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As with the article of intern Jonathan Vink perspectives on Egypt change with a stay in Egypt. Ugandan student Mutyaba Paul Charles describes his experiences.
The sudden opportunity to come to Cairo came as a surprise to me. It was right before the summer, I just finished writing my final thesis for my journalism bachelor and my internships were the only things that were between me and my graduation coming in March. Within two weeks everything was...
Cornelis Hulsman was asked to speak about Matthew 25:35-36, where Jesus said “For I was hungry and you gav
One of the members of the Austrian University delegation that visited Egypt between May 23 and June 3 was Daniel Podertschnig who, following his return to Austria reported for the Catholic News Service of Austria. Cornelis Hulsman made a summary translation of his text into English for Arab-West...
John R. Bradley, a British author and journalist best known for his 2008 book Inside Egypt: the Land of the Pharaohs on the Brink of a Revolution, identifies the Egyptian revolution of 1952 as “a failed revolution” that ended Egypt’s belle époque of the 1930s and 1940s’ cultural heyday. The author...
Muhammad Mursī was declared president Sunday after several days of uncertainty that resulted from a presidential election that exposed deep polarization in Egyptian society - those who favor an Islamist civilian president and oppose a member of the Mubarak regime were pitted against those who fear...
Ignoring a petition from Pope Shenouda III, hundreds of Copts yesterday continued a nine-day sit-in outside the official TV Building near the Cairo Nile, as investigations proved recent clashes in the area were not religiously motivated. More Copts joined the protest asking for perpetrators in...
This statement was designed by Dutch Christians and Muslims together and is signed by representatives of the Council of Churches in the Netherlands , the Contact Assembly Muslims and Government, and the Coptic Orthodox Church in the Netherlands .    
Why has the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces resorted to salafī shaykhs in reconciliation drives between Copts and Muslims, following sectarian clashes against a background of social disputes? The Council was rather expected to seek the assistance of the Azhar, which advocates moderate Islam as...
As a Brit I've never before been a revolutionary. Revolution just isn't in our vocabulary. Our American friends, as we might expect, were all gung ho on it from the start. My sympathies were entirely with Mr. Mubārak, who had served his country well in the Air Force, then as Vice-President under...

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