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President Muhammad Mursī on Wednesday (November 14) issued a decision withdrawing Egypt’s ambassador to Israel after flagrant Israeli aggression on the Gaza Strip. [Amānī Mājid, Bāsil Yusrī and Khālid al-Asma’ī, al-Ahrām, Nov. 15, p. 1] Read original text in Arabic
Interviewer: Eline Kasanwidjojo Language of interview: English (original interview), English (presented transcript) Transcript: Eline Kasanwidjojo   Approval: Requested and no objection received   Dr. Kamāl al-Hilbāwī is a former member of the Muslim Brotherhood Guidance Council and MB foreign...
Background: Egyptian ʿAyn Shams University Professor Rashād al-Shāmī and fellow colleague al-Baḥrawy discuss the Western belief of anti-Semitism being more prominent in the Arab World than anywhere else. Al-Shāmī mentions the popular Egyptian writer ʾIḥsān ʿAbd al-Quddūs and criticises his work as...
Maariv newspaper has reported on a Jewish girl that converted to Islam within the Green Line (Haytham Sulimān, al-Wafd, Jan. 12, p. 16). 
ʾAbū al-ʿAlā Māḍī was born in 1958 into a religious, Muslim family in Minia, Egypt. In 1996, he became the co-founder of Hizb al-Wasat (Center Party) which simultaneously signaled his break from the Muslim Brotherhood. The establishment of a political party with an Islamic background touches on a...
Dr. ʿAbd al-Wahhāb al-Masīrī was born in 1938 in Damanhūr governorate, Egypt. In 1975 he took up a position as Advisor of Cultural Affairs to the Permanent Delegation of the Arab League to the United Nations in New York, which he held until 1979. However, he was not able to resume his earlier...
The Center released a document which documents more than a hundred cases of verbal assaults on supporters of the Palestinian cause. Most of these verbal assaults called supporters of Palestine terrorists or anti-Semitic. A representative from the Palestine Solidarity Legal Support Network commented...
In an article published in the British journal, “The Independent,” reporter Robert Fisk described legislation to criminalize boycotting Israel as being stupid and in conflict with the foundations of democracy. The law, championed by Canada’s conservative leader, Stephen Harper, would define...
 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said at a conference in Jerusalem that “anti-Semitism is being spread anew in the world today, especially in the Middle East and the West.” He added, “anti-Semitism is spreading in the most fanatical regions of the Middle East, saying that it prevails in...
A group of 64 French intellectuals demanded that there be a distinction made between anti-Semitism and general political criticism. In an open letter signed by the group in a French newspaper, the group claimed that it is the right of the Palestinians to have a state and to be able to achieve their...
 The Israeli Army allowed classified information to be published about explosions it coordinated inside Egypt. Seeking to undermine the Brotherhood by promoting the notion that the group uses violence and terrorism, the Israeli army staged the explosions to appear as though the Brotherhood had...
At a party commemorating 50 years of diplomatic relations between Germany and Israel, German President Joachim Gauck expressed his concern over the increasing amount of violence against Jews in Europe. He also urged Germans to confront and fight anti-Semitism in a strong way.  (12 May, 2015, DW, No...
 Israeli newspaper, Jewish Journal, drew attention to a report published by Amnesty International on World Press Freedom Day confirming that there are at least 18 journalists being detained in Egyptian prisons only because they are journalists. The report asserts, “if anyone challenges the...
Arab-West Report extends its condolences to the family and friends of the victims in the March 22 and March 27 terrorist attacks in Brussels and Lahore, as well as to all Belgians and Pakistanis. The terrorist attack at Zaventem Airport and Maalbeek Metro station in Brussels claimed the lives of 34...
Meanwhile, the Salafī al-Nūr Party said that it respects the peace treaty with Israel due to the danger of canceling it unilaterally but some “unfair” items have to be modified by all legitimate means.  Al-Nūr (Light), in a statement published on its official Facebook page on December 23, said the...
A hiker has discovered a 3,500-year-old Egyptian seal, which is shaped like a scarab beetle. It is thought to represent Pharaoh Thutmose III, who was considered the 'Napoleon of Egypt' as he captured 350 cities during his 54-year rule in the 15th century BC.
This paper is an attempt to outline and illustrate the many facets of the Arab media's reaction to the 2003 invasion of Iraq and the profound emotions it stirred in so many Arabs and Arab journalists. 
Ahmad Mansūr: The international organisation of the Muslim Brotherhood is infiltrated and needs to be dissolved Mansūr states that the Muslim Brotherhood was infiltrated by the intelligence agencies of Jordan, Israel and Egypt as well as by the CIA. He goes on arguing that the Muslim Brotherhood...
In both his presidential campaign and inaugural addresses, President Muhammad Mursī has assured the world of Egypt’s commitment to peace. Yet in the run-up to the final election on June 14, the Muslim Brotherhood published an Arabic article calling this commitment into question.
In the early 1960s during the tenure of late Pope Kyrillos VI, Coptic Orthodox Christians had only seven churches abroad – two in each of the United States, Canada and Australia and only in Britain (1).

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