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Discussion on “Freedom of expression and respect for ‘the other’ How to respond if one is offended?” organized by CIDT and Al-Sawy Cultural Wheel. Request for NGO Status, decision again postponed. Dr. Maurice Assad, former assistant secretary-general of the MECC and friend of AWR, passed away....
Egyptian MP, Rajab Hilāl Himīda, made a shocking statement in a parliamentary session claiming that the Qur’ān incites terrorism.
Egyptian authorities released 1550 Sudanese refugees after security forces cleared a protest camp in Cairo, an official source at the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs told al-Ahrām.
An Israeli postage stamp with an offensive picture of a mu’adhin engenders angry reactions in Muslim communities.
The Muslim Brotherhood’s murshid [guide], Mahdī Muhammad ‘Ākif said that insinuations about alleged relations between the Brotherhood and the United States are just nonsense.
After negotiations failed to end a three month long sit in being staged by Sudanese refugees in a public square in central Cairo, security forces took measures to end the protest, resulting in a stampede, which killed 25 Sudanese. 76 Egyptian policemen were also injured after demonstrators hurled...
Al-Usbou‘, al-Ahrām al-‘Arabī and Rose al-Yousuf report on the reaction to the controversial cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad, published few months ago by the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten.
The Danish prime minister had declined to receive 19 ambassadors from Arab and Muslim countries even though he received a Somali-born woman [‘Alī Hirsi ‘Alī] who wrote the script for a controversial documentary called ’Submission’ directed by Dutch Theo van Gogh. The newspapers also suggest that...
Egypt has called on the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe nations to give priority to the issue of discrimination against Muslims, particularly in light of the recent cartoons in Denmark that Muslims all over the world consider offensive to Islam and the Prophet Muhammad.
An article about the work of the Center for Arab-West Understanding from Dutch newspaper Trouw. [Editor AWR: This article is very sharp. Senior editor Eildert Mulder has used formulations that Hulsman would never have used, but this is related to Mulder’s own experiences in Egypt and the Arab world...

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