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The article reports on the bitterly-contested conflict between the government and secular opposition powers in Turkey over a recent constitutional amendment to end the ban on wearing the hijāb in universities.
The Administrative Court has rejected a lawsuit that was filed by the Muslim convert to Christianity, Muhammad Hijāzī and has allowed Bahā’ī’s to leave the religion field empty or write "other" on their identity cards. The Egyptian press reported the two rulings and commented on the increasing...
Waḥīd Ḥāmid compares the Islamic Justice and Development Party [AKP] in Turkey, which has reached power, and the Muslim Brotherhood group in Egypt. He believes that the Turkish party has managed to attain power by concerning themselves with the real problems of people, unlike Islamists in Egypt...
Revealed scriptures speak about the light that gives man life and spirit. Even un-revealed religions like Buddhism speak about light enlightenment. Everyone should try to arrive at a state of enlightenment in order not to be trapped in a state of kufrania, i.e. the denying the need for...
The relationship between religion and the state is being strengthened in America. But why are they preaching what they do not do themselves? Why are they preaching secularism to the Islamic World when they are strengthening the relationship between religion and the state, which has been going for...
The author discusses the situation of Muslims in Turkey, and the increasing levels of restrictions being imposed upon them.
The Turkish Parliament approved a draft law that allows women to wear the hijāb at Turkish universities. While advocates of the law consider it a step forward, opponents believe that it is a threat to the secular nature of the Turkish republic.
Independent Member of Parliament Muḥammad al-‘Umdah believes that secularism is an English term that indicates separating religion from all forms of life, particularly politics.
The report released by the US Commission for International Religious Freedom is considered by the Egyptian press to be one of the most critical reports by an American organization because it represents serious interference in Egyptian domestic affairs, especially in terms of education. Journalists...
The book Dianetics which was reported to preach a new religion, that is Scientology, received great attention from the Egyptian press. Many papers scanned the contents of the book and commented on them. All papers touched upon the issue connected between the new religion and attempts on the part...

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