Tag: religion

Calls returned to omit religion from national ID Card in Egypt

Nasr El-Din asserted he will insist on bill, will submit it to

Sarah El-Sheikh Sarah El-Sheikh

MP collects signatures of 200 members to omit religion from National ID Card

Move came 2 years after prior bill by MP Alaa Abdel Moneim

Sarah El-Sheikh Sarah El-Sheikh

Middle Eastern unrest: dimensions beyond religion

Given the current Middle Eastern scenario, one may reasonably hold the argument

Hakim Khatib Hakim Khatib

El-Beheiry to resume work after presidential pardon release

TV presenter and researcher Islam El-Behairy praised the pardon, saying that it

Sarah El-Sheikh Sarah El-Sheikh

Government temporarily closes Al-Hussein Mosque for Ashura to avoid sectarian tension

The decision to close the mosque aims to protect Egypt’s Shi’a population

Taha Sakr Taha Sakr

State Council finalises controversial church construction and Civil Service laws

Council says examination of press and media law will take time as

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Coptic Orthodox Church renews approval of government’s draft law on churches

Disputed law awaits submission to parliament before it can be issued

Amira El-Fekki Amira El-Fekki

The hardship of praying: churches under the state’s watchful eye

Amid distrust in the government, Copts demand secular vision to new law

Amira El-Fekki Amira El-Fekki

Stubbornness fans the flames of church construction law debate

The church is in dispute with the government over security permissions and

Amira El-Fekki Amira El-Fekki