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The author argues that not enough is being done to translate Arabic works into English, helping to introduce Westerners to Islam.
A discussion of the issue of freedom of expression, and media responsibility, following the publication, in a Danish newspaper, of cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad, perceived by Muslims as anti-Islamic.
The author criticizes an attack on the Egyptian church by al-Qāhira newspaper.
ʿAlī Laban, a member of the parliament affiliated with the Brotherhood, submitted an interpellation to the Minister of Culture in which he demanded the closure of the dance school in order to avoid its evils. The Minister of Culture said that that some believe that the school teaches belly dance, "...
This year, Arabs and Muslims have a very good opportunity at the Frankfurt International Book Fair. Thousands of European thinkers, scholars, and intellectuals will gather in this fair. The main theme of the book fair is Arab civilization, Arab and Islamic issues and the contributions of Arabs and...
The building of the Hanging Church is sort of an architectural miracle because it is built over a Roman fortress called Babylon. There is an empty space beneath the church and ground water had leaked into it. The church was affected by the 1992 earthquake, which led the ministry of culture to begin...
Dr. Abdel-Azeem Al-Mata’ani has been behind most of the cases of accusing writers of kufr [unbelief]. The latest writer he accused of disbelief is Ahmed Al-Shahawi because of his book "Commandments on Loving Women." The author believes that because Al-Mata’ani was not paid the attention he always...
God revealed [to humanity] three heavenly [monotheistic, divinely-inspired] religions so that the followers of each religion would worship the one God. The characteristics of national unity are very obvious in the era of Mubarak, with the reverence of the motto, “Religion is for God and the nation...
We were mistaken to think that religious extremism that attacks creativity faded away in the recent years. In Sheikh Zayed City in Egypt, where the head of the City destroyed two statues decorating its entry after some fundamentalists put pressure on him. For they think that these statues are just...
An article was published last issue titled “Sectarian Strife in Alexandria,” by Hamdi Rizq, in which the author objects to the idea of holding a festival for Christian films. The film festival was characterized by a sense of national unity between the two poles of the one nation in every phase of...

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