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Background: Yūsuf al-Badrī is an Egyptian Islamic preacher, formerly a member of the People’s Assembly and is said to be closely related to the Muslim Brotherhood, although he himself denies this time and again. At the start of the interview, the shaykh says he wants to address to the public that...
Background: Interview about the completion of ten years of restauration work of the Sphinx in 1998 with Dutchman Wiebe and Dr.ʿAbd al-ḤalīmNūr al-Dīn, who obtained his PhD at Leiden University in 1974. After receiving his grade, he stayed in The Netherlands for six more years. He has been a teacher...
ʿIṣām al-ʿIrīyān was born in 1954 in Giza, Egypt. al-ʿIrīyān is a member of the “middle generation" of Brotherhood leaders, who developed their political stance in students’ politics in the early 1970s. He maintains a fundamentally Islamic world view and as such propagates the application of the...
ʿAmrū Khālid was born in a well-off family in 1967 in Alexandria, Egypt. From 1998 onwards Khālid became a full time dāʿiyah as he expanded his enterprise to satellite-television with his first tele-preacher show. Khālid aims at a revival of the Arab world pointing to the current obvious...
Born in 1940, Dr. ʿAbd al-Muʿṭī Bayyūmī is an Egyptian professor at the Usūl al-Dīn (Fundamentals of Religion) Faculty in the Azhar University in Cairo. He has addressed many issues related to fiqh, as well as issues related to culture and politics. According to Dr. Bayyūmī, the renewal of...
Saʿd al-Dīn Ibrāhīm was born in Mansūrah, Egypt in 1938. He has been a highly controversial figure in Egypt for many years because of his strong stance on civil society, democracy and minority rights. In 2000, Ibrāhīm attracted international attention when he was arrested by Egyptian security along...
Nawāl al-Saʿdāwī was born in Kafr Tahlah in Egypt's Delta, in 1931. Arab Women's Solidarity Association (AWSA) which was headed by al-Saʿdāwī  came to existence as an international non-profit organization that aims at promoting Arab women's active participation in social, economic, cultural, and...
Munīr Ḥannā Anīs was born in Egypt in 1950 and holds the title Bishop of the Episcopal (Anglican) Church of Egypt, North Africa and the Horn of Africa (since 2000). As a Christian authority in a Muslim country, Bishop Munīr is widely experienced in interfaith relations. He strives for good Muslim-...
Munīr Hannā Anīs was born in Egypt in 1950. As a Christian authority in a Muslim country, Bishop Munīr is widely experienced in interfaith relations. He strives for good Muslim-Christian relations, and advocates dialogue between different religious communities. In Egypt, Christian Arabs have lived...
Coptic activist Mīlād Ḥannā was born in June 1924 and is the co-founder of the left-wing opposition party al-Tajammuʿ Party. Ḥannā said that he could have easily been a minister if he had chosen to do some lip-service to President Mubārak; however, the fact that he has criticized the government on...

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