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             Earlier this year, a group of five interns from Arab-West Report had the privilege of visiting emeritus professor Abdallah Schleifer at his home in Cairo. Prof. Schleifer is a prominent Middle East expert, former journalist, and leading Muslim intellectual who was among the group of...
"I have not been able to go home for a month now." It is with this statement that Shaykh Muhammad 'Abdullah Nasr, coordinator of the group Azharians for a civil state and a Tahrir Square preacher, disclosed the chase launched against him by the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) and the Salafists. In an...
  No one exactly knows what the rulings of the sharī’ah are. Are they the Qur’ān and the original Sunnah? Are they the sayings and teachings of the old scholars? If they are the sayings of the old scholars, then what doctrine should be in use – the Hanafī, Mālikī, Shāfi’ī or Hanbalī?
The Egyptian writer, Farīda al-Shūbāshī [Farida El-Shobashy], said that some Egyptian women need to reclaim their humanity, pointing out that are some women who gave up their humanity; they accepted themselves as shameful and gave up their rights by wearing the Niqāb
Saudi preacher, `Adel al-Kalbāni, the imam of the Muhaisin mosque in Riyadh, criticized the Grand Mufti of the Republic, Dr. Dr. Shawqi `Allām "How do we honor the Grand Mufti of Egypt in Mecca while the ink did not dry out on the declaration he signed, disassociating us from Ahl al-Sūnna wa al-...
President of the Egyptian Feminist Union (EFU), Dr. Hoda Badrān, supported the decision of Dr. Jāber Nassār on banning the Nīqāb in hospitals, as first step towards expanding the ban to wear it in other public places, such as schools. The president of EFU confirmed that, besides being the cause...
Media presenter and columnist Ibrahīm `Īsa warned that the Arab countries will be ravaged by the raging conflict between Shī`a and Sunni Muslims. 
Background: The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) organized small study groups in order to examine the topic of Copts rights in a scientific and practical way. This conference is about Copts rights in Egypt through a historical examination of the facts, of the roots of the problems and...
  Interviewers: Quinta Smit and Eline Kasanwidjojo   Language of interview: English (original interview), English (presented transcript)   Transcript: not mentioned   Approval: Requested and no objection received     The discussion is about the structure of the Muslim Brotherhood, the interference...

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