The article deals with various aspects of the Muslim Brotherhood group that have been discussed in the press this week such as the group's relations with the U.S, the elections to the Muslim Brotherhood guide's office and the extension of the Emergency Law. The article also includes an interview with Yūsuf Nadā, who is the coordinator of the Muslim Brotherhood's political and international relations.
The author discusses the tradition of cooking the Chrism Oil in the desert monastery of Anba Bishoi.
An interview with Pope Shenouda highlighting the term of his papacy.
The reaction of Egypt’s Copts regarding the news of St. Athanasius Church was like an earthquake and its epicenter was in al-Muqattam. The three Egyptian Christian denominations refused to acknowledge the church, under the self-styled Orthodox Dr. Maximus Hannā.
Recent statistics released by the United Nations Children’s Fund [UNICEF, see: http://www.unicef.org/], revealed that Egypt comes second on the list of countries that practice female circumcision.In hisbook, ’Khitān al-Ināth Fī Manzūr al-Islām’ [Female Circumcision from an Islamic Perspective], Muslim intellectual Dr. Muḥammad Salīm al-‘Awwā refutes all false Ḥadīths that recommend female circumcision.
In this article the author deals with the growing role of
in Somalia, having stolen the limelight from the warlords and managed to impose control over the
Mogadishu and then over nearly all of the country.
The writer discusses with the Mufti of Eritrea the issue of Muslim-non-Muslim relations [Editor: Eritrea is about 50% Muslim and 50% Christian, relations between Muslims and Christians in the country are generally very good].
The author criticizes Arab countries for being disunited and for doing nothing to combat the Israel and American plans against them. In the same respect, he criticizes Islamic groups for their wrong perception of jihad.
Many people believe that female circumcision is an important social and religious custom that ushers girls into womanhood.
On the third day of the 12th Conference for the Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs, several preeminent Muslim intellectuals addressed important issues, the most prominent of which are recorded in this article.