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Liberal Islamic thinker Nasr Hāmid Abū Zayd participated in a cultural festival that was organized in Beirut and Cairo at the same time. After the difficulties encountered to hold Abū Zayd’s lecture in different places, the lecture was given at the American University in Cairo where Abū Zayd...
The article discusses the need for non-partisan reporting and removing emotions from articles, using Arab-West Report to exemplify the importance of such.
Participants in the 13th International Conference of Islamic Philosophy fiercely attack Professor Hassan Hanafī for criticizing the Sunni school of jurisprudence, al-Ash‘arī, and saying that miracles occur according to a law that we do not know.
While the majority of Muslims call to boycott The Netherlands because of the offensive movie ’Fitna,’ some extremists attacked Dutch interests in certain countries. However, Dr, ‘Alī Jum‘ah, the muftī of Egypt explained the way he reacted: “I carried the Glorious Qur’ān, kissed it and read it for...
Dr. Zaynab Radwān, the deputy speaker of the Egyptian People’s Assembly’s controversial argument about women issues under Sharī‘ah is still creating heated discussions in the lay and religious milieus in Egypt. The following lines shed light on the different arguments.
Drs. Hulsman comments on the recent ENAWU launch, and points to a number of articles on houses of worship in this issue.
A number of articles in this issue discuss the increase in Christian emigration rom the Arab world. Further articles discuss the contentious issue of the hijāb and niqāb in the schools and workplace.
The Egyptian court’s decision to allow a woman to conduct Muslim marriages has sparked controversy in Egypt, particularly amongst men.
The article sheds light on the issue of translation in the Arab world. All of the observers admitted that there is a problem with translation in the Arab world. The majority of them attributed it to financial factors, but many of them also claimed that the low level of education is a significant...
The article shows the reasons and repercussions to the recent republication of one of the 12 blasphemous caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad in many Danish and European newspapers just one day after Danish police declared that it foiled a plot to murder the cartoonist.


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