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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?
Titles concern the return of Coptic endowments to the Coptic Orthodox Church which the service has reported for the last two weeks. Sami Fahmi gives an account in Al-Ahali of the procedures of the handing over of the endowments. No new arguments were added in these articles.
A new episode in the case of the jailed professor, Saad Eddin Ibrahim, has been revealed in the local media of this week. An employee in a department of his center accused him of corruption, while his family threatened to halt their collaboration with the State Security department. At the same...
Al-Arabi reviewed the opinions of different intellectuals and prominent figures among them are: " General Fou’ad Allam, Ex-Manager of the State Security Police, who said that it is very difficult to confirm whether someone was behind the demonstrations of the students of the Azhar, " Spokesman...
An Islamic-Christian dialogue conference was held in Cairo from December 18-20. All the participants stressed the importance of building a "culture of dialogue" that can face the challenges confronting the Arab societies from outside and inside. The conference presented "A charter for a...
Pope Shenouda III and the head of the Evangelical Church congratulated the Grand Imām and all Muslims on the Lesser Bairam.
The Egyptian authorities detained 22 Brotherhood members. At the same time America included the group in its lists of terrorist groups. The inclusion of the Brotherhood came after the American authorities asked Italy to detain the president of al-Taqwa Bank, which was founded by some...
Al-Akhbar, al- Ahali, Sout al-Ummah and Sout al-Azhar tackled the reasons behind the distorted image of Islām in the West and how to correct it. The four papers agreed on the need for an Arabic-Islamic media capable of addressing the West and explaining to it the true Islām.
Sheikh Youssef al-Qaradawi and the Muftī of Egypt asked Bin Laden to hand himself over to save the Afghans from the American war. al-Qaradawi said that Muslim and Christian religious leaders could play an important role in limiting the possibility of a conflict between Muslims and Christians...
The Islamic Research Institute issued a statement declaring its rejection of associating Islām with terrorism and explaining the true meaning of Jihād in Islam. The Brotherhood member Dr. Essam al-Erian said that the definition the Azhar gave of Jihād went along with the Brotherhood’s...
The head of the Ansar Al-Sharī‘a organization in London stressed that Iran handed Rifa’i Taha, the head of the military wing of the Jamā‘āt al-Islāmīyah over to Syria and they then handed him over to Egypt. Still, fundamentalist sources in Egypt did not confirm the news. From another...
The Egyptian authorities detained 22 Brotherhood members and charged them for making an effort to revive the activities of the banned group. The General Guide of the Brotherhood expressed his surprise at such detentions and said that nothing happened on the part of the Brotherhood to harm the...
In its report for this week, Rose al-Youssef reflected on the problems the Egyptian communities in Germany and the USA had faced since September 11. They also looked at the procedures the Administration for the Affairs of Egyptians Abroad has taken to deal with any attacks against immigrant...
Many conferences about terrorism and the distorted image of Arabs and Muslims in the Western media were held last week. The International Council for Mission and Aid held an inter-religious dialogue conference in the Azhar. The Islamic Council for inter-civilization dialogue and the Islamic...
Many articles were published in Watani, al-Ahram and al-Usboa in memoriam to Bishop Gregorios, the General Bishop of Theological Post Graduate Studies, Coptic Culture and Scientific Research, who passed away last week. All the articles in the first two papers concentrated on the personal...
Al-Arabi published three articles about Bishop Gregorios, the General Bishop of Theological Post Graduate Studies, Coptic Culture and Scientific Research, who passed away a few days ago. The articles covers the relationship between Pope Shenouda and the late bishop, an overview of the most...
The British Home Secretary declared that the British government intends to enforce certain procedures to protect Muslims and to face terrorism in all its forms. He added that the government was examining draft laws stating that spreading racial hostility is considered to be a criminal act.

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