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Russian intern Yana Kabirova interned with the Center for Arab-West Understanding between December 10 and December 31, 2018. Her chief interest was in extremism in the Muslim world and thus we introduced her to Professor Abdallah Schleifer, a prominent Middle East expert, chief editor of The Muslim...
An interview/lecture from Richard Gauvain regarding the impact of Salafism in Egypt.
Egypt has a long history related to issues between Muslims and Christians. Apparently, this was the fundamental reason for creating that conference which is sponsored by the center of Arab-West Understanding in cooperation with a huge electronic English database about the religion’s role in the...
"Our dead in Paradise and their dead in fire!"; "remnants (of the ousted regime), hired (thugs), and enemies of Islam and the Revolution!" These were the words of hostility with which Islamist movements and parties, such as al-Nahdah Party, mostly supporters of President Muhammad Mursī, attacked...
Salafists threatened to “use force and offer sacrifices” for the sake of enforcing the Islamic sharī ʿah as a leading member of the Salafī Jihādī group said in his blog, addressing the “kāfir (infidel) Egyptian government,” that “You worship the constitution while we worship God Almighty…You will...
 While ISIS is campaigning for its cause internationally, trying to draw people from the Arabic and Islamic worlds to join its ranks, Al- Da’wah al- Salafiah has stated that ISIS leaders are heretics and kharijites (various Muslims who, while initially supporting the authority of the final Rashidūn...
The Syrian Monitor for Human Rights stated that the offshoot of al- Qa’īdah, known as ISIS, has sold 300 Yezidi women for 1000 dollars per woman.
Asked on whether the Europeans are ahl al-Fetrah1, hence God will not hold them accountable for not embracing Islam, Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyeb, Grand Shaikh of al-Azhar , responded    1everyone whom the message of Islam has not yet reached 
Background: This is an interview with Shaykh Muḥammad Sayyid Ṭanṭāwī, the Great Imam of the Azhar conducted by Cornelis Hulsman and members of the Maʿadī Community Church which is a very diverse community. They belong to many different Christian backgrounds and come from forty different countries....
For the third time in a month, rumors had caused increasing tension between Muslims and Christians in Egypt, confirming the ongoing attempts of some who seek to take advantage of the excessive sensitivity on both sides, which could ignite sectarian strife at any time and for any reason.

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