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In one of the three books reviewed on page 17 of this issue of al-Qāhira newspaper, Shaykh Yousuf al-Qaradāwī says he is one of the defenders of the Umayyad Dynasty, first among them the founder Mu‘āwiya Ibn Abī Sufyān.
In Kuwait too, a suspicious magazine called Al-Menbar alleged that Caliph Omar Ibn Al-Khattab was a homosexual and that Abu Bakr Al-Seddiq was not in the cave with Prophet Muhammad. The magazine went too far as to accuse the companion Khaled Ibn Al-Walid of having committed adultery with the wife...
Iqbal Baraka, the editor-in-chief of the Hawaa magazine, bring us back in her book about hejab [veil covering women’s hair] to the very beginnings of the practice, saying, “The Assyrians in Iraq were the first to impose the hejab on women.”
The article gives an outline of the Christian Orthodox groups in the Arab world to see which of them can bridge the gap between Islam and the West. In contrast to the Church of Alexandria and Africa of the Greek Orthodox, the Church of Antioch of Syrian Orthodox can be effective in that respect due...
[Hisba is a term referring to the right of a Muslim to defend public morality and suing on behalf of religion.] The article comments on one of the four books published recently by the Gama´at Al-Islamiya. The book discusses the concept of hisba. The leaders of the Gama´at admitted that hisba was...
The article tackles more than one point related to the Islamic groups. It comments on the book of Ayman Al-Zawahri “Knights Under the Flag of the Prophet” and on Montasser Al-Zayyat´s “Al-Zawahri as I knew him.” It tries to answer the question of why Bin Laden gained great popularity among...
Reforming the religious discourse means neither changing any of the bases of Islam nor being biased towards the group to which the religious discourse is directed. Also it is not only confined to developing the ways of Da´awa. Reforming the religious discourse means reforming the Islamic...
Many Muslims believe that Christians in the West have never given up the idea of the Crusades and missionaries work hand in hand with Western imperialists. The Bishop concludes that the Crusades occurred as a result of ignorance of Christ's teachings and love. The church today views the Crusades as...
Islam has paid women their due, including participation in politics; the Islamic history is abundant with evidence in this regard. Hence the groundlessness of Western and American claims that Islam prohibits women to partake in the political arena. In this respect, Egyptian scholars stress that...
Islam stands on belief and sharī‘a. As for the belief, it is not subject to constitutional provisions or parliaments due to its sensitivity on the one hand and because the freedom of worship, a democratic principle that has to do with human rights, is guaranteed on the other.

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