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In a letter to Dr ʿAlīʿAbd al-ʿᾹl, Speaker of the House of Representatives, al-Azhar has communicated the opinion of the Council of Senior Scholars on the bill presented to Parliament pertaining to reforms to the Egyptian Dār al-Iftā’. Al-Azhar stressed that the content of these reforms contravenes...
It is almost Ramadan [Ramaḍān], which comes this year amid exceptional circumstances. The spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has forced people to stay indoors following the preventative measures taken by the government, including quarantine and placing a curfew on civilians’ movement. The...
Dr. Saʿad al-Ddīn aAl-Hhilālī, professor of Islamic jurisprudence at Al-ʾAzhar University, said that Erdogan’s decision to convert the Hagia Sophia into a mosque is an offense to Muslims and Islam, and every Muslim must disapprove of this decision. He says that everyone must know this is the result...
Dr. ʿAlī Jumaʿa, former Mufti of Egypt, said in a televised statement that “launching hundreds of thousands of satellites to begin working on 5G networks has paved the way for the atmosphere to spread the Coronavirus, since it altered the Earth's electromagnetism.”
On May 3, dozens of Egyptians working in Kuwait gathered at a housing area for migrant labor, demanding that their evacuation and repatriation process be completed.  Afterwards, Kuwaiti security forces intervened, breaking up their protest. 
On Saturday, the Cassation Court had accepted appeals by  ʿAbd al-Munʿim Abū al-Futūḥ, president of the "Strong Egypt political party", his son, and six others, who are members of the Muslim Brotherhood, against a former criminal court order to place them under the terrorist list. 
Egypt's Supreme Administrative Court rejected an appeal case against a prior ruling by the Administrative Court that forbade Cairo University teaching staff to wear the niqāb. The court decision supports a decision by the president of Cairo University who had banned female academic staff from...
The Egyptian family court in Ḥilwān filed the grounds of its ruling, which was based on the enforcement of the statute of Orthodox Copts regarding inheritance distribution. It resulted in Coptic lawyer Hudā Naṣr Allāh and her brothers receiving the same share of inheritance. 
Representative Karīm Darwīsh, chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee of the House of Representatives, received Armenia's Ambassador to Cairo, Karen Krikorian, on Wednesday.
Tunisians vote on Sunday in the second presidential elections since the 2011 uprising to determine the successor of the late Mohamed Beji Caid Essebsi [Muhammad al-Bājī Qā’id as-Sibsī], who died in January of this year. While a diverse group of 26 candidates representing various factions of...

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