Lebanon: an End to Sectarian Politics?

We must remember that the discrepancy found in parliamentary seats and power, whereby Christians were overrepresented in relation to Muslims and were the politically privileged class, was a significant factor

The Politics of Minaret

Europe is in the throes of an Islamophobic trend and gathering pace. The Swiss referendum coincides with the rise of far-right parties across Europe.

The Height of Kitsch

Anti-Semitism has moved from one Semitic people to another. In post-Holocaust Europe it is difficult to be anti-Jewish, so the anti-Semites have become anti-Muslims.

Egyptians allegedly attack Algerians in Kuwait

Egyptians are still fuming over their ousting from the World Cup. As Algerians celebrated Friday’s draw for next year’s World Cup finals in South Africa, three Algerian citizens were allegedly

World wants climate change action

A new study of 15 nations, the majority in the developing world, discovered that majorities of the people polled want their governments to take steps to fight climate change, even

Arab Reaction to IAEA Resolution on Iran

On November 27, the Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) voted to censure Iran’s nuclear program and forward the issue to the United Nations Security Council.

Nile boats collide in Egypt leave dozens missing

Two boats traveling in the northern Nile Delta region collided, security sources said on Saturday, one day after the incident. According to reports, some 13 passengers were rescued after two

Egypt’s Swine flu death total rises to 24

Egypt reported over the weekend that a 56-year-old man from Alexandria, the country’s second largest city, has become the 24th victim of the H1N1 influenza virus, commonly known as Swine

Religion and Media

Back to Religion editor conducts an interview with Kamran Pasha, writer and filmmaker, on religion and its relation with media.

Egypt, Germany to duke it out over Nefertiti bust

CAIRO: It has become the neverending story of Egypt’s Zahi Hawass to get Germany to return the famous Nefertiti bust.