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A Dutch filmmaker, who produced a controversial film depicting Islamic culture in an offensive way, was assassinated by a Moroccan man. Theo Van Gogh, 37, was stabbed an shot yesterday after a series of death threats that he received during the screening of his film, “Submission,” on Dutch...
Ramadan—the holy Muslim month of fasting—is back. Unfailingly, every Ramadan for the past few years my phone has rung to carry the protest of some Copt against one or other of these dramas, which he or she maintains makes an overt or covert insult directed at Copts, Christians, or Christianity.
Many people believe that Azharite professors should be our only source of knowledge, accusing other scholars of being unqualified to deliver the same religious message. An Azharite professor, Dr. Abdel Sabour Marzouq, asserts that it is not right to confine preaching to a specific category. “There...
If all Muslims gather to select a movie that describes the lofty reality of Islam they will not be able to present the same vivid picture as that of the French movie Monsieur Ibrahim et Les Fleurs du Coran. The movie stars Omar Al-Sherif who won a special award at Cannes Film Festival. The movie...
A television program produced by a Muslim Somali refugee which insults Islam has caused an outcry in Holland. The Daily Telegraph reported that the Somali Refugee Ayan Hirsi Ali, after living in Holland for twelve years and becoming a member of parliament, is a vehement critic of Islam. Her...
A Kuwaiti Islamist Member of Parliaments threatens to question the Kuwaiti Minister of Information and other government officials in Parliament. The Kuwaiti MP criticized Kuwaiti Television for airing the competitions of the Olympic Games in Athens which women participate in. Awad Al-Anzi said that...
When the American film (what’s the name of the film?) that narrates in detail the story of the prophet Muhammad was aired on the official PBS (Public Broadcasting System) for the first time, it caused much controversy. The film portrays Islam’s relationship to other religions: For every nation,...
In 1970, the Islamic World Union sent the Azhar a statement in which it objected to shooting the film “The Message” about the life of the Prophet. The statement did not only aim at controlling the production of “The Message” but at establishing a new policy for making religious movies in general....
The author criticizes the Committee of Culture, Media and Tourism affiliated with the People’s Assembly for the fact that its members launched a “war” against low standard films. He believes there are many problems in the society more important than this kind of films for the members of the...
An interview with Mel Gibson on his film “The Passion of the Christ”.

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