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Al-Azhar appealed to President Muḥammad Mursī to emphasize the rule of law and work on bringing all political powers together at the dialogue table to renounce schism and provide a proper and rational atmosphere to finalize a consensus constitution expressive of all segments of the Egyptian people.
The ecumenical dialogue and the review of differences, that created the great schism in 451 in the Council of Chalcedon, constitute an essential point in the existing conflict inside the Coptic Orthodox Church between the hard-line and the reformist currents. The hard-line current that had been...
Grand Muftī Doctor Shawqī ‘Allām will participate today in the ‘Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies’ that is being held in Abu Dhabi, a conference involving Muslim thinkers and intellectuals from around the world. Doctor ‘Allām emphasized the necessity of spreading a culture of peace in...
An anonymous leader in the National Alliance to Support Legitimacy stated that there is a inclination to freeze the activity of the alliance as a form of protest against the dissolution of FJP party. 
Editor AWR: The Center for Intercultural Dialogue and Translation (CIDT) is attracting a lot of young graduates who lack work experience. It is hard for young graduates who lack the network of a well-to-do family to find work. But once they have obtained work experience their changes on the labor...
Editor AWR: The Center for Arab-West Understanding had invited Prof. Dr. Ḥassan M. Wajīh Ḥassan to provide a response to a lecture of H.E. Lord George Carey on July 13, 2018. Dr. Wajīh suffered of pain in his spine and was unable to come and for that reason wrote a “response” to a lecture that he...
From January 3rd to February 22nd, 2018, I was a Journalism Intern at Arab-West Report. When I first arrived and met the team, the friendly atmosphere made me feel at ease right away. Matthew Sparks, the database editor, was really patient and helped me to improve my English writing skills. I also...
Rev. Rif`at Fatḥī, Secretary General of the Egyptian Churches Council (ECC), said: " The call for the establishment of interfaith relations has increased because of globalization, the recognition of the common denominators between religions and cultures, and at the same time the rise of religious...
As we witness the times of crises Egypt and the Middle East are going through, the question is raised whether a dialogue between Islam and Christianity is needed?
Background: Deputy Director, Khayrī Jambik from the Royal Institute for Inter-Faith Studies (RIIFS) discusses his institute‘s approach toward peace-building in the Near East, its latest dialogue programme, the general role of interfaith dialogue and other factors to be examined when looking at...
Jacques Waardenburg is a Dutch emeritus professor and believes that most Muslim countries have great drawbacks, and that Muslims want and need to see values such as justice, security and democracy prevail. Regarding democracy, Waardenburg believes that, in principle, people should participate in...
Dr. Muhammad  Ṣalāḥ agrees with the report „Inside the Jihadi Mind“ of the Tony Blair Foundation that the ideology if IS needs to be confronted. Ideology only can be confronted by another ideology. Communication is needed. “We need dialogue with Dāʿish and anyone else to bring them back within the...
  Saʿd al-Dīn Ibrāhīm underlines the need for a dialogue with the Muslim Brotherhood, since they are part of the Egyptian society and most families have relatives with links to them. Discussing the conditionality of such a dialogue, Ibrāhīm makes it clear that any sort of violence against people...
Al-Azhar appealed to President Muḥammad Mursī to emphasize the rule of law and work on bringing all political powers together at the dialogue table to renounce schism and provide a proper and rational atmosphere to finalize a consensus constitution expressive of all segments of the Egyptian people...
The German Catholic organization Missio asked Arab-West Report about Migration, dialogue and socio-pastoral challenges for Christians in Egypt. Father Douglas May, MM, A U. S. Catholic priest’s perspective based on 18 of the last 30 years in Egypt.
To Arab West Report, I write to thank you for your remarkable work in Egypt. In this crucial moment in Egyptian history, the importance of clarity and truth cannot be understated. In the book of John, Jesus stated that the truth sets us free. I believe Jesus is the truth, and I believe whenever we...
Cornelis Hulsman has given us on March 16 a good opportunity to know more about his activity through the news agency Arab-West Report.  
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...
 AWR obtained the original text of the Azhar documents for Freedom. Please find it below.

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