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  Background: Eritrea was in a state of war when Kees traveled to it in 1999. The Eritrean–Ethiopian War took place from May 1998 to June 2000. The war resulted in an Ethiopian military victory.  Side A:  Cornelis “Kees” Hulsman  and Martin are discussing the demographics of Eritrea.  According to...
On February 17, 2018, Arab-West Report sent a delegation of interns to Qufāda, a village in Maghāgha, al-Minīa, to inquire into the outstanding relationship between its Christian and Muslim population. We interviewed two religious leaders, Abūna [Father] Yuʾannas, the priest of Qufāda’s Coptic...
A novel under the title “The son of the Coptic woman” has been published recently by khan publishing house. The novel is written by poet and playwright Walīd ʿAlā al-Dīn.
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...
 The Salafī demonstration and subsequent attacks on Coptic Orthodox churches in the poor Cairo suburb of Imbābah on Saturday reportedly began after claims that a Christian woman, 'Abīr, had converted to Islam for marital reasons and later ran 'Awwāy. Whatever the truth of these claims, the fact...
On March 8 Muhammad al-Barād'ī insisted on keeping the art. 2 of the constitution unchanged. I was horribly disappointed.           (Image: courtesy Munich Security Conference, Photographer Harald Dettenborn) When I read al-Qimnī's article [Click here to read al-Qimnī's article] my disappointment...
AWR was pleased to cooperate with Encounter, a program of ABC radio, Australia. For the interviews and transcript of ABC please check this address: http://www.abc.net.au/rn/encounter/stories/2011/3147651.htm#transcript  
Gerrit Roos investigates the complex relations between Christians and Muslims in Egypt. He interviewed a number of Christian figures and analyzes the reasons why people emigrate from the country.
Faraj Ismā‘īl calls on the church in Egypt to play a role in limiting Christians’ violence against Muslims and comments that the number of conversions to Islam in Egypt is increasing.
The problems resulting from Muslim- Christian marriages do not end even after a divorce.
Articles that provide a good insight in feelings in the Arab and Muslim world. Discrimination, equality and negative sentiments in Muslim-Christian relations. Local Muslims taking unregistered land that was used by Christians. Civil Affairs Authority did not provide some Christians with a Christian...
A new sectarian crisis erupted in al- Basātīn area after the ‘urfī marriage of a Coptic business man to a Muslim woman and the state security’s intervention.
A man married an ugly rich woman to overcome his poverty and decided later to get rid of her by converting to Islam.
A grandfather issues a law suit against his Bahā’ī daughter and asks for his grandson’s custody.
This report summarizes some of the opinions of Egyptian intellectuals about the issue of deleting religious identity from on identity cards.
The author reviews different marriage cases between Muslims and Christians.
In an interview with October magazine, the general director of the Religious Guidance Department at the Ministry of Awqāf [Endowments], Dr. Sālim ‘Abd al-Jalīl speaks out on Islam’s position on religious freedom.
A number of Muslim scholars have urged the Azhar’ s Islamic Research Academy to refute the recent controversial fatwas of the Sudanese spiritual leader, Dr. Hasan al- Turābī.
Sudanese politician and prominent Islamist Hasan al-Turābī explains some recent controversial statements he made about the permissibility of Muslim women marrying kitābīs [People of the Scripture] and the misunderstanding of the word hijāb in the Qur’ān, as well as a host of political and...

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