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The project to criminalise anti-Zionism like anti-Semitism is merely an attempt to intimidate anyone who criticises Israeli policy. During the 1970s, Arabs joined forces to condemn Zionism, finding global support from many countries to enforce the United Nations Regulation 3379 which expresses that...
British newspaper "Daily Mail" published a photo report of the Notre Dame Cathedral in the French capital of Paris, after the civil defense extinguished the fire that broke out in the historic building last night.
Background: Shiḥāta Hārūn (1920–16.3.2001), one of the founding members of Ḥizb al-Tajammuʿ (National Progressive Unionist Party) and former lawyer is an Egyptian Jew. He was also among the many Egyptians arrested in 1967. His Jewish identity is intertwined with Egypt’s history and he never left...
This article deals with the delicate issue of the wearing of the Niqab in France. Most in France disagree with the wearing of this certain veil because they fear it is a forced wearing by Islamic society, but is not actually the choice of the women wearing. The disagreements are fierce, and even...
Le Monde reports on the French government expelling a radical Islamist cleric for sermons which they deemed to be inciting violence. The preacher will now return to his native Egypt, although no information is given as to what will happen to him there.  
Egyptian newspapers gave considerable space to the issue of the expected banning of the Islamic veil in France. Discussions of the issue reached their peak last Wednesday, December 17, when President Jacques Chirac called for a new law banning the wearing of head scarves for Muslim girls, of...
The West’s double standards on freedoms have given the issue of the hijāb a political dimension, well-known Egyptian writer and feminist, Dr. Nawāl al-Sa‘dāwī argues.
The writer presents an overview toof the status of Muslims in France and its governmental leadership in the light of the new call for issuing a law that eliminates wearing the hijab and other religious forms and manifestations in schools and public corporations.
London overlooked extremist fundamentalists in the 1990´s. When they started to make trouble, it passed a law allowing detaining them without a trial. London ignored requests for extraditing terrorists to their native countries until two Muslim militants launched attacks in Britain. The...
Israeli newspaper Ha’aretz reported that the French government plans to issue restrictive procedures preventing Muslim students from wearing veils [hijab] at schools and universities. At the same time it allows Jews to wear their Jewish headgear.

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