Egypt

Reforming Islam

American Spectator 26 March 2015
By R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr.

What do you know, the world’s leading reformer of Islam is turning out to be a general. He is not a learned mullah. He is not a suicide bomber. He does not even have a weaponized

 
 

How to End Female Genital Mutilation in Egypt

Newsweek 20 March 2015
By Lucy Westcott

The ghost that haunts Mansoura Mohamed’s nightmares is an old lady dressed in black. This apparition dates back to a summer in the late 1980s, in the village of Seflaq,

 

Muslim Brotherhood: Government report concludes they should not be classified as a terrorist organisation

The Independent 16 March 2015
By Nigel Morris and Ian Johnston

David Cameron is braced for a diplomatic row with Saudi Arabia and Egypt when the Government today publishes a long-awaited review into the Muslim Brotherhood which is set

 

Islam's Troubled Historic Record and Dome of the Rock

Right Side News 16 March 2015
By Tom Wallace and Shahram Hadian

Today, with Dr. Janosik's help, we are going to share a different perspective on the history of Islam. Those of you who follow this ministry are familiar with the traditional teachings on the

 

Is Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood ready to fight?

Blazing Cat Fur 13 March 2015

Political violence has grown common in Egypt since President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi came to power, and he never misses a chance to point the finger at the Muslim Brotherhood.

 

FGM 'still prevalent in Egypt'

Female genital mutilation (FGM) is still prevalent in Egypt, despite efforts to tackle the procedure. Channel NewsAsia Singapore reports that most women in the country still

 

Turkey and Egypt's Great Game in the Middle East

aina 9 March 2015
By Soner Cagaptay and Marc Sievers

The chaos in the Middle East has tested many relationships, not least the one between Egypt and Turkey. Shortly after the fall of Hosni Mubarak in 2011, Turkey became one of

 

Heroes in Egypt Confront Islamist Ideology

The Gatestone Institute 9 March 2015
By Michael Armanious

What made Egyptian President Sisi's speech remarkable is that he pointed to the problem within and did not blame a Western or Jewish conspiracy for the problems facing

 

Licensed doctors perform 76% of Egypt’s FGM: Health Ministry

The Cairo Post 9 March 2015
By Hanan Fayed

Some 76 percent of girls undergo female genital mutilation at the hands of licensed doctors, despite its illegality, whereas midwives circumcise only 22 percent, according to a

 

'Life is Not Possible for Atheists in Egypt'...

The Daily Star 9 March 2015

Egypt: Karim al-Banna, who on Monday could hear an appeal court uphold his three-year jail term for "insulting" Islam with his atheism, wishes he could live anywhere but his

 

Qatari fatwa: Destroy Egypt’s pyramids, Sphinx!

Al Arabiya News 4 March 2015

A fatwa from a Qatari-owned online portal has been widely circulated by Egyptian press this week after it called for the destruction of pharanoic monuments on the grounds that

 

Jordanian Government To Declare Its Muslim Brotherhood Independent From Egyptian Organization

GMBWatch 4 March 2015

Saudi media is reporting that the Jordanian government will re-designate the Jordanian Muslim Brotherhood as independent from its Egyptian parent organization. According

 

Egyptian TV Host: The Jews Are Using the Holocaust to Suck the Blood of the Germans

youtube 2 March 2015
By MEMRITVVideos

In a January 15, 2015 address on the Egyptian ON TV channel, TV host Gaber Al-Karmoty complained that the Holocaust was "off limits," while drawing cartoons of the Prophet

 

Egyptian billionaire Sawiris promises to keep Euronews neutral

Swiss News 1 March 2015

Egyptian telecoms and media magnate Naguib Sawiris, who is set to take a majority stake in Euronews, pledged Friday not to interfere in coverage by the pan-European TV news

 

Coptic Monks Lay Before Bulldozers to Protect Ancient Christian Site, Muslim Workers Yell ‘Allahu Akbar!’

raymondibrahim.com 1 March 2015
By Raymond Ibrahim

A project to build a road around Fayum, Egypt, crosses the territory around the Coptic monastery of St. Macarius and threatens to destroy the ancient archaeological site around

 

Female genital mutilation persists in rural Egypt

Al Monitor 1 March 2015

I vividly remember, when I was little, those collective ceremonies that our neighbors from rural areas — from Upper Egypt in particular — used to have for their daughters. They

 

Egyptian Children Mimic ISIS in Mock Execution Video

The Clarion Project 25 February 2015

Egyptian children have released an online video imitating ISIS’s slaughter of Egyptians Copts in Libya. In the short clip they imitate the jihadists slaughtering their prisoners, using

 

Hero of the Middle East: Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

Gatestone Institute 25 February 2015
By Bassam Tawil

The courageous, historic speech yesterday by the Grand Imam of al-Azhar University, the seat of Sunni Islam, calling for the reform of Islam, was the result of the even more courageous,

 

Hizb ut-Tahrir: is it now an offence to oppose government policy? If so, let it be said plainly Uthman Badar

The Guardian 23 February 2015

Hizb ut-Tahrir nurtures extremism, justifies terrorism and inspires young people to join Isis. Hizb ut-Tahrir is banned in many countries and Australia should follow suit. Hizb

 
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