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In the mosque of Prophet Muhammad (al- Masjid al- Nabawī) in al- Madīnah al- Munawarah, the first simultaneous translation of a Friday sermon to English and Urdu was held.
Egypt's National Center for Translation and Publishing is to held a symposium on “The relations between Europe and Islam: Differing Visions”, coming Thursday.
Volkhard Windfuhr was born in 1937 in Essen, Germany and migrated to Egypt with his mother in 1955. As a German correspondent in Egypt, Volkhard Windfuhr is naturally involved in Arab-West relations. Besides journalistic reporting he has co-authored a book concerning 9/11, arguing for what he...
The aim of this study is to show how modern Arabic literature and poetry could help in the effort to understand modern Arab society and its problems. 
Prominent academic translator Noureddine Zouitni gave a lecture at the Goethe Institute in Cairo and a workshop at CIDT. This is a report on the lecture and the workshop.
Understanding the other is about finding similarities and differences, not about compromising our own views, states Father Samīr Khalīl. He also believes that the ENAWU project could be expanded in both its scope and influence and comments on the role of the media in promoting dialogue and unbiased...
The problem facing Arab creative writers is how to reach non-Arab readers. The real problem lies both ways: translations from and to Arabic. The Arab World as a whole translates less than one book a year for all its population. At the same time, we barely hear about more than one or two books being...
Wisām Muhammad provides an insight into her experience as an intern working with the Center for Intercultural Dialogue and Understanding. She describes her previous perceptions of the Western world, and how her work with AWR has helped to change her understanding, and further her commitment to...
This article discusses the formation of the Arab-West Report. It talks about why the organization was formed and gives some important examples from the history of the organization such as the visit by the former Dutch Prime Minister Andreas van Agt.
A national center for translation is established by a presidential decree.
Council of State rules in favor of NGO status. Circulating rumors about Bishop Kyrillos of Naj al-Hammādī followed by demonstrations. PhD thesis declares Rose al-Yūsuf apostate, showing great divide between liberal minded journalists and traditionalist Islamic scholars.
Transcript of a speech presented by William Dalrymple at the American University in Cairo, highlighting his experiences traveling to Christian Holy sites throughout the Middle East, as well as his personal interpretation of political Islām. He includes references to both historical and present day...
Egypt has established a National Center for Translation to improve the translation process and increase the number of translated books.
A National Center for Translation will be established by presidential decree, consisting of a chairman, members of Egyptian and foreign organizations and governmental ministers.
Father Giuseppe Scattolin, a professor of Islamic mysticism at the Faculty of Religious Studies of the Rome-based Pontificio Istituto di Studi Arabi ed’Islamistica (P.I.S.A.I.) [Reviewer: Pontifical Institute for Arab and Islamic Studies] speaks to al-Wafd about his interest in Islamic Sūfism...
This article says that religious dialogue has turned into a source of income and that most of the shaykhs who travel abroad are not qualified for this mission.
Drs. Cornelis Hulsman presented this text at the recent roundtable discussions of the European Institute of the Mediterranean, which were held on “Journalism and freedom of expression in the Mediterranean; responsibilities and limits.”
Subtitle:1- The Higher Council of Islamic Research declares "Changing religious denominations does not allow a Christian to ask for the divorce according to Islamic law.2- It also states "The court has to give the verdict according to the religious laws of the husband.3- The church calls for...
Lectures stating that Christianity is coming to an end in most Middle Eastern countries which is strongly related to Western interference in the region.Media attention for AWR work.
According to Hulsman, the biggest mistake in various Western media is that they speak about the Islam. "This does not exist. You cannot say the Islam says that. There are always certain groups that say something. Of course there are basic principles that are similar for all Muslims, but there are...

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