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Christian communities in the Orient and their declining numbers are discussed in the following article, as well as some of the reasons behind this decline.
This is a representation of the Coptic expatriates’ organizations active in the West.
An unknown Islamic group calling itself “The Supporters of Islamic Jihad” claimed responsibility for the fire that was set in a Jewish Center the day before yesterday. Police found messages such as “death for Jews” on the walls of the center that had served as a synagogue in the past before it was...
French Muslims are a considerable electoral power in France. However, their influence is not quite evident in political life because they lack organization. The author provides more details about the political weight of Muslims in France.
Egyptian newspapers gave considerable space to the issue of the expected banning of the Islamic veil in France. Discussions of the issue reached their peak last Wednesday, December 17, when President Jacques Chirac called for a new law banning the wearing of head scarves for Muslim girls, of...
More than twenty-five articles in the Arabic newspapers are dedicated to the issue of eliminating religious signs in French schools and its relationship to secularism. President Jacques Chirac?s speech on this issue has provoked contradictory reactions, not only inside the French community,...
The French Council for Islamic Religion [CFCM], the Grand Mosque of Paris and the Union of Islamic Organizations of France have filed a lawsuit against Charlie Hebdo, a French satirical political weekly newspaper, for reprinting the controversial Danish cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad on February...
The French Parliament adopted a law, imposing jail sanctions against anyone who denies the Turkish holocaust committed against Armenians during the First World War. The law aroused wide arguments in France, Turkey and the European Union in general.
The review takes up the issue of the niqāb as Jack Straw, Leader of the House of Commons, called on Muslim women in Britain to take off their veils in workplaces, while in Egypt, the President of Hilwān University made a decision to prohibit all niqāb-wearing students from entering the...
Egyptian newspapers present mixed reactions to Pope Benedict’s "apology" for comments he made earlier this month on Islam and the Prophet Muhammad. In light of the already tense atmosphere in the Muslim world, a Berlin opera company canceled Mozart’s ’Idomeneo’ for fear of protest over...

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