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A primary accusation against the Muslim Brotherhood is that it is two-faced in its politics. Within Arab contexts the organization, it is said, promotes a radical Islamist agenda, yet when addressing Western audiences its discourse becomes more moderate. A comprehensive answer to this charge is not...
 The Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) highlighted today an article in Al-Jumhūrīyah of May 13, 2011 in which journalist Safā' Sālih wrote “that the Jews had orchestrated the clashes between the Muslims and the Copts [in Imbābah on May 7] in order to keep Egypt's youth from marching...
President Mubarak resigned today. We have witnessed much of the events leading up to his resignation showing that reporting in the West provided a biased image. Images of Tahrir Square dominated most media since January 25 but little was reported about other parts of the country.   Foreigners...
Sunday, February 6 witnessed a peculiar exhibition amidst the drama unfolding in Tahrir Square. Christian Egyptians publically conducted a prayer service, honoring their fallen co-demonstrators who have died in the effort to topple the Mubarak government. Calling them ‘martyrs’, as is common...
  Jayson Casper previews the "Day of Wrath," a protest by Egyptian opposition parties that corresponds with Egypt's Police Day holiday...      
  This year's Coptic Christmas holiday comes exactly one year after a shooting outside a church in Naj‘ Hammādī and less than a week since a tragic church bombing left 23 dead in Alexandria. In light of these threats, AWR's Jayson Casper tells the story of how Coptic Christians celebrated the...
  AWR's Hānī Hamdī continues to survey Egyptian newspaper coverage of the Alexandria church bombing. He reports that Tuesday's coverage focused primarily on Coptic protests, which continue in different areas of Egypt some three days after the attack...
Hishām Qāsim talked about the base of Jesus Christ's call on Earth, which was getting rid of that which is superficial, caring instead for the purity of the soul. The author cites many examples of what he sees as religious intolerance, including praying during work hours, reading the Bible and the...
Midhat talks about an article written by ‘Alā‘ ‘Uraybī on the myth of Jesus Christ’s life in Japan. He says that it is nothing but a myth because it would contradict the word of all four Bibles about Christ’s life on earth, the Old Testament prophecies, and his message to humanity, which is...
Various Islamic scholars responded to Bishop Bīshūy’s statements regarding a verse about Jesus Christ in the Qur'ān that he claims might have been added after Prophet Muhammad’s death. Dr. ‘Āminah Nusayr and Dr. Ahmad al-Sāyih said that the Qur'ān clearly states in more than one verse that Christ...

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