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Jīhān al-Sādāt, wife of the late President Muḥammad Anwār al-Sādāt, is considered one of the most important advocates for Egyptian women’s rights in history. She was a lecturer at Cairo University, was a visiting professor at the American University in Cairo, and a lecturer at South Carolina State...
The Egyptian TV Network ‘al-Ḥayāh’ has announced the suspension of television presenter Rīhām Saʿīd and the ‘Ṣabāyā’ programme she hosts, after she insulted obese women in a recent episode. The network stated that this suspension will continue until the investigation of the Supreme Council for...
The President of the International Union of Muslim Scholars, Aḥmad al-Raysūnī, has caused outrage by issuing a fatwā  permitting Muslims to visit al-Aqṣā Mosque in Jerusalem, affirming that “not everyone who visits Jerusalem commits a wrongdoing or is calling for normalisation”. The International...
In the context of the recent Sudanese revolution and civil transformations, this article will follow the systematic persecution of Christians in Sudan. Instances of persecution of Christians in Sudan are generally isolated and temporary, yet have taken on a systematic nature, especially since...
The first Arab conference for women’s health is to be held in Cairo to discuss the promotion of women’s health concerns with a view to meeting the 2030 sustainable development goals. The conference will run from 11th- 12th September 2019, and will be attended by the Arab Administrative Development...
Ayman Naṣrī, head of the Arab- European Forum for Dialogue and Human Rights in Geneva, has given his sincere condolences to families of the victims of the terrorist attack that took place in front of the National Cancer Institute.  He expressed his condemnation of the attack, which resulted in the...
The English magazine ‘The National’ has highlighted in an article details of the construction of the Virgin Mary and Saint Simon [Samʿān] the Tanner Cathedral. This cathedral, among other churches built on Muqaṭam mountain, was constructed from part of the mountain itself over a period of 20 years.
Dr. Kamāl Jād Shārūbīm, Governor of Daqahliyya, met today with the representative of the United Nations Populations Fund (UNFPA), Dr. Aleksandar Bodiroza. A meeting was convened to discuss cooperation between UNFPA and the Daqahliyya governorate on three main matters, namely: the unmet need for...
In Britain, more than sixty House of Lords members from the opposition Labour Party have signed a statement published in a newspaper on Wednesday accusing party leader Jeremy Corbyn of failing the “test of leadership” over anti-Semitism in the party.
The leader of Turkey’s opposition party, the Republican People’s Party (CHP), has called on Erdogan to renounce the Muslim Brotherhood, expel its fugitive elements and adopt a policy of reconciliation with Egypt.

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