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Dutch scholar Johannes Jansen contributed an essay – ‘The Religious Roots of Muslim Violence’ – to a 2011 anthology entitled, ‘Terrorism: Ideology, Law, and Policy’. In it he makes the case that violence and terrorism are part and parcel of the Islamic religion, traceable to its root sources at...
Tens of supporters of Egyptian cleric Omar Abdel Rahman are continuing protests outside the American Embassy in Cairo for the sixth consecutive day, demanding his release from prison in the U.S.
 The author assures that the United States of America is more tolerant in treating other religions than Egypt.    
Ma’mūn Findī writes about the danger of resorting to the US and interfering in Egyptian affairs.
On Saturday, Glenn Beck led a rally in Washington, DC on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial where Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his famous ‘I have a dream’ speech. In fact, this weekend was the anniversary of that speech, which came to symbolize the struggle and eventual triumph of the civil rights...
Jayson Casper considers two contrasting and controversial views on Islam; those of Imām Faysal ‘Abd al-Ra’ūf and Shaykh Ahmad al-Sāyih. While Imām Faysa's controversy lies in his questioning of the cultural sources of Islam,  Shaykh Ahmad is more concerned with questioning the religious sources of...
Dutch journalist Eildert Mulder carried out a series of discussions and forums in cooperation with the Arab-West Report to discuss his book “De Omstreden Bronnen van de Islam” (The Contested Sources of Islam). He met with Muslim intellectuals Jamāl al-Bannā, Dr. Sayyid al-Qimnī and with Belgian...
The Nag Hammadi sectarian crime which took place on Coptic Christmas Eve, 6 January, and which left six Copts dead and nine wounded, triggered wide protest and rallies by Copts in places as wide apart as Los Angeles, New York, Paris, Rome, Vienna, Athens and Sydney. Mary Joseph sent Watani live...
The European Parliament has condemned the “systematic persecution” of Christians in Egypt and Malaysia. Egyptian diplomats worked in vain to prevent Egypt and Malaysia being tarred with the same brush. Some people criticized the decision as being the work of right-wing Christian European groups and...
Sayyid al-Qimnī is fighting a battle in the field of freedom of expression. He criticizes the Azhar curricula and the Muslim Brotherhood for erasing reason and harming the future.

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