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The city of Alexandria has witnessed a small celebration which was held by the Culture Council in the memory of the Islamic opening of Egypt. It had been 14 centuries since the Islamic opening of Egypt. During the symposium, a number of history professors spoke about Egypt’s cultural and...
The government’s move to abolish clauses in the penal code allowing leniency for murderers involving the so-called crimes of honor is a highly appreciable gesture. In no way can the ruthless killing of women suspected, rightly or wrongly, of immoral behavior be justified. The so-called killing in...
Pakistan will not allow use of its territory for any action against alleged terrorist Osama bin Laden, the Minister of Interior said. His remarks followed a flurry of unconfirmed reports in the local Press that American commandos were in Pakistan for an operation to detain the alleged terrorist.
A U.S. religious scholar and reverend said on Sunday that Jordan’s recent discovery of the baptism site used by Jesus Christ is "the greatest" archaeological landmark of Christian history. Reverend Robert Schuller of the Crystal Cathedral in the United States, also pledged to promote the site to...
A committee reviewing a special edition of the Holy Qur’an printed to commemorate the late King Hussein has concluded primary examination of the copy, officials said on Friday [July 16, 1999]. However, the 10-member committee, set up by the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs in May, said more...
Recently, scholars of Al-Azhar rejected the call for the Dialogue of Religions. Some scholars believe that these are attempts to defame Islam and Egypt. They also believe that dialogue between religions is a necessity, but they can not interfere in the other religions under the guise of dialogue.
’Jordan was well represented at this stunning and moving event. King Abdullah recited from the Holy Koran, and Crown Prince Hamzeh read the English translation. The Duke of Kent, whom I had last seen in Jordan in 1996, read a passage from the Bible. The address - a warm tribute to the late King -...
A government counterattack has thrown the three-week old campaign against the new Law 153 for Associations and Civil Institutions into disarray. Social affairs minister Mervat Tellawi has led a public relations campaign to deflect international criticism of law, which aims to keep a check on the...
In the second installment of her two-part interview with Al-Ahram Weekly, Minister Mervat Tellawi [the interviewee] tells Mariz Tadros [the interviewer] how it is possible to build a corporate culture of compassion.
[This article appeared in Al-Ahram, June 16, 1999] The Egyptian press has for years revealed the corruption taking place in universities and criticized officials for not taking a positive action towards this dangerous phenomenon. The corruption is not limited to students but has spread to include...

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