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This lecture forms the background to Lord Carey’s lecture in July in Cairo. Lord Carey explained his purpose of seeking to build bridges of understanding between Islam and Christianity. “Compassion and understanding are the only tools to handle hatred and violence.” For understanding also critical...
We are glad to welcome Prof. Dr. Zaghloul R. El-Naggar in the AWR Board of Advisors. Dr. el-Naggar is a member of the board of directors of the Islamic Academy of Sciences, and a founding member and a member of the Board of Directors of the International Committee on Scientific Signs in the Holy...
The November 23 article of Al-Musawwar, "Is the West still Dar Kufr," resulted four days later (November 28) in a campaign by the US Copts Association against the use of the word kuffar for Christians. The association claims that calling someone a ’kafir’ [’kafir’ is the singular of ’kufar’] is a...
The author received many letters comparing the story Al-Nabaa published about the expelled monk and the contents of "A banquet for Seaweed," "The Formation Period" and "Yathrib Community," which are believed to disdain Islam. His conclusion was that the law prohibits scorning religions and that is...
The Taliban movement destroyed ancient Buddha statutes in Afghanistan. Abdel Mo’ti Bayoumi said that not every statue is an idol and it is not right to demolish statues even if they were previously worshipped. Abdel Shafie Mohammed said that what happened is an unnecessary frantic act. Dr. Abdel...
In this article, Mustafa Mahmoud speaks about the true meaning of Shari’a [Islamic law], to whom it has been given and on whose shoulders rests the responsibility of applying it. He comments on the attitude of those who exploit Shari’a in their demonstration saying what Khalid Mohammed Khalid said...
In the first major shoot-out in the capital since 1996, four militants were shot dead during a police raid in a Pyramids Road slum district.
His Majesty King Abdullah on Tuesday [August 24, 1999] inaugurated the memorial site of one of Prophet Mohammad’s companions in the central Jordan Valley region in Deir Alaa. The ceremony, attended by senior officials and Muslim clergy from different Arab states, is part of the Kingdom’s endeavor...
Dr. Christian van Nispen criticized the ban of the Minister of Education to teach the book of Maxime Rodinson’s book Muhammad at the American University in Cairo after Salah Montassir criticized it in Al-Ahram of May 13, 1998. Salah Montassir believed the book constituted an attack on Islam but van...

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