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AWR Editor-in-chief Cornelis Hulsman explains his disagreement with the views of Dutch scholar Dr. Matthijs De Blois about Israel and Palestine, following the release of De Blois book “Israel: A state in discussion?”
Minister Zaqzūq has called on Muslims to visit the al-Aqsá mosque while for the first time ever an Israeli musician has performed in Cairo. Both events have raised fears about the normalization of relations with Israel.
The grand imām of the Azhar and the archbishop of Canterbury call for collaboration between believers of heavenly regions to establish peace and justice in the world.
Philip Rizk, was kept under arrest for four days in Egypt for protesting about the Egyptian-Gazan border being closed. Philip was freed today but his arrest has resulted in discussions about; the freedom of demonstrating in Egypt, non-government humanitarian aid from Egypt to Gaza, police providing...
The key to encouraging people to respect other’s beliefs is education, believes Dr. Amīn Makram ‘Ubayd. According to him, state schools should promote the brotherhood of all citizens, not the followers of one religion above the others.   An ideal state school system should be non religious, but...
The four main issues discussed in the AWR editorials are: comments and critiques on the media, Muslim-Christian and Arab-West relations, AWR activities and attention for its work and finally difficulties in running AWR
Western interference in the Middle East started long ago and has continued right up to the present day, with no apparent end in sight. This relationship is the key focus of Robert Fisk’s book ’The Great War for Civilisation’. The book describes in detail Robert Fisk’s experiences as a journalist in...
A well known Dutch Islamologist has sent a letter to the Dutch prime minister calling for justice in the Middle East and for the Dutch government to take action against what is happening to Palestinians in the Gaza strip.
A camp is organized between Danes and Egyptians to promote dialogue and increase understanding between the Arab world and the West. Abrār al-Ghannām provides her impressions of the two week camp, highlighting activities and presenting her recommendations for such camps in the future.
Fahmī Huwaydī writes about two fabricated stories about Hamās that were published in Egyptian newspapers as part of a plan aims to incite people against the resistance.
Whenever a terrorist operation occurs, voices calling for convening an international anti-terrorism conference crescendo. Recently the build-up has been such that this conference seems to be billed as a solution to terrorism. In fact it is a fantasy to which we should not surrender our minds.
The Islamic Jihad movement in Palestine has completed its historical mission and has vanquished Israel and established a national Palestinian state. That is why we were not surprised to read its shady statement in which it called on Moqtada Al-Sadr to burn all Iraqi oil. The movement, after...
Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria met with the Grand Imām of the Azhar Muhammad Sayyid Tantāwī to congratulate him on the Greater Bairam.
It is not true that the movie Kingdom of Heaven has been fair to Arabs and tolerant of Islam. On the contrary, it supported the everlasting Western theory of depicting European commanders as having immense human kindness and that they only enter wars for the sake of the people, while the Arabs...
For the first time in the history of world cinema, the accusations, dished out against one of the movies, were of bias in favor of the Arabs versus European fanatics. For the first time also, the ball is now in the court of the Christian fundamentalists in the United States and Europe, who now...
The visit of Shaykh Qaradawi to the UK trigged angry British media responses. The Shaykh was described as an extremist, a radical and a hard-liner. Shaykh Qaradawi’s support of martyrdom operations carried out by Palestinians and his calls for punishing homosexuals were highlighted as evidence of...
The World Council of Churches, called on the Israeli government to ‘stop the building the separation wall on Palestinian occupied territory and retreat,” that is to remove the wall. The council admitted “Israel’s legitimate security concerns,” but it pointed out that the separation fence hinders...
On the occasion of Christmas, His Beatitude Cardinal Stephanos II, Patriarch of the Coptic Catholic Church in Egypt, wrote an article that was published in both al-Ahram and al-Akhbar on "The Christmas of Love." Dr. Laila Takla and Zein al-Abeedin al-Rekabi wrote in al-Ahram and Asharq Al-Awsat...
The US Copts Association issued a statement emphasizing its commitment to Egyptian issues and its support for the Palestinian issue. It declared its solidarity with the Palestinian people in their struggle to free their land from Israeli occupation. The statement also refuted claims about its...
Akher Saa, al- Arabi and al-Ahali approached Catholic, Orthodox and Protestant Christian clergymen, from Egypt and Palestine, and asked them to comment on the crisis of the Church of the Nativity. They all criticized Sharon?s practices against the birthplace of Jesus Christ and against the...

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