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On Sunday July 1st., the summer school group left the dormitories to attend a service in All Saints Cathedral (Anglican-Episcopal) in Zamalek, Cairo. 
The Coptic Orthodox Church in Egypt and the rest of the world celebrated the anniversary of the entry of Jesus to Egypt, and His Holiness Pope Tawāḍrūs II of Alexandria, Patriarch of the See of St. Mark, presided over the services of the Holy Mass at Sergius and Bacchus Church [Kanīsa al-Shahīdīn...
For decades now, Egyptian Coptic Christians and Muslims have been citing widely diverging numbers for the percentage of Christians in Egypt. In the absence of reliable, published data, the figures vary wildly, anywhere from 6 to 24 percent of population.
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...
  The students of the Learning Center at the Citadel of Qaitbay. Photo by Cornelis Hulsman   Sun, sea and blue sky   When the students of the Learning Center of the Center for Arab-West Understanding (CAWU) arrived in Alexandria on the morning of Friday, November 8, they could not but being...
The Delegation of Egypt affirmed in the meetings of the 64th Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, that Egypt is committed to the implementation of the international conventions for combating human trafficking and the smuggling of migrants.
Two interns visited the families of Eritrean students who will start their education at the CAWU-Learning Center on August 26, 2019. The families told them about the hardships in Eritrea and how they were able to travel overland to Egypt. All these families have UNHCR cards and are thus legally in...
The Center for Arab-West Understanding Learning Center accepted 15 Eritrean refugee students for the academic year 2019-2020 and asked Samuel McVicar and me to visit their families. This resulted in an article for Arab-West Report and these photos. All families have to get by with very little money...
Ambassador Muḥammad al-Badrī, Assistant Foreign Minister for Arab Affairs and Permanent Representative of the Arab League said that the number of Syrians refugees in Egypt currently stands at 137,000 and represents 10% of the number of refugees in other countries, with an estimated 550,000 Syrian...
One Sudanese man is interviewed about the accusations made by Egyptian individuals and newspapers against Sudanese refugees in Cairo, specifically against the members of his church. They are accused of growing and smoking cannabis, drinking alcohol and behaving inappropriately with women. The...

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