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Egypt had the grand opening of the Eliyahu Hanavi Synagogue in downtown Alexandria yesterday after finishing renovations, which took two years to complete.  Dr. Khālid al-ʿAnānī, minister of Tourism and Antiquities, said that the opening of the synagogue “is a message to the world that the Egyptian...
Intellectual schizophrenia is one of the basic components in the historical discourse of Islamic thought and religion. The phenomena of this component are manifested in many issues, some of which have been surrounded and protected by a solid shield of sacredness based on ignorance of the nature of...
Today, on Ramadan 7 of the Hijrah year 1438, prayers were held for the first time at Al-Azhar Mosque more than one thousand year ago. Being the first mosque established in the city of Cairo which was founded by Al-Mū`izz li-Dīn Allāh of the Fatimid Caliphate in the month of Ramadan of the Hijrah...
Due to the pervasive media reporting both inside Egypt and in the international community, the violent incidents of May 31, 2008 at the Abu Fana Monastery is widely viewed as a sectarian confli
The Egyptian revolution of January 25th brought hope for better Muslim-Christian relations, but unfortunately it did not take long for the hopes for many to evaporate. Optimism for better relations is still there, but many more feel that almost two years after the revolution tensions have increased...
The article sheds light on the book“Al-Jizyah fī Misr (1713 – 1856 AD)” [Jizyahin Egypt] by the scholar Ayman Ahmad Mahmūd who argues that jizyah was abolished in Egypt before issuing the Hamayonian law and before all other Ottoman states.
al-Faris writes of the isolation of Copts in Society, the need for more churches, and the controversial 'Master Yacoub'.
The author reviews the three volume selected works of Tarek Heggy, the liberal Egyptian political thinker and international petroleum strategist.
ENAWU partner CESMO asked for an Egyptian student to participate in their workshop “We are all in the same boat.” It was only natural for us to ask our Egyptian intern Marianne Mahrūs to go to Lebanon. Here Marianne reports on her experiences at the workshop in Lebanon.

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