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‘Imād Tūmās reviews a book entitled Introduction to Coptic Folklore, which argues that ancient Egyptian roots can be found throughout most Coptic celebrations, feasts, hymns, and rituals. For instance, the commemoration of birthdays of the saints (called Mawlids) comes from a ritual that stretches...
‘Umaymah ‘Abd al-'Azīz writes about the so-called "fatwá channels," saying that they contradict the basic tenets of religion because of their exaggeration and lack of forgiveness. She added that the satellite channels in question did not care about Egypt's well-being or security, but only looked to...
Islamic scholar Muhammad ‘Imārah talks in his article about the Islamic view of charging interest on loans. He write that usury is against the Qur’ān, because money in Islam is used for the exchange of goods and services. He further argues that money shouldn't be used as a "good" in itself in order...
Muhammad Shibl condemns the recent incident that occurred in Sudan in which a woman was whipped in public because she was wearing trousers. Shibl argues that this punishment goes against Islam, since the Qur'ān states that everyone has the freedom to do whatever he wants, even if it is not right.
Hishām Qāsim talked about the base of Jesus Christ's call on Earth, which was getting rid of that which is superficial, caring instead for the purity of the soul. The author cites many examples of what he sees as religious intolerance, including praying during work hours, reading the Bible and the...
Headline: Jum‘ah: We Did not Issue a Fatwá that Egyptian Divorce Is Invalid Because of Different PronounciationsSource: Rose al-YūsufPages: 3Author: Subhī MujāhidKeywords: Fatwá, divorce ------------------------ Headline: The Assassination of al-Barād‘ī Source: Al-Yawm al-Sābi‘Pages: 4Author:...
Bishāy is pleased not only with the appointment of Jamāl As‘ad to parliament, but especially with his statement that he does not represent the Copts politically, but instead will be "an MP for all Egyptians." He expresses support for As‘ad's assertion that Copts should not run in elections on the...
Sidhum elaborates on al-Misrī al-Yawm’s article “American Journalist Reveals Mossad’s Plans to Resettle Kurdish Jews in Northern Iraq,” published on November 22, 2010. Al-Qāhirah claims that American journalist Wayne Madsen published on his website that Kurdish Jews started buying lands in Northern...
Sidhum elaborates on al-Misrī al-Yawm’s article “American Journalist Reveals Mossad’s Plans to Resettle Kurdish Jews in Northern Iraq,” published on November 22, 2010. Al-Qāhirah claims that American journalist Wayne Madsen published on his website that Kurdish Jews started buying lands in Northern...
The author reports on the annual feast for the Archangel Michael and his historical Coptic churches.

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