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Sheikh Saeed Abdel Fattah was kidnapped by gunmen after a Friday sermon earlier in September, according to reports
Al-Azhar cleric and his brothers are to be detained for 15 more days
Defendants are charged with killing Shi’a cleric Hassan Shehata and three others
The blast also injured officer and soldier
Army’s chief of staff visits Arish
Using missiles and improvised explosive devices (IEDs)
His arrival marks the first visit by a Qatari official since the overthrow of President Mohamed Morsi on 3 July.
Kerry also said the interim government has a “responsibility with respect to demonstrators to give them the space to be able to demonstrate in peace.”
One dead and seven injured in Sheikh Zuweid, checkpoints attacked and IED found
Sheikh Tamim was not the first choice to take over the top job from emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani.
The sheikh was contacted by one of the kidnappers on Wednesday
Grand Iman Ahmad Al-Tayeb announces convoys to be sent throughout Egypt to spread moderate thinking
In response to recent student protests over claims of negligence and corruption, Al-Azhar creates new joint committee to deal with pressing issues
In today’s column review Morsy comes in for his usual dose of criticism from the pundits, as does Salafist Sheikh Wagdy Ghoneim. In terms of domestic politics, proportional electoral lists and the draft constitution are considered, while on the international front US funding of Egypt is examined. Amr Al-Shobaki The catastrophe of the proportional …
Among many secular liberalists lies a contradiction when it comes to raising Islam in debates concerning political or civil affairs. For example there is the common complaint that preachers have become very harsh or that Islamists are supposedly negating the tolerant and merciful side of Islam, but simultaneously they claim that Islam should remain more …