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The Sheikh of al-Azhar is calling for Arab society to critically read the precepts of Islam saying that it is urgent that Islamic texts be revisited in order to prevent youth from joining militant groups. He is also calling for the drafting of a clear strategy to diminish the lure of extremist...
BBC: UAE refuses revolutions and supresses opposition  The BBC have said that the United Arab Emirates, one of the most stable countries in the Middle East, does not tolerate any opposition, preferring to oppose the uprisings of the Arab Spring. It has stated that there is no doubt that it has been...
This summer will mark my third Ramadan spent in Egypt since I began traveling to the country in January 2011.  My first experience of an Egyptian Ramadan in the summer of 2011 remains particularly memorable, both as a cultural and personal experience.
The turmoil following the January 25, 2011 Revolution, the rule of former president, Muhammad Morsi, and his subsequent ouster has thrown Egypt’s economy into a recession. I am traveling around and meeting with lots of Egyptians who have been severely affected by the economic problems Egypt is...
The White house mourned Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III and said in a short statement "Egypt and the whole world have lost a religious preacher who cannot be forgotten". Shaykh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates sent a consolation cable to Field Marshal...
United Arab Emirates opened its first coptic archaeological site on its land for visitors. It is the monastery of Eastern Assyrian Church which dates back to the 7th century A.D., according to Emirates News Agency.  
The article reviews a study concerning international legal protections of human rights.
Dr. Sa‘d al-Dīn Ibrāhīm, chairman of Ibn Khaldūn Center for Development Studies reports on his paper that was presented to a conference that was held in Rome under the title: ’The Cross, the Crescent and the Ballot Box.’ Ibrāhīm’s paper discussed Islam and democracy. In the following lines Ibrāhīm...
Until recently, building churches in the United Arab Emirates was banned. However, recently there has been remarkable progress in this response. At Easter a new church was inaugurated in addition to the three that already exist in the Emirates. The new church belongs to the Evangelical Church.
A report in the March edition of the Arabic-speaking magazine Forbes Arabia presented a list of the richest five Muslim preachers in the Arab world. The report surveyed the income of the preachers during 2007.

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