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Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen said he personally condemned the cartoons published in Jyllands-Posten. In an interview with the Danish TV2 station, Rasmussen said that he respected religious beliefs and that would prevent him from depicting Muhammad, Jesus or any other religious symbol...
Muhammad Jābir al-Ansārī discusses Arab-West relations and believes that the best way to spread Islam is to practice it well.
Ulfat Ja‘far reviews a new book by media expert Jack Shāhīn on Hollywood’s image of Arabs and Muslims.
Many Copts have expressed fears that the Muslim Brotherhood’ rise to power will ultimately mould Egypt into a conservative Islamic state, where Copts will be treated as second-class citizens. Fahmī Huwaydī, on the other hand, believes these "Coptic fears” to be groundless, arguing that Copts in...
Many people believe that female circumcision is an important social and religious custom that ushers girls into womanhood.
Coptic author Magdi Khalil claims that several international human rights associations called the Copts in Egypt ‘a persecuted minority’. Behavior of the ruling National Democratic Party in Egypt during the presidential elections. Attention for AWR work: many questions, inquiries and personal...
‘Amr Khālid has had a remarkable march to fame as a dā‘iya.
In the aftermath of London bombings, several European countries have adopted tough new anti-terrorist legislation that the author argues restricts Muslims’ freedom.
Abu Abdullah Al-Turki is Abu-Hamza Al-Masri’s closest assistant; the latter is now under arrest in Bill Marsh prison, southwest London after being found guilty of nine crimes. Concerning confusion among the members after the arrest of Abu Hamza Al-Masri, Al-Turki confirms that their group is firmly...
A recent honeymoon has recently emerged between Western governments and a number of political Islam movements in the Arab world.
The recent period has seen a lot of talk about a so-called détente between Western governments and a number of political Islam movements in the Arab world, with conflicting analyses about the objectives, declared or covert, of either party.
The Sheikh of the Azhar called on the youth, who misunderstand Islam and think that extremism is something good, to reconsider their ideologies through dialogue with Muslim scholars
A war is raging now in Yemen between the government and those who the government describes as the pro-Husayn al-Hawthī rebels who adhere to al-Zaydī doctrine (madhhab) and former member of the Parliament. Nevertheless, some sources said that the circle of conflict had widened and covered all...
The British Court of Appeals refused yesterday to postpone a court hearing to withdraw the citizenship of the Egyptian fundamentalist Abu Hamza, who is responsible for the organization of “Ansar Al-Shari’a” [The supporters of Shari’a] in London.
The Arab conquerors were tolerant toward the ancient Egyptian culture that was flourishing in the Alexandria Library. Arabs were tolerant with all the cultures of their time. They were very tolerant as long as it did not contradict the teachings of Islam. That is why the claim that the Arab...
According to the Talmud, if the mother of a child is a Jew, then the child is Jewish. Otherwise, the child is not considered Jewish. However, in 1983, the Higher Institute for Reformist Rabbis held a meeting after which it was decided that if the father of a child is Jewish and the mother is not,...
Modather Arani, the lawyer of the previous imam of Finsbury Park Mosque in London, Abu Hamza Al-Masry, said that her client is facing a “silencing” operation after he was arrested in London in response to the U.S. demand to hand him over on charges of terrorism.
The court hearings of the American demand that Abu Hamza Al-Masry be handed over to them is taking place this week in a British court. The official hearing will take place on the 23rd of July. It has been stated that the FBI filed a case against Al-Masry by using information divulged by prison...
A report released on the health condition of President Mubarak by Hani Al-Seba’i, the head of Al-Maqrizi Center for Historical Studies, also revealed the names of the organizations that are against the regime. These organizations disseminate their ideas from abroad freely. Those organizations are...
Mustafā Aḥmad Ḥasan Ḥasan Abāza is a very special person for Arab-West Report because he has encouraged our work from the first moment we started. The AWR Board of Advisors therefore agreed to ask Mustafā Abāza to join the AWR Board of Advisors, an invitation Abāza gladly accepted.
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