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The Coptic Catholic Church shows great interest in the youth sector by holding courses on future leaders and the empowerment of young people of all segments of society through the teaching of certain handicrafts.
Grand Imām of al-Azhar and Chairman of the Muslim Council of Elders, Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyīb, received the Iranian ambassador, Maḥmūd Farazandeh, at his residence in the German capital of Berlin.
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...
Al-Azhar’s faculty of Uṣūl al-Dīn (theology) in Ṭanṭā is holding the third international conference on the efforts of Islamic institutions in handling intellectual and social issues in today’s world.
What freedoms of opinion and expression were gained in Europe, and the West in general, since the Danish newspaper, Jyllands-Posten, published cartoons insulting the Prophet Muḥammad in 2005?
Veteran journalist Muʾnis al-Zuhayrī took to social media to express his anger, writing, “You have insulted the idea, the value, the content, and Jamāl ͑Abd al-Nāṣir, who established the radio station in 1964. Stop the ads in the Holy Qurʾān Broadcast.” He was referring to the state of the Holy...
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 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.
Female circumcision causes physical and psychological damage to the lives and health of young women. It is also a crime punishable by law.


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