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Archbishop ʿAṭāllāh Ḥannā of the Greek Orthodox Church of Sebastia clarified today that anti-Zionism is not anti-Semitism. “We reject anti-Semitism, and we reject all kinds of racism in all its forms, especially when it is done in the name of religion,” he said.
The call by shaykh of al-Azhar, Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib, to revive "the right of toil and pursuit" fatwa to preserve the rights of working women has sparked wide reactions, from women's rights organizations in Egypt. These organizations have called for the housewife, who has worked to develop her husband's...
Last year, the Egyptian Cabinet increased the punishment for female genital mutilation (FGM) to a maximum 20-year prison sentence, but this has not limited the spread of the practice. 
Egyptian authorities released Coptic activist Rāmī Kāmil on Saturday, following the decision of the public prosecution’s office, after enduring more than two years in pretrial detention.
Yesterday, al-Mansūra Misdemeanor Court ordered the release of researcher and human rights activist Patrick George Zakī. The court postponed Zakī’s trial until February 1, because the defense’s arguments still need to be heard.
Dr Sāmī Fawzī, Archbishop of the Episcopal/Anglican Church of Alexandria, participated in joint theological dialogue sessions between the Anglican Church and the Eastern Orthodox Churches around the world through a Zoom meeting.
This ancient cave church, build above the cave known as Abū Sirja, is located in the area of Babylon in Old Cairo. Historians differ on the date they believe the church was founded; however, most accounts record it being built in the fourth century AD.
Dr Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib, Grand Imam of al-Azhar al-Sharīf, headed to the Italian capital of Rome in early October to attend the Summit of Religious Leaders for Climate Change under the title (Faith and Science) on the 4thOctober, a prelude to the UN Conference COPE 26 (the 26h UN Climate Change...
The Islamic Research Academy launched the first female advocacy convoy of al-Azhar preachers to the Red Sea governorate. Female preachers from various governorates of the Republic participated, under the directives of the Grand Imam, Prof Dr Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib , to advocate the role of female...
UNHCR commended Egypt for affirming its commitment to expand the services available to refugees and asylum seekers in the health sector and ensure sustained access to opportunities in the education sector at the High-Level Officials meeting on 14th and 15th December 2021.


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