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Conditions of Muslims abroad and religious offenses still represent a serious problem seeking a solution to restore the true image of Islam. This issue is raised in reports of Egyptian embassies in Copenhagen and Paris and sent to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
About 12 imams have been arrested and deported from France since June 2003 because of their extremist ideologies. According to official statistics in France, there are about 32 mosques and zawya [small mosque attached to buildings] under the control of fundamentalist groups [in France] with an...
When Al-Kawakib published Youssef Shahin’s statements in which he attacked the call for prayer and the veil, Shahin was in France attending Canne Film Festival. Al-Kawakib never confirmed that Shahin made these statements. As soon as Shahin arrived to Cairo, he made a phone call to Al-...
Maxime Rodinson died last week at the age of 89. Perhaps this is the opportunity to defend the French Orientalist from Arab accusations and the subsequent marginalization of his role and works. While Cairo protested his book about the Prophet Muhammad thirty years ago, the Beirut publishing house...
The Egyptian Higher Institute for Culture sponsored the Conference on Translating and Connecting Cultures, aiming to connect civilizations and eliminate misunderstandings between different cultures. As a result of the political conditions surrounding the Arab region, participants spent the four...
A fight broke out yesterday in front of a London mosque between British extremists and supporters of Abu Hamza Al-Masry. Islamists said that “a number of white extremists” gathered near the mosque, a practice they had maintained since Abu Hamza became the imam. The extremists waved British flags...
A number of Islamic organizations in France, including the Paris Grand Mosque, urged Muslim students and their families to abide by local laws and the secularism of French public schools. A statement issued by these organizations urged [female] students “to avoid all forms of clash.” The French...
The author explains the misunderstanding of the concept of “secularism." in Islamic and Arab societies; secularism is presented as a call for atheism and apostasy. Based on this misunderstanding, some launched an attack on France because the country has banned religious symbols in public schools...
French-Cameroonian comedian Dieudonne M’Bala M’Bala resorted to the streets to present some comic sketches after he was accused of being anti-Semitic and accordingly ordered to stop the show he was presenting at Olympia Theater.
The Foreign Press Association is in an illegal status, as it did not register itself under the Egyptian NGO law 84 of 2002. The organization organizes conferences and activities that are suspicious. It suspended deputy secretary-general Ismail De Coursac illegally. The association turned into a...

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