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The liberal Moroccan writer Saʿīd Nāshīd views that the pattern of religion inherited from the jurisprudence of the imperial ages is no longer convenient for the age of the nation state. What is more, it constitutes a direct threat to peace and security. In his interview with “Al-Dustūr”, Nāshīd...
Dr. Ahmed al-Tayyeb, Shaikh of al-Azhar said that there is a lie impartial to reality as well as to history and to the biography of the Prophet Mohammad (pbuh), claiming that Islam was spread by the sword. Islam was revealed in a society whose economic and social philosophy, as well as its...
Background: The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) organized small study groups in order to examine the topic of Copts rights in a scientific and practical way. This conference is about Copts rights in Egypt through a historical examination of the facts, of the roots of the problems and...
Rifʿat al-Saʿīd was born in al-Mansūrah, al-Daqahlīyah governorate on 11 October, 1932. al-Saʿīd is considered as one of the most prominent leftist figures in Egypt. In 2005, al-Saʿīd criticized the amendment proposed by President Ḥusnī Mubārak to article 67 of the Egyptian constitution. The...
 
The following article presents a response to Majdī Khalīl’s article [art. 26 in this issue].
Muḥammad Khalīl reports on the repercussions to a recent Fatwá prohibiting Muslim men from marrying Jewish women residing in Israel.
According to Muhammad Khalīl, the terms, dār al-harb [Reviewer: abode of war] and dār al-salām [Reviewer: abode of peace] that traditionally used to refer to lands under Muslim rule and lands outside Muslim rule respectively, are not applicable to the modern world. The author of the article...
The Arabic attitude towards the expected American attacks against Afghanistan revolves around the official Egyptian stance that refuses to join the American crusade. Egypt’s clinging to this stance will help greatly in making the Arabic countries adopt the same attitude. At the same time, all the...

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