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[This article appeared in Al-Ahram, June 16, 1999] The Egyptian press has for years revealed the corruption taking place in universities and criticized officials for not taking a positive action towards this dangerous phenomenon. The corruption is not limited to students but has spread to include...
More than pride, more than honesty, more than anything a man might do, female chastity is seen in the Arab world as an indelible line, the boundary between respect and shame. An unchaste woman, it is sometimes said, is worse than a murderer, affecting not just one victim, but her family and her...
Embraced by Al-Muqattam Mountain and in the middle of ’Ezbet Al-Zabaleen, or the Garbage Collectors settlement and in spite of poverty and lack of services, they (Egyptians) have cut into the stone of the mountain and created with their hands a human-made miracle at the Monastery of Sam’aan Al-...
Arguments are given against orfi marriage from an Islamic point of view.
A district police chief investigates a double murder in an Upper Egyptian village. Fear for Christian-Muslim violence led to the arrest of lots of Christians.
Montasser El-Zayat, generally acknowledged as lawyer and spokesman of the radical Gama’at al-Islamiya, explains in an interview the dynamics within the extremist groups. He asks for a dialogue with these groups.
Sheikh Sha’arawi was the foremost television preacher and was able to influence millions. Sha’arawi’s aim was to maintain traditional religious values in society through convincing people to adhere to these values. The authors believe he died at a time that the tide of religious conservatism may...
Hulsman argues that there are social problems in Egypt but not persecution and that if the proposals for a law promoting religious freedom worldwide becomes law they could lead to polarization between Muslims and Christians in Egyptian society. He gives examples of stories which have been...

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