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This is the second part of a review of the Azhar, which is described as a "sleeping giant." It consists solely of an interview with Shaykh Jamāl Qutb, the former Secretary General of the Azhar fatwá committee. Qutb says that the Azhar currently needs sound direction and alleges that successive...
      CIDT Intern Hibah Mutāwi‘ interviews the founder of the Islamic Hotline service....
 Cornelis Hulsman's farewell speech given at Cairo University in June 2009.
The article deals with the position of religion in Egyptian society. The author argues that the three recent incidents of the appointment of the new Grand Imām of al-Azhar, the crisis of “Islamonline,” and the sectarian tension in Matrūh, reflect the importance of religion.
With the passing of Sheikh Tantawi as Grand Sheikh of al-Azhar we at Arab West Report have had opportunity to remember him through several interactions which took place between him and our editor-in-chief, Cornelis Hulsman, who often conducted interviews with him on behalf of various delegations....
Yesterday, March 10, 2010, the Grand Sheikh of al-Azhar died of a heart attack while visiting Saudi Arabia. Sheikh Muhammad Tantawi led the inimitable institution, considered by many if not most Sunni Muslims to be the leading Islamic university in the world, since his appointment by President...
Rev. Safwat al-Bayyādī presents his views on peacemaking through education, training, and personal involvement. He also discusses the value of religious initiatives to promote peace. Article full text: On November 18, 2009 I had a chance to interview Rev. Safwat al-Bayyādī, President of the...
Marwá al-Shirbīnī’s funeral steals the limelight in Egypt.
The grand imām of the Azhar and the archbishop of Canterbury call for collaboration between believers of heavenly regions to establish peace and justice in the world.
In an interview with Gerrit Roos of Reformatorisch Dagblad and Cornelis Hulsman, Bishop Marqus highlights the problems facing Christians in Egypt today. These problems include issues such as church building, conversion, the Egyptian education system and the emigration of Christians abroad.

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