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Prof. Emeritus Abdallah Schleifer (84) and Prof. Emeritus Shems Friedlander (79) both served in the Department of Mass Communication at the American University in Cairo (AUC) and obtained the title 'professor,' not because of their academic work (they had none) but because both were acclaimed...
Dr. Tàriq Al-Juharì held a conference at the Center for Arab West Understanding. Moreover, he briefly discussed three major points, and then moved to answering the questions. Dr. Al-Juharì focused on three topics: the first one was: the idea of Sufism. The second one: He discussed the current...
A state of anger is coasting among Copts in ‘Sammālūṭ’ in al-Minya after "Faransah ʿAbd al-Sayyid", a 26-year-old female Christian-to-Muslim convert and her Muslim husband were allowed entry to there village amid increased security presence.  
On April 8 Tariq Ramadan delivered his first public address in the U.S. since the Bush administration revoked his visa in 2004. Ramadan in known for his ability to speak favorably to both leftists and Islamists. However some have derided Ramadan as much more radical than he initially appears. Other...
This article from Watani contains a letter to the editor from an Imām from Tahta, who criticizes Sidhom of purposefully stirring sectarian tension by alleging that the Imām preaches against Christianity. The article includes the latest letter from the Imām, stating his disgust with Sidhom and...
Coptic websites’ reactions against the decision to cancel mawalid [celebrations of saints’ feasts].
The author attacks the Qur’ānists and supports the decision of the Egyptian judiciary and the Ministry of Interior that does not recognize the Bahā’ī faith.
The article provides an overview of the film ’Hassan and Marqus,’ which provides a comedic spin to the affairs in Egypt, particularly Muslim-Christian relations.
In 1990 the Greek Orthodox Church decided to sell its church in Rosetta however ever since the Muslim buyer tried to tear down the historic building there have been tensions over who owns the land and building. On September 19, a group of men broke into the church and caused severe damage.
Egypt’s state theologian, Mufti Nasr Farid Wasel on April 17, denied reports that he had issued a fatwa (religious opinion) saying that it was haram (forbidden) under Islam for actresses and belly dancers to perform the hajj (Muslim pilgrimage).
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