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Editor AWR: It is unbelievable how many misunderstandings exist about safety in Sīwah [Siwa]. This is probably because of the proximity of Sīwah to the Egyptian-Libyan borders; however fears about safety in Sīwah are not justified. It was therefore good to hear the experiences of the Norwegian...
Al-Wafd reports about the campaigns for the constitutional referenda that took place since the January 25 Revolution. It states that these campaigns have often referred to religious sentiments despite alerts from the civil (secular) forces about the dangers of this sort of mobilization (‘Abd al-...
Abstract: There is an urgent need for more fieldwork in Muslim-Christian relations in Egypt.  Too much reporting on these issues is either ideologically motivated or supported by insufficient data.  Dutch sociologist Cornelis Hulsman will provide examples from his work, including the conversion of...
Pope Tawāḍurūs II of Alexandria, Patriarch of St. Mark, has directed this statement to terrorist groups, “I hope you halt this violent attitude, and start to interact with societies in order to create a better future for all.” 
About the Authors: Mette Toft Nielsen completed her M.A. degree in Culture, Communication and Globalization in Aalborg University, Denmark in 2013. Nielsen began her career at the Center for Arab-West Understanding, researching the reasons why people choose to emigrate for her M.A. thesis....
  Danish researcher Mette Toft Nielsen, former CAWU intern and main author of the book Women in Post- Revolutionary Egypt: Can Behavior Be Controlled? (withPeter Hervik, 2017) held a book launch event on the 21st of October, 2017, in the Danish Egyptian Dialogue Institute in Zamalek, Cairo. 
President of the National Council for Human Rights Muḥammad Fā’iq said that there is wide interest in human rights, whether internally or externally. This includes people’s economic and social rights, as well as their freedoms. He stated that democracy is similar to happiness: we feel it, but...
Al-Azhar Foundation has not stopped at the limits of its religious responsibilities. In a statement on the origins of jurisprudential variance, al-Azhar surpassed these limits to addresses political variance, efforts towards national unity, and directing Arab peoples towards their noble goals...
The statements by Pope Tuwāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark, about the Arab Spring yesterday, in which he described it as destructive, were not the first of their kind. He has always been keen to make controversial statements that have polarized the Egyptian...

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