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Saudi Arabia officially abolished the use of flogging as a form of punishment, as well as the death penalty for juniors last week. An important news event that didn’t get the coverage it deserves. A heated argument has long raged through the corridors of the United Nations, between those who think...
The Egyptian government is trying to renew funding for financial, technical, and training aide from different European Union countries to train African counties in modern ways to prevent illegal immigration and develop security, legal, intelligence, and social cooperation with the victims. These...
In this editorial, the author analyzes the political role al-Azhar has played in the years following the 2011 revolution and how it tried to resolve the political and social crises at the time.  The author then compares the work that al-Azhar did to that of the Muslim Brotherhood and its inability...
Speaking at the Forum for "Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies" in Abu Dhabi, Grand Mufti Dr. Shawqī ʿAllām called for launching a special international "Charter of the New Alliance of Virtue", to defend all houses of worship.  Such a charter would take necessary measures and mechanisms to protect...
Arab-West Report intern Willem Helbing wrote the following article for the Maadi Messenger in 2016. Arab-West Report cooperates with the Maadi Messenger and as a consequence interns have frequently written articles for the Maadi Messenger. The Maadi Messenger agrees these articles are also used for...
Report of an intern meeting on July 26, 2016, with Olivia Keller and Willem Helbing about their experiences in Lesvos (Lesbos) in respectively November 2015 and July 2016. The two experiences show a huge difference before and after the European-Turkey agreement of March 20, 2016. This text was...
Minister of Women's Affairs Dr. Āmāl Ḥamad discussed with Egyptian Ambassador to the State of Palestine ʿIṣṣām al-Dīn ʿĀshūr the mechanisms of cooperation in supporting women's issues, human rights, and gender equality at the embassy in Ramallah [Rām Allāh] today.
Germany criticized the massive arrest campaign conducted by the Egyptian security forces last Friday in advance of demonstrations scheduled for next Friday aimed at asking the Egyptian President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī to step down.
The Anti-Terrorism Observatory, affiliated with the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) condemned the explosion that took place in front of the National Cancer Institute on al-Qaṣr al-ʿAynī St., which resulted in the death and injury of dozens.
When an opportunity presented itself for a seventeen year old female refugee from South Sudan to flee, she took it.  However, upon arriving to Cairo, she was imprisoned in a residential apartment for three months where she was repeatedly raped. After this horrifying experience, she discovered that...

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