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A state of public fury has erupted in Ismaʿiliyah due to uprooting the trees from the garden of al-Maṭāfī Mosque. The mosque administration has pruned and removed trees in order to expand the mosque, especially that it is one of the biggest and popular mosques in the town.
The Center for Arab-West Understanding (CAWU) started a Learning Center because it discovered that many African children in Cairo have big learning gaps. They had, thus far, no place to go to. For Egyptians, there is compulsory education. Syrian refugees are able to make use of the Egyptian school...
I understand that there is sensitivity regarding travel to the Western Desert and when you look at the map, the case against travelling or living there seems obvious: Sīwah [Siwa] oasis is a long way from the Nile Valley and not so far from Libya. On the ground, the situation is very different.
“The Universal Declaration of Human Rights has emphatically stressed equality in rights and duties. Copts pay their taxes like any other citizen. I would not be exaggerating if I said one-third of the tax duties of the state are contributed by Copts. Coptic businessmen like Najīb Sawirus and Munīr...
In this week’s column, prominent Egyptian lawyer and former judge on a war crimes tribunal, Fuʾād ʿAbd al-Munʿim Riyāḍ, writes: Firstly, two points must be clarified: The first of which is that the freedom of dress is one of the freedoms exercised within the framework of all other rights, provided...
Before the service, hundreds of Christians were protesting in the street, chanting slogans against the Muslim Brotherhood. It seems as though unknown assailants attacked the protestors, firing birdshot and throwing Molotov cocktails at the mourners and the cathedral grounds. Some protestors...
German organization Misereor decided not to continue support for the Center for Intercultural Dialogue and Translation (CIDT) after 1 July 2019 for reasons of policy change. CIDT has been supporting the Center for Arab-West Understanding in turn. Misereor has been good for around 35% of their...
Despite the continuous meetings between the three major Orthodox, Evangelical and Catholic churches to reach an agreement on the personal status law of Egyptian Christians, sources have revealed that there is still disagreement among the three denominations because each church insists on certain...
In a statement released Saturday, six Egyptian women’s organizations condemned the recent harassment and rape incidents committed by members of Ḥizb al-ʿAysh wa al-Ḥurriyya (Bread and Liberty Party). The organizations said that discussions on sexual violence crimes against women in the public...
Judicial sources said that a Misdemeanors Court in the Governorate of Giza sentenced 15 Muslims to a one-year suspended imprisonment for having assaulted a house where Christians were praying last December.

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