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More than a year after a heated discussion regarding the renewal of religious discourse between the Shaykh of al-Azhar, Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib, and Cairo University President, Muḥammad ʿUthmān al-Khusht, al-Tayyib announced statements with his stance seeming different from before.
The text is a summary of an article in AlAhram, Egypt’s most influential daily, in which the author argues that Israel and the USA are trying to create religious tensions in Egypt by targeting Islam. The author reports that a picture of the Prophet Mohammed as a pig on the Holy Qur’an came at the...
In a statement he delivered on Saturday, December 22, Dr. Yāsir Burhāmī, Deputy of the Salafī Call (al-Da’wah al-Salafīyah), attacked media outlets, the Coptic Church, and the opposition.
Muhammad Mukhtār Jum’ah, Minister of Endowments, decided to refer the Azharite attire in Iraq, Shaykh Faraj Allah al- Shāzilī, for investigation for making the call for prayers in the Shi’ite way which contradicts with the call of Sunnah.
Dr Ahmad al- Tayyib, the Azhar Shaykh is traveling on Sunday to the Emirates to receive the Dubai International Award for the Holy Qur’ān. 
In the building opposite the Road 9 Metro market Mr. Mahmoud Farag’s [Maḥmūd Faraj] family handcraft shop is accessible by a set of stairs.  You won’t know what to expect until you get inside and begin staring, awestruck at the artwork covering his shop.            
The Egyptian Coordination for Rights and Freedoms published a copy of a decision issued by the Minister of Social Solidarity to close the institutes of Islamic preaching.
Dr. Wajdī al-Najdī, the owner of the mosque of the Virgin Mary in Minya, said that the works of construction in the mosque were completely finished. al-Najdī continued that some of the construction work for the hospital annexed to the mosque is still remaining, stressing that it will be concluded...
Al-Mansūrah Prosecution ordered the imprisonment of a man accused of killing an Imam of a mosque in Mansūrah city for 15 days. The Public Prosecution also ordered the autopsy to be carried out.
Interviewers: Quinta Smit, Eline Kasanwidjojo, Aidan Mascarenhas-Keyes Language of interview: English (original intverview), English (presented transcript) Transcript: Quinta Smit Approval: Requested and no objection received   Dr. Nadia Muṣṭafā works at the Institute of Progressive Civil Studies...


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