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Fully deserving of his many titles, the glorious scholar and professor, Dr. Ahmad ‘Abd al-Rahīm al-Sāyih passed away on July 7, 2011, fully engaged in life at the age of 74. Dr. al-Sāyih died while filming an interview for the revolutionary-born al-Tahrir Television channel, speaking about his...
  Earlier this month, AWR hosted a peace-building workshop that aimed to lessen tensions between Egypt's Christian and Muslim communities. AWR's Jayson Casper attended the conference and has this report....   There is a full-text available for this summary if you register here  
  Two news reports have stoked sectarian tensions in Upper Egypt in recent weeks. The first involves two young Coptic girls who were allegedly kidnapped and forced to convert to Islam. The second involves a protest at a church were Muslims reportedly threatened to kill the priest...   There is a...
  Former enemies in a bitter sectarian conflict, Imam Muhammad Ashafa and Pastor James Wuye now work together for peace between their respective Muslim and Christian communities in Nigeria. They recently held a pair of peacebuilding workshops in Cairo hosted by CAWU....   There is a full-text...
  While Egypt is currently soul searching about its coming political identity, with Islamist governance among the many possible democratic choices, it is good to remember the suffering endured by these groups over the past several decades.    There is a full-text available for this summary if you...
  What are the aims of the Muslim Brotherhood's newly founded political party? And what will be the relationship between the FJP and its founding group? AWR's Jayson Casper attended the FJP's first public conference at a meeting earlier this month in Cairo and has this report...    
  How popular is the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood? As AWR's Jayson Casper points out, we may only know for sure after this fall's election....        
The Middle East Media Research Institute recently highlighted a YouTube video issued by the former Muftī of Egypt, Nasr Farīd Wāsil, on May 7, 2011. In his presentation, MEMRI quotes him as saying: The martyr Bin Lādin, Allah's mercy upon him, waged Jihad for the sake of Allah against the Soviets...
General Tantāwī of the Supreme Council for the Armed Forces stated the most urgent needs of Egypt rest in its economic and security stabilization. He promised he would not allow any forces to divide the national unity of Egyptians along religious lines, mentioning specifically that sit-ins harm...
 Two people were killed and over one hundred injured following an overnight clash at the site of an ongoing Coptic protest outside the Egyptian Radio and Television building at Maspero, Cairo. According to Mīnā Majdī, head of the political committee for the Maspero Youth Union organizing the sit-in...

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