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The Egyptian Council of Churches (ECC) celebrates the sixth anniversary of its founding year on Saturday, February 9, at the Coptic Catholic Seminaryin Maadi, Cairo. 
Albair Sābir ‘Ayyād, a 27-year-old Christian young man who is under investigative custody on charges he disdained religions, dismissed the accusations and said what he spoke about on his social media networking websites Facebook, Twitter and YouTube pages already exist in comparative theology and...
Bishop Danyāl of al-Ma'ādī, speaking after the mass held by Archpriest Raphael Ava Mina, Archpriest Pachomius al-Suryānī, Archpriest Seraphim al-Suryānī, Bishop Tawdrus of al-Beheira and Bishop Raphael of Central Cairo Churches, said that the candidates are not in a state of competition over the...
Egypt's Orthodox Christians start today (October 22) fasting for three days within preparations for the election of the 118th pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church, scheduled for October 29 as the five candidates for the Saint Mark chair held a mass service at the Virgin Mary Church in the southern...
 Editor AWR: Seok-jo was our first South Korean intern. His English written language skills were not the best, but we always try to find tasks for interns that both benefit the intern concerned as well as contribute to our database. We asked Seok-jo to help investigate the tensions around the...
The women's committee of al-Wafd party has visited the Coptic Catholic Theological Seminaryin Maʿādi on Saturday, as part of the journey of the track of the Holy Family in Egypt under the slogan "Egypt of Love". The delegation was received by Father Bīshūy Rasmī, director of the Coptic Catholic...
The singer ‘Alī al-Hablāwī arranged a ‘Ramadan Evening’ of hymns and religious supplications in an Egyptian Evangelical Church in Ma‘ādī, attended by a Muslim and Christian audience. 
Professional British musician Martin Orbidans was so moved by the needs of children and youth with large learning gaps, that he decided to offer music lessons at the CAWU Learning Center. Students who can afford to pay will pay and with these payments Martin will contribute to the costs of the...
It has been several months now since I first discovered Arab West Report. One day, at home, I had a look at the AWR website and I began reading its content, as I had always been interested in learning more about religions in the Middle East and how they coexist. I was so surprised when I realized...
On behalf of the Patriarch of the Coptic Catholic Church of Egypt, the Apostolic Administrator of Giza [al-Jīzah], Beni Suef [Banī Suwayf], and Fayoum [al-Fayūm], Bishop Toma Adly Zaki [Tūmā ʿAdlī Zakī] received the EU Special Envoy for the promotion of freedom of religion and beliefs, Ján Figeľ....
Editor AWR: The Center for Intercultural Dialogue and Translation (CIDT) is attracting a lot of young graduates who lack work experience. It is hard for young graduates who lack the network of a well-to-do family to find work. But once they have obtained work experience their changes on the labor...
Editor AWR: Matthew Anderson was ordained in 2005 as priest in the Anglican Church in the USA, taught at the School of Alexandria and served the Anglican/Episcopal Diocese of Egypt between 2009 and 2011. Upon return to the USA he continued with a PhD study on blasphemy in Islam at Georgetown...
An article from the Maadi Messenger discussing the significance of the famous geometrical tile styling known as "Cairo Tiling" with accompanied contextual commentary from Cornelis Hulsman.
Julie Casper writes of her experiences with the ancient Egyptian tradition of "Subuu'". (Photo credits go to Julie and Jayson Casper)
Title: Interview with Agnes Odoli and Diana Moore (Mariam Delanou) Discussing African Domestic Workers in Cairo, Egypt Date of interview: June 9, 2018 Location of interview: Maadi, Cairo, Egypt Interview with Agnes Odoli, Diana Moore (Mariam Delanou), Kees (Cornelis) Hulsman 12:00 Minutes of...
Date of interview: June 9, 2018   Location of interview: Maadi, Cairo, Egypt   Interview with Agnes Odoli, Simone Osterwald, Kees Hulsman   38:00 Minutes of recording, with agreement of all involved persons   Transcribed interview, cutted and edited for understanding   Agnes Odoli (48) is a Kenyan...
Interview Diana Moore (Mariam Delanou) Date of interview 17th of April, 2018 Maadi, Cairo, Egypt Interview between Simone Osterwald and Diana Moore (Mariam Delanou) Length: 1:02:30 Recorded with agreement of all involved persons Transcribed and edited version by Simone and Diana Simone: When you...
At a conference organized by the National Council for Women for Muslim women preachers and Christian nuns on Tuesday, Bishop Dāniyyāl of Ma’ādī, who attended on behalf of Pope Tawādrūs, said that respect and acceptance of others requires providing good education aimed at building individuals who...
Writing about topics based on the Middle East is a personal hobby of mine which is why I felt certain that working with CAWU suited my interests the most. I have been fascinated by the history, culture, and politics of the Middle East from a young age. British-born to Iraqi parents – and a native...
 Time flies, it has been three months now that I have been interning at CAWU. 

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