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Egyptian [Christian] professor of History and dean of the Faculty of Art of the Helwan University, Zebeida Attalla [Zubaydā ʿAṭāllah] presented her book Qubtī fī al-ʿAṣr al-Islāmī (‘A Copt In the Islamic Era’), stressing that she used both Muslim and Coptic references to support the historical...
The Embassy of Afghanistan in Cairo presented the Egyptian government a statue of one of the pioneers of the Renaissance in modern Islamic thought—Jamāl al-Dīn al-Afghānī. The unveiling of the statue, which coincided with the third anniversary of the opening of the new Suez Canal, took place at...
Throughout its history, al-Rifāʿiyya has gone through important developments, difficulties and rumors. For example, some people think that Rifāʿiyya followers have a relationship with snakes and lions. But here is the true story of Shaykh Ṭāriq al-Rifāʿī. 
Dr. Muhammad Mukhtār Jum’ah assured that the kufār in the times of Jāhilīyyah (pre- Islamic times) used to respect the harām months and prohibit killing during those months.
In the post-colonial Arab and Islamic states, the political mentality and culture were dominated by two models that originated from different mental and cultural sources and led to similar results, including the consolidation of the unilateral view, the curtailment of differences, and the quest for...
Al-Karma Publishers has reprinted a special series called “Al-Karma Selections” that comprises till now over 20 books that were already published in previous years and missed by the readers. One of these books is “Margins on the Arab Conquest” by Sanāʾ al-Maṣrī, the book was published in 1996 and...
With the conquest/advent of Islam in Egypt in 641AD, the new faith, which had already conquered the Arabian Peninsula, made its first steps in Egypt, spread by the companion of the Prophet ʿAmrū Ibn al-ʿĀṣ, who would become Egypt’s first ruler. He intended to spread Islam throughout Egypt, in 642 A...
In 1535, the system of Capitulations of the Ottoman Empire began. Henceforth, foreigners in the Empire were subject to their own prosecution in specific courts. This also applied to Egypt. However, the situation of foreign Christians was much better than the situation of Egyptian Christians
The Faculty of Comparative Religion at the University of Manouba, Tunis, Tunisia, invited Cornelis Hulsman to present his work in Egypt to students on the 9th of February, 2018. Hulsman’s lecture covered the following subjects: - Introduction of Dutch sociologist Cornelis Hulsman, Drs., director of...

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