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The fatwa of Sheikh Nabawi El-Eish about the Iraqi Transitional Ruling Council did not only cause embarrassment for the Azhar but it also showed how divided the Azhar is. The Sheikh of the Azhar rejected the fatwa and said that Egyptian religious scholars are not allowed to give fatwas concerning a...
The religious dimension of the war on Iraq has been and still is the focus of articles covering the war. This is in addition to news items about Kurdish Islamic groups being attacked by the US and comments on fundamentalist Islam in the light of the war. For the first time, the role of the media or...
The overview covers different articles that deal with the role religion plays in the life of President Bush and how it impacts his foreign policy and whether the US war on Iraq is a crusade. It also refers to the theory of clashes between civilizations.
Egyptian papers are giving much space to news about the anticipated war on Iraq. Some articles tackle the morality of the war and others discuss the issue from a religious point of view.
The Libyan president says that Christians and Jews should be given the right to circumambulate the ka‘bah.
Ahmad Amīn ‘Arafātslams some satellite channels for inviting unqualified Muslim clerics who issue online Fatwás without having considerable knowledge of Islām. Citing Dr. Rashād Khalīl, the former dean of the Faculty of Sharī‘ah and Law, as an example, ‘Arafāt indicated that Dr. Khalīl issued a...
The author believes that the USA uses Bin Laden to justify its expected war against Iraq, as the whole world, except Britain, is not convinced of its other justification. He writes that if al-Jazeera had not transmitted Bin Laden’s threats to attack the US if it attacks Iraq, the US would have...
The tenth World Conference of Islamic Youth recommended adopting an Islamic strategy for the renewal of schools and universities’ curriculum to cope with renewed religious discourse and respond to the suspicions raised against Islām.
‘Ubayd discusses the history of various forms of Christianity, from Arab Christians to Eastern Christians, and the problems that are still remain to overcome.
Text of lecture about a declining Christianity in the Middle East. Dalrymple compares between his travels in the mid nineties to when he collected material for his book ‘From the Holy Mountain: A Journey among the Christians of the Middle East,’ and recently travelled to the areas he had visited...

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