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In March 2007, a referendum changed several articles of the Egyptian Constitution.
The author reports on Muslims’ anger about the recent decision of the right wing Danish Folkeparti [People’s Party] about the use of a drawing of the Prophet Muhammad in their election campaign under claims that the party respects the rights to freedom of speech.
Thanā’ al-Karrās discusses the issue of the importance of meetings, conferences, and activities of inter-religious dialogue and whether or not they are worth the efforts and money spent on them.
Religious, medical, and social milieus in Egypt witness heated discussions about the legitimacy of female circumcision. The Muftī of the republic considers it H...
Islamic researchers and thinkers comment on Robertson’s attacking declarations against Islam.
Ramadān Abu Isma‘īl reports on the opinions of Azhar scholars about unifying the Jumu‘ah speech.
Opponents to the visit of the Shaykh of the Azhar Dr. Sayyid Ṭanṭāwī to Rome have warned of angry reactions in the Islamic world. They stipulate that before any visits by Ṭanṭāwī, the pope must apologize for his offenses against Islām a few months ago.
Article two of the Egyptian Constitution is not subject to the proposed constitutional amendments. It is, however, the main subject of heated arguments and discussions in Egyptian society. A debate was held at The American University in Cairo [AUC] about the proposed amendments.
The author analyzes the crisis of issuing Fatwás in terms of the discord status among official bodies of Fatwá, and their claims of monopolizing the Islām.
Article two in the Egyptian Constitution seems to be the most problematic issue about the proposed Constitutional amendments. While the majority of Egyptians call for a civil state on the basis of citizenship and equality, many stress the impossibility of omitting or changing article two of the...


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