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The Chinese community in Cairo has been continuously growing over the past years, as Chinese and the Egyptian political and economic relations are becoming steadily more intertwined. Last Friday, September 18, the Egyptian-Chinese Friendship Association and the Egyptian Friendship Organisation...
The Muslim Community in Brazil organized a day for understanding Islam and its prophet, Muhammad, after the Brazilian Federal Congress mandated the 12th of May every year as a day to honor the religion of Islam. A number of representatives of the National Congress and the Parliament of the...
 Opinion: Gaps in European laws are promoting a gradual increase in racist movements targeting Muslims. These movements are creating dangers in most European societies, with the vanguard of these movements centered in France. Combating the rise of such movements begins with criminalizing them.  (...
The International Criminal Law Bureau has issued a report on the history of the Muslim Brotherhood and its relations with terrorist organisations such as ISIS, Qaeda and Boko haram. It cites many examples of the links between the brotherhood and these terrorist organisations using official...
A yearly meeting for Muslims concludes in France with 50,000 participants   On Monday, the 32nd annual meeting for Muslims in France closed in the suburb of Le Bourget in Paris. The event lasted for three days and was organized by the Union of Islamic Organizations in France (non-profit). The...
Honouring Charlie Hebdo supports terrorism Mohammed Muchtār Gamʿaa, Minister of the Awqāf Ministry, criticises that the 2015 award for journalistic integrity and courage went to the French satire magazine Charlie Hebdo. To award a magazine that does not respect religious feelings is synonymous...
A British Website: Britain’s support of the Egyptian regime helps extremism The news-website ‘British International Business Times’ criticised the British government for its support of the Egyptian regime. Based on the Human Rights Watch report about the deteriorating situation of political...
David Cameron takes a clearer stance against extremism and defends the system in place David Cameron informed the parliament about the latest results of a special report about the Muslim Brotherhood’s activities in Britain. The report was released amid a readjustment and expansion of the British...
American Colonel to CNN: Hidden messages in the video of the slaughter of Copts and ISIS erred in bringing Egypt into the conflict…ground intervention is necessary Military expert and retired colonel in the US Army, Peter Manūr said in an interview with CNN that ground forces need to be sent to...
Washington Times reports on a meeting between Obama and the Brotherhood behind closed doors The American newspaper "The Washington Times" reported that American President Barak Obama met last week with representatives of the Muslim Brotherhood who were part of a delegation of Islamist leaders to...
Egypt condemns attacks in Copenhagen and emphasizes the necessity of respecting religious symbols Egypt’s foreign ministry condemned yesterday’s attacks in the Danish city of Copenhagen which targeted a coffee shop and a synagogue and resulted in the deaths of two civilians. A Swedish artist...
There are several reasons the British government may be publishing only the "principal findings" of the report. First, some of the information gathered will have been done so by the intelligence services, so there are assets and agreements to protect. Another is the possibility that by revealing...
Egyptian Union for Human Rights: Europe must adopt a unified position opposing terrorism Doctor Najīb Jibrā’īl, the director of the Egyptian Union for Human Rights, said that Europe should adopt a stance opposing terrorist organizations, especially organizations like the International...
Novel “Submission” shakes France in aversion to Islam French novelist Michel Houellebecq denied that his novel “Submission” is renewing any hostility toward Islam. The novel, set in 2022, addresses the Islamization of French society through the events surrounding the victory of Muhammad bin ‘Abbās...
  The American Embassy in Cairo Disassociates Itself from the Muslim Brotherhood and Declares its Mission of Strengthening Ties with Egypt.  The new American Ambassador to Egypt, Robert S. Beecroft, denied media reports claiming he would meet members of the Muslim Brotherhood. He confirmed that...
The Huffington Post Editor  There are many frustrations between the US and Egypt which has been reflected in the experiences of Dr. Michelle Dunne and Egyptian responses such as expressed in a very sharp letter of Mr. Cherif Esmat Abdelmeguid, son of the late Esmat Abdelmeguid, former Foreign...
Following often emotional public discussions about the pro-Isis demonstration in The Hague and anti-Islam demonstrations, the Cairo Coalition (in Dutch: Cairo Overleg), representatives of Dutch churches, Muslim and Jewish religious organizations, issued  a Dutch which I have translated for Arab-...
The extreme violence of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and the war between Israel and Gaza has resulted in emotional demonstrations in different countries in the West. Some of these took place in July and August in the Schilderswijk, a densely populated quarter in The Hague, The...
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