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The article reviews three separate articles published by al-Usbū‘ on recent statements of the prominent Coptic businessman Najīb Sawirus, in which he was reported as criticizing the manifesto of the Muslim Brotherhood’s political party as well as the increasing religious trend in society.
The author reports on Muslims’ anger about the recent decision of the right wing Danish Folkeparti [People’s Party] about the use of a drawing of the Prophet Muhammad in their election campaign under claims that the party respects the rights to freedom of speech.
The article reviews a book entitled, ‘Thalāth Fatāwá Muhimah’ [three important Ffatwás] issued by the Saudi Scientific Research and Fatwá Department. It contains three Fatwá that have considered non-Muslims as Kāfirs and called for wiping out churches and synagogues in Islamic countries.
Muslims began to emigrate to England after the opening of the Suez Canal in 1869. Now their estimated number is more than one million persons. They have now about 1500 mosques and dozens of Islamic centers throughout England.
Clerics in Egypt and in Arab and Islamic countries spare no efforts to deliver innovative Fatwás that aim at modernizing religious thought and proving that Islam is the religion of progress and is in line with modernity.
Leader of expatriate Copts ‘Adlī Abādīr attacks the Egyptian regime and Sa‘d al-Dīn Ibrāhīm.
Shawqī ‘Isām reports on a recent polemic Fatwá issued by Dr. ‘Abd Allāh Samak prohibiting Muslim females from hiring taxis unless they are escorted by mahrams. cIsām described the Fatwá as naïve, presenting opinions of Muslim scholars who criticized it.
In his interview with Sanā’ al-Sa‘īd, Pope Shenouda does not expect a quick solution for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict without first achieving Arabic harmony. He also discussed issues related to U.S. aid, foreign interference, the Iranian case, illegal emigration, and other Egypt-related issues.
al-Sharq al-Awsaṭ proposed a debate on how some Muslim scholars consider inter-religious dialogue. While many approve of it as being a positive means of creating peace and ending conflicts, others reject it in under the present conditions of attacks on Islam.
The following presents a report on poverty in Egypt, and specifically how this issue is being addressed by the Coptic Orthodox Church in an attempt to alleviate the suffering of Egyptians.


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