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Said was reported to have been spreading the terrorist ideology of the Muslim Brotherhood, and posing a threat to Spanish national security, the report said ... Said arrived in Spain in 2004 thanks to the agreement between the Islamic Commission in Spain and the Egyptian Government to provide a quota ...

Egypt's top authority on Islamic law has condemned the buying social media followers and likes, decrying the act as deceptive and religiously "immoral." Shawki Allam, the North African country's Grand Mufti, criticized the practice of purchasing engagement on Facebook as an act of "fraud," that ...
The attack was claimed by the Islamic State's Amaq news site on 15 April. The Egyptian Armed Forces initially claimed that the attack had killed eight soldiers and wounded 15, but Islamic State media claimed the number killed was 22, and subsequent national media coverage supported this. Want to ... Egyptian army
This week, Egypt's current Grand Mufti, Shawki Allam, ruled that buying "likes" on Facebook to falsely build up followers was "immoral" and "a fraud" - and hence prohibited under Islam. Allam published his ruling on the Facebook page of Dar Al Ifa, the Sunni Muslim institution that is responsible for ... Muslim
Pro-Muslim Brotherhood (MB) media and activists mocked Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi during a speech when he addressed attacks ... During the speech at the Arab League on Sunday, he said "Egypt will not accept Yemeni elements to fire [against] Saudi Arabia's territory with ballistic missiles".
Perhaps the most telling aspect of this aforementioned history is the evident continuity of hostility in distinctly Islamic terms: the Muslim notion that all infidels have three choices—conversion, willing capitulation via jizya/dhimmi status, or death; the willful and mass destruction of churches, crosses, and ...
In one of the most brazen attacks on Egypt's Christians, a Muslim man slaughtered a Christian bishop in broad daylight. ... Syria: Islamic State militants are believed to have executed two Russian mercenary fighters— Roman Zabolotny, 39, and Grigory Tsurkanu, 38—for refusing to renounce Christianity ...
The prominent TV pundit and Oxford University professor, whose grandfather founded Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood movement, was detained by a French court in February over charges that he raped two Muslim women in France. A third woman has since made further allegations of rape. Ramadan denies ...
Egyptian TV host Moataz Matar mocked "puppeteer" Trump, who, he claimed, had received billions of dollars from the Gulf "as payment for the hour-long military demonstration." "Bashar is one of those who benefit the most," said Matar, in an address on the Turkey-based Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood ...
Egypt's Grand Mufti has issued a 'fatwa' (religious ruling) against buying 'likes' on social media platforms, a mechanism commonly used by people running social media channels who opt to buy their followers in order to boost their numbers, Al-Masry Al-Youm reports. “Boosting content is permissible in ...
Cairo: Egypt's Dar al Iftaa, the country's top Islamic authority, has declared 'Blue Whale' forbidden in Islam after learning that the video game has led to ... The governmental body has warned against the game after an 18-year-old Egyptian boy reportedly committed suicide after playing the game last week.
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood banned from politics. The largest group that has represented political Sunni Islam in Egypt for the last 90 years is banned from politics, after being labelled a “terrorist” organization - a charge the group firmly denies. 27 Mar 2018 ...
Cairo - Egypt's military says four troops and 36 Islamic militants have died in the past five days of fighting in the restive Sinai Peninsula. Monday's statement says one officer was among the four killed army personnel. It also says that eight soldiers were wounded, including two officers. The military says that it ...
At the same time, the INSS researchers caution that the deal with Israel has aroused a public debate in Egypt, including severe criticism by Islamic groups. "Islamist elements, primarily Egyptian exiles, criticized 'the import of Arab-Islamic gas stolen from occupied countries, and infusion of billions in the ...

The Egyptian army is jamming cellular networks in southern Israel, causing disruptions to some 300,000 residents, as it is suspected that Islamic State fighters are using Israeli SIM cards to communicate with each other in the Sinai Peninsula. By using Israeli SIM cards—as opposed to Egyptian ...
