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    Nasr Hāmid Abū Zayd, a leading Egyptian Qur'anic thinker, passed away in July at the age of 66. He had become a good friend of the Arab West Report over the years. In the first of a series of articles commemorating the life and work of Nasr Abū Zayd, Chief Editor Cornelis Hulsman looks back on...
This report provides an overview of different human rights organizations in Egypt and th
Shaykh Yūusf al-Badrī responds to Shaykh ‘Alā’ Abū al-‘Azāyim’s attacks against the sunnah and refers to Caliph ‘Umar Ibn al-Khattāb’s argument about why churches should not be built, contrasting those statements to the current reality where people of different beliefs have increased in number and...
The article sheds light on the increasing calls for freezing the Interfaith Dialogue Committee after the murder of Marwah al-Shirbīnī at the hands of a German extremist inside a courtroom in Germany.
A young female journalist called Fātimah al-Zahrā’ Muhammad had a strange experience in the house of the controversial preacher Shaykh Yūsuf al-Badrī.
A Christian mother and Muslim convert father, now separated, fight for the custody of their 13 year-old twins. The father wins the battle even though Egyptian law states that children under the age of 15 should stay with their mother, regardless of religion. The twins state that they are Christian...
The article reports on debates of the religious scholars over a suggestion of putting the position of the shaykh of the Azhar for public election instead of the current presidential appointment.
An Egyptian administrative court has ruled against awarding the poet Hilmī Sālim the state literature prize. The poet has been criticized for committing religious contempt.
The under-secretary of the People’s Assembly Dr. Zaynab Radwān has called for the fatwás of Imām Mālik to be avoided as they pervert society.
Two Muslims scholars voice their opinions about the recent demonstrations and strikes that have taken place in Egypt.


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