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Pope Francis Sends Personal Message To Top Muslim Leader

Posted 09.18.2013 | Religion

Cairo's Al-Azhar University, considered one of the most important centers of learning in Sunni Islam, announced yesterday that Pope Francis has sent a...

Islamic Clerics Seek Dialogue With New Pope

Agence France Presse | Haitham El-Tabei | Posted 04.15.2013 | Religion

Senior Muslim clerics in Egypt believe Pope Benedict XVI's abrupt resignation could reopen the way for dialogue with the Catholic Church, severed afte...

Media Key to Covering Egyptian Revolution

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

The scene of protesters trying to break into the state-run TV station on Cairo's Corniche brought to mind other revolutions where control of the media was of primary importance.

Egypt: Al-Azhar University To Ban Face Veil In Women's Classes, Dorms (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Egypt's Al-Azhar university said Thursday it would ban the niqab or face veil from female classrooms and dormitories, according to AFP. "The Supreme ...

Cairo's Reaction to Obama's Speech

Annelle Sheline | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Annelle Sheline

I couldn't believe how positive everyone's reaction seemed.