-'Abasīyah district in Cairo has witnessed unrest in recent weeks. The land on which the mosque was built was originally given to al-Hidāyah al-Islāmīyah Society, headed by Shaykh Hāfiz Salāmah. Its followers prevented the mosque preacher, Shaykh Ahmad Turk, from ascending...
  Friday preachers from different Cairo mosques focused yesterday on the events of fitnah of 'Ātfīh which Egypt's been witnessing lately. The preachers stressed the duty to protect Christians and their worship places as directed by Islamic sharī'ah. In al-Rushdān mosque in Nasr City, Dr. ‘Alī Jum‘...
Nobody ever thought that the young man dressed in a suit and tarboush [head cover used widely in Egypt until the 1950’s], sitting in a cafe in [the city of] Ismailia with some of his friends, would be the founder of the biggest violent group in Egypt throughout the twentieth century. That was in...
The article cites parts of John Esposito´s book “The Islamic Threat…a Reality Or a Fable.” The book gives a critique of President Mubarak´s regime and of how he countered Islamic groups.
Nawal Al-Sa’adawi attacked the cultural scene in Egypt. She criticized the lack of freedom of writers, and protested about confiscation of her books. Another incident that upset the government was the High Administrative Court’s reversal of a government decision to change ownership of Al-Nour...
Through an interview with Yasser Al-Serri, one the most famous Egyptian extremists, now living in London, the writer exposed the opportunism of the extremists and their mercurial ability at tailoring the Halal and Haram [permitted and forbidden according to Islam] to suit their purposes. While...
Hundreds of people gathered at the conference of the Labor Party to protest and condemn the controversial novel "Banquet for the Seaweed". They urged the state to destitute the Minister of Culture. Adel Hussein, the secretary-general of the Labor Party, claimed that there is a Zionist plan and...
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