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In front of al- Sarh School, in the district of Zahrā’ al- Ma’ādī, face veiled women are lining up to cast their vote in the elections. 
The Center for Arab-West Understanding (CAWU) started a Learning Center because it discovered that many African children in Cairo have big learning gaps. They had, thus far, no place to go to. For Egyptians, there is compulsory education. Syrian refugees are able to make use of the Egyptian school...
Background: Shaykh Yūsuf al-Badrī says Egyptian society is as any society; the impoverished mixed with the wealthy, those who can read and those who cannot. Egypt is a mixed society, but he thinks that Egypt has many resources such as petrol, land, water and metal to make it rich. The main problem...
Background: Liza van de Linde, a Dutch employee at a Christian owned day-care centre for disabled children in Maʿādī, discusses the living conditions of disabled children in Egypt. Van de Linde reports that there are around 2 million disabled people in Egypt, which includes the physically and...
[This interview took place in English and was recorded. Editorial notes have been made between brackets to clarify some statements. The interview was transcribed by Esther Schoorel and edited by Douglas May and Cornelis Hulsman.] [Test]
“Art is the language of the entire human personality.”-Naguib Mahfouz Driven by an interesting childhood in Senegal, he strives to build bridges using art. Paul-Gordon Chandler will leave Egypt this summer after leading St. John’s Church in Maadi for over ten years. Where he will go, he is not sure...
The following article discusses the exaggerated interpretations of some Western Christians about the position of Christians in Egypt.
Drs. Cornelis Hulsman and Mads Akselbo Holm discuss the media coverage and accounts of the South Korean Christians who were being held hostage by the Ṭalibān. The authors show this issue contributed to a negative Muslim image of Christian missionaries.
German radio contacted AWR for a radio interview about the Holy Family tradition at the Holy Virgin Church in Maadi. Two Egyptian legal experts have drafted a proposed law to regulate conversions.
The following presents a petition filed by the Center for Arab-West Understanding condemning Geert Wilders’ provocative statements in his film ’Fitna.’

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