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A Dutch tourist residing in the city of Hurghada declared that he had converted to Islam and changed his name to Sīsī in reference to Egyptian President ‘Abd al-Fatah al- Sīsī. The tourist says the President led him to Islam despite him lacking religious affiliation before. The tourist held a...
Security personnel arrested Isma`ĭl Iskandarānī, a journalist and human rights activist, at Hurghāda airport late Sunday, security sources told Al-Masrī Al-Yawm.
[Editor: Susan is a former full-time editor of Arab-West Report who has lived since February 2009 in Hurghada] Many sectors throughout Egypt suffered greatly as a result of the 2011 Revolution. Perhaps the hardest hit however, was the tourism industry. Beach towns that were in former years...
Al-Yawm al-Sābi‘ runs a report on page 20, in which it claims to have had access to the dossier of the Samallūt train shootings, including the texts of letters exchanged between psychiatrists and police medical authorities.   These revealed that the accused, ‘Āmir ‘Āshūr, had first been examined...
Clergymen and governors of the different Egyptian governorates discuss inter-religious cordial relations.
Evangelicals and Catholics will not attend the Middle East Council of Churches conference until Bishop Bīshūy apologizes for the statements he announced about their destiny in the afterlife.
The Abū al-Matāmīr tensions triggered a full-page article in Sawt al-Ummah newspaper claiming that Israel wants to declare a Coptic state in Upper Egypt or Hurghada. Other discussions followed the tensions, some of them very emotional.
In an attempt to control the money of the Bar Association, members of the association, who belongs to the Brotherhood, appointed a new treasurer against the will of the association?s president ? which led to many problems in the association.
Text of lecture about a declining Christianity in the Middle East. Dalrymple compares between his travels in the mid nineties to when he collected material for his book ‘From the Holy Mountain: A Journey among the Christians of the Middle East,’ and recently travelled to the areas he had visited...
The author argues that Egyptians are living in a “police state.”
Islam respects all other divine religions, even at the time it is being attacked and offended. True Muslims are those who believe in other religions and messengers.
Five Scandinavian tourists, including three Norwegians and two Swedes [Reviewer: No names mentioned] have been accused of blasphemy on their holiday in Egypt for circumambulating a statue of a mermaid located in a town square in Hurghada, in an attempt to parody Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca....
The author writes on the program of the visit of Pope Sheouda III to Aswan, where he opened a new Coptic church and laid the foundation stone of the building of Aswan Coptic Bishopric.
The majority of the members of the Journalists’ Syndicate did not approve that the Brotherhood used the syndicate hall to announce their initiative for political reform. In the last elections, four Brotherhood members were elected into the board. Instead of declaring the syndicate as a place for...
Mustafā Aḥmad Ḥasan Ḥasan Abāza is a very special person for Arab-West Report because he has encouraged our work from the first moment we started. The AWR Board of Advisors therefore agreed to ask Mustafā Abāza to join the AWR Board of Advisors, an invitation Abāza gladly accepted.
Freedom to change religion, constructing churches, and employment without discrimination based on religion are the main controversial issues between the Church and the state. They also constitute the potential sources of any conflict that may arise between the two sides.
Ra’afat Al-Mehi’s film script "Hurghada...the Magic of Love" which deals with the issue of mixed marriages between Muslim men and Christian women is painful for Christians, not only because Christians oppose such mixed marriages but also because the location for Al-Mehi’s script is in Hurghada...
Movie director Ra’fat Al-Meihi is thinking of turning his novel "Hurghada: Love Magic" into a film. The story is about a Christian girl who loves a Muslim police officer. Al-Meihi said that the meaning he wanted to deliver was that each one of us has the right to express his love in the way he...
The author criticizes the Sheikh of the Azhar because he spoke highly of the book "Islam and the gardens of the devil" by the editor-in-chief of Rose El-Youssef. He believes that the book contains Western and non-religious ideas. It speaks of Heavenly Religions, as if God has many religions and...
Father Matta Al-Maskeen succeeded in closing the curtain on one of the deepest divisions in the history of the Coptic church when he told His Excellency Pope Shenouda III on television that he would concede on the issue of the farm of the monastery of Saint Maqarios, which lies at the seventy...

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