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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,…
Egyptian Lawyer files claim against singer Asala over new song that quotes prophetic hadith
Egypt

Egyptian Lawyer files claim against singer Asala over new song that quotes prophetic hadith

Egyptian Lawyer Samir Sabry has filed a complaint to Egypt’s top prosecutor accusing renowned Syrian singer Asala Nasri of quoting…
Egypt’s Dar Al-Iftaa rules it permissible to give non-Muslims Zakat funds
Egypt

Egypt’s Dar Al-Iftaa rules it permissible to give non-Muslims Zakat funds

Egypt’s Dar al-Iftaa on Thursday issued a fatwa stating that it is permissible for Muslims to give Zakat (religiously mandated…
Demo broadcast of Egypt’s 1st satellite channel for Quran recital begins: Spokesperson
Culture

Demo broadcast of Egypt’s 1st satellite channel for Quran recital begins: Spokesperson

Egypt’s first satellite TV channel dedicated to recitations from the Quran has begun its first demo broadcast, said the spokesperson…
US growth of Islam creates need for religious scholars
Middle East

US growth of Islam creates need for religious scholars

DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) — Imam Mohammad Qazwini’s deep understanding of Islam and his formal training at a seminary in…
A look at the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan
Middle East

A look at the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Many Muslims around the world began fasting Monday to mark the start of the…
Metro Co. will not fine citizens who play religious audio on metro
Egypt

Metro Co. will not fine citizens who play religious audio on metro

Ahmed Abdel Hadi, the official spokesman for the Egyptian Company for Metro Management and Operation, refuted rumors about imposing a…
Culture Ministry addresses London auction house regarding Mamluk manuscript
Culture

Culture Ministry addresses London auction house regarding Mamluk manuscript

The Culture Ministry addressed Christie’s auction house in London to stop the display and sale of a Quranic manuscript dating…
Egypt’s top cleric calls polygamy ‘injustice,’ draws debate
Society

Egypt’s top cleric calls polygamy ‘injustice,’ draws debate

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s top Muslim cleric has stirred up controversy after saying that polygamy is an “injustice” for women,…
UAE’s tolerance embraces faiths, runs up against politics
Middle East

UAE’s tolerance embraces faiths, runs up against politics

  DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates has branded a bridge, a new ministry, a family…
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