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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. 
Political and social theorist Sir Isaiah Berlin famously compared nationalism to a ‘bent twig’, ‘forced down so severely that when released, it lashed back wit
During the symposium organized by the daily newspaper Ṣada al-Balad, Egyptian movie star Tāmir ʿAbd Al-Munʿim said that he very often visited the former President Mubarak to stand by him in his ordeal, stressing that he was brought up never to insult or disrespect an elderly person or to be...
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...
The relations between the two Churches, Coptic Orthodox and Ethiopian, began to emerge during the early fourteenth century, in the era of Saint Athanasius. The first Bishop of Ethiopia that was consecrated was called Frumentius, an Egyptian sailor. He founded a division in Ethiopia at the end of...
  Al-Sādāt is the primary person responsible for planting and sponsoring the roots of discrimination in Egypt, but Mubārak is responsible for preserving al-Sādāt’s formula for maintaining religious and sectarian tensions in the country and manipulating them politically.
A poor economic situation and political confusion… The common denominator between the reigns of Mubarak and Al-Sisi. The return of prolific business men and officials throwing political punches at each other… a semi-new face between the two regimes. Analysts: “Egypt is returning to square one… and...
Ahmad 'Abd al-Mu'tī Hijāzī, the author of the article, admits that the salafists' crimes in Qena is a rehearsal for the 'big show' as they are getting prepared to seize power.
 'Ādīl al-Durjulī interviewed Georgette Qalīnī, a former member of parliament by appointment. Qalīnī related the reason for not being appointed in this parliament for what is well-know that appointing in the parliament can only be twice, and she was appointed twice already. She excluded the reason...
In an interview with Al-Misrī al-Yawm, Professor Ayman Shabānah, professor of Islamic and Religious Studies at the University of Tennessee, stresses that the American President, Barack Obama, seeks to open a new dialogue with Muslims in the United States and the West, as well as the entire Islamic...
The author highlights the most critical events for the Coptic Orthodox Church during 2009.
The article covers a meeting attended by the leaders of al-Jamā‘ah al- Islāmīyah who spoke about their history and their plans for the future. They stressed the renunciation of violence and adopting peaceful means in their interaction with the regime and the society.
Ibrāhīm Jād, presents a quick review on a booklet published by Ibn Khaldoun Center for Development Studies entitled, ‘Qadīyat Markaz Ibn Khaldoun Ma‘rakat al-Dīmuqrātīyah al-Ḥurrīyah fī-Misr 2000 – 2003’ [The Case of the Ibn Khaldoun Center: a Battle for Democracy and Freedom in Egypt 2000 – 2003...
The religious establishment in Egypt is composed of four main branches: the Azhar, the Azhar University, the Ministry of Endowments, and the Dar al-Iftā’. They are independent institutions that are loyal to the state.
Assemblies and demonstrations take place after the Friday prayer and worshippers walk out of the mosques into the streets, which is not within the scope of the awqāf [endowments] ministry, said Awqāf Minister Mahmoud Hamdī Zaqzouq in an interview.
The Saudi police arrested three Egyptian brothers working in trade and charged them of missionary activity.
The Grand Imam of the Azhar, Shaykh Muhammad Sayyid Tantāwī, and Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria, as well as the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) Secretary General, Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, attend the inaugural ceremony of the first Muslim-Christian dialogue conference under the auspices of...
President Husnī Mubārak called His Holiness Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Church wishing him, and the Coptic community in Egypt and abroad, a Merry Christmas.

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