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On Friday evening, protests calling for the downfall of the regime broke out in several Egyptian cities and continued until early Saturday morning.  However, most of the Egyptian media didn’t mention them.  Their coverage came in different forms: ignoring the protests, reporting inaccurately that...
 Sheikh Muhammad al-Bastawīsī, head of the Imams, accused Muhammad ‘Abd al-Rāziq, the official spokesman of the Egyptian Religious Endowment, of belonging to the Muslim Brotherhood. al-Bastawīsī said in an interview with “Misr al-‘Arabiyya” that belonging to the Brotherhood has almost become a...
Thousands of young people from Western countries have gone to Syria during recent years to fight under the black flag of what Prof. Schleifer calls “the most brutal and threateningly successful jihadist group, calling itself the Islamic State.” The British Tony Blair Foundation recently published a...
German Ambassador Martin Kobler became in October 2015 the new UN special envoy for Libya. Arab-West Report knows Ambassador Kobler from the time he was Germany’s Ambassador to Egypt. We wish him much success in his efforts to bring peace to Libya. Prof. Abdallah Schleifer, Senior Fellow of the...
Following publication of a report detailing video evidence from the October 9, 2011 attack on a mostly Coptic demonstration at Maspero, a few people have sent in additional evidence. This appendix report updates the original text.Officer Fires on Protestors – Maspero (30 seconds)
One must be cautious when writing about religious leaders, as they have mastered the art of speaking to an audience. Humans have a penchant for self-deception and self-justification; when mixed with religious language manipulation is easily manufactured, even if unintentionally advanced. People who...
The author laments the role that parliament and the media played in increasing sectarian violence by ignoring the bill for a unified law for building places of worship during its last session.
Muhammad al-Bāz criticizes well-known satellite Islamic preachers for concerning themselves with satisfying their sexual desires through their frequent marriages, despite calling on people to adopt an ascetic standard of living.
Ayman Hassūnah reports on the statements of Saudi Journalist ‘Abd Allāh Bin Bijād al-‘Utaybī who belittled a fatwá issued by the Saudi Shaykh cAbd al-Rahmān Bin Nāsir al-Barāk deeming him an apostate.
Lotus Kīwān interviewed Father Zakarīyā Butrus about his motivations behind his frequent attacks at the Islamic faith and his relation with the Egyptian church.

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