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ʿAmru Mūsā; an Egyptian politician and diplomat who holds the position of Secretary-General of the Arab Leagueand plays a pivotal role in negotiations around most of the major disputes in the Arab world. Such negotations are in regards to the disputes between Morocco and Algeria over Western Sahara...
A controversy regarding whether a Christian can translate the Qur’ān was recently triggered when a Christian researcher in Morocco translated the Muslim holy book into a Berber language, which upset religious scholars in Morocco.  Some Islamic scholars at the Azhar say that it is not allowed...
Hassān Sabrah writes that the Muslim Brotherhood has suffered political losses in every Arab country; not only in Egypt, but also in Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco, and Iraq. "They lost in all Arab parliaments, but won religious Du‘ā’," says Sabrah. According to Sabrah, Muslim Brothers know the Qur’ān...
    CIDT Intern Vanessa Panaligan analyzes the role and effectiveness of a new breed of religious authority--the Islamic telepreacher....  
The Christian Democratic Appeal of the city council of Slotervaart in The Netherlands rejects the proposal to teach Islam in public schools.
The article chronicles the appearance of famous dā‘iyahs in Egypt and covers the on-going struggle between the new dā‘iyahs and Salafis to take over the status of the publicly-adored dā‘iyah. The absence of an effective role of the Azhar is also questioned.
The article discusses Jews in Iraq and the contribution that they made to society before emigrating to Israel.
This article deals with press freedom reports. The author explains that these reports gain credibility when issued by independent bodies. He points out that the Federation of Arab Journalists and the Supreme Council of Press are not independent; hence, their reports are not reliable.
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.
‘Abīr ‘Atiyyah reports about the studies and papers presented in the annual conference for the Egyptian Organization for historical studies.
The mosque in Paris disagrees with Sarkozy’s ideas regarding the Islamic community in France.
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...
The controversial movie ’Fitna’ aroused heated discussions concerning Arab-West and Islam-West relations. The airing of the controversial movie, caused Western and Arab countries to reconsider their relationships with each other. The conditions of Muslims have become more prominent and the...
At the start of the twentieth century two German men with a passion for photography came to Egypt to live and photograph the social environment. The business they set up in downtown still exists today.
The under-secretary of the People’s Assembly Dr. Zaynab Radwān has called for the fatwás of Imām Mālik to be avoided as they pervert society.
The police in Munich, South Germany, announced yesterday that 15 suspects were put under provisional detention after a wide operation launched against some Islamic networks.
The joint committee of the Permanent Committee of Al-Azhar for Dialogue with Monotheistic Religions closed its annual meetings with the delegation of the Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue in the Vatican. The meeting was faced with wide scale protests in Egypt. The Egyptian press...
The article reports on the reprint of an offensive caricature of the Prophet Muhammad by many Danish and European newspapers that was made just one day after a plot to murder of its cartoonist was foiled.
The article reports on Egypt’s political, religious, and public reaction toward recent republication of blasphemous caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad in Danish and European press.
The author reports on a campaign of crackdowns that lasted for seven days, in which State Security Prosecution detained ten imāms and preachers of some mosques from districts in Giza on charges of igniting people’s anger against the regime.

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