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Cornelis Hulsman, founding editor of Arab-West Report, and Gurjinder Khambay, second-year student in International Studies at Leiden University, The Netherlands, specializing in the Middle East, interviewed Dr. Jan Slomp, a major leader in Christian-Muslim dialogue at all levels, through Webex, on...
Professor Hoda Awad joined the group for a presentation about the Egyptian constitution. She started by discussing the basics of democracy and constitutions. She explained to us that democracies had six elements or conditions. Firstly, there is the presence of democratic institutions and...
Since the beheading of a French history teacher by a religious extremist in France, French officials have been facing outcry on social media for their statements insisting the incident is linked to Islam. 
In unified statements circulated to churches, Bishop Murqus, archbishop of Shubrā al-Khayma, and Bishop Makarios [Mākariyūs], bishop of al-Minyā and Abū Qurqāṣ, called Copts to vote in the parliamentary elections.  They said that the church calls on all of its people to go to the polls to cast...
Representatives of Egypt’s Orthodox, Catholic, and Evangelical Churches officially submitted a draft of the personal status law for Christians in Egypt to Sharīf al-Shādhilī, advisor to Prime Minister Muṣṭafā Madbūlī.  Now the government will hand it over to parliament, so it can become law.
Shaykh of al-Azhar Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib condemned the statement that “Muslims are terrorists,” emphasizing that “Many people, including even some Muslims, were deluded into accepting the allegation.”
In this article, the author discusses French President Emmanuel Macron’s recent statements about Islam in relation to France’s treatment of its Muslim and immigrant population.  He writes the following:
In his book The French Suicide (2014), the right-wing author Éric Zemmour discussed the collapse of France on several levels.  He focused onto lingering anxieties over migration and a deadly spate of terrorist violence that began in 2015. In the novel Submission by Michel Houellebecq, he imagines a...
Amid the inauguration of several development projects in Alexandria, the statements of president ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī about the demolition of illegally built mosques came to discuss the religious ruling on building mosques on farmland and usurped land. 
August 29 marks the anniversary of the death of Palestinian cartoonist Nājī al-ʿAlī, who is considered one of the most important Palestinian artists able to express the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in art.

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