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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.

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