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Opinion -
1/18/2024 4:07:37 PM
The historical phases of Western colonialism represent the nadir of exploitation and plundering of the wealth of subjugated peoples and communities in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and other groups of islands.

World - Region
12/6/2023 10:02:26 AM
From meditation to spiritual guidance to indigenous hymns, the vibe in the "faith pavilion" at COP28 is a little different from elsewhere at the high-stakes UN climate talks in Dubai.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
11/28/2023 6:17:00 PM
The accusation of anti-Semitism made to silence any criticism of Israel constitutes a dangerous reintroduction of religion into politics, writes Ahmed Mustafa

World - International
8/28/2023 4:17:06 PM
A school on Indonesia's main island has partially shaved the heads of more than a dozen girls, its headmaster said Monday, after they were accused of wearing their Islamic hijab headscarves incorrectly.

World - International
8/25/2023 1:53:10 PM
Denmark on Friday said it plans to ban Koran burnings after a string of desecrations of Islam's holy book in the Scandinavian nation sparked anger in Muslim countries.

World - International
8/21/2023 12:55:03 PM
Authorities in Pakistan are promising 2 million rupees ($6,800) in compensation for each of nearly 100 poor Christians who lost their homes when a Muslim mob angered over the alleged desecration of a Quran stormed their neighborhoods, burning at least 16 churches and damaging houses, officials said Monday.

World - International
8/19/2023 11:55:15 AM
A Muslim cleric is among a dozen people being investigated for using mosque loudspeakers to order protests against alleged blasphemy by Christians which erupted into mob violence in Pakistan earlier this week, a senior police official said.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
8/5/2023 11:43:40 AM
Sweden condemns the regrettable acts of Quran burnings and is studying ways to curb these racist acts as well as various forms of intolerance towards religions and beliefs, Swedish Minister of Foreign Affairs Tobias Billström said on Friday.

World - Region
7/28/2023 6:01:51 PM
Millions of Shia Muslims in Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan and around the world on Friday commemorated Ashoura, a remembrance of the 7th-century martyrdom of the Prophet Muhammad’s grandson, Hussein, that gave birth to their faith.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
7/25/2023 8:23:38 PM
Like all Arab and Muslim nations, along with the leaders of Abrahamic religions worldwide, Egypt has condemned in the strongest terms the repeated desecration of the Muslim holy book, the Quran, in both Sweden and Denmark.

World - Region
7/4/2023 1:20:44 PM
The United Nations Human Rights Council will hold an urgent session in the coming days to address recent incidents of Koran burning in Europe, a council spokesman said Tuesday.

World - International
6/25/2023 3:26:44 PM
Pope Francis offered prayers Sunday for the family of a teenager who went missing 40 years ago this week, an intervention her brother hailed as a sign the Vatican was finally engaging seriously with its most famous cold case.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
5/9/2023 1:43:00 PM
The upcoming visit by Pope Tawadros II to the Vatican will draw the Coptic Orthodox and Roman Catholic Churches closer, reports Amira Hisham

World - Region
4/15/2023 7:19:38 PM
Israeli forces on Saturday beat Christian worshippers heading toward the Church of the Holy Sepulchre amid growing restrictions on the freedom of religion in Jerusalem, a video circulated by Sky News Arabia showed.

Egypt - Society
3/18/2023 10:35:11 PM
Egypt’s Al-Azhar, the world's leading Sunni Islamic institution, said it categorically rejects calls for merging the three divine religions -Judaism, Christianity, and Islam - under the umbrella of “One Abrahamic Religion”, but reaffirmed its keenness on promoting human cooperation between the followers of different faiths.

World - Region
3/18/2023 7:15:12 PM
An Iranian court sentenced two people to death over an October attack on a shrine in the southern city of Shiraz that cost over a dozen lives, the judiciary said Saturday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
3/15/2023 6:50:05 PM
The Muslim Council of Elders said on Wednesday that Islam is a religion of mercy and peace and that its teachings have taught the world the values of tolerance, coexistence, and human fraternity regardless of background.

World - International
2/11/2023 6:11:04 PM
Hundreds of Muslims descended on a police station in Pakistan's eastern Punjab province Saturday, snatched a blasphemy suspect from his cell and took him outside and lynched him, police said.

Egypt - Tourism
2/5/2023 5:18:22 PM
The Jewellery Museum in Alexandria inaugurated a temporary exhibition on ornamental tools used by King Farouk called “Royal Jewelleries of Mohamed Ali Family,” while the Coptic museum in Old Cairo will open their exhibition titled “Ark, Harmony Between Religions” on Monday.

Egypt - Urban & Transport
1/21/2023 9:13:35 PM
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has given instructions to establish large mosques nationwide, belonging to the Ministry of Religious Endowments, to spread true religion, Presidential Spokesman Bassam Rady said in a statement on Saturday.

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