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Father Rafīq Jarīsh, the spokesman of the Catholic Church in Egypt, said that the Catholic Church is well-known by its schools. There are 171 Catholic schools in Egypt, 38 of which in Upper Egypt.  
Female police first appeared in Egypt directly after the July 23, 1952 Revolution, and the first batch of female police officers that graduated from the police academy was one year later, in 1953. 
In his column this week journalist and writer Hānī Labīb reports that he recently viewed a post sent by Eng. Ṭāriq al-Malṭ in which he criticized that while the State is celebrating its complete financial and administrative takeover of the Muslim Brotherhood’s schools that are originally controlled...
In cooperation with the Dār al-Kitāb al-Muqaddas (the Holy Bible Publication House), the Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services (CEOSS), organized a literary forum to discuss the theme ‘a new Arabic rereading of the biblical text’. Head of the CEOSS and of Egypt’s Presbyterian church,...
During the annual literary intellectual forum organized in cooperation between the Coptic Cultural Center and the Bibliotheca Alexandria, the president of the Center, Bishop Irmiyāʾ (Jeremiah) said that the history books in Egypt should contribute in the structuring of citizenship and patriotic...
British Prime Minister's Special Envoy on Freedom of Religion or Belief Lord Aḥmad visited Egypt to enhance the British-Egyptian partnership in the field of education and interfaith dialogue, according to a statement issued by the British Embassy Monday, Nov. 19.
Professional British musician Martin Orbidans was so moved by the needs of children and youth with large learning gaps, that he decided to offer music lessons at the CAWU Learning Center. Students who can afford to pay will pay and with these payments Martin will contribute to the costs of the...
President Abd al- Fattāh al- Sīsī announced launching a competition starting on Tuesday to appoint 30,000 assistant teachers. 
The Azhar has launched its new electronic portal www.azhar.eg to confront extremism and to spread the moderate thought.
The Ministry of Endowments has announced that it has opened the door for the study and research of all that is related to develop jurisprudence and issues of the modern era.
The Center for Arab-West Understanding (CAWU) started a Learning Center because it discovered that many African children in Cairo have big learning gaps. They had, thus far, no place to go to. For Egyptians, there is compulsory education. Syrian refugees are able to make use of the Egyptian school...
Editor AWR: The Center for Intercultural Dialogue and Translation (CIDT) is attracting a lot of young graduates who lack work experience. It is hard for young graduates who lack the network of a well-to-do family to find work. But once they have obtained work experience their changes on the labor...
Editor Arab-West Report: German nationals Maher Wilson and Susanne Walter have lived between 1995 and 2014 in Sīwah. Their son Mario was born here in 2000, and Lucien was born here in 2003. This was the ideal place for Maher to work on larger translation projects. Susanne was in these years fully...
Dr Yusrī Hāshim, President of University of Heliopolis, spoke of the summer school for interfaith and intercultural dialogue, organised in cooperation with the Centre for Arab-West Understanding, and sponsored by the Dutch Reform Party.
In his today’s article columnist Wā’il al-Samarī comments on the rekindled debate on the ḥijāb: We had not yet recovered from the stir aroused after the actress Hāla Shīḥā taking off her ḥijāb‎ when we were once more plunged into a fresh controversy stirred around a rumor that the Cairo University...
This book attempts to expand the reader’s mind. Harari seeks to explain sapiens’ biological and social development, which explains how today’s society developed and functions, including how religions and political ideologies have been formed, from tribal deities limited to specific regions or...
In her column this week, Fāṭima Nāʿūt writes: There was a monk who used to buy newspapers every day from a newspaper vendor in the neighborhood. The vendor greeted the monk with abusive slander and cursing. After selling him the newspaper, he grasps the payment and spits at him! So what is left for...
From time to time within our Arab Islamic world, there erupts a demand to reform religious discourse and to address the clerics on this issue. Clerics are wrongly accused, even if partially or indirectly, of being the cause behind religious extremism that sometimes leads to violence, as has been...
From January 3rd to February 22nd, 2018, I was a Journalism Intern at Arab-West Report. When I first arrived and met the team, the friendly atmosphere made me feel at ease right away. Matthew Sparks, the database editor, was really patient and helped me to improve my English writing skills. I also...
In Egypt, many local supermarkets sell ISIS products; such as cereals, teas and honey. ISIS is the brand name of some products of a company called SEKEM, which produces products ranging from phytopharmaceutical medicines to cotton textiles. In 2012, SEKEM established Heliopolis University for...

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