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Dr. Khālid ‘Azab, Professor of Islamic Archeology, said that the ’Amrū Ibn al-‘Āṣ mosque was the first mosque in Egypt and Africa, and was built in the city of Fustāt, the first capital of Egypt during the Arab Islamic era.
Jamāl al-Bannā is a household name in Egypt, where he is famous both in his own right, as a prominent and sometimes controversial Muslim intellectual and writer, and because of his brother Hass
In the Virgin Mary Cathedral for Catholic Copts, situated only a few streets behind the area of Rābaʽah al-‘Adawīyyah,  I met with Bishop Yohanna Qulta on the 13th of August, following an article he wrote, “The Impossibility of Civil War in Egypt,” in which he stated that he did not fear a civil...
The author begins her piece by referring positively to an Italian priest who has permitted Muslims to hold Friday prayers in a section of his church, justifying this by saying he seeks to strengthen relations between the religions. She then compares this with what she calls the "unjust, stubborn...
Over the past decade many Egyptians involved in disputes have attempted settlement through what are known as 'reconciliation sessions'.
Pope Shenouda III attributes the escalation in the Palestinian crisis to the division of Arabs and their incapacity or unwillingness to take the risk of reaction. In a world dominated by power, only solidarity can be useful in facing the different challenges. Pope Shenouda also denounced the...
The author discusses the background, aims, and plans of so-called International Islamism. He comments on what he believes to be the three trends that make up International Islamism, and the main platforms that they rely on.
The Egyptian Church celebrated the 80th birthday of Pope Shenouda III. On this occasion, four newspapers shed light on different aspects of the life of the pope.
The author of the article presents excerpts of the ideas that were discussed during the meeting held in Alexandria on human rights and renovation of religious discourse.
A supplement published by the mouthpiece of the Ghad Party, al-Ghad newspaper, entitled "The worst 10 figure in Islamic history," has provoked strong public reaction and led Islamic lawyer, Mamdūh Ismā‘īl, to sue the newspaper. The list of names included some of the prophet’s companions and ‘...

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