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Political and social theorist Sir Isaiah Berlin famously compared nationalism to a ‘bent twig’, ‘forced down so severely that when released, it lashed back wit
Al-Watan reports that President Muhammad Mursī has decided to appoint Coptic thinker Samīr Marqus, Dr. Bākīnām al-Sharqāwī, Dr. Sayf ‘Abd al-Fattāh, and writer, Sakīnah Fu’ād, to his presidential advisory team. The decision was announced by the president's spokesman, Dr. Yāsir ‘Alī, who also said...
Muhammad Na’īm stressed that the terror organization “Soldiers of Egypt”, which planted a bomb at Midān al-Nahda al-Misr, is supported by the Muslim Brotherhood and is very similar to “Jamā’ah Ansār Baīt al-Muqqadas”. General Hussām Lāshīn stated that Egypt is in war and that the incident of the...
Attempts by the Muslim Brotherhood to rally supporters outside the Universities of Cairo, al-Azhar, and ‘Ain Shams failed to exceed more than 10 minutes of activity
 Editor AWR: Seok-jo was our first South Korean intern. His English written language skills were not the best, but we always try to find tasks for interns that both benefit the intern concerned as well as contribute to our database. We asked Seok-jo to help investigate the tensions around the...
Nabīl Na’īm, founder of Jihad organization, stated in response to the bombs that shook the street in front of Engineering Faculty, CairoUniversity, that Muslim Brotherhood students were capable of tricking the policemen. They made them think that there were demonstrations in the area order to lead...
CairoUniversity has decided to expel 23 students for raising the Qa’idah (al- Qaeda) flag on the university campus during the events of protests and sabotage last Wednesday (March19). The spokesman of the university, ‘Adil Abd al- Ghaffār stated the university is composing a list of names of other...
Political factions rejected new initiatives calling for reconciliation with the Muslim Brotherhood including the initiatives of the [Muslim Brotherhood led] National Coalition in Support for Legitimacy and the last initiative of Cairo University Professor Hassan Nafaa [a liberal]. Dr. Wahīd Abd al...
Dr. Magid Izzat, a professor of Middle Eastern political history at the University of Bochum in Germany, obtained his PhD in modern history from CairoUniversity and lived in the Iraqi city of Mosul for several years in the eighties.
Primary Urgent Affairs Court has ruled to ban the “Ajnād Misr” organization and classify it as a terrorist organization
258 Christian families [out of 270] have been forced to flee the Sinai Peninsula, while further 7 have been killed by the Islamist terror group, Dā`ish, over the past weeks. In a high-level meeting of the Egyptian presidency, President `Abd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī condemned in strong terms the exodus of...
Since his election as President of Egypt in 2014, President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī has been used to visiting the Cathedral to congratulate Copts for Christmas. This is to solid brotherhood and love between different social factions, and to stress that he is a President for all Egyptians. 
Following the Second World War, Germany began to heal the deep wounds that affected the German character. There's no doubt that one of the thorniest issues that the Germans dealt with wisely after the war was the anti-Semitism and the restoration of relations with Jews. Especially given the deep...
Prof. Jabir Naṣār, president of Cairo University, stated that there is no problem with building a church on the campus of Cairo University, clarifying that no-one had discussed this with him.
Egypt's Al-Hussainī Abu Daif Committee To Protect Journalists called for a candlelight vigil at the Press Syndicate on Tuesday to commemorate the second anniversary of the death of young journalist Mayāda Ashraf who died while covering clashes between Egyptian police and supporters of the Muslim...
Dr. Hassan Nāfe`, professor of political science at Cairo University, said that the main objective of Saudi King Salman's visit to Egypt was the reconciliation of Al-Sisi with the Muslim Brotherhood to form a strong Sunni front to counter Iran's Shia influence in the region, according to Nāfe`.
Dr. Tāreq Fahmī, professor of political science at Cairo University, said that the issue of the Coptic Census is one of the issues considered to be a national security matter, pointing to the absence of official statements from the Church about the number of Copts since the 1980s on the grounds of...
Father Felixinōs, a monk of Deir al-Muharraq in Assiūt, confirmed that the old Virgin Mary Church of the Monastery was the place where the Holy Family lived, pointing out that it is the oldest church worldwide.
The "No to Religious Parties"campaign under the patronage of the President of Cairo University, Jāber Nassār, demands a law to be enacted by the House of Representatives prohibiting the wearing of the niqāb inside state institutions, amid a favoring media and political response.
The case of Dr. Nasr Hāmed Abu Zaid will remain a salient example of contempt of religion in the 90s of last century. Professor Nasr Hāmed Abu Zaid, one of the leading liberal theologians in Islam, while not denying that the Qūr'ān was of divine origin, he argued that it was a "cultural product"...

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