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The case of Dr. Nasr Hāmed Abu Zaid will remain a salient example of contempt of religion in the 90s of last century. Professor Nasr Hāmed Abu Zaid, one of the leading liberal theologians in Islam, while not denying that the Qūr'ān was of divine origin, he argued that it was a "cultural product"...
The National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) on Thursday discussed the preparations for an international conference organized in cooperation with the High Commissioner for Human Rights to be held early December. The conference will discuss the role and responsibilities of religious leaders for the...
Students and staff at Cairo University, Egypt’s largest public university, will no longer be asked to disclose their religion when filling out paperwork, as the university is taking steps to prevent religious discrimination.
A novel under the title “The son of the Coptic woman” has been published recently by khan publishing house. The novel is written by poet and playwright Walīd ʿAlā al-Dīn.
Dr. Alī Jumʿah, the former Mufti of the republic, said that we must distance ourselves from the polemics of the current times. He added that wearing the veil "hijāb" is an obligation (Farḍ) in Islam for women. He explained the purpose of hijab is to prevent anybody from seeing her hair without...
Professor of Economics and Political Sciences at Cairo University, Dr. Hassan Salāma, confirmed that Muslim Brotherhood (MB) and the militant Islamic group Ansār Bait al-Maqdis (Supporters of the Holy House, Jerusalem) are one entity, especially after the latter had sworn allegiance to the Islamic...
In the framework of Cairo University's contribution in projects on documentaries and cinematic short stories, film directorMūhannad Dīāb offers lecture series on film industry and cinematic language to the University's Media students, English Department.
On Wednesday, Egypt witnessed important events of which the most noticeable are:
The Egyptian Court of Appeal on Tuesday accepted the appellations submitted by former President Muhammad Mursi, the Deputy Supreme Guide Khairat Al-Shāter, and 22 others, by suspending life and death sentences issued against them for "collaborating with Hamas." The Court ordered a re-trial before a...
Professor of Journalism, Mahmūd `Alam al-Dīn, said that in accordance with international media standard and regulation on the use of the incitement of violence, Egypt may submit a complaint to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) requiring the closure and deletion of media channels owned...

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