Judiciary independence and national pride are dominating the Egyptian reactions to the US threat
to cut aid to Egypt on protest to the seven-year imprisonment sentence given to Saad Eddin Ibrahim. Ibrahim’s American
wife says that the crisis will be solved in Egypt without American pressure.
The editor-in-chief of al-Mussawar met with the imprisoned leaders of the Gama?at al-Islāmīyah. The meeting focused
on the initiative to stop violence, its motives and the ideological revisions carried out by the group. The leaders
apologized to the Egyptian people for the crimes they committed...
Some papers claimed that the Shaykh of the Azhar refused
to extend the period in office of Dr. Nasser Farid Wassel as a Muftī for Egypt and appointed instead of him Dr. Ahmad
El-Tayyeb because the former Muftī issued many Fatāwá that corticated his Fatāwá. Other papers shed light on the...
Most of the Egyptian papers levelled harsh criticism against the
Alexandria inter-religious dialogue conference. The papers described the conference as a ?scandal? and as another ?
crime? committed by the Shaykh of the Azhar. At the same time, they praised the attitude of Pope Shenouda, who...
The Azhar and the Anglican Church signed a dialogue agreement that aims at
prompting the common values
between Islām and Christianity. After signing the agreement, the British Prime Minister met with the Shaykh of the
Azhar and thanked him for his role in consolidating the relationships between...
The author continues his series of articles in Sawt al-Azhar newspaper in response to Archpriest Zakarīyā Butrus’ opinions expressed in his appearances on the Christian television channel ‘al-Hayāt.’
Maḥmūd Ḥabīb criticizes an article about the Bahā’ī belief.
The article adds to the author’s series of articles responding to Archpriest Zakarīyā Butrus’s critique of Islām. In this article, the author compares the Islamic and Christian perspectives on principles of sacrifice and forgiveness.
Muṣṭafá Thābit, the author, continues in his series of articles in response to Archpriest Zakarīyā Butrus’s critique of Islām. In this article he presents the archpriest’s opinion on the issue of atonement.
Following the storm raised over his recent book, ’Fitnat al-Takfīr Bayn al-Shī‘ah wa-al- Wahābīyah wa-al-Sūfīyah’ [Reviewer: The Sedition of Takfīr between Shī‘ah, Wahhābism and Ṣūfism], Islamic Intellectual Dr. Muhammad ‘Imārah "explicitly and unequivocally" apologized for quoting texts that...