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In just a few days it will be the one-year anniversary of former Egyptian President Muḥammad Mursī’s death, which happened under murky circumstances during his trial and after he had been imprisoned for six years by the ruling military regime.
The removal of the “Four Rams” from the Karnak Temple in Luxor, Upper Egypt, to Taḥrīr Square in central Cairo has continued to stir controversy in Egypt with some opposed to the step while others welcoming it.
The Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood announced that it is forming a committee of specialists and professionals, both at home and abroad, to combat the novel coronavirus crisis. Leading Muslim Brotherhood figures would be among the committee members, as well as figures from professional bodies including...
At the time that al-Azhar issued a decisive fatwa [fatwā] assuring that it is not dangerous to fast during Ramadan [Ramaḍān] in light of the coronavirus pandemic, the secretary of fatwās for the Egyptian Dār al-Iftāʾ announced that the Dār al-Iftāʾ was in the process of studying legal opinions. ...
In shocking statements, Egyptian businessman Hussein Sabbour [Ḥussayn Ṣabbūr] said that the sacrifice of a few Egyptian citizens’ lives was much better than the Egyptian state going bankrupt, calling for an end to the curfew and a return to business as usual in the fastest possible time, adding...
In what was considered a new, painful strike against freedom of the press and the Egyptian left and civil resistance, the Egyptian authorities blocked “Darb”; a news website owned by the opposition Socialist Popular Alliance Party after roughly a month since its start.  Users of the website were...
The Egyptian government has lowered the ceiling of expectations for economic development for the rest of the year and the upcoming fiscal year after setting high targets in a new draft for the 2020-2021 budget that the government agreed on last month. 
The Egyptian Minister of Endowments [al-Awqāf] caused controversy after claiming that the Muslim Brotherhood is trying to spread the Coronavirus among members of the military, the police, the judiciary, and the media. 
The military general and advisor to President al-Sīsī, Aḥmad Jamāl al-Dīn, announced that a military funeral will be held tomorrow for the deceased Muḥammad Ḥusnī Mubārak. The funeral will be held after noon prayer in al-Mushīr Ṭanṭāwī Mosque in the region of Al-Tagammuʿ Al-Khāmis. 
The subject of women and their position in Islam still arouses intellectual, legal, and political controversy in different places of stability around the world.   Accusations against Islam and Islamists of regarding women as weak and degrading them still remain.  ʿArabī 21 is opening a portfolio...

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