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Prof. Dr. Ahmed Ghobashy, a lecturer of modern and contemporary history at the Heliopolis University for Sustainable Development, proposed on July 3rd that Egypt can be seen as the cradle of religions. 
Abstract: There is an urgent need for more fieldwork in Muslim-Christian relations in Egypt.  Too much reporting on these issues is either ideologically motivated or supported by insufficient data.  Dutch sociologist Cornelis Hulsman will provide examples from his work, including the conversion of...
      Google celebrated the birthday of artist Ḥusayn Bīkār… First to establish the Wax Museum First artist to draw a book cover His last project to produce a cinematic film was stopped due to his religion He converted to the Baha'ī faith and was imprisoned in 1985 for bribery  He...
Researcher Islām Biḥayrī described discussions about reconciliation with the terrorist Muslim Brotherhood as “the crisis of all crises,” from which Egypt and the surrounding region would not recover again. In a long interview with al-Dustūr, Biḥayrī said: the Brotherhood got a proper chance to...
For the first time ever, a book discusses about the contributions of Christians to Arab culture. Why does the government ignore the Coptic age and the Christian contributions to the development of the culture?
Background: The first part of the recording is a press conference by Foreign Minister ʿAmru Mūsā, who was speaking in both Arabic and English, during the 1996 Arab Summit which was held in Cairo, Egypt in which he was mainly discussing the Arab relations for cooperation and the peace process in...
Background: Out of 60 million Egyptian people (statistics from 1995), there is not one person who could fulfil the position of vice-president, according to then-president Ḥusnī Mubārak, which has been the case for around 14 years. In 1995, Mubārak was the victim of an assassination attempt in Addis...
The author emphasizes that Egypt is witnessing a wave of terrorism, listing a number of fields, where the state could make efforts to deal with this serious problem.
Since the emergence of Islam, the intellectual dialogue between Christian and Muslim thinkers hasn’t ceased. The dialogue took form through the efforts of Orientalist Christian thinkers who lived in the East at the time of the Umayyad and Abbasid Caliphates. One of the difficulties that faces...
Saudi Arabia has an old relationship with the Muslim Brotherhood. Many Brotherhood members worked in Saudi Arabia as teachers in schools and universities. Many Brotherhood members also started businesses in Saudi Arabia, but by the 1990s, the relationship between the Brotherhood and Saudi Arabia...
No political philosophical invention has ever hit its target better than the misleading idea of anti-Semitism. Theodore Herzl used the term to make Jews all over the world feel that they were targeted and that they were surrounded with hostile dangers. This was a pressure point on Jews, which...
We must not swallow the bait, and make a funeral of every terrorist activity happening in Egypt, weeping and fearing a terrorism that has come back, and become like diabetes where a patient can only live with the disease, not be cured from it! There is a great difference between the terrorism that...
Recent arrests of Muslim Brotherhood members appear linked to the government’s decision to allow lawyers’ syndicate election to take place.
Since 1948, Al-Azhar has produced a series of fatwas in which Al-Azhar scholars confirm the fact that Al-Azhar refuses normalization with Israel in all its shapes and means.
Mahmoud Sayed Gaballah, an Egyptian militant Islamist suspect confined in a Toronto prison, spurned a Canadian court offer, made last Thursday, to be handed over to a third country, fearing this could lead to his extradition to Egypt.
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