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I do not tend to speak of Egyptians in terms of ‘Muslim’ and ‘Christian’. In fact, my question should be “Why should Egyptians support al-Sīsī?” This is what the President and the Coptic Orthodox Pope always confirm: They are all Egyptians.”
Egyptian media presenter, Muḥammad al-Bāz said that the Tunisian president, Muḥammad al-Bājī Qāyid al-Sibsī, is working towards the promulgation of a law advocating for the equality between men and women in inheritance matters. This law would draw on the Tunisian Constitution, which equates women...
[This is a full transcript of an interview made on December 2, 2011] The results of the first round of the Egyptian elections show that Islamist parties appear to have won by a landslide. The Muslim Brotherhood created the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) that has apparently received 40-45 percent...
A Christian born woman is accused of distorting official documents. Both Shādyā al-Sīsī and her mother did not know about her father’s accidental conversion. Shādyā is accused of changing her religion on official papers.
A number of intern activities have taken place in the last week; a group from the office visited Beni Walmis in Minia and some interns also attended a screening of Philip Rizk’s film about Palestine.
Muhammad al-Bāz presents summarized memoirs of some Coptic figures who engaged in struggles for the welfare of their country.
Muhammad al-Bāz reviews the minutes of an official meeting with leading Azhar scholars in which they decided to continue printing a book that is part of the Islamic heritage, despite knowing it to contain fabricated hadīths ascribed to the the Prophet Muhammad.
In the article, the author rejects the idea that a Muslim woman is allowed to marry a Kitābī [a Jewish or Christian] man.
The article reports on Egyptians’ outrage – at both the diplomatic and public levels – at the bad treatment Pope Shenouda received at London’s Heathrow Airport. The pope was forced to pass through a metal detector, even though it violates protocols.
Labīb criticizes an al-Fajr article that casted doubt on the authenticity of the apparition of the Holy Virgin Mary in 1968. He highlighted the perils of such discussions and called on the Supreme Council of Journalism to be attentive and deal carefully with such transgressions.
“Miracles happen when people decide they do.” Al-Bāz argues that the famous miraculous apparition of the Holy Virgin in 1968 was the product of the historical and social situation and served the church, the people as well as the political leadership.
Dr. Zaynab Radwān, the deputy speaker of the Egyptian People’s Assembly created heated debates in Egypt when she stated that a woman’s testimony in court is equal to that of man and that the non-Muslim wife of a Muslim husband should enjoy the same rights to inherit from her husband. The...
The Egyptian press continues to devote attention to the different reactions to the Supreme Administrative Court ruling allowing Christian divorcees to remarry. The church rejected the ruling and considered it against the Bible and church codes. Some authors highlighted the tragic influence of the...
Muhammad al-Bāz criticizes well-known satellite Islamic preachers for concerning themselves with satisfying their sexual desires through their frequent marriages, despite calling on people to adopt an ascetic standard of living.
A report in the March edition of the Arabic-speaking magazine Forbes Arabia presented a list of the richest five Muslim preachers in the Arab world. The report surveyed the income of the preachers during 2007.
The article reports on the reprint of an offensive caricature of the Prophet Muhammad by many Danish and European newspapers that was made just one day after a plot to murder of its cartoonist was foiled.
The sexual life of the Prophet Muhammad is a subject of heated debate. A woman "dared" to write about the exaggerations in al-Bukhārī’s hadīths and was accused of offending Islam. Salafīs call for her death.
The Citizens in One Homeland group discuss their hopes, goals and raison d’etre.
Al-Bāz discusses the increasing number of Christian converts to Islam in Egypt. He presents the church’s opinion and provides numbers, although their authenticity has been called into question.

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