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Dr. Āmna Naṣīr, professor of Islamic Faith and Philosophy at al-Azhar University and member of Egypt’s Parliament, called for granting women half their husbands’ wealth when they are divorced.
The Egyptian Salafi Dāfi’ (defending) Movement issued an official statement on Saturday condemning the appointment of Nadia ‘Abduh to the position of governor of al-Beheirah, calling it “not permissible”. The Salafi movement said in the controversial statement that, “A People will not succeed who...
The Council of Senior Scholars issued a strong statement against President al-Sisi’s call for reviewing the legality of verbal divorce due to the seriousness of the phenomena, with rates reaching frightening levels that threaten the stability of the Egyptian family, and the fact that the divorce...
After Egypt's Ministry of Endowments (al-Awqāf) announced the appointment of 144 women to work as preachers in mosques in a decision considered one of the first of its kind, there were questions raised about the nature of the role that will lead them to the inside of Egyptian mosques, and what the...
Misr al-`Arabiyya interviewed Dr. Āmna Noseir, professor of Islamic Philosophy at Al-Azhar University, and the senior among the elected members of the House of Representatives, winning the parliamentarian seat through the For the love of Egypt Party list.
The Islamic preacher and MP, Dr. Āmna Nosseir, said that the veil is a Jewish tenet, and not an Islamic one, pointing out that Islam came and took over this Jewish tradition which was rooted among tribes. “Islam never ordered or imposed the veil on women,” Nosseir said.
Nawāl al-Saʿdāwī was born in Kafr Tahlah in Egypt's Delta, in 1931. Arab Women's Solidarity Association (AWSA) which was headed by al-Saʿdāwī  came to existence as an international non-profit organization that aims at promoting Arab women's active participation in social, economic, cultural, and...
Dr. Āmnah Nasīr, Professor of Islamic Doctrine and Philosophy, has said that the journalist Sharīf El-Shobashī’s call to women to remove the hijab is radical. 
According to the Egyptian Government they are working on building a modern civil and democratic state where all Egyptians, including Copts, will enjoy the rights of citizenship. However, people fear that if such a state is not created, the military will go on ruling Egypt, or a religious state will...
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