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Some of the imprisoned leaders of the Islamic groups compiled four books in which they renounced their old extremist ideologies concerning accusing society and rulers of kufr [unbelief]. They also come to disapprove of killing the innocent people and consider that Copts are under the protection of...
The message the unknown woman sent to Ibrahim Sa´ada reminded the author of another message sent by a Saudi woman to Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper. The article gives excerpts of this message, which criticizes the religious education Muslim children receive at schools. This education system, in...
September 11 was not the beginning of the associating of terrorism with Islam. The Crusades marked the beginning of the actual attack of the West against Islam. Because the West is apprehensive of the Islamic revival, many theories calling for attacking Islam appeared in the West. If Islam really...
Father Shenouda Marqus welcomes President Mubārak’s decision to annul the Hamāyounī Decree, which required a presidential permission for the simple repairs to church buildings.
Tal‘at Jād Allāh discusses the recent parliamentary elections, stating that people’s choices were based on a either a religious element, not one of citizenship and efficiency, or on the highest pay offered by vote-buying candidates.
The article criticizes web sites that spread hate and exchange insults between Muslims and Christians, as well as engaging in mutual attempts to cast doubts over each other’s faith and fake accounts about Christians’ conversion to Islam and Muslims’ conversion to Christianity.
In Fathī Ghānim’s famous novel Bint Min Shubrā [A girl from Shubrā], a Muslim man, Karīm Safwān, says, "Shubrā can never be Shubrā without Sainte Teresa." Asked by the Christian woman Maria Sandro whether he knows Saint Teresa, Safwān replies that: "My mother told me that her brother Bassyounī goes...
Ahmad Shawqī al-Fanjarī blames the backwardness of Muslims on three persons, namely "the extremist Indian writer Abu al-‘Ala al-Mawdudī, the illiterate Bedouin Mufti who spearheads the Wahābī call ‘Abd al-‘Azīz Bin Bāz and Mullah Muhammad ‘Umar who applies his fatwas with whips and guns in...
The author wonders where, and from whom, ‘Amr Khālid received his education, and criticizes some of his fatwas.
Some Christian fatwas are the same as those issued by extremist Muslims. In fact, such fatwas cause sectarian strife among Christian denominations themselves. Eleven priests attacked the Egyptian movie Baheb El-Sima [I love Cinema] and accused it of insulting Christianity. This, in turn, led some...

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