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The Egyptian Cabinet agreed on a bill to amend some of the punishments for Law NO. 58 of 1937 to deter female circumcision [also known as female genital mutilation (FGM)]. 
Al-Azhar followed the televised statements made by Ieronymos II, the Archbishop of Athens and all Greece, and the head of the Greek Orthodox Church, in which he said that “Islam is not a religion but rather a political party, and its followers are people of war, expansion, and influence.”
Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark, congratulated all churches inside and outside Egypt, while leading the Epiphany mass at the papal headquarters in St. Mark’s Cathedral in Alexandria. The mass was attended by a few number fathers, bishops, priests, and deacons, but...
A human rights delegation visited Ṭura Prison and inspected the prisoners’ living conditions there after accepting an invitation from the Ministry of Interior.
On Sunday morning, the Ministry of Interior organized a tour inside Egypt’s Prisons Authority for human rights organizations and foreign media outlets to inspect prison conditions.
Ṣafwat al-Sharīf, former Minister of Information under late president Ḥusnī Mubārak, died at the age of 88. His death came following a struggle with leukemia, and several days after becoming infected with the Coronavirus.
The storming of the US Capitol Building by President Donald Trump’s supporters in Washington D.C. last Wednesday has provoked strong reactions from millions of people around the world, including hundreds of Arabs on social media.
Sudan has confirmed its commitment to continue negotiations on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) under the supervision of the African Union, demanding a greater role to experts to facilitate the negotiations and narrow the gap between the disputed parties.
Al-Azhar issued its 2020 report showcasing the most important issues that it dealt with this year. In light of the vicious attacks to disparage Islam and the Prophet Muḥammad in 2020, al-Azhar – which is the voice of nearly two billion Muslims – worked hard to stand up against these attacks.  The...
Facebook announced its partnership and cooperation with the National Council of Women (NCW) to protect women on Facebook by launching “Women’s Security Resources.”  This initiative includes showing pictures, GIFs, and videos to bring awareness to women and girls on Facebook about how to manage and...


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