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Slightly more than one hundred years ago on November 2, 1917, the Balfour Declaration was signed. The recently celebrated anniversary of the declaration led to expressions of appreciation, critique, hope, and fear through global media outlets, such as the Huffington Post, The Guardian, and the...
Slightly more than one hundred years ago on November 2, 1917, the Balfour Declaration was signed. The recently celebrated anniversary of the declaration led to expressions of appreciation, critique, hope, and fear through global media outlets, such as the Huffington Post, The Guardian, and the...
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.
This month has seen a scathing battle in the mass media over visits by some Egyptian Christian citizens to Jerusalem, soon followed by another wrangling over a visit by Muftī of the Republic ‘Alī Jum’ah to the holy city, where he led worshippers for prayers at al-Aqsá Mosque.
Influenced by the revolutionary climate prevailing in the Arab world, the young Palestinians organized huge demonstrations in several Palestinian cities, calling for an end to the rift between Hamās and Fatah. They swiftly responded to this call, announcing that they are ready to meet and discuss...
My fifteen years living in Egypt has given me a lot of connections, including Egyptian diplomats, who are now providing me with stories about current developments in Egypt. It is very common among diplomats that they are ready to give visitors an off the record insight in what is happening in their...
Hulsman recently met with Dr. Boutros Boutros Ghali, the former secretary general of the United Nations. Ghali explained his views on the recent Israeli war on Gaza and also his attitude toward the Egyptian media reporting of tensions between different religious communities.
Sanā’ al-Sa‘īd interviews Pope Shenouda.
The article reflects on the current situation in Israel and Palestine. The author discusses the various strategies that Hamās and Fatah are taking and analyzes the possible different Israeli reactions to the situation.
A new episode of clashes started between the Egyptian regime and the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group after the recent arrest of 16 leaders and members of the group, including Dr. ‘Isām al-‘Iryān, head of the group’s political office. Political experts link the arrest of al-‘Iryān to the group’s...

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