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‘Adlī Abādīr denied that the Conference for Middle East Minorities received external funding and asserted that participants were invited according to their personal capacities, not their official posts.
Held in Paris recently, the conference, which witnessed no official Egyptian participation for 30 years now, called for putting the Coptic antiquities on the Egyptian tourist map and recommended the establishment of independent departments of Coptology at Egyptian universities
The issue of banning the Ḥijāb as well as other religious symbols at French schools and public institutions are still occupying the Arabic press. The article gives a list of the articles published on this subject.
Anti- Semitism charges against the editor-in-chief of al-Ahram and writer Adel Hamouda provoked the anger of Egyptian and Arab intellectuals. Arab attorneys want to join the group of defense lawyers to expose Zionist allegations. Hamouda believes that the Zionist institution aims to frighten...
The French Council for Islamic Religion [CFCM], the Grand Mosque of Paris and the Union of Islamic Organizations of France have filed a lawsuit against Charlie Hebdo, a French satirical political weekly newspaper, for reprinting the controversial Danish cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad on February...
Dr. Isaac Fānūs freely spoke his mind about the issues he found important. Dr. Fānūs was critical about ecclesiastical institutions and leadership, including those in his own Coptic Orthodox Church. In this interview religions are described as societal entities that humans have created and...
George Shākir writes about the Shroud of Turin, also known as Turin Shroud, which is an ancient piece of linen cloth bearing the image of a man who appears to have been physically traumatized in a manner consistent with crucifixion. As early as October 1978, a group of historians and scientists...
During his recent visit to Cairo, Robert Satloff, the executive director of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy [WINEP], attended two symposia at al-Ahrām Center for Political and Strategic Studies and the Center for Political Research and Studies at Cairo University. In his speech at the...
The author discusses the belief that secularism is the only way of making headway and progress in the Arab world. He critiques Lafīf Lakhdar’s arguments, and considers how relevant they are in reforming Islamic society.
A Coptic Orthodox Church is discovered on Rodos Island in Greece, and raises a number of questions regarding its authenticity.

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