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Rose al-Yousuf magazine has recently been astonished by two successive statements: the first by the Jihād organization issuing a death threat to writer Sayyid al-Qimnī if he does not renounce his thoughts and writings, and the second by al-Qimnī himself announcing his renunciation of all the...
Egyptian best selling author and Rose al-Yousuf columnist, Sayyid al-Qimnī, was reported to have received a death threat via e-mail signed by the name of Abu Jihād al-Qi‘qā‘, who is believed to have links with the extremist Islamist group Qā‘idat al-Rāfidayn.
This article contains the reply of Pope Shenouda to a demand by Wasiem Roushdi Al-Seici that the pope erase the verses of the Torah that attack Egypt.
Sāmih Kurayyim expresses his shock at Dr. Sayyid al-Qimnī’s recent statement, in which the intellectual renounced all his earlier work on Islamic issues and announced his intention to quit writing, despite his previous audacity.
After receiving death threats, Dr. Sayyid al-Qimnī has announced his decision to give up writing in the media, or otherwise publishing his work. He has also disowned all his previous work, including his books, essays and research.
Sayyīd al-Qimnī, a persecuted intellectual, requires the support of the elite in order to resume his work.
The prominent Egyptian writer and scholar Dr. Sayyed al-Qimnī has suddenly declared that he renounces all his previous writings, which discussed Islamic tradition from historical and critical perspectives. He said that he had received an assassination threat from the Jihād Organization via an email...
Throughout the glorious Islamic history, the Arabs have entered numerous battles and in all of these battles the spiritual leader used to ask the masses to give him their minds first before sacrificing their souls.
The Ibn Roshd group has held a seminar about the defense of ijtihad [the freedom of interpretation in Islam] in the Cairo Center for Human Rights Studies, just hours before the tribunal verdict in an Hesba case which was filed by Sheikh Youssef Al-Badri, against the book "Father Adam" written by...
"Giving statements requires being logical and fluent, and everything that lacks reason and does not reveal a truth is not a statement, even in signed by a hundred "intellectuals"!!, whether headed or not headed by Said Al-Naggar [Al-Naggar means the carpenter], the blacksmith, or even Said the car-...
Dr. Yehia Ismail attacks Dr. Abdel Mo’ti Bayoumi for defending Dr. Hassan Hanafi. In a comment on this article Dr. van Nispen argues that this attack of Dr. Ismail is unfair because he takes quotes of Hanafi out of context.
Dr. Nasr Abu Zaid responded to the interview with Dr. Sayed El-Qimni in El-Arabi of March 16 and translated in the RNSAW of March 15-22.
The author is asking why the Islamic leaders of Egypt have not commented on Dr. Sayed El-Qimni’s remarks which they consider in violation with Islam.
An interview with a controversial writer who questions traditional interpretations of the Qur’an. Al-Qimni and the author who is a religious person apparently clashed over thoughts, resulting in an article that could result in problems for al-Qimni with Islamist radicals.
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