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Background: The recording included questions regarding how Muslims should treat Jews and Christians. Dr. ʿAbd al-Muʿṭī Bayūmī,  member of the Islamic Research Academy in Egypt and a professor at Al Azhar University responded to the questions. Side B: Dr. ʿAbd al-Muʿṭī Bāyūmī talked about the idea...
Preliminary results from the first round of parliamentary elections suggested that the electoral coalition 'For the Love of Egypt' ('Fī Hob Misr') has made sweeping gains, with Al-Nūr Party far behind in second place.
Does the holy month of Ramadān differ this year from previous years?!This is a question one of my old friends asked me. When I inquired about the reason for asking the question in this way, he answered that he feels that the features and ‘flavor’ of Ramadan have changed as other things have changed...
 AWR obtained the original text of the Azhar documents for Freedom. Please find it below.
This article critiques the hold that religious institutions have over Egyptians and argues that they are an obstacle to the creation of a cohesive Egyptian identity.
Drs. Hulsman and Dr. Burslem provide a detailed report on Muslim-Christian relations based on a review of Dr. Hugh Goddard’s book, commenting on a number of issues including Western perceptions, mis-interpretations, and examples of recent incidents involving Muslims and Christians.
Two truths mentioned in the Qur’an that form Islam’s stand towards other religions. First, there is an objective unity between Islam and other revealed religions. Second, the Qur’an does not mention any religion, whether revealed or not, in a negative way.
Separation of executive, judicial and legislative authorities is one of the bases of the civil state. Many people believe that this separation is the invention of Western civilization not Islamic civilization. In fact, this is not true. This separation appeared for the first time in the first...
Drs. Cornelis Hulsman writes in response to Tarek Heggy’s article entitled, ‘If I were a Copt.’ He writes from the perspective of a Muslim citizen, and stresses the issues that he believes are of significance and require attention.
The author of the article, Dr. Wā’il ‘Azīz, discusses religious freedom versus freedom of expression. He calls on Muslims to acknowledge the achievements of all Muslim scholars and intellectuals, and asserts that no one has the right to issue fatwás of Takfīr against anyone unless they publicly...

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