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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...
The concept of citizenship, the author argues, is in line with the Islamic Sharīʿa . Citizenship has already been applied by the prophet and his companions. The author is in strong disagreement with the presentation of former Dutch Member of the European Parliament Bas Belder. Belder refers, based...
The Ṣūfī Muḥyī al-Dīn Ibn ʿArabī lived during the 12th century. Most of his books were lost during his trips from the city of Murcia in Spain (Andalusia) to the Levant, namely Damascus, where he died and was buried.
The governorate of Damietta (Dumyāṭ), about 160 kilometers north of Cairo, is getting prepared to celebrate the mūlid (birthday anniversary) of al-ʿĀrif Biāllah al-Fātiḥ al-Takrūrī, also known as Abū al-Maʿāṭī. The courts of dhikr and Ṣūfī rituals are being prepared, with local sweet and souvenir...
The Coptic Orthodox archdiocese of al-Minūfīya in the town of Shibīn al-Kūm entrusted Mīlād Isṭifānūs ʿAjāybī, a lower with the Court of Cassation and Supreme Constitutional Court, to take all the legal procedures for reconciliation with a Coptic Christian on a misdemeanor case.
The International Organization for al-Azhar Alumni and the Islamic Convoy for Daʿwa (calls) and Relief, in association with al-Azhar Institutes Sector and the Islamic Research Academy, launched an awareness-raising convoy in southern Sinai, in addition to distributing clothing to the families of...
The province of al-Ismāʿīlīya, situated approximately 120 kilometers northeast of Cairo, received a daʿwa (call) convoy, launched by al-Azhar under the auspices of Grand Imām, Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyīb. The primary objective of this initiative was to propagate the accurate concepts of Islam by...
The Maronite denomination emerged in Egypt in 1745, when the Aleppo monk, Mūsa Hilāna, consecrated al-Bārija, the first Maronite church in Damietta (Dumyāṭ), as well as in Egypt and Africa.
This text about Dutch Arabist and scholar of Islam Prof. Dr. Johannes (Hans) G. Jansen (1942-2015) is based on Cornelis Hulsman’s personal experiences with Prof.
 The purpose of this study is to present the most accurate data on the statistics of Christians in Egypt.

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