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During the call-in show dubbed ‘Yaḥduth fī Miṣr’ (happening in Egypt) aired on Egypt’s mbc channel, the Egyptian President criticized how Egyptian media deal with reports on Europe, stating the example of the actual turmoil in France “that cannot be compared to what occurs in Egypt,” the President...
The Faculty of Comparative Religion at the University of Manouba, Tunis, Tunisia, invited Cornelis Hulsman to present his work in Egypt to students on the 9th of February, 2018. Hulsman’s lecture covered the following subjects: - Introduction of Dutch sociologist Cornelis Hulsman, Drs., director of...
A master's thesis presented by Egyptian journalist Sālim al-Maḥrūqī, former parliamentary editor at al-Usbūʿ newspaper, has revealed that 41% ofthe Egyptians, according to the study sample, rely heavily on non-Egyptian media to build political knowledge about the performance of Egyptian parties,...
On November 19, Christians of al-Fashn in the governorate of Banī Swayf will gather for the 40th day anniversary of Father Samʿān Shiḥāta’s death. This is a custom widely observed by Muslims and Christians alike, probably dating back to pharaonic days. In light of this occasion, please find...
The difference between media in the Arab region and the western media lies in the role the media plays in the West; it has a social and interactive performance, it is aware of its national and professional responsibilities, and of the tasks it is entrusted with, which in the first and ultimate...
The State Information Service has faced harsh criticism recently due to its diminished role, to the extent that some are considering that its role is virtually ending. This comes despite the effort exerted by the President of the State Information Service, Ambassador Ṣalāḥ ʿAbd al-Ṣādiq, to...
Even though Egypt contains more than one hundred cinemas, and more than 250 satellite channels, there is not a single channel broadcasting Coptic films that address martyrs’ stories, or Christian religious figures. During Christmas, viewers don’t find a single satellite channels bold enough...
Egypt's media expert, Yāsser `Abd al-`Azīz said that social media networking has advantages and disadvantages at the same time, such as inflaming public opinion, incitement, inventing facts and misinformation. Another disadvantage, is that 80% of the young European who joined Dā`esh were recruited...
Gen. Khāled `Okāsha, Director of the National Center for Security Studies (NCSS), said that the Egyptian Foreign Ministry's refusal to respond to the statements made by the Italian Foreign Minister regarding the Regini murder demands an explanation. The Italian side is determined to escalate the...
Egyptian Political activist, Dr. Mamdūh Hamza, strongly criticized the country's media, claiming that what is currently broadcast on TV is what he considers 'a weapon directed against the people'.
Editor-in-chief and columnist of 'Al-Ahrām al-Masā'ī newspaper wrote on the 5th anniversary of the January 25 Revolution, saying: Five years long, the reality of the situation proved that “the Arab Spring” turned to be mere illusion: the spread of chaos, the absence of stability, and the collapse...
In an interview delivered to media presenter `Azza al-Hennāwī, Egypt's ambassador to Morocco, Dr. Ahmad Īhāb, said that the Egyptian private sector is able to cooperate with Morocco, and that the media ought to pay attention to the ties between the Egyptian and Moroccan peoples.
Ḥasan Ḥanafī is a Muslim liberal leftist thinker who has been and still is a professor in philosophy at Cairo University since 1988. His vast knowledge on a broad field of philosophy and religion has given him many positions and invitations throughout his career. Ḥanafī's political understanding of...
A representative of the Egyptian Ministry of the Interior said that online media represents a growing danger to Egyptian society that must be dealt with. In contrast, a number of media experts said that the media clearly suffers from manipulation by the government. They believe that the government...
In an aired interview on Egypt's CBC Channel, the investigative journalist Majdi Al-Jallād criticized both the state-owned and private media institutions and deplored their lack of independence. 
Part of my job in Egypt is to bring foreign crews here for reporting. In December I took the Hong Kong based Network J International TV, led by famous TV Pastor Enoch Lam, to meet prominent Egyptians for a documentary on stability in Egypt. Media tend to focus on the negative. Rev. Enoch Lam,...
Arab-West Report organized for the University of Vienna, Austria, a visit to see Egypt in transition. The program was very varied and well organized. The group was very enthousiastic. Egyptians were very hospitable and Egypt was not dangerous for foreign visitors unlike the impression one would get...
[Text spoken at the Missio-organized Parlamentarischer Abend in Berlin, March 15, 2011. The meeting was well attended. Seven members of parliament from different political parties participated, along with assistants of other members in parliament and diplomats of the Foreign Ministry. Dr. Otmar...
AP reported today that “thousands of Egyptian Christians demonstrated in two Cairo locations Tuesday against perceived persecution by the country's Muslim majority. About 2,000 of them cut off a main road running on the eastern side of the city and pelted motorists with rocks.” This must have been...
Editor-in-chief Cornelis Hulsman: Dr. Michael Burslem (78) is a retired Canadian medical doctor and is a longtime friend of mine. He and his wife usually spend the winter months in Cairo when weather is substantially more pleasant in Egypt then in Canada and they spend the summers in Canada when...

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