Category Archives: Al Ahram

Al-Ahram: ‘Don’t take the bait’

As an African-American imam in Chicago once said, “if someone puts a dirty cup of water out, all you need to do is put a clean one next to it. And then let people make their choice.” Continue reading

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Al Ahram Exclusive with Ahmed Rehab

Ahmed Rehab appears to accept the mainstream Muslim perspective of President Barack Obama’s outreach to the Muslim world as being “genuine”. He reasons that President Obama is “the first American president to have had significant experiences in the Muslim world”. “I believe that, unlike previous presidents, he is not limited, despite himself, to the notion that Muslims strictly represent the “other” and is able to appreciate the humanity and nuance in Muslim life,” Rehab told Al-Ahram Weekly. Continue reading

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