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Side A Reinout Vos first introduces himself and tells Hulsman how he began his career at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and how he came to Egypt. Vos said that he studied history at Utrecht University, specializing in the history of Malaysia and Indonesia. After completing his Master’s degree,...
The Observatory of Islamophobia of the Egyptian House of Fatwa warned of the danger of the influence of the Islamic political mainstream on the situation of Muslims in Germany.  The Observatory warned that the influence of such groups could provoke fear and panic among Muslims in the German society...
Dr. ʿAlī al-Sammān was born in 1929. He is an Egyptian professor who has lived in France and received his Ph.D. Dr. al-Sammān has participated in a large number of seminars and dialogues, and his activities stem from his belief in the importance of dialogues and meetings dealing with Islam and the...
Arab-West relations have been one of the most controversial relationships in the international arena for decades.
Washington Post  published an article by the Muftī of the Republic Dr. 'Alī Jum'ah  with the title "Prophet Muhammad is ‘the mercy to all worlds’ to Muslims: Egypt’s mufti" on September 18, 2012.
The author reflects on the campaigns of intolerance against Arabs and Muslims in the West. 
The news of the American pastor's plans for a mass burning of the Qur'ān on September 11th were deeply shocking for any who wishes for peace and love between people of different religions. The Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria's stance towards other religions has always been one of respect and...
In his speech for the launch of the ENAWU network, Prince Hassan bin Talal discusses the need to develop global commons and to promote citizenship for all. He further explains the need to advance one ethical standard for all and the importance of dialogue between different cultures.
A camp is organized between Danes and Egyptians to promote dialogue and increase understanding between the Arab world and the West. Abrār al-Ghannām provides her impressions of the two week camp, highlighting activities and presenting her recommendations for such camps in the future.
‘Umar ‘Abd al-Jawād reports about different opinions regarding the latest conference for dialog between religions.
The Middle East Research Center, at Ain Shams University, organized a seminar titled "Islam and Christianity together facing the claims of the West." The seminar discussed the West’s perception of Islam, especially after September 11.
Muslims have many difficulties with modernity perhaps because Muslims believe that they should not achieve anything but should receive the achievements of others. This is a feature of the simple Bedouin life where the Bedouin does not work and waits for the work of nature, like rain or eruption of...
Today, we will discuss the factors affecting this loss of trust between the Islamic world and the West and the obstacles to restoring this lost trust. We cannot say that trust between the West and the Islamic world has vanished completely but it was very negatively affected by the following factors...
The author comments on Pope Benedicts XVI’s controversial statement while making extreme statements about the nature of Islam.
The article reports on the international conference about "cultural common grounds" that was held at Cairo University
The author draws a picture about the development of the concept of citizenship since it originated until its present state, asserting that it has consistently been changing depending on historical, political and economical needs.
Al-Usbua published a file opposing Saad Eddin Ibrahim’s plans to monitor the coming elections under the title "No to dubious supervision. No to interference in Egypt’s affairs."
The author argues that supporters of globalization do not take seriously the Islamic concept of economy and society because there is no evaluation or systematic Islamic criticism of this phenomenon. Thus modern Islamic thought should draw on contemporary critical theory to develop new ways of...
Rev. Andre Zakī discusses the effectiveness of intercultural and interfaith dialogue and weighs their pros and cons.
The author discusses what he describes as an anti-Islam campaign in the West, for which, he says, Muslims are partly to be blamed. He noted that Muslims and Arabs have changed their perceptions about Europe after successive clashes and attacks on its teaching in several European countries.

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