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Lebanon’s Supreme Islamic Sharīʿa Council extended the tenure of Grand Muftī Shaykh ʿAbd al-Laṭīf Diryān for an additional five years. His term was supposed to expire in one and a half years, which is when he reaches the legal age of 73, but this extension has allowed him to stay in his post until...
On September 3, 2013, Amman hosted dozens of guests from all over the world upon an invitation from King ʿAbdullāh II of Jordan to attend the conference on challenges facing Arab Christians, in which the monarch stressed that, “Defending the Arab Christian identity is not a luxury, but a duty.”
The Higher Presidential Committee of Churches Affairs in Palestine (HCC) urged the representatives and heads of churches, as well as the international community, to take whatever measures necessary to condemn Israel’s crimes and encroachments on the Christians’ sanctities and property in Palestine.
Hundreds of followers of the different Ṣūfī Orders celebrated the mūlid (birthday anniversary) of the al-ʿĀrif Billāh al-Sayyid Aḥmed al-Badawī in squares near al-Aḥmedī Mosque in the city of Ṭanṭā, the capital of al-Gharbīya province.
Adherents of the historic Ṣūfī leader, Abū al-Ḥasan al-Shādhilī, went in great numbers into the mountainous valley of Ḥumaythira, in the city of Marsā ʿAlam, to visit his mausoleum.
Jalāl al-Dīn al-Suyūṭī was one of the greatest imāms of Egypt, known for his scholarly contributions to Islam, such as Tafsīr al-Jalālayn, in addition to other books related to the rules of the Qurʾān.
On Monday (September 4), Dr. Sāmī Fawzī, Archbishop of the Province of Alexandria for the Episcopal/Anglican Church in Egypt, inaugurated the languages department at the Minūfīya Episcopal School.
Secretary-general of the Middle East Council of Churches (MECC), Priest Rifʿat Fikrī, said that President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī was transparent in his words and actions before and after he began his term. He explained that this could be seen in his repeated interest in the construction of churches...
Pope Tawāḍrūs II of the Coptic Orthodox Church urged young people to devote their energy to God and warned of extravagance and of affairs outside wedlock. He said, “Life is like a bank, where you get what you deposit.”
Grand Imām of al-Azhar, Dr. Aḥmed al-Ṭayyīb, offered his sincerest condolences to King Moḥammed VI of Morocco and the Moroccan people after a deadly earthquake struck several provinces and cities in the North African country and left thousands of victims killed or wounded.


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