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Muhammad Yūsuf ‘Abd al-Rahman ‘Abd Allāh, an Egyptian Salafist who obtained the alias Shaykh Abū Ahmad as soon as he was approved as member of ‘Usāmah Bin Lādin’s al-Qā’idah network, said the jihādists do not recognize the state or ruler simply because he does not pursue the path of God. [‘Abd al-...
 Jābir ‘Asfūr wrote an opinion piece in al-Ahrām calling for the rooting of the concept of a civil state. He continues that Egyptian intellectuals resorted to the civil state after seeing what the political Islam groups have done in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran. 
The African Affairs Committee (AAC) met today Thursday with H.H. Pope Tawāḍrūs II at the Coptic Orthodox Church headquarter in Abbasiyya, Cairo.
Security experts have revealed the signing of a security and political agreement between Egypt, Algeria, and Tunisia in order to fight the spread of the fundamentalist terrorist group, ISIS, throughout the region. Indicators also reveal that this agreement will soon spread to Sub-Saharan countries...
The government of Sudan has announced on Saturday that it will not grant licenses for the construction of any new churches. The Minister of Guidance and Endowments stated Saturday that the existing churches were enough for the Christians in Sudan. 
A Sudanese woman, previously condemned to death accused of apostasy, has sought refuge in the American embassy. Mariam Yahyá Ibrāhīm was also accused of adultery for her Christian marriage to Daniel Wānī, an American citizen of Sudanese origin.
The Center for Arab-West Understanding (CAWU) started a Learning Center because it discovered that many African children in Cairo have big learning gaps. They had, thus far, no place to go to. For Egyptians, there is compulsory education. Syrian refugees are able to make use of the Egyptian school...
  Background: Eritrea was in a state of war when Kees traveled to it in 1999. The Eritrean–Ethiopian War took place from May 1998 to June 2000. The war resulted in an Ethiopian military victory.  Side A:  Cornelis “Kees” Hulsman  and Martin are discussing the demographics of Eritrea.  According to...
One Sudanese man is interviewed about the accusations made by Egyptian individuals and newspapers against Sudanese refugees in Cairo, specifically against the members of his church. They are accused of growing and smoking cannabis, drinking alcohol and behaving inappropriately with women. The...
Date of interview: June 9, 2018   Location of interview: Maadi, Cairo, Egypt   Interview with Agnes Odoli, Simone Osterwald, Kees Hulsman   38:00 Minutes of recording, with agreement of all involved persons   Transcribed interview, cutted and edited for understanding   Agnes Odoli (48) is a Kenyan...
On the occasion of the start of the fast month Ramadan, a Sudanese delegate of the Sufi Burhāniyya Order visited Maḥmūd Ṭāriq Yāsīn al-Rifāʿī, General Deputy of the Egyptian Sufi Rifāʿiyya Order.
The relations between the two Churches, Coptic Orthodox and Ethiopian, began to emerge during the early fourteenth century, in the era of Saint Athanasius. The first Bishop of Ethiopia that was consecrated was called Frumentius, an Egyptian sailor. He founded a division in Ethiopia at the end of...
Background:   Dr. Buṭrus Buṭrus Ghālī (November 14,1922 – February 16,2016), the sixth Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN) discusses the main issues for a reform of the UN. He says there is a need for preparations of a new system of the UN. Many issues have arisen which need to be dealt...
The geographical location of Egypt and Ethiopia succeeded in forming a strong relationship between the two countries throughout history, and this relationship has strengthened with the strong relationship of the Coptic Egyptian Church and the Ethiopian Church, as Ethiopian Bishops, Pastors were...
The Egyptian Consul General to Sudan, Wi’ām Swaylam joined the Egyptian Christians residing in Kharṭūm in their Easter Eve Holy Mass celebration, which was held at the Virgin Mary Church and led by the Coptic Orthodox Diocesan Bishop, Father Elijah [Anba Aylyā], in the Sudanese capital. The...
The Islamic political groups, the Brotherhood [Muslim Brotherhood] foremost among them, continue using the slogan "Islam is The Solution". These groups have adopted the slogan to appeal to the emotionality of many simple people, who consider it to be the magic key for all the problems faced by the...
  Bishop Daniel, bishop of Maʿādī, welcomed a delegation of women African journalists on behalf of His Holiness Pope Tawāḍrūs II. 
Moroccan sources have revealed that US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has excluded the Muslim Brotherhood of Tunisia and Morocco from the control and restrictions that the administration of President Donald Trump applied to branches of the Organization in all Arab countries.
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...
In an opinion article published by the secular website “Civil Egypt”, Counselor, Aḥmad 'Abdūh Māhir, the Lawyer at the Court of Cassation, international arbitrator, and an Islamic scholar, addressed the Early Muslim Conquests of the neighboring countries.

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