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Cornelis Hulsman, founding editor of Arab-West Report, and Gurjinder Khambay, second-year student in International Studies at Leiden University, The Netherlands, specializing in the Middle East, interviewed Dr. Jan Slomp, a major leader in Christian-Muslim dialogue at all levels, through Webex, on...
Eslam Othman is from a middle-class religious Muslim family in Alexandria. Prior to the removal of President Morsi in 2013 he was attracted to religious people with long beards, people associated to the Salafi movement. Eslam shows sympathy for the thoughts of leading Salafi thinker Dr. Muhammad...
Veteran journalist and media personality, Ibrāhīm ʿĪsā, continued to criticize Ḥamās for the justifications of its crimes when the Islamist movement killed civilians, including children, women, and elderly people. This was precedent to the deaths of numerous innocent Palestinian civilians during...
Veteran media personality, Ibrāhīm ʿĪsā, said that mainstream political Islam ideology revolves around the concepts of jihād (holy war) and martyrdom (shahāda). He highlighted that any sermon by a Salafist references historical Muslim conquerors, such as ʿUqba Ibn Nāfiʿ and Khālid Ibn al-Walīd.  
Today is the 28th anniversary of the assassination of Egyptian thinker, Dr. Faraj Fūda. He was killed on June 8, 1992 over his opinions and studies, in which he refuted the ideologies of the extremist organizations and the Muslim Brotherhood group, and exposed their efforts to reach power in the...
Salman Rushdie is a British writer and novelist of Indian descent, born on June 19, 1947. He rose to fame when he won the Booker Prize for his 1981 novel ‘Midnight’s Children’, considered his best novel yet.
A researcher in political Islam groups’ affairs said that the issue of religious discourse is absent from the National Dialogue. He added that President ͑Abd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī has made successive remarks for the renewal of religious discourse.
In their third collaboration, L’Harmattan will publish a new book on the Muslim Brotherhood by Egyptian author ʿAbd al-Raḥīm ʿAlī in 2023.
Yūsuf Al-Qaradāwī, head of the International Union of Muslim Scholars, died today, Monday, after a long struggle with illness.   Al-Qaradāwī was born in September 1926 in the village of Ṣafṭ Turāb, the center of al-Maḥalla al-Kubrā, in the Gharbiyya Governorate.
Dr. Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumʿa, Minister of Awqāf, congratulated Shaykh Jābir Ṭāyiʿ Yūsif Sulṭān, former head of the religious sector at the Ministry of Awqāf, on obtaining a PhD from the Faculty of Arts, Minūfiya University, for a thesis entitled, “Egypt’s Ministry of Awqāf Efforts in spreading...

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