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News is almost never as it appears.  On December 1st I went with investigative researcher and former lieutenant with the Egyptian coastal security Intelligence Rā’id al-Sharqāwī to Tahrīr square.  The square is currently blocked for traffic by perhaps 2,000 demonstrators asking people wanting to...
Al-Jazeera's Chairman Wadah Khanfar declared that he would be stepping down from his position after 8 years. There is much controversy surrounding this, as a Wikileaks cable recently released shows his cooperation with some American intelligence services.
The Egyptian religious establishment adhered to its position of favoring stability and opposing the spread of chaos and sabotage. It has also supported the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces and the five communiqués it has issued since it took over following the stepping down of President Ḥusnī...
Today there's a new dawn in more ways than one. Yesterday was certainly an unforgettable momentous day, one that I never would have believed could happen. Returning from el Malek el Saleh on the Metro there were several young people with headbands of the Egyptian colours and one girl of about eight...
Mustafá talks about Shaykh Qaradāwī’s controversial comments on Shiites during a television interview, saying that they should not live amongst Sunnīs. He says that the danger in Qaradāwī’s remarks lies in his huge influence on the Islamic world. Mustafá also says that Qaradāwī’s comments on the...
A group of anonymous users on an Islamic online message board said that Qatar will not get the chance to host the 2022 World Cup because they claim that Qatar will be part of an Islamic empire ruled by Usāmah Bin Lādin by 2017. The group claims that the empire will also include Kuwait and Saudi...
Fikrīya Ahmed reports on the possible decision not to allow Muslim Brotherhood leaders to attend a Dutch conference on Islam in the Netherlands.
 An article focussing on the confusion over the future of moderate Islamic website IslamOnline.
This article reports on the statement issued by the journalists of “Islamonline” in which they declare they are not responsible for the material published on the website during the period of their sit-in, accusing the Qatarī administration of ruining the website.
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...

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