Addressing a meeting of Arab Youth Ministers, President Sīsī reiterated the importance of drafting national strategies to seize the potential of Arab youth in different economic sectors. He also called for the ministers to engage in efforts to combat the proliferation of religious radicalism among...
Egyptian activist Shādi Ghazālī Harb posted a message on his twitter account saying: “Upon the request of the Iraqi Yazidi girl Nadia Murād, President Al-Sisi met her and vowed his support to all people living in Iraq . Bahā'īs and Shi'its, the minorities of Egypt, should be granted the same...
On May 16, 2013, Arab-West Report was able to interview a former security advisor for the government in North Sinai, who preferred to stay anonymous. A general in the army, his posting began in 2005 and lasted until November, 2012, when he resigned in disagreement with the Mursī administration for...
Amnesty International has been recurrently critical of the military intervention following large-scale demonstrations against President Morsi between June 30 and July 3. Amnesty International has also criticized the interim authorities for various human rights violations following July 3. In their...
Sharīf Jādallah, a lawyer of the Muslim Brotherhood (MB), filed a complaint against Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II, accusing him of allegedly igniting fitnah tā’ifīyah among protestors by withdrawing the Church’s representatives from the Constituent Assembly. [Shirīn Tāhir, al-Wafd, Dec. 14, p.3...
Shī'ah leaders in Egypt revealed forming a delegation to meet President Mursī to deliever their demands. A source (newspaper did not mentioned the name) said that the delegation from politicians and shī'ah thinkers, including Dr. al-Dimirdāsh al-'Aqālī, thinker and shī'ah leader, Dr. Ahmad Rāsim...
As U.S. activists flew out of Cairo on Thursday (March 1) after a decision releasing them pending involvement in illegal foreign funding of some civil society organizations in Egypt, Senators John McCain, Lindsey Graham, John Hoeven and Richard Blumenthal welcomed the decision and praised the role...
The former regime, contrary to its modus operandi in tackling moderate or hard-line Muslim or Christian groups that encourage or reject political activities, has dealt with the Bohra sect in a very special way.
Three Coptic brothers have been arrested on suspicion of murdering their sister as well as her 5 years old son. The brothers also attempted to murder her husband and her daughter in what appears to be a sectarian hate crime.
Weekly al-Khamīs reports on page two on Thursday that the National Council for Human Rights is currently discussing a number of complaints submitted by many Bahā’īs, in which they ask for pressure to be applied to the government to allow them to document their marriages and provide them with...
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