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The recent statement by the Shaykh of Azhar Muhammad Sayyed Tantawi in which he said that the French government has the right to impose a ban on the H...
President Hosni Mubarak has issued a decision to the effect that January 7, Christmas in Egypt, is a national holiday for all Egyptians. The decision was highly praised and welcomed.
Following the presidential decree that appointed Dr. Ali Goma?a as the new mufti of Egypt, succeeding Dr. Ahmed Al-Tayyeb who takes over as rector of the Azhar University, succeeding Dr. Ahmed Omar Hashim, many papers interviewed the two men and gave short backgrounds about each of them. In these...
Questioning the religious dimension of the war on Iraq is the focus of many articles covering the war. Different publications shed light on Bush’s religious background in an effort to establish a link between his religious tendencies and the war. Others wonder whether the war is a new crusade...
The Middle East Council of Churches organized an Arab Islamic-Christian dialogue conference in Cairo. Another Islamic-Christian dialogue conference was held in Bahrain. The Egyptian Evangelical Organization for Social Services invited Muslim and Christian scholars to a seminar discussing ?Violence...
Judiciary independence and national pride are dominating the Egyptian reactions to the US threat to cut aid to Egypt on protest to the seven-year imprisonment sentence given to Saad Eddin Ibrahim. Ibrahim’s American wife says that the crisis will be solved in Egypt without American pressure.
The editor-in-chief of al-Mussawar met with the imprisoned leaders of the Gama?at al-Islāmīyah. The meeting focused on the initiative to stop violence, its motives and the ideological revisions carried out by the group. The leaders apologized to the Egyptian people for the crimes they committed...
Some papers claimed that the Shaykh of the Azhar refused to extend the period in office of Dr. Nasser Farid Wassel as a Muftī for Egypt and appointed instead of him Dr. Ahmad El-Tayyeb because the former Muftī issued many Fatāwá that corticated his Fatāwá. Other papers shed light on the...
Most of the Egyptian papers levelled harsh criticism against the Alexandria inter-religious dialogue conference. The papers described the conference as a ?scandal? and as another ? crime? committed by the Shaykh of the Azhar. At the same time, they praised the attitude of Pope Shenouda, who...
The Azhar and the Anglican Church signed a dialogue agreement that aims at prompting the common values between Islām and Christianity. After signing the agreement, the British Prime Minister met with the Shaykh of the Azhar and thanked him for his role in consolidating the relationships between...

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