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"The Azhar and the West; dialogue and communication," this was the title of the conference that was held on January 3, 2009. The following lines present extracts from the words of Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib, president of the Azhar University, Muhammad Sayyid Tantāwī, grand imām of the Azhar and Dr. Mahmūd...
Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib, president of the Azhar University called for finding a vent out of the crisis of Arab-West dialogue to present the correct image of Islam.
Cornelis Hulsman, co-founder of Arab-West Report, is planning to return to The Netherlands in September 2009 and has decided that the AWR editorials will be written with the English language editor. Gaza has obviously been a recurrent theme in many of the articles in this week’s issue and that is...
The Muslim perception of Israel in light of the recent Gaza bombardment and the story of the fabled Abū Hasīrah dominate this week’s editorial.
The author discusses the case of Wafā’ Qustantīn, and wonders why her case has been given such a great deal of attention.
The former Secretary General of the UN, Boutros Boutros Ghali explains that Egypt needs to improve its image abroad and believes that tensions between Muslims and Christians in Egypt are often exaggerated. He also believes that tensions in the region make Christians emigrate.
The situation of Christians in Iraq is a lamentable one. Hulsman briefly explains their plight but also warns Iraqi Christians about associating themselves too much with the Americans. This is also a strategy that is used by Coptic activists in Egypt.
The Grand Imām of the Azhar Muhammad Sayyid Tantāwī is still facing a barrage of criticism because of his greeting the Israeli president in a conference on interreligious dialogue. Many people are calling for his resignation because this action means that he is no longer a representative of Muslims...
Hulsman recently met with Dr. Boutros Boutros Ghali, the former secretary general of the United Nations. Ghali explained his views on the recent Israeli war on Gaza and also his attitude toward the Egyptian media reporting of tensions between different religious communities.
Great uproar was created following the publication and circulation of a photo of the Grand Imām of the Azhar Muhammad Sayyid Tantāwī shaking hands with Shimon Peres in the Conference for inter religious dialogue that was held at the UN in New York.


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