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Mrs. Ambassador Mirvat Talāwī, Director-General of the Arab Women Organization, participated in a panel discussion on the role of clerics and scientists in supporting women's empowerment. 
The identity of Muslim women in post-colonial Egypt has largely been marginalized in the transition to modernity.
Dr. Zaynab Radwān, the deputy speaker of the Egyptian People’s Assembly created heated debates in Egypt when she stated that a woman’s testimony in court is equal to that of man and that the non-Muslim wife of a Muslim husband should enjoy the same rights to inherit from her husband. The...
The weekly sermon by the grand imām of the Azhar, which focused on the interpretation of Chapter 18, al-Kahf [The Cave] of the Holy Qur’ān, dealt with the need for dā‘iyas [Islamic preachers] to be equipped with knowledge and evidence about Islam and its morals.
[The RNSAW received this text from Dr. Abu Zayd for placement in the RNSAW. The text was first presented during a conference in June in Berlin, Germany] Since the occupation of Egypt by Bonaparte in 1798 Muslims have had to address the issue of secularization. Some Muslim thinkers believe Islam...
The writer, Minister of Endowments, continues his writing about the importance of dialogue between different religions. He asserts that such dialogues will help in achieving peace and co-existence. He supports his argument with Qur´anic quotations.
In response to the offensive cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad, first published by the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten in September 2005, moderate Egyptian preacher, ‘Amr Khālid has revealed an initiative to engage in dialogue with Danish youth and intellectuals in a bid to find common...
At the conference called "Seeing is a right for all," which was held at the Ministry of Health, the Grand Imam and the Mufti said they agreed to the transplantation or donation of body organs as long as this was done legally and agreed upon by doctors. They quoted many Qur’anic verses to support...
A strange and negative thing about the Islamic culture in the Muslim world, is our need to discuss subjects while the Qur’an and Mohammed’s tradition have been telling us about the ideal community and about a Muslim woman’s political rights and political practices.
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