Eritrea

10. An interview with Yusuf Nada and change in the Muslim Brotherhood

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10. An interview with Yūsuf Nadā and change in the Muslim Brotherhood
Date of source: 
26-05-2008
Author: 
El Torjoman International
Article summary: 

The article deals with various aspects of the Muslim Brotherhood group that have been discussed in the press this week such as the group's relations with the U.S, the elections to the Muslim Brotherhood guide's office and the extension of the Emergency Law. The article also includes an interview with Yūsuf Nadā, who is the coordinator of the Muslim Brotherhood's political and international relations.

67. The Holy Oil

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67. The Holy Oil
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p. 1
Date of source: 
27-04-2008
Author: 
Victor Salama
The tradition of cooking the Chrism Oil
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The author discusses the tradition of cooking the Chrism Oil in the desert monastery of Anba Bishoi.

36. Al-Muqattam church…a US plot to undermine Pope Shenouda

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36. Al-Muqattam church…a US plot to undermine Pope Shenouda
Author: 
‘Amr al-Misri
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The reaction of Egypt’s Copts regarding the news of St. Athanasius Church was like an earthquake and its epicenter was in al-Muqattam. The three Egyptian Christian denominations refused to acknowledge the church, under the self-styled Orthodox Dr. Maximus Hannā.

36. Female circumcision…When society harasses women

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36. Female circumcision…When society harasses women
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pp. 26, 27
Date of source: 
24-01-2007
Author: 
Not mentioned
Article summary: 

Recent statistics released by the United Nations Children’s Fund [UNICEF, see: http://www.unicef.org/], revealed that Egypt comes second on the list of countries that practice female circumcision.In hisbook, ’Khitān al-Ināth Fī Manzūr al-Islām’ [Female Circumcision from an Islamic Perspective], Muslim intellectual Dr. Muḥammad Salīm al-‘Awwā refutes all false Ḥadīths that recommend female circumcision.

16. How did Islamists turn victorious in Somalia?

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16. How did Islamists turn victorious in Somalia?
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p. 12
Date of source: 
03-07-2006
Author: 
Akram al-Qassas
Reviewer: 
‘Amr al-Misri
Article summary: 

In this article the author deals with the growing role of

Islamic courts

in Somalia, having stolen the limelight from the warlords and managed to impose control over the

capital

Mogadishu and then over nearly all of the country.

25. Religious varieties… Good or affliction

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25. Religious varieties… Good or affliction
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pp. 52, 53
Date of source: 
September 14, 2003
Author: 
Muhammad al-Tahlawi
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The writer discusses with the Mufti of Eritrea the issue of Muslim-non-Muslim relations [Editor: Eritrea is about 50% Muslim and 50% Christian, relations between Muslims and Christians in the country are generally very good].

16. The misery of Muslims

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Article title: 
16. The misery of Muslims
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p.59
Date of source: 
April 27, 2003
Author: 
Mustafá Mahmud
Article summary: 

The author criticizes Arab countries for being disunited and for doing nothing to combat the Israel and American plans against them. In the same respect, he criticizes Islamic groups for their wrong perception of jihad.

18. Female circumcision in the Middle East

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18. Female circumcision in the Middle East
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p. 18
Date of source: 
08-12-2005
Author: 
Aminah Khayri
Reviewer: 
Shayma’ al-Shami
Article summary: 

Many people believe that female circumcision is an important social and religious custom that ushers girls into womanhood.

2. Review of the religious approach to new technologies... a matter of life and death - Ongoing discussions concerning the revival of the Islamic world

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2. Review of the religious approach to new technologies... a matter of life and death - Ongoing discussions concerning the revival of the Islamic world
Date of source: 
June 14, 2000
Author: 
Said Halwi
Article summary: 

On the third day of the 12th Conference for the Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs, several preeminent Muslim intellectuals addressed important issues, the most prominent of which are recorded in this article.

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