Cairo, Asharq Al-Awsat—Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has called for a “revolution” in religious discourse to confront extremist ideology during a speech celebrating the birth of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad on Thursday. Sisi called for “revamping religious...
Cairo, Asharq Al-Awsat—As part of a wider bid to prevent mosques from being used as political platforms, Egypt’s Ministry of Awqaf (religious endowments) has banned clerics who have not graduated from Al-Azhar from preaching. On Friday, several Al-Azhar clerics...
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