Egyptian MP calls for women’s “virginity tests” before being admitted to university

A controversial Egyptian MP has called for women to undergo mandatory "virginity tests" before being admitted to university. Parliamentary member Elhamy Agina called on the...

Grand Imam of Al Azhar: “Salafis are not Sunnis”

The Grand Imam of Egypt's Al-Azhar University, Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb, has said that "Salafis are not Sunnis" during a conference in Chechnya. During the conference...

Egyptian authorities order imams to deliver identical pre-written sermons

Egyptian authorities announced yesterday that imams would be required to deliver identical pre-written Friday sermons as part of the Sisi regime’s campaign against "extremism". Since...

EgyptAir flight MS804 with 66 people on board crashed in Mediterranean Sea

French President Francois Hollande has confirmed that the EgyptAir flight which went missing last night between Paris and Cairo has crashed. The Airbus A320 disappeared...

Egypt forces 32 judges to retire for opposing the military’s removal of Morsi

Egypt’s Supreme Judicial Council has forced 32 judges to retire for opposing the army’s removal of president Mohamed Morsi via a military coup in...

Egyptian lawmakers draft bill to ban the niqab in public places

The Egyptian parliament is currently drafting a bill which will outlaw women from wearing the niqab in public places. The ban will apply to...

Egypt to remove books by Sheikh Ibn Taymiyya and other prominent Salafi scholars

The Egyptian Ministry of Religious Endowments has launched a nationwide campaign to remove literature authored by scholars affiliated to the Salafi movement from all...

Egypt to burn books written by Muslim Brotherhood scholars

Egypt's Endowments Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa has asked employees to take stock of the libraries annexed to mosques across the country and remove books...

Mohamed Morsi sentenced to death by Egyptian court

A Cairo court has sentenced the ousted President Mohamed Morsi to death earlier today on charges of "conspiring with foreign militants" to break out...

President al-Sisi says his regime is ready to defend Israel against “terrorism”

Egyptian President Abdul-Fattah Al-Sisi told an Italian newspaper that Egypt is ready to send troops to Palestine in order to guarantee Israel's security and...
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