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In an opinion article published by Civic Egypt, Rāghib Al- Rikābī wrote about the difference between Islam during the early Islamic period of Mecca and the Islamic experience witnessed after the hijra, or emigration; the date of this event marks the beginning of the Muslim calendar. 
In an opinion article published by the secular website “Civil Egypt”, Counselor, Aḥmad 'Abdūh Māhir, the Lawyer at the Court of Cassation, international arbitrator, and an Islamic scholar, addressed the Early Muslim Conquests of the neighboring countries.
Egypt's workers played a major role in the surge of protests that swept across the country in the 2000s, leading to the undermining and eventual fall of the regime of Husni Mubārak in 2011. Despite subsequent regime crackdowns on domestic dissent, the independent labor movement continued its...
The Muslim Brotherhood is a difficult subject to tackle. Some of this is the fault of others – there appears to be significant bias against them in many quarters. Some of this is their own fault – they are a closed organization accountable to no government oversight.  
Dutch scholar Johannes Jansen contributed an essay – ‘The Religious Roots of Muslim Violence’ – to a 2011 anthology entitled, ‘Terrorism: Ideology, Law, and Policy’. In it he makes the case that violence and terrorism are part and parcel of the Islamic religion, traceable to its root sources at...
This third and final article on Shaykh Usāmah al-Qūsī focuses on a matter closest to his heart and specialization of study: The sunna of Muhammad, that is, what he said and did outside the recorded testimony of the Qur'ān. Whereas article one provided his life history in pursuit of this knowledge,...
This subject is not as easy to address as it may appear at first glance. The references are scattered through folds in the tapestry of time, so to truly understand this topic one must spend time and delve deep into its past."
Ignoring a petition from Pope Shenouda III, hundreds of Copts yesterday continued a nine-day sit-in outside the official TV Building near the Cairo Nile, as investigations proved recent clashes in the area were not religiously motivated. More Copts joined the protest asking for perpetrators in...
Al-Nūr Mosque in the al-'Abasīyah district in Cairo has witnessed unrest in recent weeks. The land on which the mosque was built was originally given to al-Hidāyah al-Islāmīyah Society, headed by Shaykh Hāfiz Salāmah. Its followers prevented the mosque preacher, Shaykh Ahmad Turk, from ascending...
The Military Court handed down on April 11 a three-year term in jail against Michael Nabīl, a Coptic blogger, for spreading false news and information about the army and its institutions.

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