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The author Yūsuf Zīdān recently revealed that, after having been translated into Anatolian, his controversial book “‘Azāzīl” has become the second best-selling book in Turkey. He also revealed that his new book “al-Nabatī” is currently the best-selling book in Egypt and that the publishing house...
This article mentions the University of Asyut’s establishment of a centre for research and studies on human rights. The centre, which is directly under the charge of the university president, aims at promoting academic research in the field of human rights, propagating awareness of international,...
A critical set of exams that will help bolster enrolment in universities aims to bring in highly qualified and fair individuals to supervise the process. However, controversy ensued as people believed the Ministry of Education failed to entrust Mr. Emad Sidhom Morqos to such a position in the...
Iqbāl Barakah, in this article, seeks to shed light on the secularism spreading and over-controlling the Turkish Constitution. She reflects on one of the articles of the Turkish constitution which prohibits the study of the Qur'ān for children under twelve years of age . 
The Egyptian Ministry of Education and Teaching has decided to lead a change in the religious education curricula. The considered amendments will concentrate more on moral values in general. The decision created controversial reactions, especially for Azhar scholars. However, the muftī of Egypt...
 Youssef Sidhom discuses an example of religious discrimination through the prism of student and staff numbers at Assiut University, where even though 28 percent of the student population is Christian, only 0.75 percent of the teaching staff is Christian. This, according to Sidhom, stems from a...
Al-Wafd interviews Muhammad Abū al-Ghār, Head of March 9th Movement, concerning the reasons and solutions for fitnah in Egypt. 
Khalīl highlights a valuable piece of research presented at the second conference of “Egyptians against Discrimination” , entitled the name ‘Education and Citizenship’.
This article discusses the educational system in Egypt and the general bias towards Muslim beliefs and customs, rather than secular classrooms. The author asks the Minister of Education, Ahmed Zaky Badr, to be more aware of the discrimination which is so rampant in Egyptian schools. The author also...
Robert Fisk ponders why the Middle East is so backward and why the area has so many dictators and so many human rights.

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