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This press review discusses the growing influence of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egyptian political life, and their constant efforts to control educational institutions, including governmental schools. In al-Musawwar magazine, ‘Abd al-Qādir Shāhīb linked the recent support of some Egyptian...
The Coptic Orthodox Church is currently celebrating the return of Pope Shenouda III to Egypt after undergoing spinal surgery at the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America. The celebrations coincided with the 35th anniversary of His Holiness’ enthronement as pope of...
This year’s student union elections in Egyptian universities were marred by violence and clashes between students affiliated with the "outlawed" Muslim Brotherhood and security forces. Muhammad Nūr from Ākhir Sā‘ah said that the group’s students violated university regulations governing...
Dispute over two qirats of land in the Upper Egyptian village of Dayr al- Barshā, Minia governorate, ended up with six people killed and 12 others wounded.
Sources from the Coptic Orthodox Church announced that Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark is in excellent condition and is recovering properly after undergoing a spinal surgery in Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America. The pope has started...
The widespread phenomenon of the Niqāb in Egyptian society has provoked strong reaction from many thinkers and writers, as well as from well-known European politicians, including Jack Straw, the leader of the House of Commons, who said in a recent statement that wearing the "full veil" [...
Explaining the broad meaning of the concept of jihād in Islām, Muslim thinker Rajab al-Bannā quoted famous British writer Karen Armstrong’s definition of it as "struggle and effort, not a synonym for holy war as Westerners define it." Ahmad ‘Izz al-Dīn al-‘Arab wrote in a short article in al-...
More than 100 Muslim scholars and university professors signed a statement, in which they condemned the insults to the prophet’s companions, which were published by al- Ghad newspaper on October 4, 2006. The statement indicated that any attack against the prophet’s companions and wives...
Views of Muslim scholars differ over whether to accept the so-called "apology" of Pope Benedict for the remarks he made about Islam a few weeks ago. Nearly 38 Muslim scholars and leaders sent a letter to the pope to indicate their appreciation of the pope’s expression of regret and his affirmation...
For the third week, Pope Benedict’s controversial remarks on Islam and the Prophet Muhammad have made headlines in Egyptian national and independent newspapers. A number of Muslim intellectuals devoted their columns to refute claims about the spread of Islam by the sword. Some Muslim scholars...

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