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Interviewer: Eline Kasanwidjojo   Language of interview: English (original interview) English (presented transcript)   Transcript: Eline Kasanwidjojo   Approval: Requested and no objection received     This is an interview with Dr. Kamāl al-Hilbāwī, a former member of the Muslim Brotherhood...
ʿAmrū Khālid was born in a well-off family in 1967 in Alexandria, Egypt. From 1998 onwards Khālid became a full time dāʿiyah as he expanded his enterprise to satellite-television with his first tele-preacher show. Khālid aims at a revival of the Arab world pointing to the current obvious...
Sawsan Jabrah Ayyūb Khalīl (Sawsan Gabra) was born in 1963 in Alexandria, Egypt. Jabrah became involved in intercultural and interfaith dialogue when she returned to Egypt with her husband and co-founder of Arab-West Report (founded in 1997); Cornelis Hulsman. Gabra is Coptic Orthodox. She actively...
Muḥammad Khayrat al-Shāṭir is generally seen as the financial leader of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt. He was elected deputy to the Supreme Guide of the organization in 2003. al-Shāṭir was born May 5, 1950, in al-Daqahlīyah, Egypt. He has been active in Islamic, political activities since the...
The governor of Alexandria, Tāriq al-Mahdī, offered special congratulations to Pope Tawadros II and to all the Copts, in particular the Copts of Alexandria. He said that there is a comprehensive security plan for all churches in the city on the day of Christmas celebrations, and special...
The book publisher Dār al-Tanwīr released a report explaining the controversy surrounding the book “Freedom Walls” written by Doctor Sumīr Mahmūd. Alexandria’s Attorney General’s Office confiscated copies of the book last July in order to review and confirm that it does not contain material...
On the eve of December 31, 2010, a blast targeted the Two Saints Church in Alexandria, killing 24 Egyptians and wounding more than 90 others. In a year’s time, the facade of the church was restored and the remains of bodies were removed off the walls of the Sharq al-Madīnah mosque on the other side...
On the eve of December 31, 2010, a blast targeted the Two Saints Church in Alexandria, killing 24 Egyptians and wounding more than 90 others. In a year’s time, the facade of the church was restored and the remains of bodies were removed off the walls of the Sharq al-Madīnah mosque on the other side...
On the eve of December 31, 2010, a blast targeted the Two Saints Church in Alexandria, killing 24 Egyptians and wounding more than 90 others. In a year’s time, the facade of the church was restored and the remains of bodies were removed off the walls of the Sharq al-Madīnah mosque on the other side...
On the eve of December 31, 2010, a blast targeted the Two Saints Church in Alexandria, killing 24 Egyptians and wounding more than 90 others. In a year’s time, the facade of the church was restored and the remains of bodies were removed off the walls of the Sharq al-Madīnah mosque on the other side...
The Association of Victims of Personal Status for Orthodox Copts rejected lawsuit 28032 filed by Pope Tawāḍrūs which challenges an administrative court’s ruling that compels the Church to permit Christians to marry a second time. The Pope’s lawsuit seeks to nullify the administrative court’s decree...
 An NGO called the “Sisters’ Network” is holding the first ever panel that addresses problems confronting modern women from an Islamic perspective. The President of the organization explained that the organization relies on principles of women’s rights in Islam. The conference is being held in...
 An NGO called the “Sisters’ Network” is holding the first ever panel that addresses problems confronting modern women from an Islamic perspective. The President of the organization explained that the organization relies on principles of women’s rights in Islam. The conference is being held in...
A number of political movements in Alexandria organized a one-year memorial for the victims of Two Saints Church. Father Philopater Jamīl, Father of Virgin Mary Church in Faysal, attended the memorial and said that if the Supreme Council of the Armed forces (SCAF) wanted to know the "invisible...
The Alexandrian poet, Hamdī Zaydān invited people to spend New Year’s Eve off Two Saints Church, Saint Mark and Pope Peter in Alexandria in memory of the martyrs and victims died in the previous New Year’s Eve. In the early minutes of year 2011, a car exploded just outside the church, leaving...
Alexandria’s public library released a book titled “The Progress of Women in the World.” The release corresponds to a public event hosted at the library led by women workers, representatives of the local government, and university students. The speakers will report their views on the situation for...
Clashes between protesters and security forces in Alexandria on Friday left one 17-year-old girl killed and at least two others injured, the Ministry of Health said.
The Regional Center for Women’s Health in Alexandria opened an international conference under the name “Women’s Rights and Their Application.” The Conference will address a number of subjects related to women’s rights including healthcare as a right during pregnancy, early cancer detection, safe...
“The Muslim Brotherhood today on their official Facebook page accused the Egyptian police of killing engineer Ahmed Muhammad Jabr who is a member of the group as well as kidnapping his wife and two children”.  The Egyptian police and courts in Alexandria denied having any information on the...
Today, the Orthodox Church celebrates, the third memorial of  Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria. Najīb Jibraʿīl director of the Egyptian federation for human rights said that Shenoda was a “national figure, a safety valve against sectarianism”. ”He was a nationalist, he refused to visit any Israeli...

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