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  • German scholar: Gov't, students in country keen on learning Islamic studies

    Date: 2018-10-24 15:13:40 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:60 - ID:7636759

    CAIRO, Oct 24 (MENA) - Sebastian Günther, Professor and Chair of Arabic and Islamic Studies at the University of Göttingen in Germany said that teaching the Islamic studies at the German universities confirms the importance the government and ....

  • Narrowing gap between East, West derived from Islam's int'l message - cleric

    Date: 2018-10-24 13:38:59 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:50 - ID:7636750

    CAIRO, Oct 24 (MENA) - Member of the Council of Al Azhar Senior Scholars Ahmed Omar Hashem stressed that Al Azhar's mission to narrow the gap between the East and West is derived from Islam's international message. Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon ....

  • Morocco's Budinar urges clear foundations for Islam, West relationship

    Date: 2018-10-24 12:09:25 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:37 - ID:7636659

    CAIRO, Oct 24 (MENA) - Sameer Budinar, the Director of Morocco's Center for Humanities and Social Studies, underlined the importance of laying down clear foundations for the relationship between Islam and the West. He made the remarks on ....

  • El Sultan Monastery in Jerusalem owned by Egypt, says Anba Antonious

    Date: 2018-10-24 11:18:37 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:30 - ID:7636509

    CAIRO, Oct 24 (MENA) - Coptic Metropolitan of Jerusalem and the Near East Metropolitan Anba Antonious stressed on Wednesday that the El Sultan Monastery in Jerusalem's Old City has been owned by Egypt and Coptic Church since the 7th century. We ....

  • Egypt known for pluralism, diversity, says Anba Adly

    Date: 2018-10-24 10:37:58 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:27 - ID:7636261

    CAIRO, Oct 24 (MENA) - Egypt is a country known for its pluralism, diversity and acceptance of the other, said Bishop Adly Thomas of Giza. Speaking to MENA on the sidelines of an international seminar organized by Al Azhar on Islam and the West, ....

  • "Islam and the West" seminar continues for 3rd day in row

    Date: 2018-10-24 09:50:32 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:19 - ID:7636290

    CAIRO, Oct 24 (MENA) - Activities of the third and last day of an international seminar hosted by Al Azhar under the theme of Islam and the West kicked off on Wednesday. Wednesday's debate sessions focus on points of difference and points of ....

  • Mufti calls for concerted int'l efforts to face extremism, terrorism

    Date: 2018-10-24 09:44:28 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:17 - ID:7636292

    CAIRO, Oct 24 (MENA) - Egypt's Mufti Shawqi Allam asserted the importance of concerted international efforts to face extremism and terrorism. This came on Wednesday during Allam's meeting with a delegation of Germany's Berghof Foundation. The ....

  • Former OIC chief calls for fostering peaceful coexistence among peoples

    Date: 2018-10-23 21:52:14 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:103 - ID:7635981

    CAIRO, Oct 23 (MENA) - Former secretary general of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu asserted the importance of Europe’s acknowledgement and appreciation of Islamic contributions to human civilization. Addressing ....

  • Awqaf min. slams attempt to smear upright Islam teachings

    Date: 2018-10-23 16:24:29 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:70 - ID:7635083

    CAIRO, Oct 23 (MENA) - Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa lashed out at attempts to smear the upright teachings of Islam. He made the remarks at a symposium held on Tuesday at Cairo University under the theme "ditching extremist thought". He ....

  • Bishop Ermia: Egypt country of pluralism, moderation

    Date: 2018-10-23 15:32:23 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:76 - ID:7635361

    CAIRO, Oct 23 (MENA) - Member of the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church Bishop Ermia said on Tuesday that Egypt is the country of pluralism and moderation and the land of wisdom. During his participation in the third session of an ....

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