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Dr. Sa‘d al-Dīn Ibrāhīm, chairman of Ibn Khaldūn Center for Development Studies reports on his paper that was presented to a conference that was held in Rome under the title: ’The Cross, the Crescent and the Ballot Box.’ Ibrāhīm’s paper discussed Islam and democracy. In the following lines Ibrāhīm...
Islam is the target of Western and Zionists’ attacks. Muslims need to unite to defend their religion and any inter-religious dialogue is bound to avowing Islam as a heavenly religion.
The article reviews three separate articles published by al-Usbū‘ on recent statements of the prominent Coptic businessman Najīb Sawirus, in which he was reported as criticizing the manifesto of the Muslim Brotherhood’s political party as well as the increasing religious trend in society.
An overview of the Secular Islam Summit held in the United States. The conference featured a number of speakers who supported reform within Islam as a religion and Muslim countries.
The French Council for Islamic Religion [CFCM], the Grand Mosque of Paris and the Union of Islamic Organizations of France have filed a lawsuit against Charlie Hebdo, a French satirical political weekly newspaper, for reprinting the controversial Danish cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad on February...
Time magazine reports that Osama Bin Laden’s second-in-command, Ayman al Zawahry, fled to Bangladesh and transferred al-Qa?ida activities to it. The magazine expressed its concern that Bangladesh might become the next target of USA military strikes
The present clash between Europe and the Islamic World is the result of a history of events.
On August 2, 1997 the L.A Times published an alleged claim of Christians being tortured in Pakistan, but at the same time, nothing was mentioned about the confirmed massacres perpetrated daily by Israel, protected by the right of veto. On August 14, 1997, the same newspaper published an...
The article outlines the confessions of the terrorists who were accused in the case of those "Returning from Afghanistan and Albania." The confessions uncover the methods of recruitment and the planning of terrorist operations. Some of the terrorists were convinced of the concept of jihad against...
Dr. Saad Eddin Ibrahim confesses that President Bush´s speech on democracy in the Middle East earlier this month came as a pleasant surprise but he has strong misgivings about his unilateral intervention in Iraq and failure to maintain consistent standards toward Palestinians and Israelis. See...
The writer criticizes the current conditions of Muslims in the light of a report issued by the “Pew Global Attitudes Project,” an organization under the chairmanship of Madeleen Albright.
No one could deny that the 1980 amendment of the second article of the Egyptian Constitution to have the Islamic sharī‘a [law] as the main source of legislation has raised a lot of sensitivities for the fellow Coptic citizen, whether inside or outside Egypt.
“Islamophobia” is a recently published book in Britain which gives the impression of the presence of an extreme fear of Islam that reached the extent of a psychological illness. The author of the book points out that it is necessary to discuss the influence of Islamophobia in Britain and how it...
Muhammad Wajdī Qandīl writes about how the United States sees Islam and how it intends to deal with what he calls the ’green peril’.
Recently a Calcutta court has lifted a ban, imposed by the Bangladeshi authorities, on a book by Taslima Nasrin. The Bangladeshi court considered the book offensive to Muslims.
Adel Guindy responded to Dr. Saad Eddin Ibrahim’s article “Islam Can Vote, If We Let It” [art. 5] saying that the article provides a good insight about what Dr. Ibrahim has been repeatedly telling high-level politicians in Washington D.C. and academics and media in the world’s main capitals for...
Religious extremists started campaigning against Rose Al-Youssef because it published a series of taped interviews with them which unleashed their thoughts, methods and goals. Yasser Al-Serri felt cornered after the magazine revealed the unimportance of his role, and how flat his ideas are. Sheikh...
This article gives a different, and quite refreshing, view of the whole storm that was stirred up by the local press, notably "Al-Shaab", over the novel "A Banquet for Seaweed." The writer asserted that Haider Haider was given on a silver plate the chance of his life to become, almost overnight, a...
The International Islamic Relief Organization (IIRO) has built 14 mosques and drilled 121 wells in a number of Asian and African countries, as per the wishes of the philanthropists who wanted to set up Houses of Worship and provide drinking water to those not so fortunate.
Sources in Pakistan revealed the arrest of 40 of Osama Bin Laden’s helpers in a world-wide detention campaign in which Egypt participated. The sources affirmed that 32 were arrested last month, six of them were arrested in Egypt.

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