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The article discusses the need for changes in the Arab educational curricula. It calls for focusing on this objective and considers Western interference in this respect just a stone thrown into stagnant water.
Muslim cleric Mustafa Kāmil, otherwise known as Abu Hamza al-Misrī, was sentenced by the Old Bailey Tuesday to seven years in jail after being found guilty of soliciting murder and inciting racial hatred during sermons to his followers.
The author reviews a report issued by Al-Ahrām Center for Political and Strategic Studies in the form of a handbook about Islamist movements and organizations, in a bid to come up with a clear definition of terrorism.
The author suggests that a Jew in Egypt, who had converted to Islam, spread rumors that sparked the revolt against the third Orthodox caliph, ‘Uthmān.
Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten reiterated its apology to the Muslim world over the cartoons it had published on September 30, 2005, which nourished antagonistic sentiments against Denmark. However, the newspaper editor Carsten Juste refused to pledge to not publish any more articles or cartoons...
Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen said he personally condemned the cartoons published in Jyllands-Posten. In an interview with the Danish TV2 station, Rasmussen said that he respected religious beliefs and that would prevent him from depicting Muhammad, Jesus or any other religious symbol...
Muhammad Jābir al-Ansārī discusses Arab-West relations and believes that the best way to spread Islam is to practice it well.
Ulfat Ja‘far reviews a new book by media expert Jack Shāhīn on Hollywood’s image of Arabs and Muslims.
Many Copts have expressed fears that the Muslim Brotherhood’ rise to power will ultimately mould Egypt into a conservative Islamic state, where Copts will be treated as second-class citizens. Fahmī Huwaydī, on the other hand, believes these "Coptic fears” to be groundless, arguing that Copts in...
Many people believe that female circumcision is an important social and religious custom that ushers girls into womanhood.
Coptic author Magdi Khalil claims that several international human rights associations called the Copts in Egypt ‘a persecuted minority’. Behavior of the ruling National Democratic Party in Egypt during the presidential elections. Attention for AWR work: many questions, inquiries and personal...
‘Amr Khālid has had a remarkable march to fame as a dā‘iya.
In the aftermath of London bombings, several European countries have adopted tough new anti-terrorist legislation that the author argues restricts Muslims’ freedom.
Abu Abdullah Al-Turki is Abu-Hamza Al-Masri’s closest assistant; the latter is now under arrest in Bill Marsh prison, southwest London after being found guilty of nine crimes. Concerning confusion among the members after the arrest of Abu Hamza Al-Masri, Al-Turki confirms that their group is firmly...
A recent honeymoon has recently emerged between Western governments and a number of political Islam movements in the Arab world.
The recent period has seen a lot of talk about a so-called détente between Western governments and a number of political Islam movements in the Arab world, with conflicting analyses about the objectives, declared or covert, of either party.
The Sheikh of the Azhar called on the youth, who misunderstand Islam and think that extremism is something good, to reconsider their ideologies through dialogue with Muslim scholars
A war is raging now in Yemen between the government and those who the government describes as the pro-Husayn al-Hawthī rebels who adhere to al-Zaydī doctrine (madhhab) and former member of the Parliament. Nevertheless, some sources said that the circle of conflict had widened and covered all...
The British Court of Appeals refused yesterday to postpone a court hearing to withdraw the citizenship of the Egyptian fundamentalist Abu Hamza, who is responsible for the organization of “Ansar Al-Shari’a” [The supporters of Shari’a] in London.
The Arab conquerors were tolerant toward the ancient Egyptian culture that was flourishing in the Alexandria Library. Arabs were tolerant with all the cultures of their time. They were very tolerant as long as it did not contradict the teachings of Islam. That is why the claim that the Arab...
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