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Preface by Cornelis Hulsman: In 1997 I started making press overviews on issues related to Muslim-Christian relations and founded the Religious News Service from the Arab World which later was renamed Arab-West Report. Between June 13, 1997 and July 11, 1998 I collected articles from al-Muslimoon...
The head of the Dutch Freedom Party, Geert Wilders, has announced that he will visit Turkey as part of a parliamentary delegation next year. In the past Wilders’ other foreign visits have caused considerable controversy.
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) issued a new report on Muslims' civil rights during 2003 revealing a 70% increase in discrimination cases against American Muslims in 2003 compared to the previous year.
The issue of banning the veil as well as other religious symbols at French schools and public institutions is still discussed in Arabic press. Four articles about the issue were published in al-Aḥrār, Sawt al-Azhar, Asharq al-Awsat and al-Hayat.
The Egyptian press is still giving considerable space for the issue of the banning of the veil in French public schools and institutions. Sixteen articles discussing this issue were published over this week.
These are titles of articles published in Arabic press concerning the controversial issue of banning the Ḥijāb in French schools and public institutions.
The issue of banning the Ḥijāb as well as other religious symbols at French schools and public institutions are still occupying the Arabic press. The article gives a list of the articles published on this subject.
Egyptian newspapers gave considerable space to the issue of the expected banning of the Islamic veil in France. Discussions of the issue reached their peak last Wednesday, December 17, when President Jacques Chirac called for a new law banning the wearing of head scarves for Muslim girls, of...
More than twenty-five articles in the Arabic newspapers are dedicated to the issue of eliminating religious signs in French schools and its relationship to secularism. President Jacques Chirac?s speech on this issue has provoked contradictory reactions, not only inside the French community,...
Egyptian security bodies have released, in complete secrecy, the foreign members of the students’ organization who were arrested with their Egyptian colleagues on charges of embracing Jihād ideology, attempting to overthrow the regime and reviving the Islamic Caliphate.
A report from The European Center to Control Hostility and Discrimination asserts that Muslim’s face different kinds of discrimination in the west.
A Swiss Muslim agent of the Swiss Intelligence Agency [FAS] has unveiled a plan to entrap the prominent Islamic thinker Hānī Ramdān and the Islamic center in Geneva in a scandal of links with terrorism.
The author discusses the incident of six imams being removed from U.S. Airways flight 300. Was it a case of misjudgment, or were the six men actually planning an attack?
Dr. Hasan ‘Abd Rabuh al -Misrī discusses the lifestyle of Muslims living in the U.K.
Dr. Jamīl Kamāl Georgy argues that the world is undergoing a phase of struggle among civilizations, not dialogue.
The author writes about the dismissal of a veiled teacher from a British school due to her refusal to remove her veil while teaching, her lawyer claiming discrimination.
Muhammad al- Shāfi‘ī interviews Dr. Ahmad Duwīdār, Imām of the Manhattan mosque, to discuss the obligations of Muslims living in exile.
Transcript of a speech presented by William Dalrymple at the American University in Cairo, highlighting his experiences traveling to Christian Holy sites throughout the Middle East, as well as his personal interpretation of political Islām. He includes references to both historical and present day...
Wide controversy surrounds the Dutch government’s decision which approves a parliamentary proposal to ban wearing the Niqāb in public places.
The last few years witnessed fundamentalist Muslim attacks against many countries in the West. This led the West to adopt severe strategies against Muslims coming to Western countries, or even against those who were already there. This article suggests some procedures that might be taken to...


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