Rivalry for Religious Dominance in Egypt

Source: Carnegie Endowment Author(s): Karim El Taki Original Link: http://carnegieendowment.org/sada/75093 On November 15, Egypt’s Supreme Council for Media Regulation (SCMR) presented a list of 50 ulema exclusively appointed to issue fatwas on television. Though the SCMR has since said it could expand the list in the future, this move by the independent albeit pro-regime body is unprecedented...

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