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Many people have bet on this question recently on whether Egypt’s former president Muḥammad Mursī would be spared from the death sentence verdict issued by the Egyptian Judiciary.
Interviewer: Quinta Smit Language of interview: English (original interview), English (presented transcript) Transcript: Quinta Smit Approval: Approved by interviewee   The interview was conducted with a member of the Waṭan Party, just after he had left politics. He was never involved in politics...
Background: Former Prime Minister Ṣādiq al-Mahdī shares his views on political tolerance and freedom in Sudan, stressing the equality between Christians and Muslims in terms of freedom and political tolerance. At that time, the Venezuelan terrorist Ilich Ramírez Sánchez (otherwise known as Carlos...
Egyptian Telecommunication Network Channel Nile Sat has officially suspended satellite broadcasts in Cairo of the Hizbollāh-owned Al-Manār channel. “We stopped broadcasting Al-Manār because the content of its programs is sectarian and provokes Fitna and incitement, the Egyptian Company said.
A rapporteur of the International Sufi Conference called for the formation of a world union encompassing all Sufi associations around the globe in order to strengthen cooperation and unify their objectives.
Diana Māhir Ghālī provides a recap of the Thursday opinion pieces dealing with the Alexandria New Year's day church bombing investigation...  
Columnist Barry Rubin provides his own analysis of the recent poll by the Pew Foundation regarding Middle Eastern attitudes toward Islamist groups. The poll claims that 30% of Egyptians support Hizb Allāh, 49% are favorable toward Hamas, and 20% think positively of al-Qā‘idah. According to Rubin,...
Hizb Allāh Secretary General Hasan Nasr Allāh accuses Israel of attempting to create Fitnah Tā’ifīyah between Muslims and Copts in Egypt. Commenting on those remarks, a church source told Al-Misrī al-Yawm that Nasr Allāh had interfered in that which does not concern him.
Heated international political controversies and events continue to associate Islam with violence and intolerance.
This article gives a brief background on the various Christian communities in the Middle East, emphasizing the decline of the Christian population over the last century. This is a result of emigration to western Europe and America, driven by several factors, among them persecution

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