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Dr. Tarek al-Gawhary, MA Azhar University, PhD Princeton University, advisor to Sheikh Dr. Ali Goma’a. explained the thought process in Islamic Law and how a Muslim jurist can think about the concept of inclusive citizenship in a historical context. The basis is in the Constitution of Medina or the...
An interview/lecture from Richard Gauvain regarding the impact of Salafism in Egypt.
A lecture from Dr. Tarek Mansour on Muslim-Christian relations in the Middle East.
This text about Dutch Arabist and scholar of Islam Prof. Dr. Johannes (Hans) G. Jansen (1942-2015) is based on Cornelis Hulsman’s personal experiences with Prof.
Dr. Fānia Mabādi ʿAbd al-Raḥīm has passed away. He was a professor at the Islamic University, and spent many years of his life teaching the Arabic language to non-native speakers. He was also a researcher and investigator. He passed away after sunset today (October 20) in Medina.
A member of Al-Azhar’s Council of Senior Scholars and the Muslim Council of Elders, Dr. Ḥasan al-Shāf ͑ī, was awarded the King Faisal International Prize for Service to Islam for the year 2022, shared with the former president of Tanzania.        
The President of the Evangelical Community in Egypt, Rev. Dr. Andrea Zakī, has identified plans by Saudi Arabia to build the first evangelical church in the country and the event of a Christmas mass being held for the first time there, as signs of the country’s increasing openness. Dr. Zakī also...
The 25th Session of International Islamic Fiqh Academy (IIFA) in Jeddah will begin tomorrow under the auspices of Prince Khālid bin Fayṣal, Adviser to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, and Governor of Makkah Province. Also included are the President of the Academy, Dr. Ṣāliḥ bin ʿAbd Allah bin...
Today, Arab countries and the Islamic world celebrate the birth of the Prophet, but the way they celebrate differs between buying sweets they are used to eating every year, preparing food and distributing it to the poor, and other rituals for celebrating this day.
Lara Gibson participated in the CAWU-Heliopolis University summer school between June 27 and July 6, 2018, and interned with our center between July 8 and October 4, 2018. Lara studied Arabic language and culture at Durham University, UK.

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