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Many writings claim that Islam is against the values of Western civilization such as democracy, freedom, human rights, tolerance and accepting the other. The opinions of scholars such as Dr. Mahmoud Hamdi Zaqzouq, minister of Awqaf [Endowments] and Dr. Muhammad Abdel Halim, head of the Saleh...
Al- Qaradāwī has been able to establish himself as a prominent Islamic thinker in the last few years. In all his books, al-Qaradāwī raised some heated arguments in his opinions concerning misyar marriage, banning veils in France, etc.
The U.S. and several Western political, ideological, media-related and religious entities, declared war on Islam following September 11. This war on Islam, under the leadership of the United States, did not occur without historical precedence.
I conducted this interview with Dr. Saad Eddin Ibrahim almost two months ago, but it was not complete. The atmosphere was very tense because he considered the questions a sort of an insult to him. Dr. Ibrahim calls for freedom and democracy all the time, so how can he get angry at a question,...
Some recent analyses held that the U.S. administration is now busy planning to wage a new Cold War on the Muslim world, a war that would not be far from a concept of a Crusade in a modern form.
Neither Qur’anic verses nor hadiths [traditions of the Prophet Muhammad] have stipulated the period of time required for repentance or the methods needed for a man to acquire the spirit of repentance. In fact, the whole matter goes back to how grave a threat the ridda (apostasy from Islam) poses on...
The course of events in the ongoing war exposed the falsity of the American claim that it is not a war against Islam but against terrorism. Afghanistan is targeted by America not because of the attacks of September 11 but because it represents a rebellious Islam. However, putting an end to the...
The author believes that Egyptians’ fear of the report of the US Commission for International Religious Freedom on Egypt prevented them from seeing that it was poorly written and lacked information. He thinks that the question in hand is not the rights of religious minorities, nor does it achieving...
Instead of isolation of fundamentalist leaders living in exile, they are now making statements through e-mail or web sites, declaring their point of view.. The newest e-Jihad site is the Mujahidin, supervised by the Arab-Afghans. In the Mujahidin site, published in Arabic, English, and Turkish, is...
Different religions are entering political challenges, not in the name of God, but in the name of power. Historians agree that wars do not often happen for religious reasons. The first religious war dates back to 1095, when the knights answered the call of Pope Urban II to save Christians in the...

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