Displaying 61 - 70 of 558.
[First published on May 17, 2014 on the website of the Institute of Middle East Studies (IMES) in Lebanon. Republished with the permission of the author and IMES in Arab-West Report]
‘Izzat al-Salamunī is a member of Jamā’ah al-Islāmīyah’s Cairo Guidance Council. He hails from Salamun village in the district of Tīmah, in the governorate of Suhag in Upper Egypt. He graduated from the Azhar University in Cairo with a degree in commerce. He has adult children from his first wife,...
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...
This interview was held on March 3, 2013 with the participation of researcher Jayson Casper and research assistant Diana Serôdio. It aimed at grasping Dr. Nadīyah Mustafá's perspective on the process through which the new Constitution came into being. The content of this interview was later used...
This meeting took place in one of the buildings belonging to the Presidential palace on December 10, 2012, only days before the referendum on December 15. Part of the area around the presidential palace was closed by the military and only could get in after Cornelis Hulsman had told an officer that...
In 1995, the Dutch Christian organization Open Doors asked me to look into the stories o
This paper expands upon earlier work published in Arab-West Report by Dutch Arabists Eildert Mulder and Thomas Milo on the contested earliest sources of Islam.1 Mulder and Milo illustrate that critical scholarship has cast doubt on the historic
The Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Alexandria said Copts’ votes went to Ahmad Shafīq, Hamdīn Sabbāhī and ‘Amr Mūsá, dismissing claims the church instructed its congregation to vote for a certain candidate. [Rajab Ramadān, al-Misrī al-Yawm, May 28, p. 4] Read original text in Arabic
Acting patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church Bishop Pachomius pledged the church will not interfere in Christians’ votes to elect a president of the republic, adding Copts demand that the clear mention of civil state be included in the constitution. [Khayr Rāghib, Yāsir Shimīs, Hamdī Qāsim, Ahmad...

Pages

Subscribe to