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The German Agency for Domestic Security recently published a report about Muslim antisemitism in Europe, and especially in Germany where it seems to represent a big issue.
Speaking at a conference in Germany, Hāfiz Abū Siʿda, President of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights, explained that Egypt has witnessed a wave of terrorism since the removal of deposed President Muhammad Mursī. He added that the terrorist attacks in the country have led to human rights...
At a party commemorating 50 years of diplomatic relations between Germany and Israel, German President Joachim Gauck expressed his concern over the increasing amount of violence against Jews in Europe. He also urged Germans to confront and fight anti-Semitism in a strong way.  (12 May, 2015, DW, No...
One of the biggest victories of the economic conference is the invitation  of Angela Merkel to president Sīsī to visit Germany, because Merkel was the “last Muslim Brotherhood ally in western Europe and this invitation implies a recognition of the legitimacy of June 30 2013 revolution”. “worth...
The following study aims to explain the process of racism by defining both the biological and social concept of race. The author subsequently builds on this to describe the question of racism of Somalis in Cairo, Egypt.
Repeatedly we hear of reports that Muslims are attacking Christians. One such recent report is a clash in Alexandria in which one Christian died from a heart attack.  “A fight started between two young men, one Copt and the other Muslim, when the Copt allegedly sexually harassed the latter's sister...
Bashīr 'Īsá writes that the attack on the Church of the Two Saints, Saint Mark and Pope Peter in Alexandria is not different than the November attack at the Our Lady of Salvation Church in Baghdad. The author is surprised at what she sees as the double standard of Egyptians in reacting to religious...
German Foreign Affairs Minister Guido Westerwelle made an unannounced visit to Iraq yesterday to discuss bilateral relations and the conditions of Christians in the country. A source from the office of Usāmah al-Nujayfī, the head of parliament, told al-Sharq al-Awsat that following their meeting,...
Sāmih Fawzī discusses Egypt’s emigration problem, the need for greater transparency and Coptic expatriates. He also calls on Christians to be active players in Egyptian society andbelieves that in the modern age socio-economic factors are more of a uniting force than religion.
A study conducted by the University of Hamburg in Germany has concluded that a serious potential for Islamist radicalization has developed amongst the Muslim community in Germany. Moreover, the lack of integration in society means that many Muslims have started to have a more fundamental religious...
Interview: Cornelis HulsmanThe following article presents an interview between His Royal Highness Prince Hasan Ibn Talal of Jordan, and Drs. Cornelis Hulsman. Issues discussed include Christian emigration from the Arab world, reform, and political issues in the Middle East.
Dr. Tharwat Qādis talks about the salary increase for Anglican priests.
Almost a year ago, al-Fajr newspaper published an edited photo of the Grand Imām of the Azhar, Shaykh Sayyid Tantāwī, which depicted him wearing the garments of the Catholic Pope and holding his scepter. The grand imām considered the depiction insulting and filed a claim against the newspaper’s...
An evangelical priest known for her extreme defense of Islam wrote a book that discusses the debate about hijāb and Muslims’ rights in Western communities.
The author presents a series of three articles reviewing memoirs of Moroccan ‘Umar al-Nāsir – the pseudonym of a spy who infiltrated al-Qā‘idah in Afghanistan at the behest of European intelligence agencies.
Drs. Hulsman and Dr. Burslem provide a detailed report on Muslim-Christian relations based on a review of Dr. Hugh Goddard’s book, commenting on a number of issues including Western perceptions, mis-interpretations, and examples of recent incidents involving Muslims and Christians.
The author praises Pope Benedict XVI for courageously acknowledging the violations and sexual harassments committed by some Catholic clergymen in the United States and hopes that the pope will express his regret for what he said about Islam in 2006.
The article presents celebrations of the Copts of Egypt on Easter.
German police carry out search operations to catch Islamists suspected of inciting jihād while the Danish government decides to close its embassies in Algeria and Afghanistan out of fear of attacks.
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...

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