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The paper aims at presenting the religious education at the German School in Cairo (DEO) as one of the very few examples of schools offering interreligious education in Egypt.  In order to give the cooperative religious education at DEO a fair examination,
The Israeli Center for Near East Policy Research reviewed more than one hundred text books that are used in Palestinian schools. The writer Nurit Yohanan pointed out that the results clearly demonstrate that the upcoming generations of Palestinians are taught to hate Israel. The school curricula of...
According to what Pope Tawāḍrūs II announced, the number of Christians in Egypt as of now has reached 15 million in addition to another two million living abroad in 60 different countries across the world.  Christians make up close to 15% of the Egyptian people.  Despite these large numbers, their...
The Israeli newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth has unveiled an “unprecedented report” from the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, which expresses concerns regarding allegations of anti-Semitism in Palestinian school curriculum across a number of subjects and requests that the content...
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...
In his speech delivered at the ‘Love and Peace’ ceremony, al-Azhar professor of comparative jurisprudence, Dr. Shaykh Aḥmad Karīma, stressed that Egypt is the homeland for all its citizens, Muslims and Christians. Karīma reiterated that Egypt has long neglected the Coptic era in its school...
Christian denominations behind the controversy over the "personal status" law We do not want a slanderous or offensive media. We will raise a case to appeal on the investigation of the "Lady of the Vineyard" case Christian students are forced to memorize Qur'an and prophetic traditions I agree to...
  I borrow this title from these two important volumes published by al-Ahrām Center for Political and Strategic Studies in two parts in 1996 and 1998, and which presented a unique study on the religious reality in Egypt in terms of institutions and the country's unique diversity of Islamic,...
Spokesperson of Egypt's Ministry of Education, Bashīr Hassan, denied the existence of texts that defame religions, excluding Islam, in schoolbooks of the Primary school curriculum.
Bashīr Hassan, the Spokesperson for Egypt's Ministry of Education, denied circulating reports of the presence of offensive phrases to Egyptian Christians, in the curricula of Islamic Education taught to students in schools. During a call-in interview conducted yesterday evening (Saturday) by media...

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