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Liberal Islamic researcher and thinker Islām al-Biḥayrī denied the rumors on a court ruling that allegedly ban him from appearing on TV channels, commenting that the ruling, which was in his favor, is a victory for freedom of thought.
The Copts of the United Arab Republic Of Egypt Front condemned the court verdict that sentenced three Coptic minors on charges of contempt of Islam. The Front described the verdict as 'wrongful' and 'a dishonor to the June 30 Revolution'.
Commenting on the detention of Islam researcher, Islām Al-Beheirī who is charged for contempt of religion, Egypt's Grand Mufti, Dr. Shawqī `Allām, said: “Freedom of thought is part of Islam; however it is not an absolute freedom.”
Egypt’s deep state is a bureaucratic theocracy. This network forms the infrastructure of the official government. It is accountable to the doctrines put forth by the powerful Islamic clerics of Al-Ahzar Institute. The religion of Islam, when merged with the state, can better exert Allah’s powerful...
The Bani Mazār Court will deliver the verdict in the trial of four Coptic Christian students charged with contempt of religion on 25 February.
The Grand Imām Muhammad Sayyid Tantāwī severely criticized a preparatory school student for wearing the niqāb in class. The shaykh was accused of offending the girl and violating personal freedoms. The incident brought about heated discussions about the niqāb in public places. While some newspapers...
In a recent courtroom incident a Muslim lawyer claimed there is no Christianity in Egypt and tried to attack the Christian lawyer Najīb Jibrā’īl.
The author reflects on three different recent incidents that he believes should worry moderate Muslims and questions why international organizations have not spoken out against these events.
The author condemns the fact that no one honored Farag Foda, neither in his life nor after his death, although he fought extremism and was assassinated because of his anti-terrorism ideas. He sheds light on the role Foda played in fighting terrorism.
Last week I read an article by one of them published in Asharq Al-Awsat on August 9. The main idea of the article was based on imagining an Arab-Muslim person in a room with representatives of different religions and races. The author of the article raises the question: How would this Arab-Muslim...

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