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In defiance of his own nation’s restrictions, Cornelis Hulsman, Drs. not only went to Siwa, he invited international student interns, Egyptian nationals, media professionals, and just about everyone else in Egypt to travel with him. “Western travel advice to Siwa is insane,” said Hulsman, the...
Last April, during President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi’s meeting with the French President François Hollande, al-Sisi said: ‘The region we live in is very turbulent, and European standards don’t work considering the current circumstances that the region is exposed to.’ Al-Sisi added, ‘I say this to...
Background: Former Egyptian Ambassador to Algeria, Dr. Ḥussaīn Aḥmad ʾAmīn says the fact that the military court is looking into this case is due to the regime’s desire to put harsh sentences on the detainees. ʾAmīn does not think there is any true justification for having the military court look...
Background: The Palestinian Ambassador to the UN and nephew of the late Yāssir ʿArafāt, Nāṣir al-Qudwa, is also the former Palestinian Foreign Minister and a member of Fataḥ. At an FPA press conference, al-Qudwa is asked to share his expectations of the UN, what they will do in regards to the...
Al-Qaradāwi is considered one of the prominent symbols of the Muslim Brotherhood. He is not only a religious scholar, but his political positions, affected by religious legislation, made him a controversial figure on several levels. Who is Al-Qaradāwi? What is his historical relationship to the MB...
Background: Dr. Muḥammad Saʿīd al-ʿAshmāwī (1932 – 7.11.2013) was an Egyptian Supreme Court judge and former head of the Court of State Security. He was a specialist in comparative and Islamic Law at Cairo University and is often described as “one of the most influential liberal Islamic thinkers...
Background: Dr. Buṭrus Buṭrus Ghālī, Secretary General of the United Nations, is addressing the European Parliament on the 50th anniversary of the United Nations’ founding in Strasbourg. His speech is mainly about democracy, European values and model and how the UN sees the future of the...
Background: The recording is of a radio broadcast for Dutch radio regarding Secretary-General Dr. Buṭrus Buṭrus Ghālī who speaks at the European Parliament about wanting to see more European countries getting politically involved in the United Nations. A fragment of the interview between Cornelis...
Background: Former Prime Minister Ṣādiq al-Mahdī shares his views on political tolerance and freedom in Sudan, stressing the equality between Christians and Muslims in terms of freedom and political tolerance. At that time, the Venezuelan terrorist Ilich Ramírez Sánchez (otherwise known as Carlos...
Dr. ʿAlī al-Sammān was born in 1929. He is an Egyptian professor who has lived in France and received his Ph.D. Dr. al-Sammān has participated in a large number of seminars and dialogues, and his activities stem from his belief in the importance of dialogues and meetings dealing with Islam and the...

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