Posts Tagged ‘muslims’

Egypt: Rima Fakih – What does religion have to do with it?

Rima Fakih, an Arab Muslim immigrant, won the Miss USA Pageant. There are those who considered her award an Arab victory, those who considered her a Muslim disgrace, and others who dug up her past.... (Continue reading)

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Egypt: When did Saudi Arabia become Switzerland’s role model?

On Sunday, November 29, 57.5% of Swiss voters approved a ban on the construction of new minarets atop mosques, paving the way for a constitutional amendment. The referendum will affect the construction of new minarets (not mosques) and will... (Continue reading)

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Egypt: Prison Awaits Those who don’t Fast in Ramadan

Fasting in the holy month of Ramadan is the 4th pillar of Islam where Muslims are expected to refrain from eating and drinking from dawn to sunset as an exercise of self-discipline and penance that has a deeper spiritual level.... (Continue reading)

Recorded Advice: Should Muslims and Christians get married?

Recorded Advice: Should Muslims and Christians get married?

The givens are: we know each other too well, spent a lot of time together over a period of 6 years, travelled together, got "intimate" a lot of times, talked and disscussed a lot of issues, we fought a lot,... (Continue reading)

Looking at Egypt’s First Female Mayor

Eva Habil, a 53 year-old Christian lawyer, became Egypt’s first female mayor on December 14, representing Komboha, a rural town in conservative Upper Egypt with a Coptic majority community. Yusra of Muslimah Media Watch wrote:... (Continue reading)

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Is Secularism the answer to Egypt’s Sectarianism?

Egypt has always been known as an Islamic country where Muslims, Christians, and Jews peacefully co-existed. Today this is no longer the case. Is secularism the solution? Following is an outline of the discussion taking place on Egyptian blogs today.... (Continue reading)

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CAMPUS MAGAZINE: Marwa Rakha broods over Moez Masoud

CAMPUS MAGAZINE: Marwa Rakha broods over Moez Masoud

I met him for the very first time when I was shooting E7na show and I was pleasantly surprised with what I saw; Moez Masoud is a young handsome charismatic man who is blessed by sound logic and common sense.... (Continue reading)

CAMPUS MAGAZINE: In the Absence of Light … Darkness Prevails!

It was St. Valentine's Day in 2000 when I first heard "Losing my Religion". I was happily dancing to the beat until the lyrics hit me. My feet lost the rhythm and I came to a complete stop. How could... (Continue reading)

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Mr. Right … for right now

Mr. Right ... for right now

On the other hand, the relationship department suffered. I hit my head against one brick wall after the other; wrong people, wrong relationships, wrong intentions, wrong reasons, wrong decisions, and wrong expectations. This was the real vicious cycle that consumed... (Continue reading)