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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...
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...
Egypt deletes Salah al-Din and Uqba ibn Nafi from the curriculum The Egyptian ministry of education decided to delete paragraphs about Salah al-Din and Uqba ibn Nafi from the curriculum since they allegedly promoted violence and extremism among the people, since their popularity among Muslims is...
Iqbāl Barakah, in this article, seeks to shed light on the secularism spreading and over-controlling the Turkish Constitution. She reflects on one of the articles of the Turkish constitution which prohibits the study of the Qur'ān for children under twelve years of age . 
Scholars continue to debate how much emphasis should be placed on Coptic history in the Egyptian curriculum.
In an interview with Gerrit Roos of Reformatorisch Dagblad and Cornelis Hulsman, Bishop Marqus highlights the problems facing Christians in Egypt today. These problems include issues such as church building, conversion, the Egyptian education system and the emigration of Christians abroad.

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