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In celebration of the birth of the Prophet Muḥammad organized by the Ministry of Endowments [Awqāf] last Monday, the Grand Imam of al-Azhar, Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib delivered a speech that clearly manifested that the war launched against the Quranists has not ended yet. Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib attacked the...
As we witness the times of crises Egypt and the Middle East are going through, the question is raised whether a dialogue between Islam and Christianity is needed?
  Interviewer: Quinta Smit   Language of interview: Arabic (original interview), English (presented transcript)   Interpreter: Muḥammad Saʿīd   Transcript: Quinta Smit   Approval: Approved by interviewee     Bassām al-Zarqā, a leading member of the Nūr Party and advisor to president Muḥammad Mursī...
Notes on the occasion of Prof. Mike Reimer's 60th birthday, assistant professor of history at the American University in Cairo. Muslim-Christian relations are so much more complex as media tend to report. 
The Ibn Khaldūn Center faces possible closure. The author seeks to give the reader a more complete picture of the Center, rather than just the allegations against it.
In the following interview, Muslim thinker Nasr Hāmid Abū Zayd discusses the present Islamic discourse, he refers to the history of the Islamic reformation in the 20th century and points out the current defects. Abū Zayd also tackles the problems of Egyptian society and the Azhar’s relationship...
The article explores the history of the Bedouin nomads, specifically the impact that their presence, settlements, traditions and lifestyle have had throughout the Middle East.
Transcript of a speech presented by William Dalrymple at the American University in Cairo, highlighting his experiences traveling to Christian Holy sites throughout the Middle East, as well as his personal interpretation of political Islām. He includes references to both historical and present day...
After the resumption of the provisional jail of four employees of the Center, and the eventual renewal of the imprisonment period of it’s director, Saad Eddin Ibrahim, who faces the charges of falsification of electoral documents in order to get economic benefits, the repercussions of the...
The author asserts that Egypt is becoming Bedouinised. In part 1 of his study on this subject, the author discusses Bedouin history and culture.

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