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Author Hānī Labīb argues that globalization, according to its Western version in general and the American version in particular, represents a serious threat to citizenship. He adds that national sovereignty is no longer absolute or immunized.
Rev. Dr. Safwat Al-Bayadi wrote about the idea of the clash between civilizations. He pointed out that it is the civil society rather than the governing authority that plays the important role in the civilizational-cultural-religious-denominational dialogue. He called for having a balance between...
The author thinks that some rulers of the Arab and Islamic work for the benefit of Western countries, regardless of their own people’s feelings. He writes about how a French ship, loaded with polluting substances, has been allowed to pass through the Suez Canal, and the mawlid of Abu Hasīra, which...
The author tries to reinterpret the September 11 attacks in the light of a play by Edward Albee entitled “The Zoo Story.” The play tackles the theme of lack of communication. The two main characters in the play came together through a knife. The crash of the suicide planes into the twin towers of...
The author starts his article by speaking about the growing importance of civil society in Egypt, especially at a time in which the world is moving towards a new international system. He then speaks about the liberal tendencies initiated by German philosopher Georg Hegel and gives the opinions of...
Last Monday, the activities of the conference “Islam and the West in a Changing World” were concluded in Sudan. The conference aimed at presenting an Islamic view of the relationship with the West under the slogan “Interaction without melting and distinction without introversion." A large number...
The article tries to answer the question whether the U.S. will really succeed in Americanizing Islamic culture. It examines the attitude of the U.S. toward the Arab and Islamic world after the September 11 attacks. A few months following September 11, the American Administration flagrantly demanded...
The article is an overview of the speeches given in the opening session of the Islamic Institute of Fiqh in Saudi Arabia. The speakers were the deputy of the Prince of Mecca, Saudi Grand Mufti, the Islamic World Association secretary general and the secretary general of the Fiqh Institute. Their...
The article is an overview of a French book titled “Bonaparte Et Mahomet” [Bonaparte and Muhammad] by Ahmed Youssef from the Ahram Bureau in Paris. The book starts with a question: If Bonaparte expressed some admiration of Islam to deceive Azhar sheikhs [so as to win their support], why he did not...
The article comments on the charismatic character of Pope John Paul II and his deteriorating health conditions. It also comments on the stand of the pope towards many international issues.

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