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Georgetown University PhD candidate Matthew Anderson went in July 2015 with Arab-West Report/Center for Arab-West Understanding to Maghagha were we met with several local people, Christians and Muslims, about the expulsion of an extended Christian family from Kafr Darwish following allegations of...
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...
**Article linked to in text has since been removed W. Winston Skinner reported on September 17, 2015 in the Times-Herald that an Egyptian native Christian missionary, in the article called pastor X, “told about 95 people at the International Leadership Team in Carrollton on Tuesday that...
The Salafī-Jihadis of Egypt are a small movement, but Muhammad al-Zawāhirī, by virtue of his infamous brother Ayman, is its face. He made headlines on September 11, 2012, offering to mediate between ‘the West’ and al-Qaeda, believing he has leverage with family at the helm. 
We are living in a world of much polarization.  This negative energy drives communities apart rather than combining their strengths to work together towards a better society. Arab-West Report was founded in 1997 to fight this negative energy. We are small and thus work only developed slowly but in...
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....
I called a long-time personal friend of mine, Father Raphael of Tāmīyah in Faiyum Oasis, on February 21, who found the media reporting about the attack in Sarisnah much exaggerated. Tāmīyah is not far from Sarisnah and Father Raphael knows the churches in his area well. In the past he has not been...
Egypt is not Lebanon. Though the political transition leads increasingly to polarization and bouts of violence, almost no one seriously warns of a fate resembling Lebanon in the 1970-80s. Lebanon is a conglomeration of religious sects concentrated in distinct geographical areas and topographical...
 Jamāl al-Bannā, a great friend of Arab-West Report, passed away today at the age of 93. Jamāl al-Bannā, born in 1920, was the younger brother of Hassan al-Bannā, the founder of the Muslim Brotherhood, whose policies he rejected. Jamāl al-Bannā was widely perceived by Egyptians as a liberal thinker...
On December 10, an SGP delegation met with Coptic Orthodox Bishop Musa about the draft Constitution and the place of Christians in Egypt. Michael Burslem did the language editing of this text and placed some comments. This text was sent to the SGP delegation for approval. Bishop Mūsā, however,...

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