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Dutch journalist and Arabist Eildert Mulder is deeply impressed by the book Ihya ‘Ulum al-Din’ [Iḥyā’ ‘Ulūm al-Dīn] by the medieval Islamic scholar Abu Hamid al-Ghazali [Abū Ḥāmid al-Ghazālī] (c. 1058 – 19 December 1111), parts of which have great value for those who wish to understand human...
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...
The so-called Islamic State (IS) may have disappeared but their ideology and that of al-Qa’ida [al-Qāʿida] is still alive, not only in Muslim countries but also in the West. I am using the adjective ‘so-called’ because the overwhelming majority of Muslims does not believe they represent Islam. When...
The promo of the film al-Sirb (The Squadron) received a substantial number of views on social media sites just minutes after it was posted. The film tells the story of the Egyptian army’s epic pursuit of terrorist Hishām ‘Ashmāwī in Derna, Libya. The producer Tāmir Mursī posted on his page, saying...
Maria Kicha is a Russian writer, a PhD in Law, a historian, and traveler. Apart from teaching at Russian State University of Justice, research of the Middle East is her key occupation. Even though she does not usually refer to herself as an Oriental Studies specialist, Maria is the author of three...
In their statements to RT, Egyptian analysts expressed their evaluation for the departure of U.S troops from Afghanistan and its significance amid the rapid territorial gains made by the Taliban movement [Ṭālibān] in the country.
Al-Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism (AOCE) said that pursuing media and fatwā materials released by extremist organisations is a top priority for the observatory. The observatory dwells into the discourse of these groups in order to know what their aims are, so it can refute such ideas,...
The Coptic Church commemorated the martyrdom of the two martyrs of terrorist attacks in al-ʿArīsh, Northern Sinai, Rev. Fr. Mīnā ʿAbūd and Rev. Fr. Rāfāʾīl Mūsā.
On June 23, the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) submitted documents to the ‘Fund for Honouring Martyrs, Victims, Missing and the Injured of War, Security Operations and Terror Attacks, and their Families’, regarding the Egyptian Coptic martyrs who were killed by Dāʿish in 2015.
Seven years have passed since the rule of President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī. These years have witnessed many achievements and successes, the most prominent of which is strengthening the Copts' relationship with the state and gaining the respect and love of the Coptic people, particularly of His...

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