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How should we assess the endless stream of media reports and images that we are exposed to daily? On July 2, 2018, Matthew Sparks (M.A., Georgetown University) facilitated an important and evocative discussion of this question and introduced Arab-West Report, the massive electronic database...
American President Donald Trump stated in one of his tweets that Christians in the Middle East are being executed in large numbers, and that this horror cannot be allowed to continue. This statement comes in the context of Trump’s anti-refugee approach and his efforts to combat terrorism in the...
 Thousands of Copts descended on the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in ‘Abbāssīyah, Cairo on Friday, May 6, in response to a Salafi Muslim demonstration at the same location a week earlier
Heated international political controversies and events continue to associate Islam with violence and intolerance.
The four main issues discussed in the AWR editorials are: comments and critiques on the media, Muslim-Christian and Arab-West relations, AWR activities and attention for its work and finally difficulties in running AWR
Western interference in the Middle East started long ago and has continued right up to the present day, with no apparent end in sight. This relationship is the key focus of Robert Fisk’s book ’The Great War for Civilisation’. The book describes in detail Robert Fisk’s experiences as a journalist in...
Dr. Saad Eddin Ibrahim stressed that there is no relation between his acquittal and the war on Iraq and denied any political pressure behind the court ruling.
Egyptian papers are giving much space to news about the anticipated war on Iraq. Some articles tackle the morality of the war and others discuss the issue from a religious point of view.
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...
British historian William Dalrymple denounces the policies of London and Washington, and warns of the danger of the Western discrimination against Muslims and Islām.
Many political and military leaders employ God and religion to realize their own political and murderous aims. The following text deals with historical examples from the past till present time.
From the crusades until now, religion has always been taken as an excuse to wage war. The pope’s recent attitude reveals his political orientation.
While some believe that military struggles should be used to achieve the U.S’s aims, others believe in the necessity of bridging the gap between the United States and ‘the other.’
Majdī Khalīl answers 11 questions that show the world’s state after September 11.
The author argues that terrorism is a complicated phenomena which is difficult to eradicate since its motives and causes still exist.
The article deals with the American International Republican Institute (IRI)’s interference in Egyptian politics by urging political parties to shift their attention from the Iraqi and Palestinian fronts to the internal front and the problems facing the country.
The author reviews a visit paid by former Dutch Prime Minister Professor Andreas Van Agt to Egypt to launch the Center for Arab-West Understanding (CAWU), his lecture and his meetings with Egyptian officials, religious leaders and intellectuals.
Fathī Mahmoud discusses the sectarian fitna in Iraq, stating that in an attempt to ensure such violence does not spread to Lebanon’s Sunni and Shi’ite communities, the Islamic authorities there have called for unity.
Al-Rikābī responds to Tony Blair’s suggestion that the war on Iraq is God’s will. The author rejects the idea of using religion to launch wars, considering it to be hypocrisy.
The author of the article argues that at the time Western countries are claiming they want Arab and Muslim countries to enjoy freedom of expression based on genuine democratic systems that guarantee political freedoms and human rights, they seek to muzzle the mouths of Arabs and Muslims each time...


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