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Dr. Aḥmad Karīma, Professor of Comparative Jurisprudence at al-Azhar University, said that gloating over the death of a person, regardless of their beliefs and opinions, is prohibited according to the Islamic Law [Sharia].
A wave of anger and accusation has sparked since the killing of a women in al-Salām district. The incident occurred on Thursday, when the woman was thrown from the balcony of her apartment on the sixth floor by three people, due to allegations by the property’s guard regarding her behaviour. The...
This paper begins by reviewing Egypt’s post-2011 transition prior to 2013, which includes briefs on the 2011-2012 parliamentary elections, the 2012 presidential elections, and unrest and sectarian violence during the period between Ḥusnī Mubārak’s overthrow and the summer of 2013.
According to what Pope Tawāḍrūs II announced, the number of Christians in Egypt as of now has reached 15 million in addition to another two million living abroad in 60 different countries across the world.  Christians make up close to 15% of the Egyptian people.  Despite these large numbers, their...
After several recent reforms, Saudi Arabia has embarked on the path of liberating the Saudi society according to its ‘Saudi Vision 2030’. It seems as if there is a revolution on the skyline with regards to Saudi women’s exposure to the wider world, and the eradication of their so-called ‘societal...
The Coptic community in Egypt is in turmoil following repeated cases of violence and killings inside houses of worship. More recently, the assassination of Reverend Father Maqār Saʿad—Bishop of St. Mark Coptic orthodox church in Shubrā al-Khaymah, central Cairo—by a church guard has revived debate...
  Al-Jamāliyyah Misdemeanor Court, headed by Counselor Talāl Radwān, sentenced the son of Egypt’s former ambassador to Sudan to five years in jail on charges of insulting the Companions of the Prophet and ‘Ā’ishah (one of the Prophet’s wives), in addition to an attempt to break into the al-Husayn...
Issues develope in the Committee of Political Parties in regard to the Muslim Brotherhood
Dr. Muhammad Mukhtār Jum’ah, Minister of Endowments has stated that it is Egypt’s fate to face extremism from two sides.
[Reviewer’s Note: Article II of the Egyptian Constitution reads, “Islam is the official religion of the state, Arabic its official language and the principles of Islamic sharī’ah are the main source of legislation”. Salafists seek removing the word ‘principles’ or replacing it with the word ‘...

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