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Egypt has a long history related to issues between Muslims and Christians. Apparently, this was the fundamental reason for creating that conference which is sponsored by the center of Arab-West Understanding in cooperation with a huge electronic English database about the religion’s role in the...
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...
The Public Prosecutor ordered an investigation into journalist Ibrāhīm ʿĪssā, following his controversial statements in which he criticized the Miʿrāj of the Prophet (PBUH) during the journey of the ʾIsrāʾ and Miʿrāj (the Prophet’s night journey and ascent to the heavens).
His Eminence Dr. Shawqī ʿAllām, Grand Mufti of Egypt and head of the General Secretariat of Fatwa Authorities Worldwide received a high-level parliamentary delegation from the Republic of Kazakhstan, led by Dr. Maulen Ashimbayev, Chair of the Senate of Kazakhstan. The meeting was held to discuss...
Dr. Shawkī ʿAllām , Grand Mufti of Egypt, received a high-level delegation from the Anglican Episcopal Church, headed by Archbishop Sāmī Fawzī –– to congratulate Muslims for the blessed Eid al-Adha [ʿĪd al-Aḍḥā].
The Supreme Administrative Court, headed by Counsellor Muḥammad ʿAbd al-Wahāb Khafāja, confirmed the ruling to ban non-specialists from issuing religious fatwas, and restricting pulpits from preaching without a license from al-Azhar, Egypt’s highest religious authority, or the Ministry of Awqāf.
Today, Friday, the Ministry of Awqāf inaugurates 12 mosques in six governorates, including 11 that have been rebuilt and one that has been recently restored. This brings a grand total of 258 mosques which have been opened since 1st July, 231 of which have also been rebuilt and another 27 that have...
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...
On Monday, Major General ʿIṣām Saʿad, Governor of Asyūṭ, met with Archbishop Nicolas Henry, the Vatican’s Ambassador to Egypt and representative of His Holiness Pope Francis. Archbishop Nicolas Henry visited some churches in various districts of the governorate, and met with Muslim and Christian...

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