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Safwat Al-Bayadi, the head of the Protestant Church in Egypt says that only twenty percent of the members of the Protestant churches in Egypt believe that Christ will come at the end of this year. Dr. Rafiq Habib says that some people in the West use these ideas as a reason for supporting Israel....
Exploitation of religion in international relations is not new in human history. Whether created by man or inspired by God [the so-called "heavenly religions" considered by Muslims to be Judaism, Christianity and Islam], religions have been the basis of many of the world’s alliances, wars and...
The US State Department announced on October 6 that China, Iran, Iraq, Myanmar (Burma), and Sudan were liable for diplomatic and economic sanctions for engaging in "particularly severe violations of religious freedom during the preceding 12 months."
The State Department has designated China, Iran, Iraq, Myanmar and Sudan as countries of particular concern for violations of religious freedom, making them liable for U.S. diplomatic and economic sanctions, spokesman James Rubin said Wednesday.
Youssef Sidhom discusses the report Religious Freedom in the world. Many governments have pledged not to resort to any means of discrimination between its citizens based on religion. Despite this, there are some countries where there is a difference between pledges and practices, where religious...
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Ninety eighty percent of the US Senate voted for the religious persecution law which forces the White House to take measures against countries accused of practicing any form of religious prosecution. Despite objections to the law while it was being discussed [in Congress] earlier this year, the...
A Web site allegedly related to al-Qā‘idah shows a 10-minute film depicting the catastrophic results of the American and Israeli attacks in different parts of the world.
There are about ten thousand religions all over the world. This article ranks them in terms of number of religious adherents and describes where the majority of each religion is to be found.
Subtitles: Demonstration in front of the Egyptian consulate in New York; 16 Copts murdered per minute C.N.N.-TV; Egypt is a place of persecution. See how they treat monkeys and bears in the zoo. Mahmoud Wahba: Jews are using Copts to cover a disaster among them. Rose al- Yūsuf, July 28, is also...
Dr. Milad Hanna, one of Egypt’s most prominent Christians, author of many books on Muslim-Christian relations in Egypt and columnist in Al-Ahram, is very dismayed about the proposed American religious freedom law. In an article in Al-Ahram of July 22 he writes that there are sectarian clashes...
The review takes up varied opinion articles in the Egyptian and Arab press about the statements of Pope Benedict XVI of the Roman Catholic Church in which he purportedly attacked Islam and the Prophet Muhammad in a lecture he gave in a German university.
The author explores the dangers facing journalists in the world today, including death, injury, kidnapping and imprisonment.
The writer criticizes the US policy towards Muslims. He states that 13 thousand of Arab and Muslims living in America have been exiled without warning them. Since September 11 the US is frightened of terrorism that could be carried out by Muslims. Thus, the American government is not going to halt...
Egypt was right when it called for collective action against terrorism under the umbrella of an international conference. Egypt was victimized by terrorism and was looking for the collective good when it launched that call. But it was responded to with negligence and selfishness, until terrorism...
The USA exploits religious freedom and human rights to stretch its control over the region of the Middle East and to justify its intervention in the domestic affairs of countries that are against the double standard American polices.
The author comments on Khals Jalabi´s “The need for Gandhi in Palestine” and Ma´amoun Fandy´s “The Arabic media was defeated in Jenin.” Jalabi called Arabs for nonviolence and civil resistance in their conflict with Israel and Fandy criticized the Arabic media. The author said that...
Mahmoud Khalīl writes that despite the atrocities committed against civilians by the British forces in World War II and the U.S. forces in Vietnam and Iraq, the world has not dared to point the finger of blame at Britain and the United States and accuse them of terrorism.
“The good Muslim and the evil Muslim” is the title of eminent Ugandan thinker Mahmoud Mamdani’s most recent book written in 2004. It’s predictable that the American administration would slot Muslims into categories of good and evil. Those who would help the administration fight terrorism in Iraq...
Muslims can no longer remain silent about what is happening around us in all directions: Iraq, Palestine, Afghanistan, Russia and France. When we see what is going on around the world, the terrorist acts, we remain silent. No one comes out and says no. No one fights their sinful acts when Islam...
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