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On Tuesday, Pope Benedict will start a four-day visit to Turkey amidst growing protests in Istanbul and Ankara. Tens of thousands took to the streets and chanted anti-pope slogans, expressing their fury at the pope’s remarks on Islām which he made two months ago in a lecture at the University of...
In a series of articles published by al-Ahrām newspaper, Dr. Ahmad al- Tayyib, the president of the Azhar University, analyses Pope Benedict XVI’s speech of September 12, 2006.
Islam promotes and celebrates diversity of mankind. had God wanted all people to believe in one religion, He would have made it so.
The president of the Azhar University, Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib, analyzes the lecture of Pope Benedict XVI at the University of Regensburg two months ago.
Radwān al-Sayyid divides the Arab and Muslim reactions to Pope Benedict’s offensive remarks on Islām into three groups: those who accused the pope of intentionally distorting the image of Islām and Muslims worldwide, those who linked the pope’s speech to the current international negative...
The president of the Azhar University, Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib, analyzes the speech made by Pope Benedict XVI at the University of Regensburg two months ago. Stressing that Islām is a positively rational religion, Dr. al-Tayyib explains that reason and sharī‘ah are two sides of the same coin. While...
Explaining the broad meaning of the concept of jihād in Islām, Muslim thinker Rajab al-Bannā quoted famous British writer Karen Armstrong’s definition of it as "struggle and effort, not a synonym for holy war as Westerners define it." Ahmad ‘Izz al-Dīn al-‘Arab wrote in a short article in al-...
The author calls upon religious leaders not to instigate fanaticism while at the same pleading for a better understanding of the West and being true to one’s own belief.
The author reflects on the outrage following the controversial lecture given by Pope Benedict XVI in Germany and more broadly on the way that people respond to religious defamation or vilification.
Western history is full of falsifications against Islam. The real conflict is not between Muslims and Christians of the region, but between the West and the Islamic orient.

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