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Egypt - Politics
8/7/2011 2:49:20 PM
On Friday, Sufis and Copts will come together to call for a civil state, and perhaps set a record for the largest group breakfast ever

Egypt - Politics
8/7/2011 1:24:22 PM
Traditionally apolitical, Egypt's Sufis decide to join liberals in a mass rally under the banner 'For the Love of Egypt' in response to the encroachment of Salafists and other Wahhabi-oriented Islamists on Egypt's political arena

Egypt - Politics
8/6/2011 1:36:00 PM
Sufi leaders along with ten political parties as well as Coptic, liberal and secular groups are planning to stage a million-man protest in Tahrir square on Friday, 12 August

Egypt - Politics
7/28/2011 12:50:03 PM
Sufi orders, whose followers run in the millions, have declared their preferred presidential candidate and endorsed certain parties ahead of parliamentary elections

Folk - Street Smart
5/4/2011 1:45:35 PM
The Dervishes of Abul Gheit are one of several folk troupes that perform weekly at Al Tanboura Hall at the El Mastaba Centre for Egyptian Folk Music in Abdeen

Folk - Street Smart
4/27/2011 1:59:54 PM
Sufi chants and religious songs await in the House of al-Soheimi in Islamic Cairo

Books -
4/26/2011 10:01:23 AM
Affordable edition of Prince Abd El-Qadir Al-Jaza’iri’s book on Sufism

Egypt - Politics
4/6/2011 5:54:49 AM
The recent spate of violent attacks by Salafists in Egypt against shrines sacred to Sufis gives an insight into how the puritanical branch intends to interact with the rest of society

World - International
4/3/2011 5:18:20 PM
Pakistani police say two suicide bomb attacks kill 41 and wounds 70+ outside Sufi shrine

Folk - Special Files
3/29/2011 5:05:37 PM
Three nights of festivities to mark the Prophet's grandson's birthday climax tonight at El-Hussein mosque in Islamic Cairo

Heritage - Heritage special
2/15/2011 1:01:20 PM
Egypt is decorated with colourful racks which cover the sides of candy shops and bakeries, with numerous plastic horses and dolls wearing colourful garments. Today marks the birthday of Prophet Mohammed

Folk - Street Smart
12/25/2010 3:35:37 PM
The Samaa’ troupe performs, Sunday, Sufi music and religious chants at the Ghouri Dome in the heart of Cairo

Heritage - Islamic
11/10/2010 8:31:52 PM
Three restored Mameluke edifices in Cairo's Sayeda Zeinab district have reopened to the public

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