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Below is the full text of the article as it came in Associated Press: TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Four foreigners were arrested in Libya on suspicion of distributing books about Christianity and proselytizing, a Libyan police spokesman said on Saturday. Police spokesman Hussein bin Hamid said the...
According to the rules of international law, the State is defined as having population, a territory and a sovereign government. Three powers oversee legislation, the enforcement of the law and its subsequent implementation. One of the most important criteria for distinguishing between the different...
Maḥmūd `Ashīsh, the founder of the Egyptian Family abroad, said that the visit of Pope Tawāḍrūs to Kuwayt during the past few days indicates that the Arab Gulf State grants religious freedoms for expatriates residing there. 
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.
Dr. Bakr Zakī ʿAwaḍ, former Dean of the Cairo Faculty of Fundamentals of Islam and member of the Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs, confirmed that there is nothing in the Qurʾān that states that congratulating Christians or building churches is ḥarām. “Whoever can find a clear text forbidding this...
The study, which is presented at Cairo's International Book Fair this year,, is a cumulative addition to previous studies and research, describing the current religious situation in Egypt, and is the result of the work of over 150 contributors. The study is characterized by its precise descriptive...
Dr. Nājih Ibrāhīm, a member of the al-Jamā'ah al-Islāmīyah's shūrá (consultative) council, in an opinion article in Rose al-Yūsuf newspaper, said Michael Meunir (Nabīl), who was recently released from jail, was neither wise nor reasonable during his interview with TV talk show host Dīnā Rāmiz on...
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....
Background: This is an interview with Shaykh al-ʾAmīn ʿUthmān al-ʾAmīn the Muftī of Eritrea. He graduated from the Azhar University in Cairo, and was then sent as an envoy from the Azhar to Eritrea. He worked as a teacher in the Religious Institute in Eritrea. After that, he became a judge in...
Background: An interview with Shaykh Muḥammad Sayyid Ṭanṭāwī tackling how Islam responds to some controversial issues such as terrorism, freedom of belief and Muslims living in non-Muslim countries. The questions are asked in English then translated into Arabic. The responses of Shaykh Ṭanṭāwī are...

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