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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 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...
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...
The bad weather conditions the Mediterranean city of Alexandria witnessed on Sunday forced the postponement of the Court's session on Mursi's 'Espionage Case' to November 9, as well of 10 other detainees accused of the same charge of spying for Qatar and leaking classified documents related to the...
In a statement disclosed on Monday evening, the ECHR reported some of violations, namely referring to the Salafist Al-Nur Party, which led a campaign in Alexandria to “freely distribute” the Hepatitis-C medication Sovaldi, which the ECHR described as a “bribe for voters.”
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...
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...
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 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...
On Wednesday, April 27th, we've had the pleasure to show the movie "One Hand", a film produced by Johnny and Rebecca Weixler with help of contacts provided by Arab-West Report. The film had been earlier presented and well received at the well-attended MESA Film Festival in Denver, Colorado, USA....
Meeting Senior Pastor Radi A. Iskanderat his office behind his church, the Evangelical church of Atarine.Alexandria, 22 January. As turmoil in Egypt continues and the situation in Suez and Cairo as well as Alexandria hardens, dialogue seems a distant possibility. In his office, in the building...
On December 29, 2012, an unknown assailant killed two Egyptians praying in a service building attached to a Coptic Orthodox Church in Misrata, Libya. Located to the west of Tripoli, the attacker threw a homemade bomb into a midnight prayer service of 150 people, injuring two others.
Hundreds of political activists took part in solidarity Iftār initiatives outside prisons across Egypt, including Wādī al-Natrūn in Alexandria and Turah in Cairo, demanding the release of prisoners from the January 25 Revolution.
One of the members of the Austrian University delegation that visited Egypt between May 23 and June 3 was Daniel Podertschnig who, following his return to Austria reported for the Catholic News Service of Austria. Cornelis Hulsman made a summary translation of his text into English for Arab-West...
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