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Egypt’s Minister of Culture, Ḥilmī al-Namnam, writes in his column this week: When the British occupied Egypt, they thought that the Copts were the weak point of Egypt. Lord Cromer needed many years to recognize that there was no difference in Egypt between the Muslims and the Copts. After his...
Many Arab intellectuals believe that the official history reports on Islamic Conquests had simply ignored many historic truths in order to present an ideal image of history that had witnessed only tolerance, charity, and justice between Muslims and people of other beliefs. 
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The frist part of this recording is an interview with the Archbishop of the Aremenian Church in Turkey, Mesrob Mutfayan about the state of the church and the Armenian community in Turkey. The second part is a press conference with Natig Aliyev, the Director and President of the State...
[The text was written as a chapter for Freedom of Belief and Christian Mission, Edited by Hans Aage Gravaas, Christof Sauer, Tormod Engelsviken, Maqsood Kamil and Knud Jørgensen. Regnum Edinburgh Centenary Series, Vol.
This month has seen a scathing battle in the mass media over visits by some Egyptian Christian citizens to Jerusalem, soon followed by another wrangling over a visit by Muftī of the Republic ‘Alī Jum’ah to the holy city, where he led worshippers for prayers at al-Aqsá Mosque.
On April 16, 2011, 18 new governors were appointed by the head of the Supreme Council of Armed Forces. In Qena, Egyptians protested against the newly appointed Coptic governor ‘Imād Shihātah Michael, who replaced the former governor Majdī Ayūb, who was also a Copt. Demonstrators, who are mainly...
Head of the Egyptian Union for Human Rights, Najīb Jabrā’īl, issued a statement yesterday requesting priests to follow the Pope’s orders not to appear in interviews with the media. He said that statistics show that priests are not dedicated to their parish and, furthermore, that priests neglecting...
Hostilities towards Turkey emerged as Armenians remember the anniversary of the Ottoman Empire massacre.
In 2000, after violent protests against it, the anti-Islamic book translated as A Banquet for Seaweed was banned in Egypt. The widespread nature of the protests reflects the domination of religious thought in Egypt; however, the book was defended by Syrian author Hilmī al-Nimnim.   According to al-...
This article focuses on the story of an Armenian orphanage during the 1915 Armenian genocide in Turkey. Many children whose parents were killed were sent to an orphanage near Beirut, where they were beaten, malnourished, and forced to convert to Islam. Many of these children died there.

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