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The Academy of the Arabic Language in Cairo held a session today to elect a new president. Dr. Ḥasan al-Shāf ͑ī was elected for a third four-year term.
Female circumcision causes physical and psychological damage to the lives and health of young women. It is also a crime punishable by law.
The rules on marriage and divorce in Islam have not only been taken from the books of fiqh (jurisprudence), but have also emerged as the result of the interaction of several factors.
A scholar of al-Azhar, Shaykh Aḥmad Turk, said the participants at the National Dialogue session have discussed the amendments of the law on guardianship to switch directly from the father to the mother in order to ease the procedures on mothers managing their children’s money after the death of...
Coptic Orthodox Archbishop, Bōlā of Ṭanṭā, stated that the personal status law for Copts is almost finalized, adding that the reason for the delay is because a similar law for Muslims is also expected to be declared.
Copts are getting prepared to mark the anniversary of the June 30 revolution. This day also marks nine years of the rule of President  ͑Abd al-Fattāh al-Sīsī, whom some Coptic figures praise for the laws that brought about relief in Coptic circles.
Dr. ͑ Alī Jum ͑a, a member of al-Azhar’s Council of Senior Scholars, said the term ‘real estate development’ is a modern one that did not exist in the books of heritage and old fiqh (jurisprudence). Accordingly, a faqīh (theologian) must thoroughly study the history of real estate development and...
On Thursday (August 03), the National Dialogue held a public session to discuss three issues families face after divorce –Ṫāʿa, Nafaqa and al-Kadd wa al- Saʿāya–which are listed on the agenda of the Family & Societal Coherence Committee.
An official from the Egyptian Dār al-Iftāʾ said there is nothing in Islam, or even the law, that is called ‘Bayt al-Ṫāʿa’, and that this is rather a popular term used by people.
On Wednesday, the House of Representatives will witness the approval of the amendment of Article 6 of Law 26 of 1975 regarding Egyptian citizenship, granting women of foreign origin the right to pass their nationality to their minor children whose fathers are not Egyptians.


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