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Background: Several people are asked to share their feelings regarding ex-President Jamāl ‘Abd al-Nāsir. One of the interviewees was Muḥammad Sid Aḥmad (1928 – 2006), who was an activist in the communist and progressive moments and one of Egypt’s leading political writers and intellectuals. He says...
Kees Hulsman interviewed HRH Prince Hassan bin-Talal about Christian migration from the Arabic world. Dr. William Wīsā writes about Egyptian media responses to Coptic conferences. Al-Usbū‘ often being accused for its close links to Egyptian security services. George Adli years ago falsely claimed...
A book entitled, ’Al-Hub wa-al-Jins fī-Hayāt al-Nabī’ [Love and Sex in the Prophet’s Life] has caused outrage after it was circulated at the Cairo International Book fair last month.
Muhammad Sayyid reports on different opinions of Muslim scholars concerning the recent Fatwá that permits ‘Urfī marriages.
The mass protests led by the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group, in which 70,000 protestors took to the streets in 18 governorates in Egypt, has raised controversies about the real intentions of the Brotherhood.
The article represents the opinions of Muslim scholars about the Tunisian researcher’s book ‘Tarīkhyyat al-Da‘wah al-Muhammadīyah’ [The History of the Muhammadan Call].
The visit of the delegation of the US Commission on International Religious Freedom to Egypt has caused much controversy within Egyptian political and religious circles, with many considering it an unwanted interference in the internal affairs of the country. Men of religion criticized the visit of...
The truth of the ?Protocols of the Elders of Zion? and the character of Hafez Naguib are still the focus of most of the articles commenting on ?Knight without a horse.? Rose El-Youssef reports that the series is against killing Israeli civilians and militants and considers resistance as terrorism.
Scholars have rejected calls to amend the second article of the constitution which stipulates that the principles of Sharī‘ah are the mainstay of Egyptian legislation as they believe it would transform Egypt into a secular state.
Saad Eddin Ibrahim’s lawyer presented a demand to release Saad Eddin for health reasons. Lawyers and intellectuals are also considering making a request to President Mubarak to stay the execution of the prison sentence. Officials demonstrated a positive sign to easing the crisis when they...

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