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Sources stated that the meeting of Ban Ki Moon, Secretary General of the UN and President al- Sīsī discussed the issues of the region and issues pertaining to how to combat terrorism. 
Associated Press reported that the New York police are spying on mosques in cooperation with the CIA. ‘Ajīla Rahman, one of the most prominent activists in the “Nation of Islam” movement, told the Associated Press that a case like this should not be taken lightly, because if this concerned any...
Anger rose in the Muslim circles as well as Muslim organizations in Denmark after the decision of the Danish government to ban slaughtering animals in the Islamic manner was publicized. A number of activists have started a counter campaign that included Muslims and Jewish denominations (Mahmūd Zakī...
Columnist ʿAmrū al-Zanṭ writes this week: The contrast between the beauty of the landscape and the violence of the speech was vast. A swarm of spotlessly clothed holy men belonging to the Catholic Church in France approached Place St. Michel, the famous square in Paris overlooking the River Seine,...
In my article yesterday, we concluded the need to distinguish between anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism, which is necessary, and even inevitable, explaining that what Egyptian MP ʿAbd al-Raḥīm ʿAlī was exposed to by the French press and some of its writers is rather a distortion of the Egyptian...
I would like to begin by explaining some of the reasons I chose the topic of blasphemy in Islam. In some respects, I am talking here about elements of the deep structure of the dissertation. These underlying motivations have shaped and inspired this study, but they are not always explicit. I...
The U.S. President Donald Trump has officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on December 7, 2017, and announced the plan to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
The “Coordinating Citizenship” Program, which includes Coptic activists, party-members, and parliamentarians, issued a statement in which it affirmed its rejection of the special visit conducted by the Committee on Religious Freedoms of the U.S. State Department to Egypt. They also rejected...
Perhaps the main reason for the fall of the Ayyubid state was the internal turmoil and the collapse of the economy within Egypt in the late days of King al-Ṣāliḥ Nijm al-Dīn Ayūb. Moreover, the arrival of the seventh French campaign in Egypt in late 1249 AD. 
Diplomats described the European Union's statement that " the Egyptian judiciary’s freezing of the human rights organizations' fund stands against the work of civil society" as an insult to the Egyptian authority and against the international rules and laws. The Diplomats claim that there are...
Dr. `Amr `Abd al-`Ātī, the first Al-Azhar scholar to get a doctorate in Christian Science from the Vatican, praised the Grand Imam, Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyeb for thawing frozen relations with the Vatican, and meet Pope Francis I.
ʿAmrū Khālid was born in a well-off family in 1967 in Alexandria, Egypt. From 1998 onwards Khālid became a full time dāʿiyah as he expanded his enterprise to satellite-television with his first tele-preacher show. Khālid aims at a revival of the Arab world pointing to the current obvious...
Ṭāriq Saʿīd Ramaḍān was born in 1962 in Geneva, Switzerland and is the grandson of Ḥasan al-Bannā, the founder of the Islamist Muslim Brotherhood organization. In Egypt, Ramadān has become a persona non grata, due to the country's fear of his supposed links to the Islamist wing. He has allegedly...
Muḥammad Khayrat al-Shāṭir is generally seen as the financial leader of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt. He was elected deputy to the Supreme Guide of the organization in 2003. al-Shāṭir was born May 5, 1950, in al-Daqahlīyah, Egypt. He has been active in Islamic, political activities since the...
Cairo said that it did not request a meeting between Egyptian President ‘Abd al-Fatāh al-Sīsī and President of the German Parliament during al-Sīsī’s upcoming visit to Germany. This came in an irate statement released by the Egyptian Foreign Ministry responding to the announcement of the President...
Flemming Rose is a Danish journalist, author and since 2010 foreign affairs editor at the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten. As culture editor of the same newspaper, he was responsible for the September 2005 publication of the Jyllands-Posten Muhammad cartoons that led to huge controversy early the...
This biography focuses on the Islamic viewpoints of Āḥmad al-Ṭayyib; how he argues from an Islamic perspective and does not attempt to see the world through the eyes of non-Muslims. He strives to represent Islam in the best possible light, talking about it in a very positive way and accordingly...
Controversy surrounds Mursi's congratulatory Easter message to the Coptic community in Finland and Estonia. However, he did not send a similar message to the Copts in Egypt, who disapproved of his message because Mursi did not acknowledge their Christian festivities and occasions. Additional...
Pope Benedict XVI’s unexpected resignation makes one reflect on his views concerning Islam.Pope John Paul II was immensely popular in the Muslim world. Pope Benedict XVI was not. This was notably due to his 2006 Regensburg lecture on violence and Islam which has continued to haunt him over the...
The number of protesters outside the US embassy in Cairo began to decrease Tuesday night after thousands had gathered earlier to protest a film they said was being produced in the United States that insults the Prophet Mohamed.

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