... Tariq Ramadan went on to become one of the most influential scholars of Islam in Europe. Swiss roots: Born in 1962, Ramadan is the grandson of Hassan al-Banna, the founder of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood. With an MA in philosophy and French literature and a PhD in Arabic and Islamic studies ...
Anti-Muslim riots broke out in the central district of Kandy on the weekend after a Sinhalese man who said he had been attacked by a muslim mob died in ... up during the past year after hardline Buddhist groups accused Muslims of attacking Buddhist religious sites and forcing Sinhalese to convert to Islam.
Saudi Arabia's crown prince wound up his three-day visit to Egypt on Tuesday with a symbolically significant visit to Al-Azhar, the world's foremost seat of learning for Sunni Muslims. Accompanied by Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was given a tour of the ...
The daughter of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Guide wrote on her Facebook page yesterday that her father is suffering from illnesses contracted inside the Egyptian prison where he is being incarcerated and doesn't have any blankets or soap. Duha Mohamed Badie said that her father is “dying ...
At the crash course on Egyptian politics: Mbaye Lo, Lela Ali, Giovanni Zanalda and Mohamed Kasem. ... In a discussion about Islam and Egyptian politics, Kasem noted that the two are meant to be separate and that Islam focuses on building oneself and one's family and one's community, and not becoming ...
I am not talking here about defensive jihad—about merely fending off the enemies from [Muslim] mini-states, lands and sanctities. I am talking about seeking out the infidels on their own turf, calling them to believe in Allah, and giving them the option to convert to Islam. “There is no compulsion in religion.
Turkey on Monday asked German authorities to detain and extradite Salih Muslim, the founder and former co-chair of Syria's Democratic Union Party (PYD), the country's state-run ... Muslim was detained in Prague last week on a Turkish arrest warrant while attending a conference on the Middle East.
The Resistance Guide That Inspired Jewish Settlers and Muslim Brothers Alike. Opponents of Israel's 2005 Gaza withdrawal, Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood and anti-government protesters in Iran have adopted the civil disobedience principles of the late Prof. Gene Sharp. Netta Ahituv. Feb 28, 2018 7:42 PM.
“Egypt should cease any use of cluster bombs immediately.” Sinai's Islamic extremists, who are largely confined to the peninsula's northern half, have killed hundreds of Egyptian security officers since the military ousted the country's first democratically elected leader, Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim ...
In this photo provided by Egypt's state news agency MENA, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, third left, attends the inauguration of the East Suez ... of national security at a time when Egypt is trying to revive its economy battered by years of turmoil and contain an insurgency by Islamic militants.
Incidentally, the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt also added secular groups to its list of candidates in 2012, in order to show that it was a party for everyone. The key difference is that in Egypt, the Muslim Brotherhood acted like a hungry monster that tried to devour everything in its path, while in Tunisia ...
The Criminal Court of South Cairo added on Tuesday Abdel Moneim Abul Fotouh, head of “Powerful Egypt” party and the former Muslim Brotherhood member and presidential candidate ... The Egyptian authorities arrested on Wednesday evening Abul Fotouh and members of his “Powerful Egypt” party.
On Feb. 9, 2018, Egyptian army spokesman Col. Tamer El Refai announced that the Egyptian armed forces had launched the largest-ever offensive against Islamic terror groups in Sinai, the Nile Delta and the western desert close to the Libyan border. The Egyptian air force quickly carried out around 30 air ...
On Feb. 9, 2018, Egyptian army spokesman Col. Tamer El Refai announced that the Egyptian armed forces had launched the largest-ever offensive against Islamic terror groups in Sinai, the Nile Delta and the western desert close to the Libyan border. The Egyptian air force quickly carried out around 30 air ...
The court found that "a group of armed Muslim Brotherhood members" had "fired randomly at citizens protesting against their group" in the Ain Shams district of Cairo, the state-owned al-Ahram newspaper reported. Egyptian journalist Mayada Ashraf, a Coptic woman and a child were killed during the unrest ...
