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For the first time in years we had one of our student interns questioned and detained by Egyptian police for one day which has resulted in questions from a number of our relations. It all turned out to be a very unfortunate misunderstanding, but it nevertheless was very unpleasant for our student....
Julie Casper writes of her experiences with the ancient Egyptian tradition of "Subuu'". (Photo credits go to Julie and Jayson Casper)
This article was written with the purpose of exploring the overlapping interests between MISEREOR & CIDT/CAWU, which, in my view, explains the many years of cooperation between MISEREOR & CIDT/CAWU. This paper provides a brief overview of both parties, their goals and achievements, and...
On February 17, 2018, Arab-West Report sent a delegation of interns to Qufāda, a village in Maghāgha, al-Minīa, to inquire into the outstanding relationship between its Christian and Muslim population. We interviewed two religious leaders, Abūna [Father] Yuʾannas, the priest of Qufāda’s Coptic...
As a Muslim, I have been deeply concerned about relations between Christians and Muslims in Egypt in light of the recent attacks against the Coptic community. In fact, in the wake of the Minya bus attack and the Palm Sunday church bombings, I felt that the Muslim community in Egypt wasn’t vocal...
Tensions are high in Egypt following the brutal attack on Christians in Minya [Minyā] on May 27, leaving 29 Christians, among them ten children, dead and 25 others wounded. Father Yo’annis [Yū'annis] of Qufada  [Qufādā] told us that most of the Christians came from the dioceses of Maghagha [...
Most Muslims in Egypt do not have good impressions of Christian missionaries in Egypt. We earlier, in 2004, had discussions about this in Arab-West Report. There are good reasons for these negative impressions since there are indeed Christians proclaiming their faith and speaking very negatively...
The questions were formulated by Judith Bravenboer and Arnold Dekker for a VWO school research project (Lodensteincollege -6VWO) in Amersfoort, The Netherlands) based on information found in primarily Dutch media and an internet search.  They contacted Dr. Willem Jan de Wit who teaches at the...
Report about an Arab-West Report visit to Qufada in the district of Maghagha where we met with Shaykh Hamdi Abd al-Fattah and Father Yo’annis about Customary Reconciliation Sessions in Maghagha.  
Georgetown University PhD candidate Matthew Anderson went in July 2015 with Arab-West Report/Center for Arab-West Understanding to Maghagha were we met with several local people, Christians and Muslims, about the expulsion of an extended Christian family from Kafr Darwish following allegations of...

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