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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...
Former French-Moroccan CAWU intern Dina Bouchkouch spoke with students at the webinar of June 22-24, 2020, about her personal experiences with interfaith/intercultural dialogue and why CAWU has been so important to her own personal development. This text was recorded and edited by the different...
An interview/lecture from Richard Gauvain regarding the impact of Salafism in Egypt.
[The text was written as a chapter for Freedom of Belief and Christian Mission, Edited by Hans Aage Gravaas, Christof Sauer, Tormod Engelsviken, Maqsood Kamil and Knud Jørgensen. Regnum Edinburgh Centenary Series, Vol.
The suicide of the activist Sarah Hegazy [Sārah Ḥijāzī] has caused controversy on social media in Egypt for the last two days. Some sympathise with her and pray for forgiveness for her, while others attack her and refuse to ask God to have mercy on her. Now Dar al-Iftāʾ joined the controversy and...
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...
"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.

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