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Background: Opposition leader Mahmūd Jibrīl al-Warfalī discusses his viewpoints on the Libyan regime under Muʿammar al-Qadhāfī. The Lockerbie bombing in 1988 is brought up for discussion. Just days before the sabotage of the aircraft, the Palestinian Liberation Organisation (PLO) had warned...
  Egypt preparing for the second anniversary of Mursī’s deposition  Security services in all Egyptian governorates prepared to face protests by the Muslim Brotherhood’s supporters on Friday on the second anniversary that marks former President Mursī’s deposition. Security forces were deployed in...
Three years ago, on February 27, 2013, we interviewed Aḥmad Ashūsh in our office. These were the days of President Muhammad Mursī and we then made efforts to understand the motivations of the different people involved various Islamists movements. Aḥmad Ashūsh was arrested in October 2013 for the...
With a touch of humor throughout, Mgr. Michael Fitzgerald introduced his role as the Vatican Ambassador to Egypt to a delegation of mostly Catholic Austrian students and professors from the University of Vienna. This visit was organized by Arab-West Report and was also attended by some staff and...
The Maspero Youth Union (MYU) held the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) and police "entirely responsible" for any loss of life, property or that Copts besieged inside a church in the village of Mīt Bashār in al-Zaqāzīq, al-Sharqia governorate, or the Muslims trying to protect the church...
Pope Benedict XVI met with the new Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil el-Arabi on 18 May, 2011, amid concerns over the safety of Christians caught up in the Arab revolutions of the Middle East. The meeting, which followed talks between Arabi and Dominique Mamberti, the Vatican's foreign minister, took...
A meeting sponsored by the Anna Lindh foundation and the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations was just held on 6 April 2011  at the headquarters of the Arab League. It is part of a forum seeking to explore how Arab-West relations could be built differently in the next decade, taking into...
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...
Tensions in Izbet Boushra received national and international media coverage following a clash on June 21, 2009 between Muslims and Christians over a church building. AWR visited Bishop Stephanous, responsible for the diocese in which Izbet Boushra is located, in August 2009. The Bishop then asked...
On October 11, 2009 Her Excellency Dr. Mrs. Jihān al-Sādāt presented a lecture to the Women’s Association of Cairo at the Oriental Hall of the American University of Cairo. During the lecture she highlighted the role of women’s rights and education as well as looking at her husband’s policies and...

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