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Upon the occurrence of any clash or tension between Muslims and Christians in our country, some Muslim hardliners voice the jaundiced view that the Holy Quran does not recognize any religion other than Islam. Such persons support their opinion by invoking the two Quranic verses «The true religion...
Popular Egyptian talk shows have shown a great deal of interest in several Christian issues.  Highlights of this phenomenon include the aggressive viewpoints of Sālim ʿAbd al-Jalīl [Salem Abdel Galil] (Shaykh), former undersecretary of the Christians.
Egyptian author and member of Islamic Shūra Council in Austria, Bahjat al-`Obaidī, condemned the statements made by the Ministry of Endowment’s Undersecretary Dr. Sālem `Abd al-Majīd, in which he described Christians as unbeliever and their faith as “corrupt”.  
Background: This is an interview with Shaykh Muḥammad Sayyid Ṭanṭāwī, the Great Imam of the Azhar conducted by Cornelis Hulsman and members of the Maʿadī Community Church which is a very diverse community. They belong to many different Christian backgrounds and come from forty different countries....
Scholars of Islamic sharī'ah and the Azhar agreed that Shaykh Mahmūd 'Āmir, the chairman of the Ansār al-Sunnah al-Muhammadīyah (Supporters of the Prophet's Sunnah) Association in Damanhūr, was not right in his fatwa prohibiting voting in the elections for Muslim candidates who do not observe daily...
On a Youtube film released on March 28 one sees salafī leader Muhammad Hasān preaching against liberalism which, according to him is anti-Islam. This is a leader who prior to the revolution was unknown to most Egyptians. He was serving in prison for his aggressive speech and was released when the...
Watani International comments on its most recent book, ’ Sadat in the memory of Copts: Days of pain and triumph.’ The book was written by Robeir al-Faris. The book is divided into eight chapters and looks at the development of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt as well as the Nāsir years before...
Dr. Denis MacEoin believes that the British government must stop extremist tendencies from developing in Muslim schools in the U.K
Drs. Hulsman comments on a frequently referenced Qur’ānic verse that comments on compulsion in religion, and the misinterpretation that frequently accompanies the verse.
Before I temporarily quit discussing die question of the exclusion of Copts from leading posts, I would like to quote a profound letter written by Mr. Nabil Adly—a colleague at Watani. He writes: ‘The exclusion of Copts from leading posts is an issue which concerns all of us. However, other...

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