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Egyptian police have managed to identify the bombers who carried out the April 24 blasts of the tourist resort of Dahab, as three North Sinai Bedouin, Mu’min Fārouq Muhammad ‘Alī, Karīm Ashraf ‘Abdallāh and Mājid ‘Alī Mahmoud. Two days after the triple blasts, two suicide bombers attacked...
President Muhammad Husnī Mubārak sent yesterday his warm greetings to Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria, patriarch of the See of Saint Mark, and to Egyptian Copts abroad, extending his best wishes for Easter to all Orthodox churches.
A 22-member group, called al-Tā’ifa al-Mansoura [The victorious denomination] has been arrested by the Egyptian police for planning terrorist attacks against tourist sites, gas pipelines, and a number of top Muslim and Christian clergy.
On April 15, 2006, a discussion entitled "Freedom of expression and respect for ’the other’: How to respond if one is offended” was held at El-Sawy Culture Wheel, Zamālik, Cairo. Participants from seven Arab and European countries shared their views on how to avoid the so-called ’clash of...
Some people argue that the Egyptian National Council for Human Rights is a puppet council, controlled by the Egyptian government. Much to the surprise of its critics, the council has successfully managed to address issues of public concern, such as emergency laws, the Coptic dossier,...
The recently discovered Gospel of Judas has caused heated controversy in Christian circles. Despite having been rejected by the church, the Coptic manuscript is considered to be of considerable scientific and historical value.
The controversial fatwa of the muftī of the republic, Dr. ‘Alī Jum‘a, concerning the prohibition of full-figure statues has turned Egyptian newspapers into a field of debate, where Islamic thinkers voice their views on the issue.
The 18th conference of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs opened Thursday with a keynote speech by Egyptian Prime Minister Ahmad Nazīf on behalf of President Mubārak, highlighting the role of Muslim scholars and intellectuals in the renaissance of the Muslim nation.
In an interview with al- Ahrām al-‘Arabī, former Danish Minister of Culture Grethe Rostboell speaks out on the controversial publication of cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad and gives her opinion on the concept of freedom of expression.
The recent Copenhagen conference, organized by Muslim preacher, ‘Amr Khālid, has come under severe criticism from many clerics in the Arab and Muslim world. Accusations of receiving foreign funds and breaking the momentum of the Muslim nation’s awakening for the sake of Denmark followed.


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