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29. ’What does the word ’home’ mean?’ on al-Barnamij al-‘Am radio station

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29. ’What does the word ’home’ mean?’ on al-Barnāmij al-‘Ām radio station
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p. 14
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04-04-2008
Author: 
Hibah Salim
Reviewer: 
Tamir Shukri
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The author describes the friendship between the imām of al-Nūr mosque and the bishop of Hilwān.

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22. Muslim scholars: fatwás on rarely occurred cases should not be raised or taken as a deductive reasoning

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22. Muslim scholars: fatwás on rarely occurred cases should not be raised or taken as a deductive reasoning
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p. 5
Date of source: 
11-04-2008
Author: 
Nahid al-Nabarawi
Reviewer: 
Tamir Shukri
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The under-secretary of the People’s Assembly Dr. Zaynab Radwān has called for the fatwás of Imām Mālik to be avoided as they pervert society.

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40. Zaqzuq: the time of da‘iyahs being hired by the Ministry of Manpower has gone

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40. Zaqzūq: the time of dā‘iyahs being hired by the Ministry of Manpower has gone
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p. 1
Date of source: 
14-04-2008
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Not mentioned
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Tamir Shukri
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The Minister of Religious Endowments Dr. Hamdī Zaqzūq has advised dā‘iyahs to increase the public awareness of conspiracies that target the safety and stability of Egyptian society.

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65. Hani Labib and Samih ‘Ashur; respecting court rulings

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65. Hānī Labīb and Sāmih ‘Āshūr; respecting court rulings
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p. 8
Date of source: 
17-04-2008
Author: 
Tharwat al-Kharabawi
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Katia Saqqa
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Tharwat al-Kharabāwī denounces the church’s and Lawyers’ Deputy Sāmih ‘Āshūr’s refusal to execute court rulings. He responds to Hānī Labīb’s articles, accusing him of confusing the civil state and theocracy. In his opinion all court rulings should be respected and executed even when people reject them. Opponents to a court ruling, al-Kharbāwī argues, can complain and appeal in legal ways.

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46. “It is a provocative act against Muslims,” Muslim scholars say, commenting on the baptism of an Egyptian-born Italian Muslim

45. Patience: a Dutch man living in Shubra for 46 years, has spent the last 20 waiting for Egyptian citizenship!

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45. Patience: a Dutch man living in Shubrā for 46 years, has spent the last 20 waiting for Egyptian citizenship!
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p. 16
Date of source: 
30-03-2008
Author: 
Ahmad Rajab
Reviewer: 
Katia Saqqa
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Father Christian Van Nispen is a Jesuit who has lived in Egypt since 1962. He is a specialist in Islamic studies and plays a leading role in interreligious dialogue in Egypt.

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21. American Muslims severed relationship with the Azhar!

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21. American Muslims severed relationship with the Azhar!
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p. 27
Date of source: 
29-03-2009
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Clare Turner
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The imām of the Islamic Center in New York spoke to al-Usbū c newspaper about Muslims who live in the West and believes that Western Muslims should work together to promote Islam and restore its image.

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8. The Egyptian press covers international reactions to Wilders’ film Fitna

20. Your Eminence Anba Shenouda; you either apologize or retire

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20. Your Eminence Anbā Shenouda; you either apologize or retire
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p. 9
Date of source: 
20-03-2008
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Tharwat al-Kharbawi
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Katia Saqqa
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The author considers Pope Shenouda’s refusal to apply the Supreme Administrative Court ruling that allows officially divorced Christians to marry again a violation of the Constitution and calls on the pope to apologize. Moreover, he highlights a Christian school’s refusal to allow veiled students to attend.

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