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A press review on a recent symposium about Copts’ participation in political life in Egypt. Participants of different perspectives expressed their viewpoints about the matter, and proposed practical steps to stimulate Copts’ participation in political life. The Muslim Brotherhood was also...
Anti-Muslim Brotherhood releases in the Egyptian press.
Following the mixed public reaction to the recent statements made by the Egyptian minister of culture, Fārūq Husnī, on the Ḥijāb, the People’s Assembly’s committees for Religious Affairs and Culture and Media held an emergency meeting on Sunday to discuss the issue. In an attempt to...
The article discusses the concept of cultural privacy through certain intellectual patterns represented by cultural figures.
A group of prominent experts from different academic backgrounds and ideological orientations, both Muslim and Christian, discussed whom the Regensburg lecture was really aiming at and how the current crisis could be constructively faced. They called for a reconsideration of the basis on which...
This text was the author’s contribution to the round table discussion on the lecture of Pope Benedict XVI, held by the Program for Dialogue of Civilizations (PDC) at the Faculty of Economics and Political Science at Cairo University, November 2, 2006.
The article concentrates on recent arguments amongst intellectuals and politicians over the removal of religious data from the Egyptian identification card.
Scholars inside the Azhar are split over a project proposed by a businessman to have a stock exchange dealing in currency, a system of economic activity that is new in Egypt and Arab and Islamic countries, amidst arguments as to whether the proposal runs counter to the sharī‘a.
Munā Nour reports the event where Professor Andreas van Agt, former Dutch prime minister, officially opened a Cairo-based Center for Arab-West Understanding.
Analysis of the Denmark cartoons issue by Dr. Hasan Muhammad Wajīh, expert of linguistics of negotiation and cross-cultural communication at the Azhar University and moderator of the April 15, 2006 discussion at El-Sawy Culture Wheel on ‘Freedom of expression and respect for the other. How to...

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