Extremism

Saudi Arabia voices support to Egypt’s right to secure its western borders

Sat, 20 Jun 2020 - 10:33 GMT

Saudi Arabia on Saturday affirmed its support to Egypt in “its right to defend its borders and people against acts of extremism and terrorist militias and their supporters” in Libya.

19 terrorists killed in Sinai raids, 5 military personnel killed or injured: Army

Sun, 31 May 2020 - 10:30 GMT

Military engineers could detect and destroy five explosive devices that were planted to target the armed forces.

WYF 2019 discusses hate speech promotion on social media

Mon, 16 Dec 2019 - 02:18 GMT

The "Combating Extremism & Hate Speech on Digital Platforms"’ panel discussion examined the definition of hate speech and the different approaches to deal with it.

Sisi, Senegal's president talk cooperation to counter extremism

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 - 08:34 GMT

Sisi on Wednesday expressed Egypt's willingness to cooperate with Senegal, as a country that spreads moderate Islamic thought in West Africa region, to combat extremist ideology, the Presidency said in a statement.

Sisi urges continuing fight against terrorism, crime

Sun, 17 Nov 2019 - 10:04 GMT

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Saturday urged relevant authorities to continue to exert maximum efforts to counter terrorism.

Palestinian scholar: Terrorism biggest challenge facing Islamic nation

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 - 11:28 GMT

Supreme Sharia Judge in the Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Sedki Al Habbash on Tuesday asserted that the biggest challenge facing the Islamic nation is extremism and terrorism.

Egypt's Endowments Ministry to launch counter-extremism center

Mon, 09 Sep 2019 - 10:33 GMT

The center is set to include specialists in religions, languages and humanities to counter extremism.

Egypt seeks expressing interests of African peoples: Sisi

Sat, 27 Jul 2019 - 01:56 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Saturday said that Egypt is seeking to express the interests of the African peoples and their need to achieve stability and progress.

FM urges Syrian political process in meeting with U.S. envoy

Tue, 11 Jun 2019 - 04:02 GMT

Shokry and Jeffrey examined the latest developments on the Syrian scene and the updates of counterterrorism efforts.

Al-Azhar Observatory celebrates its fourth anniversary since opening

Tue, 04 Jun 2019 - 07:20 GMT

Al Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism issued on Monday a detailed report on its publications.

Endowments min. warns of International Union of Muslim Scholars

Mon, 08 Apr 2019 - 12:09 GMT

The minister said it is not credible, and backs the terrorist ideology

Essebsi asks judiciary to make decision on Muslim Brotherhood

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 - 08:59 GMT

“The judiciary must make a decision on the secret society of the Muslim Brotherhood...What is happening is a threat to the national security,” the Tunisian president said.

Somalia’s security part of Egypt’s national security: FM

Wed, 06 Mar 2019 - 04:24 GMT

Awad presented the developments on the Somali scene including measures taken to rebuild state institutions and develop security forces.

Sisi urges African judicial collaboration to face terrorism, extremism

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 - 06:19 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received on Tuesday the chief justices of African constitutional and supreme courts.

Grand Imam, Macron discuss combating terrorism

Tue, 29 Jan 2019 - 02:46 GMT

The Grand Imam and Al Azhar Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb received French President Emmanuel Macron, his wife and accompanying delegation on Tuesday.

Dar al-Iftaa: A Muslim should belong only to nation

Tue, 01 Jan 2019 - 11:44 GMT

The Egyptian Darul Iftaa on Tuesday said that a Muslim should have his belonging only to his nation, homeland and society.

Foreign minister describes China as strategic partner to Africa

Mon, 03 Sep 2018 - 09:02 GMT

China’s policy is “balanced,” Shoukry said.

Egypt on its way to renewing religious discourse

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 - 11:34 GMT

Egypt is on the road to renewing the religious discourse after all mosques have been placed under the Awqaf’s authority, according to Mohammad Mukhtar Jumaa, the minister of awqaf (endowments).

Egypt, Bahrain to boost co-op in religious affairs

Tue, 31 Jul 2018 - 07:33 GMT

Grand Mufti of Egypt Shawki Allam met with Bahraini Minister of Education Majed Bin Ali Al Noaimi on Tuesday to discuss boosting cooperation in religious affairs.

Extremism has no religion: Egyptian Mufti

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 - 12:25 GMT

Mufti of the Republic Shawky Allam on Wednesday said that terrorism and extremism are not confined to a specific religion or country.

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