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Contemporary environmental malpractices are religiously prohibited, say the scholars
I was watching a televised discussion the other day about displaying movies and conducting plays in mosques, in a room extension adjacent to the mosque that is, and the subsequent conflagration that followed between the two clerical discussants. The objective behind this suggestion, typically enough, was modernising and moderating the khitaab al-dini (religious discourse or …
Christian newspaper reports local Muslims tried to protect Copts from villagers angered over “insults to Islam”
Nabil El-Araby had claimed that Catholic and Protestant Christians follow different holy books
State policy in managing mosques presumes Muslim unity on ‘the official Islam of the state’, according to study
Journalist is charged with inciting sectarian strife and reporting false news
AFP – Nigeria’s military on Monday said it had made an arrest in connection with the bombing of a football match that killed at least 40 people. “A key suspect in the terror bomb explosion that rocked Kabang community in Mubi, Adamawa state… has been arrested by troops who cordoned [off] the area in swift …
The Christian Sudanese woman, who was sentenced to hang, was incarcerated with her 20-month-old toddler according to rights activists, and gave birth this week to another baby in jail.
The 12 days of Christmas is not just a catchy song
The Islamic preacher had appealed a verdict sentencing him to 11 years in jail
Controversy surrounds the 50-strong constitutional committee as its members discuss amending articles that pertain to Sharia in the suspended 2012 constitution
The Coptic Era is an important part of Egyptian history that has helped shape society in ways that are still noticeable today.
Copts reportedly tortured by Libya’s Preventive Security for ‘proselytising’
Prosecution orders Islamist preacher to be detained for contempt of Christianity
An Egyptian and three others could face the death penalty for attempting to spread Christianity in Libya
After reading my latest column, my 12 year old son emerged from his room with a frustrated look in his eyes, asking “is there nothing good about Egypt that you can write about?” The question was like a slap in the face. I suddenly realised that I have been consumed by my anger at the …
The draft doesn’t minimise the judiciary or the prosecution’s jurisdiction
A dispute with an Israeli water company threatens to close Christianity’s holiest site, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem
Abu Islam is the first Muslim to face charges of contempt of Christianity in Egypt.