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Political and social theorist Sir Isaiah Berlin famously compared nationalism to a ‘bent twig’, ‘forced down so severely that when released, it lashed back wit
The shayks of the Azhar and the Ministry of Endowments have decided to intensify the mutual preaching convoys in Cairo and in other governorates that aim at spreading Islamic moderate thought and containing jihadist thought.
Writing in 1999 for al-Usbūʿ newspaper, Hānī Zayyāt and Muṣṭafā Sulaymān expressed the
Editor AWR: The Center for Intercultural Dialogue and Translation (CIDT) is attracting a lot of young graduates who lack work experience. It is hard for young graduates who lack the network of a well-to-do family to find work. But once they have obtained work experience their changes on the labor...
This paper was prepared by the two interns from India
In Egypt, many local supermarkets sell ISIS products; such as cereals, teas and honey. ISIS is the brand name of some products of a company called SEKEM, which produces products ranging from phytopharmaceutical medicines to cotton textiles. In 2012, SEKEM established Heliopolis University for...
The U.S. President Donald Trump has officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on December 7, 2017, and announced the plan to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
7 December 2017, by Jasper A. Kiepe and Salma Khamis This article is the second installment in a three-part series: In the first article, we gave an overview on the situation in Egypt with respect to sexual harassment, and violence against women more generally. In this piece, we examine the...
Slightly more than one hundred years ago on November 2, 1917, the Balfour Declaration was signed. The recently celebrated anniversary of the declaration led to expressions of appreciation, critique, hope, and fear through global media outlets, such as the Huffington Post, The Guardian, and the...
Slightly more than one hundred years ago on November 2, 1917, the Balfour Declaration was signed. The recently celebrated anniversary of the declaration led to expressions of appreciation, critique, hope, and fear through global media outlets, such as the Huffington Post, The Guardian, and the...
On November 19, Christians of al-Fashn in the governorate of Banī Swayf will gather for the 40th day anniversary of Father Samʿān Shiḥāta’s death. This is a custom widely observed by Muslims and Christians alike, probably dating back to pharaonic days. In light of this occasion, please find...
Background:   Dr. Buṭrus Buṭrus Ghālī (November 14,1922 – February 16,2016), the sixth Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN) discusses the main issues for a reform of the UN. He says there is a need for preparations of a new system of the UN. Many issues have arisen which need to be dealt...
Editor AWR: This view is expressed by Rekaya el-Hafi [Ruqayya al-Hāfī], a Tunisian humanitarian activist who was born and raised in a Muslim family but represents the Eglise Reformé de Tunis in its relation between the Tunisian government and civil society. Tunisia’s constitution advocates freedom...
As a Muslim, I have been deeply concerned about relations between Christians and Muslims in Egypt in light of the recent attacks against the Coptic community. In fact, in the wake of the Minya bus attack and the Palm Sunday church bombings, I felt that the Muslim community in Egypt wasn’t vocal...
Dr. Muḥammad Nūr Faraḥāt, professor of constitutional and international law, criticized in a post on his Facebook profile, the remarks made by the Egyptian President ʿAbd Al- Fattaḥ al- Sīsī on the human rights issue in Egypt. Dr. Faraḥāt made issued this criticism in a press conference with French...
The Head of the Press Syndicate, Yahyá Qallāsh, said that the Syndicate is in a race against time for the completion of the unified press and media law. The law will then be submitted to the government before it is sent to the parliament in less than two weeks. 
Egypt’s Press Syndicate organized for the second day its fifth General Conference Under the title "Towards a legislative environment". The conference is organized in celebration of the Diamond Jubilee, with the participation of many writers and journalists to discuss and debate all matters relating...

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