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The National Council for Human Rights discusses the issue of omitting religion from identity cards.
The Center for Arab-West Understanding presents its annual report for 2006, highlighting the objectives achieved and the goals for the upcoming year. 2006 was landmarked by growing toward the Center for Arab-West Understanding, and laying the basis for an electronic documentation center.
Egyptian TV series ?Knight without a Horse,? is still raising an issue. Egypt and other Arab countries have aired the series despite Israeli objection and American pressure. The American and Israeli embassies in Egypt decided to watch the series to judge whether it contains anything that can be...
Judiciary independence and national pride are dominating the Egyptian reactions to the US threat to cut aid to Egypt on protest to the seven-year imprisonment sentence given to Saad Eddin Ibrahim. Ibrahim’s American wife says that the crisis will be solved in Egypt without American pressure.
National pride has led Egypt to strongly criticize the American decision to freeze additional foreign aid to Egypt in protest of the prosecution of human rights activist Saad Eddin Ibrahim. Observers believe the decision is an effort to influence Egyptian policies.
The Supreme State Security Court sentenced Saad Eddin Ibrahim to seven years in jail on the charge of receiving donations from the European Union without having a legal permission. Ibrahim expressed his surprise at the fact that the court gave its ruling in a very short time and said the...
Saad Eddin Ibrahim’s lawyer presented a demand to release Saad Eddin for health reasons. Lawyers and intellectuals are also considering making a request to President Mubarak to stay the execution of the prison sentence. Officials demonstrated a positive sign to easing the crisis when they...
The British Embassy in Cairo has hosted a reception to discuss the rare manuscripts of al-Siryān Monastery and ways to preserve them as part of the great Coptic heritage and Egyptian civilization.
The former prime minister of The Netherlands, Prof. Andreas Van Agt, is to launch Sunday the website of the Cairo -based Center for Intercultural Dialogue and Translation (CIDT) with former Egyptian ministers, Dr. Mamdouh al- Biltājī, Dr. Ahmad Juwīlī and Mr. Ahmad Māhir.
The author argues that fatwas need to take into account the present time in a way that should make people’s lives better, stressing the need to develop religious discourse and focus on the sublime values and ethics that all religions and beliefs call for.


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