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Background: The Muslim Brotherhood (al-Ikhwān al-Muslimīn) is an international Sunni Islamist group founded by Ḥasan al-Bannā in 1928. Although, originally the movement claimed to be against violence, it has been accused of many alleged terrorist attacks, and is banned in Egypt as well as...
Ayman Muḥammad Rabīʿ al-Ẓawāhirī is a Muslim who claims that he is committed to bring the golden age of the caliphate back, and advocates a violent means of jihād to achieve his objectives. His own native country Egypt, along with many other countries, considers him a terrorist. During the 1990s,...
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...
Lebanese Interior Minister: There is no Arabism without Egypt and Saudi Arabia, and ‘Packets storm’ has liberated the Arabs  Nihād Machnūk, Lebanese Interior Minister, has said that there is no Arabism without Saudi Arabia and Egypt. He also stated that the operation ‘Packets Storm’ has come to...
Georgetown University PhD candidate Matthew Anderson went in July 2015 with Arab-West Report/Center for Arab-West Understanding to Maghagha were we met with several local people, Christians and Muslims, about the expulsion of an extended Christian family from Kafr Darwish following allegations of...
The following study aims to explain the process of racism by defining both the biological and social concept of race. The author subsequently builds on this to describe the question of racism of Somalis in Cairo, Egypt.
The Muslim Brotherhood insists on Mursi’s return and refuses Saudi Arabia’s offer to arbitrate between them and the Egyptian regime Amid an economic conference that was held in Egypt, the Muslim Brotherhood rejected Saudi Arabia’s offer to arbitrate between them and the Egyptian regime. The Saudi...
Twitter celebrities rise up against demonstrations which curse Saudi Arabia Activists on social media sites have created the hashtag “Against Abuse of King Salamān.” They accuse the Egyptian newspapers as an extension of the Muslim Brotherhood; however, Saudi writers say that the newspapers are a...
The tenth day of Muharram, the first month in the Islamic Hijrī calendar is known as ‘Āshūrā’. This day, is a sacred day celebrated by both Sunnīs and Shī’ah Muslims alike albeit for different reasons. Despite sharing this day in common, it highlights differences and brings memories of unjustified...
Saudi Arabian security forces have released Mūsá Ja'far al-Mabyūq after his involvement in unrest in al-Qatīf Province (Eastern region). He was on the wanted list of the largely Shī’ah area which has seen intermittent disturbances.
  Bishop Marqus of Shubrā al-Khaymah, responsible for the media committee in the Orthodox Church, said to al-Shurūq al-Jadīd  that he was chosen in the delegation traveling to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). "This visit is first of its kind for a Christian cleric, " said Bishop Marqus. Also...
Bishop Marqus of Shubrā al-Khaymah and Dr. Safwat al-Bayādī, head of the Coptic Evangelical Church in Egypt are visiting Saudi Arabia with the official delegation to improve bilateral relations between the two countries after the recent crisis. This is considered a first of its kind visit for the...
The closure of commercial centers, resturants, banks, gas stations and pharmacies in Saudi Arabia during prayer times is a "religious novelty" which has no foundation in religion, said the Saudi Sharī'ah researcher and member of the Saudi Commission for Investigation and Prosecution 'Abdullāh al-'...
*/ */ */ Muhammad Mursī, the chairman of the Freedom and Justice Party, and Dr. Muhammad Sa‘d al-Katātnī, Secretary-General of the party, met Saudi Arabia’s ambassador */ who confirmed that Saudi Arabia is prepared to play a big role in the development process, both...
Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III welcomed Saudi Arabia's Ambassador in Cairo Ahmad 'Abd al-'Azīz Qatān in the Papal See.
Dr. Radwān al-Sayyid, a Lebanese Thinker, writes about two publications of Al-Mesbar Studies and Research Centre that talks about religious institution, fatwás, and religious education. Attention toward fatwás and their consequences has recently increased in the Islamic world. From al-Sayyid's...
    CIDT Intern Vanessa Panaligan analyzes the role and effectiveness of a new breed of religious authority--the Islamic telepreacher....  
Bishop Yūhannā Qultah, deputy of the Patriarch of the Coptic Catholic Church in Cairo points out the significance of inter-religious dialogue as a divine issue that leads to a better reality.
An International Dialogue Conference is to be held in Madrid, July 16 – 18.
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.

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