Under the headline, “Vatican threatens to transfer dialogue with Islam to Iran” Al-Liwā’ al-Islāmī on page two quotes Cardinal Peter Turkson of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace as saying “no one can prevent the Pope from expressing his opinion,” adding “dialogue with Islam will not...
Azhar Grand Imām Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib says that apostatizing others is a threat to society, according to Rose al-Yūsuf.   “Takfir and rash accusations of iniquity are the most important phenomenon threatening Islamic society,” said al-Tayyib at a meeting for the Sixth World Forum of Azhar graduates...
  On Wednesday, Coptic reaction to the church bombing was once again a primary focus for Egyptian editorialists. This time, much of the coverage focused on statements by some expatriate Coptic organizations and leaders who have called for a Coptic Christian state to be established in Egypt....  
  Wednesday's Egyptian newspaper coverage of the Alexandria church bombing focuses on speculation regarding who may be behind the attack. But some are accusing the Egyptian media of competing to identify the responsible party, according to AWR's Hānī Hamdī...    
A lecture on the Islamic conquest of Egypt was held in the Cairo Opera House. The speakers stressed that the Islamic conquest of Egypt was not a colonization. It saved the Copts from the persecution of the Byzantines. They warned against recent attempts to distort Islamic history in Egypt.
A disciplinary council in the Azhar University headed by Dr. Taha Abu Krasha, the Vice-President of the Azhar University decided to dismiss Dr. Ibrahim Al-Khouli, a professor of rhetoric and [literary] criticism at the Faculty of Arabic Language in the Azhar University, for his objection of the...
Dr. Mohammed Selim Al-Awa is an Islamic thinker and well-known law professor. In this continuation article of an interview of him he expresses his opinions on Shura and democracy, Khilafa (the Caliphate), different schools of Fiqh (Islamic jurisprudence) and the issue of non-Muslim minorities in...
Dr. Mohammed Selim Al-Awa is regarded as a member of the Islamic movement. In this article (the first of a series) he discusses in an interview the relationship between Islam and politics. He calls for true democracy and fair elections. He also urges Muslims wanting to effect political change to...
He has strong faith, is eloquent and he is brave as cavalry. But for certain reasons, he is quarrelsome and a preacher who creates trouble. In most of his quarrels he did not claim that he owns the truth but he assures [the readers] that he is searching for it. In this year, he faced a lot of...
The United States made beyond doubt a strange effort to intervene in the internal affairs of other countries, especially countries of the third world and the Islamic world in particular when it issued last month its report on religious freedom in the world in the frame of the religious freedom law...
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