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In the aftermath of the "January 25 Revolution", when the Egyptians overthrew their former president Hosni Mubārak in 2011, new media presenters emerged, highlighting the vacuum experienced by the satellite channels in the country during the Mubārak era. Old media presenters re-appeared, taking the...
Over six days, the world followed the news of the Egyptian-Israeli war through newspapers and radio stations; reflecting differently and according to media outlets selected to get information, the public opinion in the West was very much affected by a press that was not in consensus on this war, as...
A representative of the Egyptian Ministry of the Interior said that online media represents a growing danger to Egyptian society that must be dealt with. In contrast, a number of media experts said that the media clearly suffers from manipulation by the government. They believe that the government...
Arab-West Report extends its condolences to the family and friends of the victims in the March 22 and March 27 terrorist attacks in Brussels and Lahore, as well as to all Belgians and Pakistanis. The terrorist attack at Zaventem Airport and Maalbeek Metro station in Brussels claimed the lives of 34...
Conversion in Egypt is a complicated and thorny issue.
This paper is an attempt to outline and illustrate the many facets of the Arab media's reaction to the 2003 invasion of Iraq and the profound emotions it stirred in so many Arabs and Arab journalists. 
In an aired interview on Egypt's CBC Channel, the investigative journalist Majdi Al-Jallād criticized both the state-owned and private media institutions and deplored their lack of independence. 
Part of my job in Egypt is to bring foreign crews here for reporting. In December I took the Hong Kong based Network J International TV, led by famous TV Pastor Enoch Lam, to meet prominent Egyptians for a documentary on stability in Egypt. Media tend to focus on the negative. Rev. Enoch Lam,...
Copts United website (reports on Coptic issues) published an article entitled “No attack on Diocese of Sohag”.
On March 28, 2013 Fox News broadcast an incendiary video report entitled, ‘US Silent as Christians are Persecuted in Egypt?’ It is understood that media relies on a level of sensationalism in order to attract the viewer or reader to a story. Yet this report moves beyond sensationalism to distortion...
In Egypt, sectarian conflict can be dizzying. When news breaks it explodes – Muslim mobs, churches burned, priests attacked. When the news crests it collapses – Muslim denials, church agreement, security clampdown. Only when the news settles can the situation be understood – partially,...
The Commission of the Bishop’s Conferences of the European Community (COMECE) in Brussels invited Cornelis Hulsman to present on the position of Christians in Egypt on May 9 in Brussels, Belgiu
On November 25, 2011, Al-Misrī al-Yawm, now called Egypt Independent, was the first publication that reported about Najīb Jubrā’īl’s “NGO report: 93,000 Copts left Egypt since March.”  
On February 1st, Elizabeth Kendal, an international religious liberty analyst and advocate, published an article titled, “Egypt: The Gross Insecurity of the Dhimmī,” for Assist News Service (ANS), an online publication based out of California. Her goal in the article is to advocate for the...
Media dialogue have become an important tool that can damage the relationships among the Egyptian people due to their sectarian nature.
Brainstorming constitutes a prolific way to record impulsive as well as inspired reflections about very different topics and issues. The recent, improvised meeting at the Marriott Hotel in Cairo on December 18 between Cornelis Hulsman (accompanied by two interns, Mrs. Sayyidah Fu’ād and Mr. Vivien...
Lex Runderkamp’s video on the incident of the village of al-Mārīnāb in Idfū city, Aswan governorate was used by al-Mukhalis TV website on December 7, 2011 [Read al-Mukhalis TV website comment on the video], a Salafī outlet, and before this  by articles in al-Distūr, December 4, 2011 and al-Misriyūn...
I am writing this article in response to what Lex Runderkamp has broadcast on the Dutch TV on November 27th, 2011, concerning al-Mārīnāb incidents that took place in the beginning of last October. I have been stimulated too by what was published by al-Masrīyūn newspaper, a religious-oriented...
Lex Runderkamp, the journalist responsible for the “news report” of NOS-TV on the tensions surrounding a church under construction in Mārīnāb, responded to the commentary about his film in Arab-West Report in a text I promptly translated for Arab-West Report and gave to Lamīs Yahyá, author of our...
Following the NOS reporting and responses I asked Lamis Yehya, who had joined me in the visit to Mārīnāb to come to our office in Cairo.  

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