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7. Calling on the Muslim Brotherhood to Share in Political Power: Will Democracy Survive? (Part 1 of 2)

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7. Calling on the Muslim Brotherhood to Share in Political Power: Will Democracy Survive? (Part 1 of 2)
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p. 2
Date of source: 
2004-12-05
Author: 
Majdi Khalil
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Dr. Ibrahim has provided positive comments for both sides of this controversial issue. In an article entitled "Reclaiming Democracy ... the Participation of Muslim Brotherhood in Egyptian Political Life," published in El Hayat newspaper on Oct. 7, 2004; Dr. Ibrahim noted that the Muslim Brotherhood should be allowed to share in political power.

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15. A university professor with terrorism degree!

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15. A university professor with terrorism degree!
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p. 11
Date of source: 
2005-03-27
Author: 
‘Abd al-Rahman al-Rashid
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An Wan Mat [An Wan Min

Wan Mat], a Malaysian university professor, donated over $30,000 to an extremist group to finance a terror attack in

Indonesia.
What is the extent of the influence of terrorism if it now involves university professors that finance

destructive operations targeting a peaceful neighboring country like Indonesia?

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35. Reins should be in virtuous hands…be it man or woman

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35. Reins should be in virtuous hands…be it man or woman
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pp. 34-36
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2005-02-12
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Muhammad Shahrur
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“See how We prefer one of them above another, and verily the Hereafter will be greater in degrees and greater in preferment.” [Chapter of al-Isrā’ (The Night Journey) 17: 21, The Meaning of the Holy Qurā’n by Muhammad Marmaduke Pickthall].


This verse dismisses preferment of the creation on the basis of males or females, as it may still exist in governance, rationale and awareness.

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29. In Holland… civilizations are in conflict

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29. In Holland… civilizations are in conflict
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p. 57
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2005-01-14
Author: 
Muhammad Wahbi
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A Dutch friend told me that a brothel filed a lawsuit against the Dutch government for not allowing it to open a new branch at Schiphol airport.

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1. Home visits me in nightmares!

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1. Home visits me in nightmares!
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P.14
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April 11, 2001
Author: 
Wa’el Abdel-Fatah
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This is not just an interview. It is an attempt to break the silence and conspiracy over Nasr Hamed Abu-Zeid being sent into exile. How long will Nasr Abu-Zeid remain in exile? Who has benefited from changing an intellectual and researcher into a "cultural refugee"? Why does his leaving Egypt now, after all these years, seem the perfect solution to all parties: the government, the intellectuals, and the Islamists? This interview is the beginning of a campaign adopted by Sout Al-Umma to bring Nasr Abu-Zeid back to Egypt.

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8. The lies of emigrant Coptic organizations over the American president’s phone

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8. The lies of emigrant Coptic organizations over the American president’s phone
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P.4
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April 4, 2001
Author: 
Nabil ‘Umar
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Rafique Iscander, the head of the American Coptic Union, sent a letter to President Bush. In this letter he made the events in southern Sudan, the crimes of the civil war in Lebanon and the individual incidents that took place in Egypt appear similar. He wrote that in return for the aid Egypt received from America, it tried Saad Eddin Ibrahim, who is an American citizen.

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6. From the Iranian Shadour to the European scarf

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6. From the Iranian Shadour to the European scarf
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P.44
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March 3-April 6, 2001
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Mirvat al-Hatim
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The hair cover of the Muslim woman has different shapes and several names that have to do with the local cultures rather than the rules that had been set by the Islamic Shari’a [Islamic law]. Wearing the hijab [hair cover] is still one of the controversial issues in the Islamic world. This controversy has spread to several European countries since Islam has become the second religion and the most widespread one after Christianity.

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12. Christian Council warns of religious intolerance

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12. Christian Council warns of religious intolerance
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January 31, 2001
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POTSDAM, Germany, Jan 30 (AFP) - The World Council of Churches (WCC) on Tuesday warned at a conference here of increasing religious intolerance where Christianity is the minority faith around the globe.

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2. Co-existence of Muslims and Christians

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2. Co-existence of Muslims and Christians
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P.6
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February 24, 2000
Author: 
Mamduh al-Shaykh
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... In an international atmosphere that is tense because of the work of some international powers to trample over the concept of sovereignty of some states on their lands, and their work to admit the principle of interference to protect religious minorities from persecution, these religious minorities will be placed in a very difficult position. ...

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4. I am Muslim, I am Christian. Has national unity regressed by a century? I am Egyptian

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4. I am Muslim, I am Christian. Has national unity regressed by a century? I am Egyptian
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January 15-21, 2000
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Karam Jabr
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Why did Al-Azhar close its doors before the Copts after it had embraced the prominent ones? Why did the Copts forget their uprising against the last Coptic Prime minister?
Why does not the state adopt a national project to finish off the demon of fanaticism?

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