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The first conference of the Middle East Freedoms Forum was held in Cairo under the title: “Where is Egypt heading?” The following lines present information about the participants and the main subjects that were discussed during the conference.
The author talks about Ḥārat al-Yahūd [Ally of Jews] in Cairo, referring to a number of lawsuits filed by Jews used to live in Egypt 50 years ago, in which they ask Egyptian Government to pay them 5 billion U.S. dollars as compensations on prosperities they left in Egypt.
Egyptian papers run dozens of articles on a variety of subjects directly or indirectly related to the Muslim Brotherhood’s military-style rally at Azhar University’s campus. Analysts and commentators saw the Brotherhood’s military-style protest from various, but still close, perspectives, with...
Sayyid Ghannām writes about the latest controversial fatwá issued by the muftī. The fatwá argues that a woman who delivered a child four years after her husband’s death is not adulterous and that pregnancy can span more than nine months.
The Brotherhood dominated the Egyptian street and it became the nightmare of the National Democratic party not only because of their efficiency, or because religion is one of the main components of the Egyptian character. But there many other reasons: the deteriorated economic conditions of the...
Muhammad al-Najjār presents an over all picture of the new political movements in Egypt that demand a comprehensive political-constitutional reform in Egypt.
Dr. Nawal Al-Saadawi leads a campaign against male circumcision. The sixth international conference of the Association of the Solidarity of Arab Women, she presides over, showed a scientific film about the circumcision operations on male babies and warned against the dangerous consequences of such...
Writer Muhammad Abu al-Ghār has authored a book about Egyptian Jews, detecting their history from their very beginnings until their departure from Egypt. The book puts the number of Jews who lived in Egypt for several centuries at nearly 10,000 and most of them have lived in the Hāra al-Yahoud [...
Many intellectuals were asked about their opinion regarding the return of Nasr Hamed Abu-Zeid to Egypt. Essam Al-Erain said that he would welcome Dr. Nasr Hamed Abu-Zeid back to Egypt because the case had been transformed from a disagreement on scientific research and points of view into a...
This is not just an interview. It is an attempt to break the silence and conspiracy over Nasr Hamed Abu-Zeid being sent into exile. How long will Nasr Abu-Zeid remain in exile? Who has benefited from changing an intellectual and researcher into a "cultural refugee"? Why does his leaving Egypt now,...

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