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In the context of Cornelis Hulsman showing me his nice draft newsletter article on Salman Rushdie for feedback, I recalled an article I wrote when I was at Georgetown University during what we may call the “Satanic Verses Crisis.”  I had at the time a talk which lasted for long hours with the...
The Egyptian government still remains silent about developments in the case of Italian researcher Giulio Regeni, after an Italian court setting a session on 14th October to start the trial in the absence of four Egyptian officers accused of kidnapping and torturing Regeni in early 2016.
In recent days, a number of foreign embassies have urged the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to take serious steps to address the country’s record on human rights. It was stressed that failure to do so will continue to hinder the development of relations between Egypt and other foreign...
Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio reinstated his country's determination to find the "truth" about the killing of researcher Giulio Regeni in Egypt. “We will never be able to retreat on a search for the truth about the barbaric murder of Guilio Regeni” Di Maio said.
January 6th, 2021, rioters approached the Capitol Hill in an unprecedented event, rioters identified as pro-Trump supporters protesting the ratification of President-elect Joe Biden's Electoral College victory over President Trump in the 2020 election. The protesters first breached exterior...
The French Council Muslim Faith (CFCM) has officially approved a ‘charter of principles’ for Islam in France, which will reshape the affairs of the second-largest faith in this European country.
Amidst the Arab world’s intense media coverage of the storming of the US Capitol Building, some are seeing a campaign in celebration of the United States’ pain and misfortune, trying to prove something.  What’s the goal behind this? 
The storming of the US Capitol Building by President Donald Trump’s supporters in Washington D.C. last Wednesday has provoked strong reactions from millions of people around the world, including hundreds of Arabs on social media.
Commenting on the storming of the US Capitol Building, several human rights activists stressed that the recent American presidential elections have once again exposed the shortcomings inside the United States’ democratic system and its usage of human rights domestically and internationally for...
Al-Azhar issued its 2020 report showcasing the most important issues that it dealt with this year. In light of the vicious attacks to disparage Islam and the Prophet Muḥammad in 2020, al-Azhar – which is the voice of nearly two billion Muslims – worked hard to stand up against these attacks.  The...

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