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Sawsan Jabrah Ayyūb Khalīl (Sawsan Gabra) was born in 1963 in Alexandria, Egypt. Jabrah became involved in intercultural and interfaith dialogue when she returned to Egypt with her husband and co-founder of Arab-West Report (founded in 1997); Cornelis Hulsman. Gabra is Coptic Orthodox. She actively...
 During his visit to Djibouti, John Kerry delivered a lecture to a group of boys and girls in the Salmān Mosque about moderate Islam and terrorism. Kerry sought to deliver a message to the Muslim world from inside a mosque about rejecting violence and extremism. The meeting took place under...
The month of July is to be the month of Ramadan this year. At the time of writing this article, it was expected that the beginning of Ramadan will be the 29th of June, this is a presumption based on astrological knowledge. The real beginning will be announced in every country by the “ro’ya”, i.e....
This summer will mark my third Ramadan spent in Egypt since I began traveling to the country in January 2011.  My first experience of an Egyptian Ramadan in the summer of 2011 remains particularly memorable, both as a cultural and personal experience.
We often hear about the radical statements and fatwás of Muslims and about uncompromising Christian or secular activists who can appeal to populist sentiments and mistrust of the ‘other’.
Polemics are poison to interfaith relations. Unfortunately the salve of dialogue and cooperation often fails to make as wide an impression, leaving wary religious communities under the assumption of mutual opposition. Polemics reduces ambiguity and nuance, allowing the non-specialist citizen to...
Brainstorming constitutes a prolific way to record impulsive as well as inspired reflections about very different topics and issues. The recent, improvised meeting at the Marriott Hotel in Cairo on December 18 between Cornelis Hulsman (accompanied by two interns, Mrs. Sayyidah Fu’ād and Mr. Vivien...
A meeting sponsored by the Anna Lindh foundation and the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations was just held on 6 April 2011  at the headquarters of the Arab League. It is part of a forum seeking to explore how Arab-West relations could be built differently in the next decade, taking into...
Father Rafīq Greish, Director of the Press Office of the Catholic Church in Egypt has stated that the Catholic Church in Egypt welcomes the return of the Egyptian Ambassador to the Vatican, Mrs. Lami’a Mikhaymar to her post.   He said this represents confirmation of the principle of building...
Statement of the Anna Lindh Foundation   Alexandria; 13 February 2011: The Anna Lindh Foundation considers of historical importance the events which are taking place in the Euro-Mediterranean region, and particularly the democratic change which has been undertaken by the people of Egypt after 18...

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