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During a call-in show broadcast on Sunday on the Egyptian TV Channel TEN, George 'Ishāq of Egypt's National Council For Human Rights (NCHR) said that the delegation of the US State Department on Human Rights Practices visiting Egypt is not 'investigating' the NCHR. “The delegation,” 'Ishāq added, “...
One of the interesting subplots to the Egyptian revolution is the fate of ‘Umar ‘Abd al-Rahmān, known as the Blind Shaykh, who is incarcerated in America for his role in organizing the 1993 attempt to blow up the World Trade Center. His family has maintained a small sit-in protest outside the US...
Dr. Ahmad al-Tayīb, the Azhar's grand shaykh, criticized U.S. favoritism toward Israel in the Palestinian case, assuring that it will garner hatred towards the U.S. Administration's justice. He added that the Azhar will always support Palestine and the establishment of a Palestinian State with...
The new American ambassador to Cairo seeks to open communication channels with the Azhar and calls for an effective cooperation.
Many of the experienced human rights activists have turned into foreign funding brokers provided that fund seekers observe total secrecy and blind obedience. Brokers might as well pass the recipe secret to some company owner, which paves the way for the emergence of more brokers.
The four papers comment on the issue of the freedom of press in Egypt in light of the detention of Mustafa Bakri, Editor-in Chief of Al-Usboa, and his deputy Mahmoud Bakri.
Dr. Sa‘d al-Dīn Ibrāhīm was investigated because of his defence of the Muslim Brotherhood and for the series of articles he wrote for an Egyptian daily titled "The Ugly American."
A few days ago, the president of the American University in Cairo (AUC), David Arnold, decided to remove Islamic and Arabic contents from a number of AUC textbooks, including syllabi in Islamic history, Arabic literature and social sciences. A large number of the university’s staff has...
The article is about a reported project by the US Embassy in Cairo to launch a website dealing with problems facing Egyptians.
The article reports on a tour of US churches for some Christian and Muslim figures organized by the American embassy in Cairo.
An informed source at the U.S. Embassy in Cairo has denied rumors that the embassy has taken procedures to dismiss 20 Muslim employees working on its premises.
Jamāl Shāhīn reports on a new program by the American Embassy in Egypt that will target young reformists and train them in the principles of democracy and human rights. Shāhīn considers the decision of the US Embassy to allow members of the Muslim Brotherhood to participate as a sign of change in...
Muhammad Hilāl reports on the statements of Shaykh Dr. Muhammad Bashār ‘Arafāt on inter-cultural understanding.
The US Department of State defended the American ambassador in Cairo, David Welch, with regard to the accusations directed to him for interfering in the affairs of the Egyptian press.
The Egyptian Ministry of Interior has been applying strict security measures since the occupation of Iraq in the Latin America street where both the American and British embassies are located. The article explains the consequences of these measures on the inhabitants and owners of shops in the...
The board of the Journalists Syndicate issued a statement in which it expressed full condemnation of the provoking statements of the American ambassador on the Egyptian press. The ambassador recently accused the Egyptian press of aggressiveness, deception and breaking media conventions. He launched...
Security sources expressed concern at the mounting activities of the US Embassy and its media bureau in Upper Egypt over the past two years. Security departments reported that 37 American organizations are active in Minia only. According to a secret report of the CIA, Minia is the key to Upper...
The American ambassador in Cairo, David Welch, launched a new attack on the Egyptian press, accusing it of aggressiveness, violating ethic conduct and carrying out criticism that is not based on facts. He believes the Egyptian press criticizes American policy based on false information.
The text of the speech of the Ambassador to the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt.
Arabs are continuously receiving information that seems to indicate that the US indeed launched a crusade against the Islamic world. Some of this material originated with Christian leaders and organizations in the US and was misinterpreted in some Arab media. It is dangerous to continue feeding the...

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