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Cornelis Hulsman, founding editor of Arab-West Report, and Gurjinder Khambay, second-year student in International Studies at Leiden University, The Netherlands, specializing in the Middle East, interviewed Dr. Jan Slomp, a major leader in Christian-Muslim dialogue at all levels, through Webex, on...
The Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood announced that it is forming a committee of specialists and professionals, both at home and abroad, to combat the novel coronavirus crisis. Leading Muslim Brotherhood figures would be among the committee members, as well as figures from professional bodies including...
Dr. Saʿad al-Ddīn aAl-Hhilālī, professor of Islamic jurisprudence at Al-ʾAzhar University, said that Erdogan’s decision to convert the Hagia Sophia into a mosque is an offense to Muslims and Islam, and every Muslim must disapprove of this decision. He says that everyone must know this is the result...
The majority of Muslims around the world began to celebrate the holy month of Ramadan this Friday amidst a peak in the number of people infected with the Coronavirus. The virus prevents many believers from meeting their families or performing collective prayers in mosques, while some religious...
In this op-ed, the author argues that ignoring the local and sectarian nature of the Armenian and Syriac genocides comes at the risk of having these sentiments resurface again.  He then focuses on how these events tie with the situation on the ground for Christians in Turkey and Syria and the...
The crisis in Libya has led to an increase in tension between Egypt and Turkey. The relationship between the two countries has been difficult ever since the Egyptian coup d’état in July 2013, except for the economic exchange between the countries which reached 5.3 billion USD. 
Prominent Dutch humanitarian activist and friend of Arab-West Report Henk Glimmerveen passed away on May 1.[1] In February 2020, the Maadi Messenger asked me to write about how I have changed during the years that I have been involved in intercultural dialogue.[2] As I consider my life, Henk...
In an interview with the Turkish newspaper Ahval in the capital Ankara, Lorenzo Vidino, director of the George Washington University Cyber and Internal Security Program on Extremism, said the ruling Islamists of the Justice and Development Party in Turkey are linked to the Muslim Brotherhood.   ...
Arab-West Report intern Willem Helbing wrote the following article for the Maadi Messenger in 2016. Arab-West Report cooperates with the Maadi Messenger and as a consequence interns have frequently written articles for the Maadi Messenger. The Maadi Messenger agrees these articles are also used for...
Report of an intern meeting on July 26, 2016, with Olivia Keller and Willem Helbing about their experiences in Lesvos (Lesbos) in respectively November 2015 and July 2016. The two experiences show a huge difference before and after the European-Turkey agreement of March 20, 2016. This text was...

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