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On the second day, summer school participants were privileged to learn from a member of the European Parliament, Bas Belder. 
Amnesty International called on the Egyptian authorities to release Patrick George Zakī, a graduate student at the Italian University of Bologna and researcher at the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR), who has been held in pretrial detention for nearly 20 months, after allegedly...
Various researchers and religious authorities are calling for an urgent examination of the phenomenon of Islamophobia in Western societies, after a 23-year-old man set fire to Arooj Shah's car, the first Muslim president of Oldham Council in northern England, with a Molotov cocktail.
The Palestinian intifāḍa at Shaykh Jarrāḥ in Jerusalem coincides with a deep-seated problem facing Palestinian resistance organizations and questions the wisdom of agreements signed by Arab countries recently to normalize relations with Israel under the pretext of achieving peace between Arabs and...
During the last weeks of March, we witnessed a new development in the attempted thawing of relations between Egypt and Turkey.  Ayman Nour [Ayman Nūr], head of “al-Sharq” television network, announced that he had met with representatives of the Turkish government to discuss “toning down” criticism...
Considerable debate has arisen regarding the application ‘My Heritage’ which has recently gained popularity throughout social media sites. Through the app, users can move the face and features of a photo image, and many have been using it to animate photos of their deceased relatives to make them...
Egyptian TV presenter, Tāmir Amīn, is facing a major crisis after his attack on the people of Upper Egypt [al-Ṣaʿayda], accusing them of causing overpopulation, and sending their children to work instead of taking care of them. He said parents have their boys being sent to work in workshops, while...
Talk show host Tāmir Amīn has gotten in trouble on social media and in public opinion after alleging that people from Upper Egypt [al-Ṣaʿīd] and other rural parts of Egypt have children just to put them to work.
Controversy hits Egyptian social media days before the tenth anniversary of the January Revolution, as the regime brands the 25th of January as a National Police day, as well as announcing the issuance of a coin bearing the slogan ‘January 25 is Egypt's Police day’.
The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has unanimously adopted the drafted resolution by Egypt and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in order to promote a culture of peace and tolerance with regards to the protection of religious sites.

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