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Sheikh Tantawi, Head of Al-Azhar, dies aged 81

Meedan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Meedan

Sheikh Sayyid Tantawi, one of the highest authorities in Sunni Islam, died from a heart attack Wednesday in the Saudi city of Riyadh, writes Tom Trew...

Egypt Plans To Ban Full Veils

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Egypt's highest Muslim authority has said he will issue a religious edict against the growing trend for full women's veils, known as the niqab....