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The General Egyptian Book Organization (GEBO) published a new book entitled ‘The Egyptian society and western culture 1798-1952’ written by researcher Muḥammad Rajab Tammām.
We need to change our religious discourse in order to make it more compatible with the comprehensiveness of Islam. But America, in its current attack on Islam, wants to change Islam. We want to change with Islam and they want to change Islam. America’s problem with Islam is neither Islam’s...
The report released by the US Commission for International Religious Freedom is considered by the Egyptian press to be one of the most critical reports by an American organization because it represents serious interference in Egyptian domestic affairs, especially in terms of education. Journalists...
The USA is unable to provide the world with an objective view of how to deal with terrorism. Each country is the most capable party of solving the problems of terrorism within its borders. For this to be done, each country needs a space of freedom and justice to work in.
The writer is discussing the debate about suggestions for reforming religious curricula for secondary schools, because these curricula are said to repeat, word by word, phrases from the books of the executed ex-leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, Sayyid Qutb.
The author writes in this part of the series that the West keeps on "giving us a headache" about the flaws marring Islamic discourse while the Western school curricula, that forms the minds of children and youth, contain flagrant enmity against Islam and Muslims.
In this article the author discusses American strategies for interfering in religious, political and educational matters in Egypt, particularly in relation to the Orthodox Church and al-Azhar.
In an interview with a senior official from the Azhar, the author asks about the education system and whether there had been any attempts to ‘westernize’ it.
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 author complains that during the month of Ramadan a couple of issues were met with complete silence from Egyptian media. Some of these issues that he comments on in his article are: the decision of the American Congress to allocate $2 million cut from American aid to Egypt to the Ibn Khaldoun...
The author comments on the issue of the American intervention in changing the educational curricula, especially religious, in Arab countries. The US claims that such curricula is responsible for the hatred Muslims have for the US and that is why it is planning to change it. The plan is now...
The author discusses many forms of religious discourse, stressing that its renewal is a must. He comments on the intervention of the US in this issue, saying that its proposals in that respect always suit its interests.
The US Administration accused religious schools in many Arab and Islamic countries of promoting terrorist ideas and graduating generations of terrorists. Acquainted sources in Washington said that the Secretary of Defense and his deputy have lately raised a very sensitive issue, which is whether...
Arab and Muslim countries are explicitly requested to change the religious education textbooks, with the argument that the current textbooks generate terrorists. This request is not new. It was directed to the Muslim World more than two centuries ago, but it was a failure, as it resulted in Muslims...
The former deputy of the Pakistani Punjab University disclosed that there are attempts on the part of the Pakistani government to eliminate the word “jihad” from educational curricula, due to American pressure.
The author reports that the Open American University (in Cairo), which is an independent academic institution, has a section for Islamic studies. The author wonders what the US has to do with Islam? Does the US want to have preachers that promote what can be called an American Islam? He adds that...
The visit which the Minister of Education and some officials in his ministry paid to the US gives more space to what has been said about the US asking Arab and Islamic countries to change their pre-university educational curricula as it allegedly promote terrorism and extremism. The article...
The author discusses whether the Azhar curricula really need to be improved. He gives many examples of the Azhar schoolbooks to show that they should be changed. Many of the vocabulary used and even the ideas taught are obsolete and against modern sciences. The image of women portrayed in them is...
The article discusses how the American Agency for International Development (AID) intervenes in the education system of Egypt with the agreement of the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP). University professors comment on such intervention.
Al-Usbua commented on a report of Arab-West Report on Al-Usbua´s style of reporting on American interference in Egyptian curricula.

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