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Although it was the Grand Imam of the Azhar, Shaykh Muhammad Sayyid Tantāwī, who had recommended the appointment of Shaykh cAlī Jumca as the Muftī of the Republic, their squabbles have not ceased. Shaykh ‘Alī Jum‘a was perceived as violating the unanimous fatwas of the Islamic Research Institute...
Shaykh Yousuf al-Badrī, leader of the hisba [the right of a Muslim to defend public morality, suing on behalf of religion] group in Egypt, filed a lawsuit before the administrative court of the Council of State for canceling the membership of Rajā’ī ‘Atīya, a member of the Islamic Research...
No doubt Dr. Sa‘d al – Dīn Ibrāhīm – Director of Ibn Khaldoun Center – is the guardian of the Egyptian foreign funding gate and the main sponsor of too many ill- reputed research centers. His experience with the year 2000 parliamentary elections can be the proof.
I am not at ease about the “stalwart support” of the People’s Assembly and Shura Council for the historical decision of President Husnī Mubārak to have direct presidential elections instead of those referendums that made Egypt a paradigm of the 99,999% syndrome during Nasser’s time!
Throughout his life, Jamāl has been a staunch advocate of national unity and the church’s religious non-political role. A few days ago, he found himself prevented from entering into al-Muharraq Monastery, located in his birthplace Asyout, and all churches in the governorate. Is this the freedom of...
A new notification to the Attorney General against Sa‘d al-Dīn Ibrāhīm, Director of the Ibn Khaldoun Center for Development Studies, included charges of inciting sectarian strife and insulting Egypt’s symbols. Lawyer Samīr Shihāta submitted the notification.
The intensity of the conflict between Sāmih and Rajā’ī over the Bar Association’s chairmanship increased after Mājid Hannā, the Church candidate decided to withdraw from the elections. He withdrew even though there were a lot of pledges for his success especially from the Church and from his Coptic...
The case of Ayman Nour still inflames the political circles in Egypt and Abroad. The international newspapers are interested in this case and have published many articles that have attacked Egypt. Dr Sacd al-Dīn Ibrāhīm wrote an article attacking Egypt. Ayman Nour, the head of al-Ghad party,...
A few days ago, about 70 Saudi intellectuals charged Mrs. Mirvat al-Talāwī of unbelief and called for her dismissal from the UN ESCWA. These charges imply the possible assassination of Al-Talāwī by any group that uses Jihād as a cover to its heinous operations. The main reason behind this campaign...
The Islamic Research Institute examines books that are referred to it, in order to decide whether or not to allow their publication. The Institute’s decisions may be fair enough in some cases, but most of the times, they are not. It usually deems the books as being “evil” and the authors as being...

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