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A high-ranking Emirati delegation has visited Pope Tawadros in the Anba Bishoy Monastery in Wadī al-Natrūn. Pope Tawadros is reported to have said “We are very happy to meet our Emirati brethren who we have a strong bonds and relations with” (Nagwá Bikhāyt, al-Dustūr, Jan. 15, p. 2). Read original...
In the name of God the most Merciful, and the most Compassionate To: Drs. Cornelis Hulsman,  Director and Founder of the Center for Intercultural Dialogue and Translation (CIDT) Dear Sir, As I follow up the sincere efforts your good self exert for promoting dialogue between Muslims and Christians...
Editor: Cornelis Hulsman was asked to write the Vienna Community Church a congratulation on the occasion of their 55th anniversary of their establishment by late AWR board of advisors member Prof. Dr. Otto Meinardus. The text below was placed on the website of the VCC, http://members.aon.at/william...
To Arab West Report, I write to thank you for your remarkable work in Egypt. In this crucial moment in Egyptian history, the importance of clarity and truth cannot be understated. In the book of John, Jesus stated that the truth sets us free. I believe Jesus is the truth, and I believe whenever we...
Previously, I have written in Arab-West Report about people who have influenced me, such as former Dutch Consul-General to Saudi Arabia, Daniel van der Meulen (1894–1989), who stimulated my interest in the Arab world and Muslim-Christian relations. Syrian-Orthodox Bishop, Samuel Aktash of the Tur...
As an intern at the Center for Intercultural Dialogue and Translation, my main aim has been to foster intercultural relations between the West and the Arab world. Integrated in a research team, I had the opportunity to delve into precise topics (such as the issue of mosque building in Egypt), and...
  Dr. Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury, welcomed Dr. Alī Jum‘ah (Dr.), Muftī of the republic of Egypt, to Lambeth Palace in the U.K., as they discussed various pertinent issues such as the situation in Egypt since the January 25 Revolution. The Archbishop expressed his appreciation of...
  Anders Breivik, a 32-year-old Norwegian, has confessed to killing at least 92 people at a youth camp and seven in a bomb attack outside a government building in Oslo, Norway. As Norwegian authorities investigate Breivik's motives, a document and a short video produced by the suspect have...
Some Egyptian Christian emigrants have always been parroting during the former regime's time that they could not come to Egypt to convene meetings and forums for dialogue over the Christian citizens' cares and problems as well as discrimination and challenges facing equality in Egypt.
 The author highlights moderation and centrism in the Arab and Muslim countries. The author believes that those who preach moderation and centrism do not apply them in reality. He gives a brief account of the two terms in the past centuries, and shows that the use of them has been controversial,...
Arab-West Report Editor-in-Chief Cornelius Hulsman reports on a recent workshop for Egyptian NGOs held at the Center for Arab-West Understanding, and calls for NGO’s to take more responsibility for conflict resolution by providing information about conflicts.
Amin Makram Ebeid's review of Jayson Casper's ZIVIC paper on peacebuilding in Egypt (AWR 2010 Week 2 Article 2)
On December 26-27, 2009 the Center for Arab West Understanding hosted a workshop in Cairo under the title, “Strengthening the Social Role of NGOs through Communication and Interaction”. At our center we have been conducting a project on peacebuilding following the incident of conflict in the...
Two AWR interns investigate the news coverage of a dispute that took place in al-Tayyibah village, Minia. They analyzed the press reports of the incident and then look at the reconciliation sessions that took place in the wake of the conflict.
Based on the lectures given at the Danish-Egyptian Dialogue Institute symposium on de-radicalization and dis-engagement in December 2009 one of the CIDT interns, Vivien Molinengo wrote this paper on societal collapse and radicalization. He argues that the notion of societal collapse was a leitmotif...
A De-radicalization Conference was held on 2-3 December 2009 in the Golden Tulip Flamingo Hotel, Cairo. The conference was hosted by the Danish-Egyptian Dialogue Institute. About 12 papers were presented, mostly by Egyptians, but with contributions from Norway, Denmark and the United Kingdom. In...
This brief paper was written as part of the academic writing skills seminar that was heldat the CIDT office in April 2009. The paper focuses on the first draft of the Muslim Brotherhood’s political platform.
The American University in Cairo organized a cultural evening on interfaith dialogue.
HRH Prince el-Hassan bin Talal of Jordan recommended in his lecture on June 5 that certain organizations participate in the Electronic Network for Arab West Understanding project based on their demonstrated commitment to and cooperation in Arab-West Relations.

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