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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...
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 Coptic Orthodox Church announced the inauguration of the Virgin Mary Monastery in Mount Asyūt (known as the Monastery of Durunka). The opening ceremony of the monastery’s archaeological cave after its restoration witness the presence of Bishop Yūʾanis, bishop of Asyut along with a number of...
An episode of the Egyptian Ramadan television series “The Choice 2 [al-Ikhtiyār 2]” has sparked controversy across Arabic media over its depiction of the break-up of the Rābiʿa al-ʿAdawiyya Mosque sit-in in Cairo in 2013.
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...
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...
The last three years have seen a deterioration in relations between Egypt and Qatar ever since Cairo, Abu Dhabi, Riyadh, and Manama cut diplomatic, trade, and economic ties with Doha and closed the borders with it. 
The Supreme Council for Media Regulation issued decision number 16 of 2020 over articles published by al-Masry ‎al-Youm [al-Miṣrī al-Yawm] under the pseudonym “Newton” about Sinai.  The Supreme Council decided to make the newspaper issue an apology to the public and make them remove violating...
Over the last two decades, the Coptic Orthodox Church has expressed its opposition to several films and television shows, both domestic and international, resulting in the cancellation of some of these works and censorship of others.  The reasons for the church’s disapproval vary.
A number of Coptic intellectuals, members of parliament, and other public figures launched a signature campaign in support of Pope Tawāḍrūs who was attacked on social media. In a common statement, the group of people expressed their support for the Church and the Pope.

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