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A new problem has emerged in Egypt in recent days. It is about the freedom of Christian women in general to change their religion to Islam and the consequent possibility of marriage to a Muslim and the transition from a Christian family to a Muslim family. This is the background of tensions...
A member of the House of Representatives said that the Grand Imām of al-Azhar, Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyīb, has shed light on the Palestinian issue for the world to confront and address, describing the top Sunni cleric’s speech in a conference in Germany as “historic and important.”
Al-Azhar’s Media Center announced the start of the second season of the international drawing and portraiture forum under the motto ‘Empowerment of Women’ on August 11-September 10, 2023 under the auspices of Grand Imām of al-Azhar, Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyīb.
A professor of Islamic studies at the German University of Münster, Dr. ʿĀṣim Ḥifnī, said that the renewal of religious discourse is the issue of the hour, and has been for perhaps every hour, since Islam was revealed to this day.
Nādir Shukrī, a journalist specialized in Coptic affairs, confirmed that Maryam Samīr, an assistant professor at the University of al-ʿArīsh, North Sinai governorate, was safe.
Twelve thinkers and researchers are attending the Naṣr Ḥāmid Abū Zayd Conversations Week in an intellectual salon to start at 09:00 p.m. on Saturday (July 8).  
Director of the Marriage Counseling Center at Dār al-Iftāʾ, Dr. ͑Amr al-Wardānī, said family violence does not align with the five objectives of the sharī ͑a, which works towards the preservation of religion, self, mind, offspring, and property.  
The Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism (AOCE) has shown interest in women’s affairs and has established a department dedicated to answering women’s questions through a team of female muftīs who are well-versed in sharī ͑a rules and provisions.
The National Council for Women (NCW) confirmed that the rate of female circumcision in Egypt has plummeted thanks to growing awareness that the practice is a crime and has nothing to do with religion or medicine. They added that credit for this goes to the state, the NCW, and the National Council...
A TV series called ‘Ḥaḍrat al-͑ Umda’ (The Distinguished Mayor) has worked to address social problems, including female circumcision, or Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). FGM is a cultural tradition that leaves deep psychological and physical scars and has been known to violate girls’ rights.


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