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Editor AWR: This view is expressed by Rekaya el-Hafi [Ruqayya al-Hāfī], a Tunisian humanitarian activist who was born and raised in a Muslim family but represents the Eglise Reformé de Tunis in its relation between the Tunisian government and civil society. Tunisia’s constitution advocates freedom...
In the building opposite the Road 9 Metro market Mr. Mahmoud Farag’s [Maḥmūd Faraj] family handcraft shop is accessible by a set of stairs.  You won’t know what to expect until you get inside and begin staring, awestruck at the artwork covering his shop.            
I had the pleasure of meeting Brother Mathieu Grenier, a 31 year old French seminarian in Cairo, given that becoming more acquainted with Islam is part of his studies. He is a member of the Missionaries of Divine Mercy in the parish of Toulon, France. Toulon is a city with a very high percentage of...
Last Saturday evening, I had the opportunity to attend to the annual Ramadan gathering organized by one of our CAWU board members Eng. Nagwa Raouf [Nājwā Rā'ūf], in Ezbet al-Haggana [ʿizbit al-hajāna], a very poor area close to Madinet Nasr [Madīnat Nasr] in Cairo. Ms. Nagwa [Nājwā] usually...
Ten days ago was International Labor Day, so I chose to discover a new place in Cairo: Saint Simon the Tanner’s Monastery.  My main goal was to find the calligraphy street art from a French - Tunisian artist “El Seed” [el-Sīd]. I was following him on social media when he was working on the 50...
The TV show “Masāʾ DMC”  presented by Ayman al-Ḥuṣarī, reported that a village belonging to the city of al-Ibrāhīmiyya in al-Sharqiyya governorate does not have a single school to serve the community. The lack of a proper village school forces parents to send their children to the local mosque,...
Field Marshal Muhammad Husayn Tantāwī, Commander-in-Chief and Chairman of the ruling caretaker Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), issued a decision on Saturday (Jan. 21) appointing ten People's Assembly members, which is starting its maiden session on Monday (Jan. 23).   The list includes...
Meanwhile, Orthodox churches in Egypt are holding the Coptic Christmas Mass today amidst tight security measures as the Mass will be led by Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III at the Saint Mark Cathedral in the Cairo district of al-‘Abbāssīyah.   The Mass will be attended by delegations representing...
Background: This is an interview with Shaykh al-ʾAmīn ʿUthmān al-ʾAmīn the Muftī of Eritrea. He graduated from the Azhar University in Cairo, and was then sent as an envoy from the Azhar to Eritrea. He worked as a teacher in the Religious Institute in Eritrea. After that, he became a judge in...
Background: Cornelis Hulsman was invited by Rev. Dr. Patrick Sookhdeo of the Barnabas Fund in the U.K. to attend a Christian conference in Cyprus that dealt with the position of Christians in various predominantly Muslim countries. The countries in focus are Algeria, Uganda, Malaysia, Nigeria,...

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