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Muslim conquests have liberated lands and conscience and that is why Muslims entered those fierce battles against the Byzantine and Roman occupation armies that suppressed the east for 10 centuries – from Alexander the Great (356-324 BC) to Heraclius (610-641).
The political speech of the Brotherhood since the early 1990s reveals a new awareness that violence leads to an impasse. With the leadership of Al-Hudaiby, the Brotherhood will be more mature in dealing with the State. It will also have a historical chance to re-introduce itself to the Arab...
Human rights is the most controversial subject in the dialogue between Islam and the West. Muslims criticize many human rights [violations] in the West. Likewise, the West criticizes the human rights of Islamic countries. Each one evaluates the human rights of the other from its own point of view.
The Pact of Umar is a document purportedly signed by Umar, the second caliph. It is the source of the restrictive regulations on non-Muslims embedded in the Shari´a. It has been used as the model for Muslims´ treatment of dhimmis [protected non-Muslims] from the Middle Ages down to today...
Islamic thinker Muhammad Emara praised the national stance of the Coptic minority in Egypt, and their wise behavior against imperialistic attempts to use minorities to fracture societies. He explains the difference between the usage of the word “minorities” in the West and in Islamic societies. He...
In the article, Bishop Dr. Yohanna Qulta talks about the birth of Christ describing it as a beam of God´s light. He also speaks about national unity in Egypt stressing that being believers of different religions has never been a barrier before the coherence of Muslims and Copts. He believes that...
The author reviews a book by an Evangelical pastor discussing the status of Christians in Arab countries from the perspective of citizenship and the relationship between Christians and ruling regimes in the Arab world.
Ahmad ‘Umar Hāshim states that Islamic law is marked by its tolerance and simple rules, and that Islam urges the protection of non-Muslims living in Muslim countries..
Abu Zayd, the Egyptian intellectual who was declared an apostate, claims that Egyptian universities are intellectually stagnant and that modern ways of thought must be introduced.
Yousuf Sidhom, in his final article of the Coptic expatriates conference in Washington, presents excerpts of the papers that carried concepts vital for the future phase of Egypt’s reform.

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