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Expatriate Copts living in the United States have been divided into two camps, the hawks and the doves.
According to the beliefs of the Sufi group Charity and Justice, Prophet Muhammad sometimes attends their meetings either to give dates to the female members or give them good omens that the time of triumph is imminent and tell them that they have to be prepared, for the political future of Morocco...
A recent honeymoon has recently emerged between Western governments and a number of political Islam movements in the Arab world.
The Moroccan government prosecuted more than 700 members of the Islamic group of "Al-Adl Wa Al-Ahsan" [litt: Justice and charity] after trying to demonstrate during the national day of human rights. Some of the prosecutors are relatives of the group’s Guide.
The Moroccan Minister of Waqfs spoke in an interview about the importance of having an international organization for Friday preachers in all the mosques of the world. He added that the dialogue between different Islamic denominations should concentrate on their contents and on finding one scale...
After months of steady improvement, relations between Algeria and Morocco have suddenly soured again as old charges of Moroccan support for Algerian rebels have resurfaced. In the wake of a brutal massacre of 30 people near the village of Bechar August 14 near the Moroccan border, Algerian...
Nine members of an Islamic extremist group from Algeria held responsible for a massacre of 29 people this month have been arrested by Moroccan military security forces, a reliable source told AFP on August 25. The Moroccan authorities denied the report on the next day.
Egypt’s top diplomat in Iran said Tehran’s decision to name a street after the assassin of president Anwar Sadat was one of the chief obstacles to restoring full diplomatic ties with the country, Iranian papers said on August 25.
After he was exonerated from accusations of blasphemy and apostasy, Muslim thinker-scholar professor Abdel Sabour Shahin, added fuel to the growing dispute over his latest book when he emphasized that he was abiding with every letter and every word published in his book.
[taken from Al-Hayat of August 4, 1999] Until recently, the official word was that Morocco was immune to Islamic fundamentalism, a phenomena which is prevalent in other North African countries. A statement made by the late Moroccan king asserting that women and cultured people comprise a bulwark...

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