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Grand Imām Ahmad al- Tayyib, Shaykh of the Azhar, highlighted the importance of the distribution of al- Azhar shaykhs among the people
Interview Script (Documentation) Interviewer (s): Drs. Cornelis Hulsman and Ms Comfort Dickson Interviewee: Tunisian humanitarian activist Interview setting: A private residence in Maadi, Cairo. The interview was conducted between 9.00 am and 1.00 pm on Tuesday morning July 17, 2018. The interview...
On February 17, 2018, Arab-West Report sent a delegation of interns to Qufāda, a village in Maghāgha, al-Minīa, to inquire into the outstanding relationship between its Christian and Muslim population. We interviewed two religious leaders, Abūna [Father] Yuʾannas, the priest of Qufāda’s Coptic...
The subject of Wolfgang Häde’s 128-page work concerns the torture and murder of Pastor Necati Aydin and two other men in Malatya city, Turkey, in 2007. Häde (outside Germany also spelled Haede) is an Evangelical pastor and German missionary serving the local Evangelical Church in Turkey....
A heated debate erupted between Dr. Khālid Muntasir and the Sunni spiritual educator, Habīb al-Jifrī, after the first wrote an article accusing the Islamic scholar of deceiving his followers by pretending moderation and promoting for himself as 'ambassador of dialogue who denounces hate speech'. “...
On March 8 Muhammad al-Barād'ī insisted on keeping the art. 2 of the constitution unchanged. I was horribly disappointed.           (Image: courtesy Munich Security Conference, Photographer Harald Dettenborn) When I read al-Qimnī's article [Click here to read al-Qimnī's article] my disappointment...
This issue presents a number of articles on the freedom of expression and the freedom of creed, and also comments on a new film released in The Netherlands, which is trying to counter-act the harm caused by the controversial film ’Fitna.’
Faraj Ismā‘īl calls on the church in Egypt to play a role in limiting Christians’ violence against Muslims and comments that the number of conversions to Islam in Egypt is increasing.
The Supreme Administrative Court ruled last weekend in favor of 15 Christians who had converted to Islam and later reverted to their original Christianity and were officially accepted in the Church, and wished to claim their legal rights as Christians. While Christian public and human and...
The Administrative Court has rejected a lawsuit that was filed by the Muslim convert to Christianity, Muhammad Hijāzī and has allowed Bahā’ī’s to leave the religion field empty or write "other" on their identity cards. The Egyptian press reported the two rulings and commented on the increasing...
The Azhar recently released a fatwá that calls for tough penalties against people who convert to Islam and then revert back to their original religion. Opinions are divided as to what effect this fatwá could have on Egyptian society.
The article reports on recent verdict of the Supreme Administrative Court that obliges the Ministry of Interior to officially acknowledge the conversion to Christianity on the identity cards of Christian-born converts to Islam.
The article is a response to questions received by AWR in 2003 from different Western churches, Christian organizations, Christian leaders and Human Rights Watch, based on material from Western sources and interviews with a few western missionaries then living in Egypt.
Although Egyptian civil law does not prohibit conversion from one religion to another, there are discrepancies in an individual’s ability to convert.
Maḥmūd al-Imāmī presents the opinions of Muslim scholars about the Islamic view of Christian missionary organizations working in Islamic countries.
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