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Prof. Dr. Ahmed Ghobashy, a lecturer of modern and contemporary history at the Heliopolis University for Sustainable Development, proposed on July 3rd that Egypt can be seen as the cradle of religions. 
The power of religion among the people of Egypt is great and widely recognized. This helped Islamists movements to overthrow the regime of President Ḥusnī Mubārak in 2011 and brought President Muḥammad Mursī to power in 2012-2013. But how to measure Egyptian religiosity? Previous presidents had to...
After a life filled with significant events and achievements that preserved her name in Egypt’s history and the Arab world, Jīhān al-Sādāt, wife of the late Egyptian President Anwar al-Sādāt, has died at the age of 88.
January 6th, 2021, rioters approached the Capitol Hill in an unprecedented event, rioters identified as pro-Trump supporters protesting the ratification of President-elect Joe Biden's Electoral College victory over President Trump in the 2020 election. The protesters first breached exterior...
Shaykh Jābir Ṭāyiʿ, head of the religious sector at the Ministry of Endowments [al-Awqāf], refused to have an interview with Aljazeera [al-Jazīra] to respond to its allegations of corruption within the endowment affairs management. 
The following text contains sensitive information and highlights various concerns from an Egyptian ambassador regarding foreign influence on political and environmental decisions and movements in Egypt.
The religious discourse that Islamic political groups, like the Muslim Brotherhood spread, includes problems of adopting fatwas [fatwā] for political legitimacy and subjecting the foundations of democracy to historically religious concepts. 
The Grand Mufti of Egypt Dr. Shawqī ʿAllām said that the Muslim Brotherhood and its dependents are merely a tool to divide Egyptians, leading to self-destruction.  He went on to explain that the jurists [al-fuqahāʾ] decided that the rule of political power is a social contract between the people...
On Tuesday, the Egyptian security forces raided a terrorist enclave of seven operatives in al-Amīriyyah, Cairo. They were found in possession of six automatic rifles, four cartridges, and a large amount of various kinds of ammunition. The group was planning to conduct a series of armed operations...
In this editorial, the author analyzes the political role al-Azhar has played in the years following the 2011 revolution and how it tried to resolve the political and social crises at the time.  The author then compares the work that al-Azhar did to that of the Muslim Brotherhood and its inability...

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