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Islamic writer Jamal al-Banna states that it has been quite common for Christians and Jews to convert to Islam to avoid persecution and then leave the religion when the danger has passed. An American document allegedly claiming direct aid should preferably go to locations of high density Coptic...
The following article presents an overview of the Annual Anglican-Al Azhar Interfaith Meeting that implicitly dealt with dialogue and means of furthering it. Wisam al-Deweny provides her input on the subject, and recommends means of improving this dialogue in the future.
Salmá Anwar presents an overview of her internship from January 15 to July 31, 2007.
The following presents an interview between Dr. Hala Mustafa and CIDT interns. Dr. Mustafa comments on her role in the National Democratic Party’s Policies Committee, her opinions on reform in Egypt, critiquing the role of Egyptian security, and the necessary steps needed for reform to take effect.
The article presents the transcript of a lecture for the Arab Thought Forum. It considers media distortions and mis-representation in the media that only serve to further antagonize Muslim-Christian relations and the perception of Islam and the Arab world in the West. Drs. Cornelis Hulsman explains...
The authors stress that misguided media reporting often only serves to further tensions, particularly in cases of sectarian strife. They urge individuals to not only critically consider what is published, but if incorrect information is presented as factual evidence, to do something about it.
Father Basilius discusses the history and theological philosophies of Father Mattá al-Maskīn. The interview is mainly focused on theology and the practices of clergymen.
CIDT answers questions from the Australian Refugee Review Tribunal concerning the forced conversion of Copts to Islām in Egypt.
The Center for Arab-West Understanding presents its annual report for 2006, highlighting the objectives achieved and the goals for the upcoming year. 2006 was landmarked by growing toward the Center for Arab-West Understanding, and laying the basis for an electronic documentation center.
A former intern with the Center for Arab West Understanding, Mia Ulvgraven, provides a personal account of her time in Egypt, and how, as a Westerner, her views have been altered and corrected with living and working in the Middle East.


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