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Arab-West relations have been one of the most controversial relationships in the international arena for decades.
This paper is an attempt to outline and illustrate the many facets of the Arab media's reaction to the 2003 invasion of Iraq and the profound emotions it stirred in so many Arabs and Arab journalists. 
The issue of church building in Egypt is among the most misunderstood and misreported subjects affecting Muslim-Christian relations.
Whenever sectarian friction is coupled with religious extremism, to an extent that may lead to Fitnah, wisdom becomes a necessary tool to help diffuse the tension that builds up day after day. This accumulation means that younger generations grow up in an environment of potential Fitnah. Therefore...
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The amendments to the 1938 statute are being debated by the Christian denominations in Egypt. While the State Council's deputy chairman said that it contains points that violate the law, others such as Coptic thinker Kamāl Zākhir believes that it will encourage Christians to convert to Islam.
The following lines shed light on the cancellation of a Jewish conference that was supposed to be held in Cairo. It also discusses the recent Jewish attempts to regain property in Egypt and the reactions of Egyptian sources to the claims.
The Supreme Council of Press’ report on the performance of the Egyptian press in August reveals that private newspapers have a lack of respect for public personalities’ and executive authority’s rights and that state owned newspapers tend to mix editorial comment and advertisements.
Three Al-Ahrām al-cArabī articles in this issue have inflammatory headlines about Christian missionary activities. Drs. Hulsman comments that these types of headlines scare readers and distort the truth.
The Egyptian Shūrá Council approved the suggested draft law about children’s right in Egypt. The law stimulated heated discussions in and outside the council. The new law prohibits female genital mutilation and gives children the right to file claims against their parents if subjected to physical...
The controversial movie ’Fitna’ aroused heated discussions concerning Arab-West and Islam-West relations. The airing of the controversial movie, caused Western and Arab countries to reconsider their relationships with each other. The conditions of Muslims have become more prominent and the...
Egyptian Minister of Endowments Dr. Mahmūd Hamdī Zaqzūq discusses the recently issued law of preserving the inviolability of houses of worship in Egypt.
Zākhir’s lawsuit filed against Bishop Bīshūy shocked the church. Zākhir has attributed Bishop Bīshūy’s absolute authority in the church to Pope Shenouda’s absolute confidence in him. He also highlighted the bishop’s inefficiency in managing the church’s legal affairs.
The article presents the responses from Egyptian newspapers over the republication of the offensive drawings of the Prophet Muhammad.
Muhammad ‘Abd al-Hamīd, interviewed Amal Sulaymān ‘Afīfī, the first female ma’dhūn in Egypt and the entire Islamic world, about her new post.
The article reports on the reprint of an offensive caricature of the Prophet Muhammad by many Danish and European newspapers that was made just one day after a plot to murder of its cartoonist was foiled.
The author reports an interview with prominent Egyptian thinker Tarek Heggy who attributed the American misunderstanding about conditions in Egypt to Sa‘d al-Dīin Ibrāhīm’s and Hishām Qāsim’s inaccurate reporting.
In the article, Max Michel Ḥannā, Archbishop Maximus, is still fighting to have his new St. Athanasius Church recognized by the court.
The author overviews projects of prominent businessman Najīb Sawirus in order to prove that he has become a gluttonous man with money and power.
The following lines present more details about the Jihād introspections, their advocates and their opponents. While some people consider Imām’s revisions a turning point in the history of the Islamic groups, many observers doubt the authenticity of the revisions.


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