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[Editor: Susan is a former full-time editor of Arab-West Report who has lived since February 2009 in Hurghada] Many sectors throughout Egypt suffered greatly as a result of the 2011 Revolution. Perhaps the hardest hit however, was the tourism industry. Beach towns that were in former years...
Coverage on President Mubarak’s visit to the United States continue in this issue, and Dr. Sayyid al-Qimnī’s work is discussed by Dr. ‘Abd al-Mu‘tī Bayyūmī.
A number of articles in this issue discuss crimes of a sectarian nature, begging the question of how these crimes can be avoided in the future.
While President Sarkozy’s remarks about the niqāb spark debate in France and the Middle East, a report on Israeli atrocities in the Gaza strip is largely ignored by the U.S. media, showing how far we need to go to achieve ’fair and balanced’ reporting.
This issue presents a number of interesting articles on cases of sedition on Egypt, further commentary on the speech of President Obama, and the recent ongoings in the Coptic Orthodox Church.
This week sees a number of special reports from CIDT interns, including recent developments in the case of the Abū Fānā monastery, and the H1N1 (swine) flu epidemic, and comments on President Barack Obama’s speech at Cairo University.
This week sees a number of articles that comment on the H1N1 epidemic that has prompted authorities in Egypt to call for the mass-culling of pigs throughout the country. Comments are also made on President Obama’s upcoming visit to Egypt, and the practice of misyār marriages.
This issue deals with Obama’s upcoming trip to Egypt, further developments in the H1N1 (swine) flu epidemic, the new report on religious freedom issued by the U.S. State Department, and sheds light on new developments in the al-Zaytun terrorist attack.
The editorial highlights articles seven and ten in this issue which deal with the contentious issue of houses of worship.
This issue presents a number of articles on the freedom of expression and the freedom of creed, and also comments on a new film released in The Netherlands, which is trying to counter-act the harm caused by the controversial film ’Fitna.’
Abu Fana Monastery and the issue of constructing houses of worship is discussed in this issue, as are U.S. Congressman Frank Wolf’s comments on Egypt’s human rights record.
This issue presents a number of articles that focus on the sensitive subject of Islamophobia and the perception of Islam in the West. The need for greater understanding is becoming more and more apparent, as considered in this issue.
A number of articles in this issue discuss the increase in Christian emigration rom the Arab world. Further articles discuss the contentious issue of the hijāb and niqāb in the schools and workplace.
This issue covers a number of topics dealing again with the freedom of expression. Pope Shenouda discusses the need for Arab unity to address the tensions in the Middle East, and Max Michel publishes a book critiquing the Coptic Orthodox Church.
The importance of translation and its impact on expanding knowledge and building inter-cultural bridges is focused on, as well as the upcoming launch of the Electronic Network for Arab West Understanding.
The following article discusses the exaggerated interpretations of some Western Christians about the position of Christians in Egypt.
An article compares Salman Rushdie to Dr. Sa‘d al-Dīn Ibrāhīm because both threaten the stability of the Arab world. A female PhD student was denied access to AUC’s library for wearing a niqāb.
Dr. Cornelis Hulsman is nominated by Bishop Morcos for the World Alliance of Christian Communication’s peace award. Articles continue on the recent ILO report which claimed that Copts are discriminated against in Egypt.
The following issue presents a number of articles on the increasing tensions between the Arab world and the West, particularly with regards to issues of freedom of expression.
The fatal stabbing of an Egyptian woman in a German courtroom arouses anger and indignation in Egypt, and the changing of the historic name of a Coptic village in Upper Egypt also causes widespread angry reaction among Egyptians.
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