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In his column for Al-Dustūr, Wael Abdel Fattah said, "And so the Kamilia case transformed into a religious war when, in reality, the war isn't one of religion but one of who will get to control the herd of cattle. Kamilia's significance lies in her being the symbol of that war." Key Words: Kamilia...
The author talks about the ruling party’s plans to expand in order to compete with the National Democratic Party, but face limited capacities to guarantee their domination.
Wā’il ‘Abd al-Fattāh traces the history of Najīb Maḥfūz’s novel ‘Awlād Ḥaritnā’ [Children of Gebelawi].
This report, written by several authors, deals with the beginning and remarkable events in the life of the founder of the Muslim Brotherhood and its first murshid, Hasan al-Bannā. He still has a strong ideological influence on this most prominent political group.
Al-Fatāh reports on a lecturer at Cairo University who approves of breaking away from parts of traditional Egyptian culture, and who wants more creativity to be permitted in contemporary works, implying that for these reasons, the lecturer was not promoted.
The article covers the speeches given by Dr. Nasr Hamid Abu Zeid and Dr. Hassan Hanafy, philosophy professor, in a seminar titled “Criticism in Philosophy and Social Ideology" held as part of the activities of the conference of the Philosophical Association.
The author criticizes Dr. Muhammad Emara and his research about a book by Dr. Nasr Hamid Abu Zeid titled “Al-Khetab Wa Al-Ta´weel” [Discourse and Interpretation]. Emara stressed that the book should not be circulated because it doubts two of the principles of Islam. Dr. Abu Zeid sent an e-mail...
The writer criticizes a decision issued by the Islamic Research Institute to ban a book of Dr. Nasr Abu Zeid, titled “Al-Khittab Wa Al-Ta’weel” [Discourse and Interpretation]. The writer believes that the opinion of the Azhar should be consultative and fatwas of its sheikhs should neither be...
The writers comment on a new phenomenon of Christian youth. It was noticeable that most of their cars have the symbol of a fish. The writers try to find out the meaning and reason behind this symbol, which they believe threatens national unity.
The writer comments on the return of Nasr Abu Zeid from a seven-year exile in The Netherlands. He provides us with some information concerning the background of Dr. Abu Zeid, and the crisis he faced, resulting in leaving Egypt.


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