The author presents an interview with Carolyn Ludwig, co-author of a new novel released by the American University in Cairo Press entitled, ‘The Churches of Egypt.’
The article discusses the passing of Father Antonious Henein, highlighting his
achievements in his personal life and the contributions he made to furthering the Coptic Orthodox Church, both in
Egypt, and in North America.
The author reviews the films the ‘Da Vinci Code’ and ‘United 93.’
A U.S. authority
denies entry of a Muslim scholar to the U.S., detains and then deports him to an
"Kifayà" [enough] movement leaders face huge criticism concerning their
mixed ideologies and double
Several months ago Jewish media launched a campaign for the recovering of alleged Jewish possessions in Arab and Islamic countries, including the whole Abbasiya district in Egypt, a great part of the Yemeni city of Aden and villages in Iraq. Mosques and Islamic institutions are already constructed on some of the lands they want returned.
Memories of Dr. Otto Meinardus, and the position he took between two cultures, particularly in relation to his stance on Coptic Orthodox traditions.
Last Saturday, Al-Jazeera and Al-Arabia satellite channels admitted that they were hoaxed by an American computer expert. Benjamin Vanderford, 22, from San Francisco, confessed that he videotaped his staged beheading at a friend’s house using fake blood. In the footage, Vanderford sits on a chair in a dark room, his hands behind his back as he trembles and rocks back and forth. “We need to leave this country alone. We need to stop this occupation,” Vanderford is heard saying. The video was titled “Abu Musab al-Zarqawi Slaughters an American.”
On the occasion of the Golden Jubilee for the International Declaration of Human Rights, which is being celebrated these days by the world, the Research and Studies Center of Third World Countries, of the Political Science College at Cairo University, has held a symposium on the future of human rights in Egypt.