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Jacques Waardenburg is a Dutch emeritus professor and believes that most Muslim countries have great drawbacks, and that Muslims want and need to see values such as justice, security and democracy prevail. Regarding democracy, Waardenburg believes that, in principle, people should participate in...
Hāla Muṣṭafā was born in Egypt in 1958, although Muṣṭafā was appointed to be a member of the new Policies Committee of the National Democratic Party (NDP) in 2002, Muṣṭafā presents herself as an independent writer and thinker more than a party member. This commitment is reflected in her...
The Sheikh of al-Azhar is calling for Arab society to critically read the precepts of Islam saying that it is urgent that Islamic texts be revisited in order to prevent youth from joining militant groups. He is also calling for the drafting of a clear strategy to diminish the lure of extremist...
Jamāl al-Bannā is a household name in Egypt, where he is famous both in his own right, as a prominent and sometimes controversial Muslim intellectual and writer, and because of his brother Hass
The death of at least 20 people in Egypt during clashes with security forces surrounding the commemoration of the 2011 uprising underscores the need for an independent investigation into the authorities’ excessive use of force. A woman and a 17-year-old girl were killed ahead of the January 25...
Since the official start of the registration process on 12 January, the Ministry of Solidarity issued permits for 43 Egyptian NGOs to observe the upcoming parliamentary elections, according to Ayman ʿAbd al-Jawwād, general manager of NGOs at the ministry.
The U.K. Minister for the Middle East Tobias Ellwood called on Egyptian authorities during his meeting with President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi Thursday to review the case of Aljazeera journalists and to take more steps for the political reform.
  When Khedive Isma`īl came to power in Egypt, he wanted to establish a modern, elegant and vibrant downtown for Cairo that would rival the urban down towns of Europe. After years of neglect, it seems that both private and government-led initiatives to revive Cairo’s downtown are finally making...
In a move that has sent shock waves throughout Egypt, the Coptic Orthodox Pope, Tawadros II, traveled to Jerusalem Thursday at the head of a distinguished delegation of bishops from the Coptic Church. The short flight from Cairo to Tel-Aviv can be measured in minutes; the psychological distance...
During a speech marking the anniversary of the Prophet Muhammad, Egypt's President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi again made historic remarks speaking to Islamic scholars about the need for religious freedom and acceptance of all religions.

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