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Malaysian Shaykh Isma’īlī Muhammad revealed the details of the tour he accompanied Barack Obama on during his visit to the National Mosque in Malaysia.
Side A Reinout Vos first introduces himself and tells Hulsman how he began his career at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and how he came to Egypt. Vos said that he studied history at Utrecht University, specializing in the history of Malaysia and Indonesia. After completing his Master’s degree,...
Dr. Mustafa al-Fiqi, Director of Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA), and Shihāb al-Dīn Ādam Shah, the charge d’affaires of Malaysia to Egypt, will inaugurate the exhibition “Faith and Power, Women in Islam” on Saturday, June 3, at 9:00p.m. at Bayt al-Sinnārī in Sayyida Zaynab. The exhibition is a joint...
During the Laylat al-Qadr (Night Of Decree) ceremony organized on Wednesday by Egypt's Ministry of Religious Endowments, President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi called to avoid acts of "extremism and fanaticism" that harm the religion of Islam, according to a statement disclosed by the Presidency.
Columnist Aḥmad 'Abd al-Rabu wrote in an opinion article published by al- Shurūq about the ranking of Muslim Countries in the Democracy Index, attempting at highlighting the reasons behind the declination of freedoms in those countries and whether it is secular authoritarian or Islamist regimes...
Background: The Dutch radio show ‘Tijdsein’ of the Evangelical Broadcasting Company (EO) reports on the freedom of religion in the Islamic world. It mainly focuses on the position of Christians in Iran, Pakistan, Malaysia and Ghana and the freedom of religion in Islamic countries such as Iran and...
Background: Randa Muqhār and the Deputy Director, Khaīrī Janbek are one of the first members of the Royal Institute for Interfaith Studies in Jordan which established in July 1994. The purpose of the institute is to provide credible academic material regarding interfaith studies. Thus, the...
[The interview was carried out by Cornelis Hulsman, the transcript was made by Fidel Bartholdy]
Shaykh Hamdī ‘Abd al-Fattāh is a unique personality in Egypt. Little known outside of his home region of Maghagha in Upper Egypt, he is a candidate for parliament running under the banner of the Salafi Nour Party. In and of itself, there is nothing unusual here – the Nour Party has searched for and...
Lamīs Yahyá is an Egyptian student living in Germany who is supporting the Egyptian 
student movement for democratization in Egypt. She earlier wrote the investigative report
on the conflict around the building of a Coptic Orthodox Church in Marīnāb, September 30,
2011.  
Field Marshal Husayn Tantāwī, the Chairman of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), received on Wednesday (June 29, 2011) Ambassador William Burns, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State, and his accompanying delegation, currently on a visit to Egypt. The meeting took up recent developments in...
    CIDT Intern Vanessa Panaligan analyzes the role and effectiveness of a new breed of religious authority--the Islamic telepreacher....  
Dr. Muḥammad Sayyid Ṭanṭāwī, the grand Imām of the Azhar, comments on a series of articles entitled, ’The Perils of a Religious State,’ by Dr. Jabir ‘Aṣfūr, published by al-Ahram, starting on January 15, 2006.
The Western world is distinguished with a very important advantage, represented in the ability to find alternatives when their plans fail to achieve their aims. Western countries, however, suffer a fatal defect when it comes to other societies as they believe what yield benefits to the West should...
The author of the article undervalues the role of interfaith dialogue if it isestablished with terrorist groups that do not adhere to man-made laws and deem democracy a misleading heresy.
Subtitle:In the 1970s Muslims used machine guns. Now extremists use courts and cases.Algeria cancelled the 1992 elections, which the Muslims dominated, yet it suffered more by cancelling them.The problem in Turkey is the extremism of the secularists.Kamal Attaturk banned Turks from travelling to...
Since Muhammad Mahdī ‘Ākif took over as murshid [guide] of Egypt’s outlawed Muslim Brotherhood in 2004, the group has seemed more politicized than ever. The group has participated, directly or indirectly, in the political actions and dialogue, played its part in the reform process, and expressed...
The author compares between the reactions to criticizing Jews and abusing the belief of Muslims in view of the reactions given to the statements of American General William Boykin and the Malaysian prime minister about Islam and the Jews. The first stated that Muslims worship idols and his...
Interview with the Malaysian advisor of the prime minister for Islamic affairs. He explains the Malaysian perspective of Islam and comments on martyrdom operations and the Iraqi issue.
This article opposes the use of the phrase ´Islamic terror.´ There is a lot of spin, and the media takes it for granted. Islamic Terror exists in the same way and to the same extent as the Jewish Conspiracy and Yellow Peril. In other words, none of them exist.

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