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I had very mixed feelings about attending an intercultural summer school in Cairo which focused on Muslim-Christian relations. I have always had a complicated relationship with religion. Throughout my life God has always been abstract and absent. Perhaps I wouldn’t go as far as saying ‘God is dead...
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...
 A delegation of leaders from the German and Swiss Evangelical Churches visited today the Al-Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism to learn the role of the Observatory in refuting the suspicions and ideas of extremist groups and clarifying the truth of Islam and its tolerant teachings on the...
The French forces and the African peacekeeping forces (MISCA) launched their biggest attempt so far to de-arm the Christian militia Anti-balaka in Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic, yesterday. The captain of MISCA said that "the identity of all people in whose houses weapons are...
Pope Tawadros II received a human rights delegation from the European Union (EU) and the United Nations at his residence at the Cathedral of St. Mark in 'Abbāsiyah. During the meeting Pope Tawadros II asked the EU delegation to assist Egypt in realizing growth for the country in the coming period (...
Dubai police prevented Klaus Ulf, a German who heads the Satanists Organization from entering the UAE.
From July 26 to July 7, the Heliopolis University for Sustainable Development and the Center for Arab-West Understanding, jointly administered a highly successful intercultural summer school. The school was sponsored through the SGP party (Reformed Political Party) in the Netherlands, who support...
Background: Maria van der Hoeven is a Dutch politician of the Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA) party. She served as Minister of Economic Affairs from 2007-2011. Side A: The Dutch Minister Maria van der Hoeven is in Cairo on a visit the Dutch-Flemish institute. The first topic discussed was...
Dr. Shaykh ‘Abbās Shūmān, representative for al-Azhar, was invited to Brazil by the Federation of Muslim Associations in Brazil (FAMBRAS). He concluded his visit by meeting with H. E. Cardinal Orani João Tempesta. 
On Monday, at Churchill College at the University of Cambridge, the Emerging Peacemakers Forum began. It will run from 8th June to the 18th both in Cambridge and Lambeth Palace in London. It will be held under the patronage of al-Azhar, the Muslim Council of Elders and Most Rev. Justin Welby the...
Tomorrow (Tuesday) marks the first day of the Dutch Coptic Organization’s Annual Conference, in the Dutch capital of Amsterdam. The conference is titled “Modern Egypt Under the Shadow of the Contempt of Religions Law.” The conference will be attended by a selection of thinkers and...
In cooperation with the Palestinian Diyār Consortium, The King ‘Abdullah bin ‘Abd al-‘Azīz International Center for Interfaith and Intercultural Dialogue (KAICCID) launched the first network of religious faculties and institutes in the Arab region in Amman, Jordan, on Saturday in order to promote...
President of the National Council for Human Rights, Mr. Muḥammad Fāyiq, hosted a delegation from the Committee on International Religious Freedoms of the U.S. State Department in the Council’s headquarters in Giza today (Wednesday).
Cornelis Hulsman; a Dutch scholar on Arab-West relations and Editor-in-Chief of Arab-West Report first visited Egypt in 1975. Hulsman's line of work is primarily linked to Christian-Muslim relations and he strongly believes that religious issues and relations are an important element of...
Following my lecture at Vienna University and Pro-Oriente in Vienna, June 20-23, 2011 we received the attached excellent recommendation for our work which, we hope, will result in a closer cooperation between our Egyptian NGO, Center for Arab-West Understanding (CAWU) and the University of Vienna....
This article sheds light on the supposed visit of President Mubārak to the White House and the nine demands awaiting him which are set by the Egyptian coalition.
Rena Netjes is running as a candidate in the European Parliament elections on June 4. She visited the Arab-West Report office at the end of December to discuss her ideas and ambitions. In particular she focused on the need to improve relations and understanding between Europe and the Middle East.
In his speech for the launch of the ENAWU network, Prince Hassan bin Talal discusses the need to develop global commons and to promote citizenship for all. He further explains the need to advance one ethical standard for all and the importance of dialogue between different cultures.
The new American ambassador to Cairo seeks to open communication channels with the Azhar and calls for an effective cooperation.
The article discusses the need for non-partisan reporting and removing emotions from articles, using Arab-West Report to exemplify the importance of such.

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