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The project to criminalise anti-Zionism like anti-Semitism is merely an attempt to intimidate anyone who criticises Israeli policy. During the 1970s, Arabs joined forces to condemn Zionism, finding global support from many countries to enforce the United Nations Regulation 3379 which expresses that...
The Coptic community in Egypt is in turmoil following repeated cases of violence and killings inside houses of worship. More recently, the assassination of Reverend Father Maqār Saʿad—Bishop of St. Mark Coptic orthodox church in Shubrā al-Khaymah, central Cairo—by a church guard has revived debate...
Despite political and societal efforts made to protect women’s rights and solve their deep-seated family problems, women's and human rights organizations believe they are still in an inferior, or at least an unfair, position in the face of violence, underage marriage, FMG, harassment and political...
The Washington Post adopts a dubious policy ranging from supporting the global organization of the Muslim Brotherhood to its editors' ignorance of the motives of the organization and its intellectual and political drives, and goals in which it seeks to spread its ideology by hiding behind the...
Those who follow up the Coptic file in Egypt believe that the frequency of terrorist attacks against Christians and their churches in the last five years has become a headache for the government which introduced a series of tight security measures believing that these attacks came as a result of...
A decision to close four churches in the Egyptian governorate of al-Minyā sparked controversy and renewed talks about protecting Christians in Egypt and their right to worship and building churches. This comes at a time when some Western reports, issued by official institutions and non-governmental...
After the death anniversary of Egyptian thinker Naṣr Ḥāmid Abū Zayd who called for criticism of the religious discourse, passed unnoticed, the author criticized the Egyptian Minister of Culture, Ḥilmī al-Namnam, for ignoring to highlight the efforts of Abū Zayd, who due to his ideas on the ‘renewal...
The author argues that the insistence of Islamist movement to divide their members into two distinct camps - the extremists who misuse their religion, and the moderates who ostensibly represent the majority and who strongly opposes the extremists is an oxymoron that has long been promoted by a...
Many women believe that they pay an expensive price for the presence of radicalism and fundamentalism across all three [Abrahamic] religions. In Egypt, the issue of being a Christian woman assuming a senior religious role remains a big problem. Recently, Coptic women started to seek to...
After many years of struggle by Egyptian women to have access to leading positions, Nādiyya `‎Abduh was appointed as the first woman governor, the highest local ruler, in Egypt's history.

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