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Every year, the city of Tanta, the capital of Gharbiya Governorate, celebrates the holy month of Ramadan in its own special way. Amid wonderful spirits of festivities, lights are focused on Al-Ahmadī Square, where Al-Sayed al-Badawī-'s Mosque, the biggest and most important mosque in Tanta, is also...
The tenth day of Muharram, the first month in the Islamic Hijrī calendar is known as ‘Āshūrā’. This day, is a sacred day celebrated by both Sunnīs and Shī’ah Muslims alike albeit for different reasons. Despite sharing this day in common, it highlights differences and brings memories of unjustified...
It is reiterated in the media, that there is a fear of a civil war in Egypt. Those that echo these statements in the East or the West do not understand the “Egyptian-ness” of Egyptians, the secret of their civilization and their patience, and do not realize the essence of their revolution over the...
The author of the article provides a randomized review of Dr. Yūsuf Zaydān’s novel ‘‘Azazīl.’ He does not follow the narrative of the novel as much as illuminate the points he wanted to stress: the unpredictable consequences religious fundamentalism can lead to as one should be reasonable and...
January 7 is the day when Copts, in accordance with the Coptic calendar, celebrate Christmas. The occasion received a significant amount of attention in the Egyptian press that published a considerable number of articles about Coptic issues in general and the Christmas celebrations in particular....
The author discusses the fake religious values Egyptian give to monuments and antiquities that they believe have important spiritual and religious value.
al-Bannā criticizes Retrospectivism and Salafism as flaws in the Islamic Da‘wá that hinder the progress of Muslims and Islam. He also doubts the reliability of many of the Ḥadīths.
While the majority of Muslim schools impose the death penalty on people who convert from Islam, the Qur’ān imposes no earthly punishment for conversion, andtheProphet Muhammad never killed anybody for apostasy. In the following lines Muslim thinker Jamāl al-Bannā writes about tolerance in Islam and...
al-Aḥrār published a file about the three minorities in Egypt: Copts, Shī‘ah and Nubians. The file sheds light on the historic backgrounds and the current situations of these minorities. Nāhid al-Nibrāwī, editor of the file presents an observation of reality and viewpoints of minorities leading...
Labīb presents an argument proving the Coptic Orthodox Church’s legitimate possession of the Sultan Monastery in Jerusalem. He also hints about the general history of the monastery.

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