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This article deals with the delicate issue of the wearing of the Niqab in France. Most in France disagree with the wearing of this certain veil because they fear it is a forced wearing by Islamic society, but is not actually the choice of the women wearing. The disagreements are fierce, and even...
The Nag Hammadi sectarian crime which took place on Coptic Christmas Eve, 6 January, and which left six Copts dead and nine wounded, triggered wide protest and rallies by Copts in places as wide apart as Los Angeles, New York, Paris, Rome, Vienna, Athens and Sydney. Mary Joseph sent Watani live...
Heading in the opposite direction to France, some British local councils hold swimming sessions restricted to those wearing the ‘Burkini’ Islamic swimming costume.
Al-Dawakhilī examines one of the most crucial issues in Egypt; Muslim-Christian relations. He sheds light, in his article, on a number of violent and aggressive incidents that have taken place in different governorates of the country especially in al-Minia which reflects a state of prevailing...
Christine Chaillotis the author of a number of books on Oriental Orthodox Churches. Her first visit to Egypt was in 1981 and since then she has visited the region countless times and feels that the Orthodox Church has become her spiritual home.
The article describes the events of the first Coptic Studies Symposium that was recently held at the University of Toronto.
Cornelis Hulsman commemorates the life of Metropolitan Marcos, an unconventional Dutch member of the Coptic Orthodox Church who served as a bishop for 34 years.
Drs. Hulsman and Dr. Burslem provide a detailed report on Muslim-Christian relations based on a review of Dr. Hugh Goddard’s book, commenting on a number of issues including Western perceptions, mis-interpretations, and examples of recent incidents involving Muslims and Christians.
A renovation project at a mosque in Luxor has uncovered evidence of a Coptic church and rare pharaonic inscriptions from the reign of Ramses II.
In light of the recent decision by the Turkish Parliament to allow women to wear the hijāb at universities, a Turkish women discusses her family’s role in Ataturk’s nation building project and the changing attitudes in Turkey nowadays.

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