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Preface by Cornelis Hulsman: In 1997 I started making press overviews on issues related to Muslim-Christian relations and founded the Religious News Service from the Arab World which later was renamed Arab-West Report. Between June 13, 1997 and July 11, 1998 I collected articles from al-Muslimoon...
Ayad Mossad [ʿAyyād Musʿad] discusses his time as foundation chairman of the Arab-West Report as well as some background information on his life. Accompanied is a contextual commentary included by Cornelis Hulsman.
We often hear about the radical statements and fatwás of Muslims and about uncompromising Christian or secular activists who can appeal to populist sentiments and mistrust of the ‘other’.
Previously, I have written in Arab-West Report about people who have influenced me, such as former Dutch Consul-General to Saudi Arabia, Daniel van der Meulen (1894–1989), who stimulated my interest in the Arab world and Muslim-Christian relations. Syrian-Orthodox Bishop, Samuel Aktash of the Tur...
Drs. Hulsman reviews the responses and reactions to issues of conversion in Egypt versus those of Western countries.
In an unprecedented event in Egyptian cinema, Baheb al-Sima (I Love Cinema) portrays members of a Christian family as the protagonists in a film that deals with family relationships set in the 1960s. The film caused much controversy not only because it is the first film to show Christian as the...
Missio report on “Christian persecution?”Media attention for RNSAW work. Media critique on a pressrelease by the US Copts Association about problems around church restoration in the village of Shutb, 5 km Sawth of Assiut.
The general guide of the Muslim Brotherhood passed away on November 14, 2002. His funeral showed the powerful existence of the Brotherhood. Leaders of the group canceled a meeting to chose a successor for him to avoid being arrested because of ?violating the laws by participating in an...
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Workshop for Egyptian journalists; freedom of expression.
Announcement of articles reported in this issue about Eastern in Egyptian churches. Workshop for Egyptian journalists that RNSAW is about to organise in cooperation with the Al-Ahram Regional Press Institute.
The victory of the Muslim Brotherhood in the elections of the Bar Association revealed their increasing political influence in Egypt following their recent victory in the parliamentary elections. The Bar association elections revealed the ruling party’s crisis, as it failed to confront the Islamic...
In his article, ‘Abd al-Khāliq Husayn presents examples of Western Christians converting to Islam and the reactions of their families and countries. He then compares this to similar conversion situations in Muslim countries.
Some critique on Metropolitan Bīshūy goes much too far. Growing interest in AWR work and presenting the Electronic Documentation Center. Practices to escape the rule of law in Egypt
In an attempt to forestall Muslim-Christian clashes, state security intelligence forces have spread throughout the village of Birtibāt in al-Minyā governorate to protect Coptic residents while they build a church, Sāmī Jād al-Haqq says.
The review deals with a fatwa by Muftī of the Republic Dr. ‘Alī Jum‘a on the right of a non-Muslim mother to retain custody of her children in the case of her husband’s conversion to Islam in light of a lawsuit filed by a Christian convert to Islam who claimed the right to custody of his...
The author wonders in this article whether increasing the number of dā‘iyas are enough to convince the West of the soundness of the Muslim faith.
The importance and ideas of CIDT. New Coptic Catholic Patriarch Bishop Antonius Najīb will continue recommending AWR work. Rev. Dr. Patrick Sookhdeo, founder and director of the Barnabas Fund, on Islam which differs from AWR that advocates an understanding of Islam that is non-confrontational and...

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