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Azhar Grand Sheikh calls for reviving right of women to earnings of marriage
Egypt

Azhar Grand Sheikh calls for reviving right of women to earnings of marriage

The Grand Sheikh of Al-Azhar, the top religious institution in Sunni Islam, Ahmed al-Tayyeb received on Tuesday, from the Minister…
MP to introduce bill banning niqab in Egypt
Egypt

MP to introduce bill banning niqab in Egypt

MP and journalist writer, Farida al-Shoubashy announced that she plans to submit a draft law for discussion in the parliament,…
Azhar grand sheikh starts tour in Europe
Egypt

Azhar grand sheikh starts tour in Europe

Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayyeb left Cairo on Sunday for a tour throughout Europe that will kick off with Italy,…
Al-Azhar rejects Constituent Assembly proposal to elect grand sheikh
Egypt

Al-Azhar rejects Constituent Assembly proposal to elect grand sheikh

  A Constituent Assembly member submitted a proposal Saturday for the article on Al-Azhar to include provisions for electing the…
Report: Al-Azhar head approaches Tantawi over Salafi Cabinet nomination
Egypt

Report: Al-Azhar head approaches Tantawi over Salafi Cabinet nomination

Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayyeb is in contact with military leader Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi to prevent the appointment of…
Monday’s papers: A game of musical chairs for Al-Azhar
Egypt

Monday’s papers: A game of musical chairs for Al-Azhar

The early departure of Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayyeb and other members of the high council of Islamic scholars from…
Grand sheikh urges West to apologize for years of colonialism
Egypt

Grand sheikh urges West to apologize for years of colonialism

Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayyeb has called on the West to apologize to Egypt for having colonized Africa. In a…
People have the right to revolt against tyrants, says grand sheikh
Egypt

People have the right to revolt against tyrants, says grand sheikh

Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb broke with strict traditional interpretations of Islamic law on Sunday by arguing that people have…
Al-Azhar independence draft law almost completed
Egypt

Al-Azhar independence draft law almost completed

Grand Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayyeb met with legal expert Tarek al-Bishry on Tuesday to put the final touches on a draft…
Egyptian church representatives visit Mufti and Grand Sheikh
Egypt

Egyptian church representatives visit Mufti and Grand Sheikh

A delegation of representatives from the various Christian denominations in Egypt visited Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayyeb and Grand Mufti…
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