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Iqbāl Barakah criticizes the 1997 ban on the hijāb in Turkish universities, showing that it also violated rights of sectarianism.
John H. Watson highlights an exhibition at the British Library that showcases ancient holy books from Jewish, Christian, and Islamic sources.
The following article presents the second in a series discussing the “talibanization” of education in Egypt.
The author says Shaykh Yūsuf al-Qaradāwī is trying to spark strife between Shī‘ah and Sunnī in Egypt with false accusations against the Shī‘ah. He challenges him to obtain evidence for these claims, describing him as a liar and inciter.
Mullah Mohammed Omar, the leader of the Taliban is challenging the greatest power in the world. Is it imaginable that the helpless Afghans, without food, clothes and medicines, will be transformed into powerful fighters? He is doing wrong to the Jihad, to Islam and the Muslims by dragging them...
The article gives information about the geography and demography of Afghanistan and its economic indicators. This is in addition to a historical background that has to do with the Soviet occupation, the civil war and the Taliban government.
In the recent election of the Islamic Council in France, the Muslim Moroccan community won 16 of the 41 seats of the council. Bu-Bakr, the imam of Paris Mosque and the official representative of Muslims in France, is worried about the Islamic Organizations Union, which is supported by the Egyptian...
The tradition of the niqab has become widespread in Egypt, especially in poor quarters. The niqab is an inherited tradition and not a pillar of the Islamic faith. It was transmitted to Egypt from some Islamic and Arabic countries that live by the traditions of nomadic life and not by the orders of...
The author argues that Egyptians Copts are more important that Afghan Muslims, disputes claims that the Virgin Mary healed a man of a brain tumor and criticizes the pyramidal structure of power in Egypt.
Common misconceptions amongst Muslims are unfairly attributed to Islam. They exaggerate and go as far as forbidding things that were not forbidden by Allāh such as keeping dogs in their houses; using derivatives of pigs and wine and even blood transfusion.


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