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New law will be sent to the Council of Senior Scholars at Al-Azhar for review as outlined in the recently adopted Constitution
The inauguration ceremony of Egypt’s new Grand Mufti was held inside Dar Al-Ifta’
The word ‘Islamic’ was removed from the new law
Gomaa and Posner discuss democratic transition and the importance of Egyptian youth
Abdel Karim voted as new Grand Mufti, pending Morsi’s approval
Senior scholars will narrow 25 candidates down to three before choosing a new Grand Mufti
Morsi’s office described fatwas calling for killing of opposition leaders as “terrorism”
Egyptian Shi’a differ from their Iranian counterparts, Ahmadinejad’s visit is a sign of penetration, says Shi’a spokesperson in Egypt
Far from violence, clashes and clouds of tear gas, from press releases and accusations, we are called to escape the chaos of our country and pick up the scattered pieces that once formed a picture of Egypt. This picture, as it currently exists under the Muslim Brotherhood, is in the process of being created, but …
President Mohamed Morsi will attend the next session of a national dialogue next week
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad becomes first Iranian head of state to visit Egypt since 1979
Grand Imam approves plan to bring FJP, NSF, Church and others together to agree on basis for national dialogue on political crisis
Prominent opposition figures, church representatives and political groups have agreed on Al-Azhar’s initiative to resolve the current crisis
In 2010 I was invited to a lecture by Amr Khaled, organised by Regents College in London, while I was there for some media mission. The lecture was considered very important, as it was to discuss coexistence in Islam, in a city that has one of the most visible Muslim minorities in Europe. For those …
Group established to defend Al-Azhar from ‘attempts to undermine university’s authority’
Ministry of Foreign Affairs believes current escalation in Mali damages peace efforts, offers alternative solution.
The sovereign sukuk law is intended to organise the financing of the government, state budget, national projects and public institutions. It was released by the government but opposed by Al-Azhar and Islamic parties.
Saudi Islamic preacher invited by Al-Azhar to speech at Cairo mosque
The sovereign sukuk law released by the government is intended to organise the financing of the government, state budget, national projects and public institutions.
Borhami denies insulting Al-Azhar
Al-Azhar representatives deny Borhami’s implications that they engaged in a deal to preserve a supreme stance in the constitution
Borhami states the new constitution includes “full unprecedented restrictions”
“All the martyrs are Muslim Brotherhood members”
Who are the 85 Constituent Assembly members who voted on the draft constitution?
The draft constitution garners mixed responses
With every semblance of what is commonly referred to as “the civil forces” (the church representatives, the secular parties and members) withdrawn from it, the Egyptian Constituent Assembly’s fate seems more precarious than ever. While many speculate about its fate and the fate of the constitution it is supposed to present to the public soon, …
Reforms to be implemented next academic year
Daily News Egypt provides an analysis to the released constitutional draft
It would be a mistake for the presidency and its allies to consider that all the country is neatly divided into people who love the president and those who hate him.