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Al-Azhar Opens Fatwa Kiosks in Cairo Metro

The Fatwa Committee of Al-Azhar’s Islamic Research Academy has opened a number of kiosks in one of Cairo’s main underground metro stations to allow commuters to seek guidance on Islamic issues.

I Believe in Allah and Allah Changed my Life

I Believe in Allah and Allah Changed My Life

I used to be very adventurous. When I was young I wanted always to travel and look for adventure. But whenever an adventure was finished, I used to feel that life is empty. So I was looking for something else. So I traveled to many countries and seen lot of…

I Found in Islam what I was Searching for in Christianity

I Found in Islam what I was Searching for in Christianity

I felt good about everything I learned about Islam. This feeling meant a lot, so I kept digging, learning, and liking. Most importantly, I found answers to my two main religious issues of the past (only wanting to worship one God and structure). Islam is…

A Day of Celebration

A Day of Celebration - Memories of My First Eid

I left home in what seemed the middle of the night and took the underground train to Baker Street, the closest station to Regent’s Park. I had been told that Muslims dress in their best clothes for the `Eid Prayers, so I had put on a suit and tie and polished my shoes until I could see my face in them.

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Religion in Battle: How it’s a Winning Factor

Many wars have been fought throughout history of humankind for religious reasons, namely the European wars of religion of the 16th and 17th centuries, Muslim conquests of the 7th to 19th centuries, and the Christian Crusades of the 11th to 13th centuries and the Spanish Reconquista of the 8th to 15th centuries.

Egyptian Breakthrough in Stem Cells

Egyptian Breakthrough in Stem Cells

Scientists all over the world are trying to discover more about stem cells to understand how they transform into specialized human body cells. Studying stem cells and their development will help us know the cause of serious health cases like birth defects and cancer. Stem cells are biological cells formed in embryos that can develop …

Ramadan Lanterns Brighten Egyptian's Holy Month

Ramadan Lanterns Brighten Egyptian's Holy Month

Here is a short report on the very famous Ramadan fanous that can be seen all over the streets in Egypt a few weeks before Ramadan! There are many stories of how the fanous began in Egypt but it is an important decoration in the family home!

3 Patents for Egyptian Energy-saving Motor

3 Patents for Egyptian Energy-saving Motor

Creative minds always feel responsible not only towards their societies and communities, but towards humanity as a whole as well. They regularly think of developing, improving and easing the life of humankind and all the living organisms inhabiting Planet Earth entirely. (Say, “Are those who know equal to those who do not know?” Only they will …

Al-Azhar Imam, Pope Francis Stress Message of Peace

In the first visit by a Pope to Al-Azhar, the highest seat of religious learning in the Sunni world, Pope Francis send a message of unity in the face of killing in the name of religion in a special visit to Cairo on Thursday and Friday, pressing for closer Muslim-Christian ties.

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Polymath of Humanity and Egypt

“We must come to the land of the Nile for the origin of many of man’s most distinctive and highly cherished beliefs,” Sir William Osler.



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