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Mustafá opens with a story about famous Egyptian writer, Anīs Mansūr. The moral of the story is that people in Egypt have been made to follow religious, political and cultural leaders blindly. He says that the average Egyptian has lost the ability to form his/her own personal opinion. He criticizes...
Du‘ā’ talks about the mixed reactions amongst the ecclesial society regarding the annual report issued by the United States Department of State. The report heavily criticized religious freedom in Egypt because of the government’s alleged discrimination against Christians and Bahā’īs. The report was...
The article says that Egypt received the lowest mark in religious freedom according to the International Religious Freedom report issued by the United States Department of State. The report criticized the government’s discrimination against Copts in particular, along with Bahā’īs and Shiites. The...
The renowned scholar John Esposito has published his views on the effect that the election of President Obama will have on U.S relations with the Middle East. He comments that in the Muslim world, as in Europe and much of the world, Obama is welcomed as an internationalist president.
The author comments on the U.S. Commission on International Freedom’s report on religious freedom in Iraq, and the migration of Christians from the region.
The 2007 U.S. State Department human rights report fiercely attacked the Egyptian government for its serious human rights abuses.
Aḥmad Budaywī writes about the American policy regarding the Middle East after the September 11 attacks. He comments on the U.S. objective to spread democracy throughout the Middle East.
Muslim Brotherhood members staged two simultaneous demonstrations in two of Cairo’s most bustling areas; Ramsīs Square and downtown al-Tahrīr Square. All demonstrators called for abrogating the Emergency Law and for making sharī‘a effectively the source of law.
Many people rushed to describe the Azhar bazaar blast that left two people killed and eight others wounded as an individual attack motivated by anger over the current Iraqi and Palestinian crises. However, soon after the Saturday two attacks in downtown Cairo’s ‘Abd al-Muncim Riyād and al-Sayyida ‘...
Despite objections from the State Department, which issues an annual report on religious freedom worldwide, the law criminalizing anti-Semitism has been passed by the U.S. Congress and signed by President George W. Bush. This law, that is designed to please Jews before the elections, defines anti-...

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