List of persons names (and their functions) used in AWR-Articles

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Name Function
Amānī Abū Faḍl

Member of the International Islamic Committee for Woman and Child

Amānī al-Ṭawīl (Dr.)


Amānī Fikrī


Amānī Mājid

Author; Journalist

Amānī Muḥammad ʿĀṣim
Amānī ʿAbd al-Ḥamīd


Amānī ʿĀṣim

Author; Former AWR translator

Amar-Sin (Sumerian King)
Ambassador Abul Magd
Ambassador Muḥammad Subayh [Assistant Secretary General of the Arab League]
Amedy Coulibaly

related to the armed Islamic Group and the attackers on Charli Hebdo office in January 2015

Amīn al-Dīn Murjān
Amīn al-Jamayal
Amīn al-Khūlī (Shaykh)

Islamic Scholar

Amīn al-Mahdī

Author and publisher

Amīn Fahīm

Former Head of the Association of Upper Egypt for Education and Development

Amīn Huwaydī

Former Egyptian Minister of Defense, Head of Egypt’s General Intelligence and Security Service; Author

Amīn Iskandar

Nasserist party figure; member of Kifāya movement

Amīn Makram ʿUbayd (Dr.)

Author, Diplomat of the American Board of Surgery (1981), Consulting Surgeon in Private Practice (1982), and co-founder of Coastal Surgical Group in Texas (1990). He retired in 2003

Amīn Rifāʿī
Amīna (singer)
Amīna al-Jindī (Dr.)

Egyptian Minister of Insurance and Social Affairs (1999-2005)

Amīna al-Naqqāsh

Author; Journalist; Columnist; Deputy Secretary General of the Tajammuc Party

Amīna al-Sharīf


Amīna Muḥammad Naṣīr(Dr.)

Former dean of the College for Girls at the Alexandria University; professor at the Azhar University

Amīna Shafīq

Journalist for al-Ahrām; Director of the Organization for Women Voters' Rights; Member of the National Council for Women's Rights and of the Syndicate of Journalists

Amīna Wudūd (Dr.)

Associate professor of Islamic studies at Virginia Commonwealth University


Amir al-Mirghanī
Amīr al-Ṣarrāf


Amīr Fuʾād

Egytian Navy Captain

Amīr Ḥabīb (Eng.)

Author on Coptic and theological studies

Amīr Ramsīs (Film Director)

Film director

Amīr Sālim

Lawyer; human rights activist; President of the National Society for Human Rights and Development

Amīr Ṭāhirī

Secular Iranian writer opposed to the Islamic Revolution in Iran

Amīr ʿAyyād

Coptic activist

Amīra Fūdah [Amirah Fawdah]

Egyptian journalist at al-Dustūr newspaper

Amīra Hass
Amīra Huwaydī


Amīra Ibrāhīm


Amīra Jirjis
Amīra Malash

Egyptian journalist at al-Fajr newspaper

Amīra Raḍwān
Ammūniyūs ʿĀdil [Amonious] (Bishop) (Rev. Fr.)
Āmna Naṣīr (Dr.)

Professor of Islamic Doctrine and Philosophy

Āmna Nuṣayr (Professor)
Amr Khaled
Amr KhƗlid
Amr Moussa
Amy Small (Rabbi)

past president of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association. 

Anas Abū Shādī [Anas Aboshady] (Shaykh, Dr.)
Anas al-Fiqī [Anas al-Fiki] (Mr.)

Egyptian Minister of Information (Since 2005), Former Minister of Youth

Anas al-Takrītī
Anas Ibn Mālik (Shaykh)

Islamic jurist; Companion of the Islamic prophet Muḥammad

Anas Shakfah
Anatoly Chubais (Mr.)
Anba Armīa; Pope Shīnūda' secretary: Shīnūda III of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark
Anba Paula (Bishop of Tanta)
Anders Fogh Rasmussen

Danish politician; the 12th and current Secretary General of NATO; former Prime Minister of Denmark (2001-2009)

Andrāwus Ḥabīb Buqṭur (Father)

Tarshub, Izbet Iskandar Ayyub

Andrāwus ʿAzīz Sulaymān (Father)

Defrocked Coptic Orthodox priest; Known for his liberal opinions and opposition to Pope Shenouda; Author

André Seebregts
Andrea Busse (Pastor)
Andrea Riccardi
Andreas "Dries" van Agt (Dr.)

Dutch Prime Minister (1977-1982); Minister of Justice (1971-1977); Lawyer. Professor

Andreas Kaplony (Prof., Dr.)

professor of Islamic Studies at the Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies, Department of Islamic Studies, University of Zurich and a co-editor of the journal "Islam" and the series "Studies in the History and Culture of the Middle East

Andrew Clart
Andrew de Carpentier

Leader of the The Holy land Institute for the Deaf

Andrew Hammond


Andrew Hussey

English author living in Paris 

Andrew White (Rev.)

President of Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East; Vicar of St George's Church in Baghdad (Iraq)

Andrīyya Zakī Asṭfānūs [Andrea Zaki Stephanous] (Dr., Rev.)

He is president of the Protestant Community of Egypt and General Director of the Evangelical Coptic Organization for Social Services. Graduated in Social Development and Ph.D. in religions and theologies, Author of two books in Arabic and one English.

Ane Skov Birk

Danish AWR intern (Dedi program 2007)

Angela Merkel (Chancellor of Germany)

Chancellor of Germany (Since 2005); Member of CDU

Angeline Eijsink (Dutch MP)
Angelo Andrew

Southern Sudanese Christian refugee emigrated to the US, and was part of a large Southern Sudanese community in Maʿadī, Cairo.

Angus Blair (Mr. )

the President of the Signet Institute

Anīs Manṣūr

Egyptian intellectual; Author

Anīsa Ḥassūna
Anja Dalgaard-Nilesen
Anjīlūs (Bishop of North Shubra)

was until end of 2017 Coptic Orthodox diocesan Bishop of Northern USA

Anjilūs Jirjis ‎(Fr.)
Anjīlūs (Bishop, Coptic Orthodox Church of the U.K.)
Anjīlūs al-Naqādī

 the representative of the Egyptian Church in Addis Ababa

Anjīlūs Isḥaq (Rev. Fr.)
Ann Coulter
Anna Hager
Anne Patterson (American Ambassador)

U.S. ambassador to Egypt in 2013

Anne van der Bijl

Founder of Open Doors 

Annemarie Graf (Missionary)
Annemarie Schimmel
Annemarie Schimmel (Prof., Dr.)

German Orientalist (1922-2003); wrote extensively about Islam, held various University posts, authored over 80 books

Anonymous Member of al-Waṭan Party (Interviewee)
Ansīmus [Onsimus] (Pastor)
Anthony Charles Lynton Blair [Tony Blair] (Prime Minister of the United Kingdom)

British Prime Minister (1997-2007)

Antoine Isaac Silvestre de Sacy

 French linguist and orientalis

Antoine ʿĀdil [Antoine Adel] (Maspero Youth Union)

The leader of the Maspero Youth Union

Antonin Jaussen (friar) ‎

founder of the Dominican Friar Library in Cairo in 1928

António Guterres (Portuguese Diplomat)

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, 1995 - 2002 Prime Minister of Portugal

Antonius Najīb
Anṭūn Sīdhum

Late founder and former Editor-in-Chief of Waṭanī newspaper; Father of Yūsuf Sidhum