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This article traces the battle between Islam and Christianity via the satellites and the internet, led by an Islamic preacher, ‘Abdullāh Badr and a priest, Zakarya Butrus. Satellite channels and the internet have become a means through which sectarian sedition is spread in Egypt.
In his interview with Ākhir Sā‘ah, the writer and researcher Samīr Murqus talks about citizenship as a comprehensive concept and the reasons for the escalated sectarian tensions in Egypt.
Ākhir Sā‘ah presents a study entitled “Egypt’s path to self-acceptance: Sectarian tension and the vices of education” which tackles the relation between Muslims and Copts in Egypt. The study warns against intrigues that aim at fueling sectarianism in Egypt.
The author highlights the recent meeting of Jamā‘a Islāmiya, which decided to select Karam Zuhdī as the successor to the group’s founder ‘Umar ‘Abd al-Rahmān in case the latter dies in prison.
The author discusses the prevalence of rumors in Egypt and how often the consequences of such rumors are more serious than their original cause. He notes the work of Drs. Hulsman in researching the factual events of claims of Christian persecution and Muslim outrage and in providing an electronic...
A discussion was held on the recently proposed draft law that amends some articles of the penal code pertaining to custodial sentences for publishing offences. A few days ago the People’s Assembly gave preliminary approval for the draft law amid growing calls to lift all restrictions on freedom...
The article carries news about the return home of Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria from the United States, where he was on a remedial trip.
The recent decision of the People’s Assembly to ban ‘The Da Vinci Code’ has provoked considerable controversy amongst Egyptian intellectuals, dividing opinions between those who defended the movie on grounds of freedom of expression and those who condemned it as blasphemous and misleading.
Shaykh Tantāwī of the Azhar denied in an interview that the top Sunni Muslim institution is incapable of fulfilling its role, indicating that the Azhar is no longer sending a good number of teachers to Arab and Islamic countries purely for economic reasons.
The article deals with the issue of the defrocking of priests and monks as 50 clergymen have been defrocked during the past five years, the most recent of whom were two priests in al-Jīza parish who were defrocked for committing financial excesses and violating canon laws.


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