The latest escalation in the dispute was a fatwa against all cryptocurrencies issued by the Egyptian Grand Mufti Shawki Allam on January 1 who said that since trading of cryptocurrencies was similar to gambling, it was forbidden in Islam. His fatwa came after Bitcoin in mid-December in a buying frenzy ...
IS cells operate in Kabul under noses of Afghan and US forces · Egypt Independent · About · Advertise · Contact Us · Copyrights · Privacy · Terms · Rss. All rights reserved, Al-Masry Al-Youm. 2018.
“This Fatwa provides a strong base for the stability of a moderate Islamic society,” Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain wrote in the book. “We can seek guidance from this Fatwa for building a national narrative in order to curb extremism in keeping with the golden principles of Islam.” Foreign and domestic ...
In Sinai, a war of Mr Sisi's own making has soaked the sand with blood and provided a redoubt for Islamic State. ... Yet he seems absorbed in monuments to himself: a new administrative capital city is hardly the most pressing of Egypt's problems given poverty rates have jumped 25% in two years.
Of the 40 banks operating in Egypt, three are fully-fledged Islamic banks, with about a dozen conventional banks operating Islamic windows. Islamic bank assets reached 226 billion Egyptian pounds in 2017, around $12.8 billion, up 10.24 percent in the previous year, according to the Egyptian Islamic ...
RAFAH, Gaza Strip — Three brothers from this dusty Gaza border town paid smugglers to spirit them through underground tunnels across the border into Egypt. There they joined the Sinai affiliate of the Islamic State, which is battling the Egyptian Army in the Sinai Desert. One brother was killed about 18 ...
Director of higher education in the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Samson MacJessie Mbewe, said Egypt continues to be Malawi's strategic partner in the area of education, saying education is a key to the development of Malawi. “The Egyptian government has been offering both short and ...
Egypt's highest Islamic religious organization, Al-Azhar, supports the proposed law, and its top officials said it would work to punish those who had been ... Today, local media claims that Egyptian society is facing a “moral panic” due to sexualized images in the media and an increase in homosexuality.
Egypt on Tuesday executed four Islamic militants following their conviction by a military tribunal of killing three military academy students in a 2015 bomb attack that wounded six others. The attack took place outside a stadium in the Nile Delta city of Kafr el-Sheikh as the military cadets were waiting for a bus ...
Egypt's highest Islamic religious leader is now weighing in on the legitimacy of cryptocurrency trading. Shawki Allam, the current Grand Mufti of Egypt, said on Jan. 1 that cryptocurrency trading is forbidden under Islamic religious law due to the risk associated with the activity, according to Egypt Today.
The terror group Islamic State claimed responsibility for an attack in Egypt that targeted a Coptic Christian church in a Cairo suburb, but the group did not provide any evidence to back up its claim. The gunman first shot at a Christian-owned shop, killing two people, Friday before proceeding to the Mar Mina ...
Tuesday's executions, carried out simultaneously in two prisons located north of Cairo, is the largest mass execution in Egypt since six convicted jihadists were hanged in 2015. All 15 militants executed on Tuesday were hanged. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi has ordered the military to step up ...
Three brothers from the dusty Gaza border town of Rafah paid smugglers to spirit them through underground tunnels across the border into Egypt. There they joined the Sinai affiliate of the Islamic State terror group, which is battling the Egyptian army in the Sinai Desert. One brother was killed about 18 ...
WASHINGTON - 22 November 2017: The U.S. military said on Tuesday that it had conducted two air strikes against Islamic States militants in ...
Secular blogger arrested in crackdown on free expression in Egypt ... Islam al-Refaei, an edgy blogger known for his sarcastic and profane posts, ... An Egyptian popstar is being held for ""inciting debauchery" after releasing a ...
Egyptian Minister of Antiquities Khaled al-Anany looks at exhibits on ... Islamic civilization and handed them over to the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities. ... advantage of the wide scope of the Muslim civilization, which makes it ...
Muslim Brotherhood-backed party submits legal complaint over Egypt executions ... Egypt's banned Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) has issued a complaint to ... Egyptian police have since arrested thousands of Brotherhood ...


 

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