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Dr. Nawal Al-Sa’adawi expressed her anger over the decision of the Islamic Research Institution to confiscate her famous novel “Soqout Al-Imam” [the fall of the Imam] which was printed for the first time 20 years ago. The novel was translated into 14 languages. The new battle between the Azhar and...
The Grand Imam attempted to calm the worries [of the public] concerning the decision to give jurisdiction of judicial confiscation to Al-Azhar’s inspectors.. He explained that the publications that are outlined in this decision do not fall under the category of creativity, but rather conflict with...
Over and over again, we are just seeing the same incidents, names and climate that brought about terrorism, takfir [accusing someone of unbelief] and hisba [the right of a Muslim to defend public morality, suing on behalf of religion]. - See art. 18, 19: Screening the Soap Opera "Bint min Shurba...
More than half a century, I published a book calling for a new concept of honour and ethics which depend on the essence of both man’s and woman’s behaviour.
The former Muftī of Egypt has recently said women, from an Islamic point of view, can not assume the post of head of state, and of course Dr. Nawāl al-Sacdāwī, who had announced her self-nomination for presidency, has not wasted the chance to deal a violent attack on our beautiful religion of Islam...
It would be difficult for any serious pundit to read al-Sa‘dāwī’s books outside her stature as a socio-political activist that played a vital role in breathing a fresh life into the stagnant issues of Arab women.
Al-Sa‘dāwī’s book banned by the Azhar Nawāl al-Sa‘dāwī does not separate between the words uttered by the characters in her new book al-Riwāya [The Novel] and the statements she gives to the press about demands for justice, in her own viewpoint, for women that the book seems like a social platform...
Articles in AWR show the many varied opinions in Egyptian media; those who advocate change and those who want to preserve traditional Islamic heritage. Coptic author Rafīq Habīb believes Copts are now used in arguments to justify foreign intervention.
In an interview with al-Maydān, the controversial Nawāl al-Sacdāwī reiterated some of her previously known views on polygamy, circumcision, as well as her plans to run for the Egyptian presidency.
A lawsuit started by a lawyer against Dr. Nawal Sa’adawi to separate her from her husband raised a number of questions about the intentions and secret agendas of some lawyers and the interest groups supporting them. There is an organized group whose main concern may be to start such lawsuits...

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