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More than pride, more than honesty, more than anything a man might do, female chastity is seen in the Arab world as an indelible line, the boundary between respect and shame. An unchaste woman, it is sometimes said, is worse than a murderer, affecting not just one victim, but her family and her...
The Iranian President Mohammed Khatami opened the conference of the Islamic Parliaments Organization. During the three days of the conference in Tehran, the members of the conference discussed the reality of the Islamic world and its concerns. They also discussed some of the important issues such...
The minister of justice has announced new restrictions on the marriage of Egyptian women to foreign men, many of whom are Saudis. But the proposal has come under fire from many quarters. It could push men to seek an Urfi marriage.
An anonymous Coptic Christian writes on the problem of divorced Copts. He cites statements by two legal counselors who say that the courts should decide the matter of permissions to remarry for divorced Coptic Orthodox Christians, and says that prohibition of permission of their remarriage is a...
Embraced by Al-Muqattam Mountain and in the middle of ’Ezbet Al-Zabaleen, or the Garbage Collectors settlement and in spite of poverty and lack of services, they (Egyptians) have cut into the stone of the mountain and created with their hands a human-made miracle at the Monastery of Sam’aan Al-...
Is President Clinton capable of achieving what he demanded yesterday? He gave a severe warning to President Milosevic, saying the latter should comply with all NATO conditions or he would lose Kosovo. In short, the allied forces will occupy, if not the entire country, then at least the trouble...
An overview of the position of Copts in Egypt.
Sidhom presents a message related to Egyptian citizens in the two villages of Ibrahim Pasha. The police forces closed their church in 1991 in which the residents used to pray. Efforts to reopen the church failed.
A district police chief investigates a double murder in an Upper Egyptian village. Fear for Christian-Muslim violence led to the arrest of lots of Christians.
The article discusses the Al-Misyar marriage, a form of marriage that is applied during travel, which has become a phenomenon not only in the Arabian Gulf countries, but in other Arab countries as well.

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