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The Egyptian Moral Rearmament Association (EMRA) celebrated on November 29 and 30 its 30th anniversary. The Moral Rearmament Association is the name of the organization when it was founded in Switzerland before the Second World War. In Europe and most other countries the name was changed to...
             Earlier this year, a group of five interns from Arab-West Report had the privilege of visiting emeritus professor Abdallah Schleifer at his home in Cairo. Prof. Schleifer is a prominent Middle East expert, former journalist, and leading Muslim intellectual who was among the group of...
For over 26 years, Coptic Christians in the village of Hijāzah in Qūṣ, Qena, have been suffering under the rule of extremists in the region, who have prevented the Christian community from resuming work to build the St. George [Mār-Jirjis] Catholic Church.  The Egyptian government’s decision to...
Today, for the first time in Egypt, Pope Tawāḍrūs II inaugurated the conference of Lausanne Dialogue Initiative with the Orthodox churches.  The conference will continue for 4 days and will be also attended by Archbishop Angaelos [Anjīlūs], bishop for the Coptic Orthodox Church in London, and Mrs....
“The crescent moon with the cross”: this is the motto of Father Bandalīmūn Bushrā, a Roman Orthodox priest in Dumyāṭ.  Father Bandalīmūn, in the spirit of interfaith engagement, bought 50 boxes of sweets, commemorating the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad [al-Mawlid al-Nabawīy], to distribute to...
In the immediate wake of the September 11th attacks, Manāl ʿIzzat, a Muslim American engineer at the Pentagon, the headquarters for the American Department of Defense, felt great pain and sadness due to the reactions of her colleagues at the Pentagon.  As she walked the halls, she used to hear her...
  Prof. Dr. Sami Faltas at the Center for Arab-West Understanding (CAWU). 04-11-2019 From left to right: Prof. Faltas, Veronica Merlo, Madeleine Hall (interns), Kent Blaeser (database manager) and Cornelis Hulsman (director)   On Monday, November 4th, the team of the Center for Arab-West...
It is important to realize that there is not one narrative about the position of Christians in Egypt. Depending on where you stand, each narrative can seem plausible. That is what makes understanding Egypt so difficult.
This text was earlier posted on July 29, 2019, on the SEKEM website and placed with permission of SEKEM in the Arab-West Report database.  The Center for Arab-West Understanding (CAWU) organized in 2018 a summer school with the Heliopolis University. In 2019 these became two summer schools; one...
The interview with Ambassador Mona Omar was held at the Diplomatic Club, in Cairo on 7th July; the discussion was fully recorded with the Ambassador’s permission.  This text was presented to Ambassador Mona Omar on July 21, 2019. The Ambassador had no objections to publishing this text. Ambassador...

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