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  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.
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.
Drs. Hulsman addresses Dr. Salīm al-ʿAwā and comments on a number of issues related to dialogue between Muslims and Christians.
The article discusses the need for non-partisan reporting and removing emotions from articles, using Arab-West Report to exemplify the importance of such.
The following article presents a brief overview of the visit of a Dutch delegation to Egypt.
The press continues its investigations into the case of Muḥammad Aḥmad Ḥijāzī, an Egyptian citizen who has converted to Christianity. He has filed the first ever lawsuit to formally prove that he has become a Christian by changing his ID and other official papers. A broad range of opinions and...
Thanā’ Rustum interviewed Fāḍil Sulaymān, director of the Jisūr [Bridges] Institute, on the mission of his institution as well as his efforts to reform the distorted image of Islam in the West in general and the U.S. in particular.
The article talks about the opening of a new church in the United Arab Emirates by Pope Shenouda III and the second laymen’s conference.
The letter of recommendation for the Center of Arab-West Understandings work from Kerkinactie.
Sawt al-‘Ummah printed an interview with the chairman of the British Coptic Association while answering an invitation by al- Jazīrah TV channel. He explains Coptic activities abroad, and stresses the Coptic intention to establish an “International Coptic Council,” similar to that of the Jews.
Dr. Rodolph Yanny, editor-in-chief of the US-based Coptic Church Review, reviews "Among the Copts" of Father Dr. John Watson, Anglican scholar and member of the Board of Advisors of the RNSAW. Dr. Yanney calls the book "a comprehensive presentation of the life and thought of the Coptic Orthodox...

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