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Reverend Jerry Lamon Falwell was born on August 11, 1933 in Lynchburg, Virginia and deceased in May 2007.  In 1967, Falwell created an evangelical educational institution called the Lynchburg Christian Academy. The most echoing case of insult caused by Falwell was September 2002, when he gave an...
In the United States of America, the world’s patron of the rights of religious minorities and initiator of the principle of sanctions against countries with oppressed Christian minorities, the number of incidents of racial discrimination and cases of harassment against Muslims of Arab or non-Arab...
Former AWR intern David Grant reports on the state of Egyptian journalism at the present time; highlighting common themes, problems and dilemnas. He concludes his analysis with a look forward to how the Egyptian print media may develop in the next five years.
The article discusses the ninth annual St. Shenouda Conference of Coptic Studies held at the University of California Los Angeles, and highlights the topics discussed and presented.
Since publishing her play entitled, ‘The Lord Resigns in a Summit,’ Dr. Nawāl al-Sa‘dāwī has been subjected to a massive campaign led by the Azhar and Islamists, which caused her to leave the country for Belgium where she launched an attack against Islām and the Azhar in the European Parliament.
In the interview, Nawāl al-Sa‘dawī denies that she escaped from Egypt to Belgium and sought asylum in the U.S. out of fear. She expresses her contempt about the situation of men and women of letters in Egypt for they can not freely express their opinions.
The author reviews the films the ‘Da Vinci Code’ and ‘United 93.’
This article describes the eighth conference of the St Shenouda the Archimandrite Coptic Society, held at the University of California Los Angeles (U.C.L.A.). The author says that this year’s conference was particularly successful, particularly because of the participation of Coptic youth this year...
After the attack of 1993 against the World Trade Center (WTC), many Americans converted to Islam. And after the attacks of September 11, the copies of the Meanings of the Glorious Qur’an ran out in all the libraries of Paris. According to the writer this shows that God uncovered the mean and biased...
The article gives excerpts of the address President George W. Bush gave after the attacks in America. Bush thanked the world for its outpouring of support. He pointed out that all the evidence they gathered pointed to Al-Qaida group led by Usama Bin Laden. He stressed that America’s enemy is not...
The roots of Arab-West Report, including a personal background of Drs. Cornelis Hulsman leading to the foundation of Arab-West Report. The text was presented as a lecture at the College of Languages and Translation of the Azhar University.
American people think of Islam as a religion of terrorism and they accuse all Muslims of a crime committed only by a few terrorists. This is how they justify collective punishment, including declaring war on all Muslims and putting them under strict surveillances.
The author argues that texts in the Bible are racist, in that they urged the Jews, as the holy people above all others, to usurp the riches of all nations.
The author argues that if Israel is going to benefit from Egyptians’ visit to Jerusalem, then such plans should be cancelled, not due to Egyptian Christians’ religious identity, but their national identity as Egyptians.
On a visit to Cairo, Michael Munīr, head of the US Copts Association, spent a week meeting politicians, party leaders and high-ranking officials. The visit coincided with President Husnī Mubārak’s recent decree to delegate authority of building and restoring churches to governors, which Munīr...
The Washington conference of Coptic activists called for a power-sharing deal, between Muslims and Christians, along the model of Sudan. They have also demanded that Egypt become a secular state.
Meunir claims that he speaks on behalf of 700,000 Copts in the United States although recent official statistics assert that there are less than 150,000 Americans of Egyptian origin. Supported by Senator Brownback, he urged the Egyptian government to make the Coptic language, along with Arabic, an...
Since President Mubarak announced a constitutional amendment allowing for a multi – candidate presidential election, I have been pondering the importance of nominating a well- qualified Copt to compete in the upcoming presidential elections. Many Copts are in favor of the idea, not only because it...
Coptic wrath was very strongly justified and should never be underestimated or discounted. The security forces were disciplined and patient in their treatment of the crisis, despite a few transgressions. Coptic activism abroad stems primarily from a genuine patriotic fervor, which is absolutely...
Hundreds of Copts who live in North American took to the streets outside the White House to protest the Egyptian government’s sponsored persecution of Coptic Christians in Egypt. The demonstration took place while President Mubarak was inside the White House meeting with President Bush. The...
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