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Egypt’s endowments ministry to remove ‘extremist books’ from mosques

Mosques must provide the ministry with a list of their library’s contents for inspection

Ahram Online , Monday 22 Jun 2015
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Minister of religious endowments Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa (Photo: Ahram)
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Egypt’s Minister of Religious Endowments Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa on Monday issued orders to remove any books, cassettes or CDs that incite violence and radicalism from mosque libraries around the country, the Ahram Arabic news website has reported.

Mosques must provide a list of their library's contents for inspection, in order for the ministry to ensure it complies with its list of approved books, said Gomaa.

No new books can be included without the approval of the ministry, according to Ahram Arabic.

The ministry also ordered that immediate action be taken against unlicensed preachers.

According to a law signed by former interim-president Adly Mansour, preachers without permits could face jail terms of up to a year.

 

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Farhan
26-06-2015 07:50am
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Now he is plagiarizing MB leader
Does he even have little bit of shame for being so stupid ?
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Abdulhadi
23-06-2015 04:27pm
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Shame
This is an idiot order and never accepted
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Farhan
22-06-2015 10:58pm
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They would only allow books from extremist terrorists like Sisi
Other books are banned because this is military regime.
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Aladdin, Alex
24-06-2015 03:50am
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We will prevail under our president Sisi and protect merciful Islam.
Allen
23-06-2015 08:12pm
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Sorry
If this offends your Muslim brotherhood terrorists. I understand your frustration, with a smile.
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ALaddin, Aex
22-06-2015 09:48pm
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THanks for taking this courageous decision. We need to understand Modern Islam, Current Islam, etc. Early history of Islam was bloody and driven by lust for power and wealth. We need book explain the different sects of Islam. As Sunni, I do not understand Shea, Alwee, Dorzi, Ahmady, Ismalely, Nakshabandi, .. Who are those people?
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Allen
22-06-2015 08:23pm
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The question really begs to be asked is...
Why were the extremist books in the house of God to begin with.
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expat
24-06-2015 11:36am
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because...
these "extremist books" more or less follow the wahabi way of sunni islam word by word
medo
24-06-2015 12:17am
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why does god need a house
i'm pretty sure if god actually lived there he would have corrected the mentality of his worshippers a long time ago
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