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Father Athanāsiyūs Ḥīnayn [Athanāsiyūs Ḥenein], parish priest of the Greek Orthodox Diocese of Athens, called for the removal of faculties of Islamic and Christian sciences from “the narrow paths of religious discrimination”, and make them accessible for all students in secular universities. He...
This is the first installment of an investigation into why, according to the work, the Azhar has lost much of its former status in the Muslim world. The article attributes much of this to the cancellation of a large number of Azhar University research centers as a cost-cutting measure. The...
The appearance of bizarre fatwás goes against the tolerant nature of Islam writes Amānī Mājid.
Lutis Kiwān and Sāmī Jād al-Haq report on Pope Shenouda’s visit to Minyā.
Lutis Kiwān and Sāmī Jād al-Haq report on sectarian incidents in Minyā University.
Ahmad ‘Abd al-Jalīl writes about religious discrimination among members of the Misryūn Dhid al-Ta‘asub [Egyptians against discrimination] group.
The article comments on the key discussions that took place at the Egyptians Against Religious Discrimination conference that was held in Cairo in April. The conference looked at the various types of discrimination that exist in Egypt, ranging from discrimination in the workplace to the lack of a...
The article discusses the two year old case of a student at Minya University who was discriminated against and the university did nothing to resolve the issue. In an unprecedented move the head of department then handed in his resignation as a sign of his outrage toward the university.
International Religious Freedom Report 2006, released by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor.
The Supreme Council for Antiquities (S.C.A.) is investigating foreign excavation missions working in Egypt after the release of a book titled ‘Israel in Sinai’ by an American archaeologist currently carrying out research in Sinai.
The author warns of troublemakers stirring up sectarian sedition at al-Minia University after a student is refused her master’s degree in pediatrics because she is Christian.
It is claimed that the extremists and the fanatic Islamic groups control faculty mosques. Yet, all university principals emphasize that they fully control them, especially since most of their Imams are appointed by the Ministry of Endowments [Awqaf].
Mukhtar Nouh, journalist at Sawt al-Umma newspaper, tries to show the positive relationship between Muslims and Christians in Egypt.
The Misyār marriage is an Islamic marriage that has emerged as life circumstances have changed. Dr. Muhammad al-Mukhtār al-Mahdī, a professor at the Azhar University [discipline not mentioned], says that “linguistically speaking, the Misyār means ’to drop by’.”
The author publishes the text of the resignation Dr. Sālim Ahmad Salām, a professor of medicine at al-Minya University, who resigned in protest over religious persecution practiced against a Christian researcher at the university.
Stabbing incidents targeting female Christian students in al-Minyā University cause panic and fear.
The article is a response to statements made by the poet Ahmad Abdel Mo’ti Hegazy. A group of specialized scholars in history and Islamic civilization refute the allegation of the poet Ahmad Abdel Mo’ti Hegazi that Egypt does not belong to the Arabic nation.
The focus of the book is the period before the Islamic conquest of Egypt. Several Muslim scholars praised this work. It is a period of Egypt’s history which would deserve more attention in schoolbooks.
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