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AWR is making good progress in building the Electronic Documentation Center. Growing interest and attention for AWR work.
From the crusades until now, religion has always been taken as an excuse to wage war. The pope’s recent attitude reveals his political orientation.
Dr. Mohammed Emara, a well-known Islamist writer, comments in el-Shaab, generally considered the mouth-piece of the Muslim Brotherhood, about an article in Al-Ahram, describing the stereotyped pictures of Arabs in the American mass media. Emara writes that the Western media cannot be changed...
Egypt is often criticized abroad for its treatment of its Christian citizens. Prominent Coptic thinker Dr. Milad Hanna, confirmed that equality between Muslims and Christians is not there. Lu’iy Mahmoud Sa’id, himself a Muslim, describes how Muslim authors attacked Milad Hanna for stating his view...
The author of this articledoes not present facts but a caricature of the Jewish Talmud. The author refers to a text with one reference to the Talmud and to another from Jewish medieval scholar Maimonides. The first text should be placed in its proper context and the second shows a remarkable...
Comment and analysis on Pope Benedict XVI using a quote of a Byzantine emperor in a lecture. The danger of stereotyping Arabs as terrorists.
Egyptian press showing struggles in how to deal with rumors and emotions. Pope Benedict XVI used a quote of a Byzantine emperor in a surprisingly harsh form.
The speech of Drs. Cornelis Hulsman, director of the Center for Arab-West Understanding, on ’ Freedom of expression and respect for the other. How to respond if one is offended.’
America’s coverage of the attacks of September 11 and their consequences created a negative image of Arabs and Muslims. The attacks of September 11 helped to disclose the hidden hostile feelings of the West towards Muslims and Arabs. These hostile feelings are deepened by the way Arabs and Muslims...
Michael Meunier, president of the US Copts Association, asked the readers of the Copts Daily Digest to be "on the lookout in the Egyptian media for anti-American or anti-Christian articles." He found three articles from Al-Ahram and called them "anti-American" and "perverted." But are they?
Drs. Cornelis Hulsman was interviewed by Egyptian TV to speak about the role of Western media in reporting on the attack in America. The questions directed at him made it obvious that there is a deep mistrust of Western reporting about the Arab and Islamic world. The interviewer believed that...
A serious confrontation took place between Mustafa Bakri, Editor-in-Chief of Al-Usboa, and Saad Eddin Ibrahim via the Orbit Channel. Ibrahim said he called for democracy, but he was attacked because Arab regimes did not want it. Bakri said that Ibrahim wrote about issues concerning the religious...
The author complains that during the month of Ramadan a couple of issues were met with complete silence from Egyptian media. Some of these issues that he comments on in his article are: the decision of the American Congress to allocate $2 million cut from American aid to Egypt to the Ibn Khaldoun...
The new press campaign against Saadeddin Ibrahim has been as flimsy on evidence as previous allegations against the prominent democracy activist ..questioning his integrity. News coverage of a potential US decision to allocate $2 million to Ibrahim´s Ibn Khaldoun Centre for Development Studies (...
The article is about a crisis in relations between Egypt and the US over the decision of the American administration to cut $2 millions of the annual aid given to Egypt and granting them to Ibn Khaldoun Center run by Saad Eddin Ibrahim. The authors elaborate on explaining the dimensions of the...
Metropolitan Abba Seraphim’s critique of a paper by Bishop Munīr on the relations between Muslims and Christians in Egypt, presented at the annual interfaith dialogue meeting of the Anglican communion and the Permanent Committee of the Azhar al-Sharif for Dialogue with the Monotheistic Religions.
Rose Al-Youssef reported in its issue of June 21-27, 2003 about “Jewish extremists accuse Sharon of being lenient” [AWR, week 25, art. 11]. The article gave the impression that some fringe “nuts” are generally accepted by Jews while in fact the vast majority of Jews are embarrassed by such radicals...
Some people choose not to discuss with arguments but slander people they disagree with in an effort to discredit them. This can be frequently seen in some Egyptian media. Some Coptic activists, such as Michael Meunier, president of the US Copts Association, are not much different in their behavior...
Gohara´s comments are yet another example of how US Coptic activists contribute to a poisoned atmosphere. They certainly do not help their fellow Copts in Egypt with such comments but it does help them to create an image among fellow Coptic emigrants to the West as if they are the only one´s who...
Father Marcos´ articles obviously are polemic. They are highly opinionated and inciting. Their obvious purpose was to show how bad Protestants are. Father Marcos is entitled to differ with Protestants on whatever subject he wants but not through taking information out of context and inciting the...

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