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Cornelis Hulsman and interns of the Center for Arab-West Understanding have frequently contributed to the Maadi Messenger, a community magazine that is distributed in Maadi, Cairo, Egypt. This is also where the office of Arab-West Report is located. This time the Maadi Messenger asked Cornelis...
Dear Sir, When I started my journey from India, I had a few apprehensions, few worries, few concerns and a lot of hopes. Over the time, the apprehensions and worries blurred, concerns vanished although my hopes grew stronger. Hopes to venture into something adventurous, hopes to learn something new...
Today, Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and patriarch of See of Saint Mark, met a delegation from the Mediterranean Youth Academy programme, along with Bishop Yūliyyūs, general bishop of Old Cairo Churches and the Bishopric of Public, Ecumenical and Social Service .
The book "The Pope and the Grand Imam: A Thorny Path... A Testimony to the Birth of Human Fraternity" is showcased at the 52nd Cairo International Book Fair, in both al-Azhar al-Sharīf and the Muslim Council of Elders pavilions. The book was written by Judge Muḥammad ʿAbd al-Salām, Secretary...
Many non-religious people in the West tend to believe religious people are irrational. Their view of religious Muslims is often even less favorable. They are, unjustly, often associated with religious extremism. Ignorance of the great diversity that we find in all religions as well as their...
The author of this op-ed discusses how to truly implement the meaning of “tolerance” [al-tasāmuḥ] when it comes to interfaith dialogue.  He stresses the need to find what unites people whether its nation or common humanity in order to overcome conflict.  The article is as follows:
Al-Azhar issued its 2020 report showcasing the most important issues that it dealt with this year. In light of the vicious attacks to disparage Islam and the Prophet Muḥammad in 2020, al-Azhar – which is the voice of nearly two billion Muslims – worked hard to stand up against these attacks.  The...
Al-Azhar celebrated International Day of Peace, which seeks to strengthen peace between nations and peoples, eliminate violence, and promote cease fires around the world through education and greater awareness.
Al-Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism participated in the first "Hemispheric Forum on Freedom of Religion or Belief" which was organized by the Colombian government [as part of the International Religious Freedom or Belief Alliance].  Al-Azhar was invited by Colombian Minister of Foreign...
The Islamic World Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organisation (ICESCO) has expressed its concern about the offensive portrayal of the Prophet Muḥammad (PBUH) in French media and political discourse. They explain that this has provoked anger among more than half a billion Muslims around the...

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