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Al-Ghanu̅shi̅: We did not hold the presidency in order to protect the nascent democracy and to avoid the fate of Egypt Speaking at an event for the I̅bn al-Rashid Prize for Freedom of Thought, Ra̅shid al-Ghanu̅shi̅, the head of the Islamic Revival Movement in Tunis, has stated that the movement...
A battle over the veil has developed between the Tunisian government and Islamists after President Zayn al- ‘Ābidīn Bin ‘Alī stressed the need to combat these so-called "sectarian uniforms," which is the description of the veil being circulated in official media.
Dr. Bibāwī argues for the cancellation of the religious data entry on official documents in Egypt.
The former prime minister of The Netherlands, Prof. Andreas Van Agt, is to launch Sunday the website of the Cairo -based Center for Intercultural Dialogue and Translation (CIDT) with former Egyptian ministers, Dr. Mamdouh al- Biltājī, Dr. Ahmad Juwīlī and Mr. Ahmad Māhir.
The author argues that the attitude of some Arab intellectuals who encourage terrorism and show admiration of al-Qā˓ida’s terrorist actions can hardly be justified.
Al-Ahram Al-Arabi devoted a six-article file to Islam in the Maghrib (Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco and Mauritania). The first and sixth article concentrate on mosques in the Maghrib, as a reflection of the history of Islam in the region. The second article deals with the development of the religious...
Hamadi Al-Gibaly, a leading figure in the banned Islamic Revival Movement in Tunisia, completed his 30th day in a hunger strike. He was the first Islamist arrested in Tunisia in 1990 due to an article written by a lawyer in his now banned paper.
The author believes that the recent "International Symposium on Human Civilizations and Cultures: From Dialogue to Alliance," under the aegis of the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, represented a false perception of the world; a place where no wars or hostility exist. He...
At the end of their 23rd conference in Tunis, Arab interior ministers issued yesterday a closing statement in which they condemned terrorism and announced recommendations on future cooperation in fighting terrorism.
Professor of Comparative Theology and Spirituality at Rome’s Pontifical Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies (PISAI), Father Maurice Borrmans, and Tunisian Academic and member of the Groupe de recherches islamo-chrأ©tien (GRIC) [the Group of Islamic-Christian Dialogue], Ahmīda al-Nayfar,...
The World Jewish Congress (WJC) considered the year 2004 as the cruelest in the history of anti-Semitism, pointing out that Muslims were the main reason behind the continued and escalating tone of anti-Semitism worldwide.
The Tunisian writer Al-Taher Labib is the manager of the Arab Institution for Translation that has been working actively in Beirut since three years. “It is not an exaggeration if I said that only ten percent of the books translated from Arabic can be accredited. Most of the translations cannot be...
A review of the book: "The Marriage Bed. Sexuality in Islam" by Abdelwahab Bouhdiba. Published in London by Saqi Books, 1998. In this book is one of the few attempts at dealing with the dimension of sexuality in the teachings of Islam and the way in which these teachings have become distorted by...
The Emir of Kuwait has issued a decree enfranchising women to vote and stand for public office in 2003. Opposition to the decree was immediate from the groups in opposition to the government, some of it on religious grounds.
Security officials in Cairo believe the British bill [legislation] may help break up terrorist networks targeting Egypt and other Arab countries. "It is a real positive step towards fighting terrorism worldwide," an interior ministry official said. "For years Britain has turned a blind eye to the...
The British House of Commons and House of Lords passed new legislation aimed at crushing violent Northern Ireland groups but will also hit terrorists from Egypt in England.
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