Thursday, February 27, 2020   

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Eboo Patel: From 9/11 to Jan. 25: America’s Changing View of Islam
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A few years ago I did a cable television interview on the youth bulge in majority-Muslim countries. It’s a huge group, I told the anchor, and they have the potential to make a really positive contribution to the world.




Rachel Newcomb: ‘Blame the Muslims’: Violence Against Women in Egypt
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As soon as CBS announced yesterday that correspondent Lara Logan had been sexually assaulted while covering the Egyptian protests, the media sprang alive in search of a scapegoat.




Dalia Mogahed: U.S. Must Understand the Constructive Role of Faith in Egypt’s Democratic Aspirations
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At one of Cairo’s posh coffee shops, I saw a customer screaming at the young man serving him, claiming that the waiter had shown him disrespect.




Frank Fredericks: The Egyptian Revolution: An Interfaith Movement
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Seeing the Egyptian protests on American media may lead you to believe that this is an Iranian-style revolution, with a probable result being an Islamic regime. However, when you look at the details of what is happening on the ground, this is an interfaith movement.




Qasim Rashid: Will the Real Moderate Muslims Please Stand Up?
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The crisis in Egypt has re-ignited the debate of whether moderate Islam is a reality or just a show. Political and religious dissatisfaction, especially in the Third World, demonstrate the need for a new leadership philosophy.




Al Jazeera English Blacked Out Across Most Of U.S.
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WASHINGTON – Canadian television viewers looking for the most thorough and in-depth coverage of the uprising in Egypt have the option of tuning into Al Jazeera English, whose on-the-ground coverage of the turmoil is unmatched by any other outlet.




Haroon Moghul: 4 Reasons Why Egypt’s Revolution Is Not Islamic
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Just as in the case of Tunisia, we’ve been caught off guard by the rapid pace of events in Egypt. Commentators are having a difficult time understanding the dynamics of the Arab world and especially the role of religion in this latest apparent revolution.




Loonwatch Stands with Protests for Freedom in Egypt
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Loonwatch, like many around the world has been glued to events in Egypt. Will it go the way of Tunisia, full blown revolution, or will brutal repression quell the revolt as happened in Iran? Only time will tell. You can follow the live stream of what is happening in Egypt at AlJazeera’s Live Stream.