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‘Abd Allāh Mustafá reports on the recent trend in Europe of encouraging Muslim women to wear the hijāb.
Rihām ‘Atif reports on the Franciscan School and its decision to prevent its students to wear hijāb.
Tāriq Yūsuf reports about the Franciscan school’s issue with hijāb- wearing women.
Liberal Islamic thinker Nasr Hāmid Abū Zayd participated in a cultural festival that was organized in Beirut and Cairo at the same time. After the difficulties encountered to hold Abū Zayd’s lecture in different places, the lecture was given at the American University in Cairo where Abū Zayd...
The author comments on the Culture Minister and his potential appointment to UNESCO, wondering how he can be considered for the position having openly proclaimed the need to burn books in his ministry about Israel.
Drs. Hulsman and Dr. Burslem provide a detailed report on Muslim-Christian relations based on a review of Dr. Hugh Goddard’s book, commenting on a number of issues including Western perceptions, mis-interpretations, and examples of recent incidents involving Muslims and Christians.
Veiled women who wear clothes that expose their necks or breasts, or tight clothing that shows parts of their bodies when they move, violate the orders of God.
In an interview with Mahmūd ‘Īsá, Muslim thinker Jamāl al-Bannā elaborates on many of his controversial stances and honors the Qur’ān as the only authentic point of reference for Muslims. He also declares that the divine influence of the Qur’ān is not in the human interpretation of the Qur’ānic...
The author wonders how a simple piece of cloth – the hijāb – covering Muslim women’s heads can create so much controversy. She believes that it has a certain political significance as well as its religious importance.
A hijāb-clad student of the Azhar University has refused to shake hands with the head of the university on the basis that it is harām for men and women to shake hands.


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