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Explaining the broad meaning of the concept of jihād in Islām, Muslim thinker Rajab al-Bannā quoted famous British writer Karen Armstrong’s definition of it as "struggle and effort, not a synonym for holy war as Westerners define it." Ahmad ‘Izz al-Dīn al-‘Arab wrote in a short article in al-...
The author discusses the issue of the ordination of women in various Christian denominations and traditions.
Views of Muslim scholars differ over whether to accept the so-called "apology" of Pope Benedict for the remarks he made about Islam a few weeks ago. Nearly 38 Muslim scholars and leaders sent a letter to the pope to indicate their appreciation of the pope’s expression of regret and his affirmation...
It is an unfair offense what the pope said about Islam being spread by force. Islamic history is full of examples of the liberty and respect by which Muslim leaders treated newly conquered cities, at a time when the Byzantine Empire had no rules for fighting and killing.
Pilgrimage and Coptic divorce were amongst the top issues discussed by Pope Shenouda in his last Wednesday meeting.
Christian Zionism uses Christianity to serve Israeli interests.
Asīmah Janu discusses the Islamic stereotype spread in the West.
The author of the article slams the 2006 International Religious Freedom Report, released by the U.S. Department of State, for allegedly interfering in Egypt’s internal affairs and criticizing Pope Shenouda III for banning Copts’ travel to Jerusalem.
Max Michel announced last Wednesday, at the inauguration of his monthly cultural forum, that he had decided to add, in addition to the mass, a prayer for Muslims.
This article gives definitions of the main religious parties and movements that have role in political life in the Middle East region.

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