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Revealing moves within the US administration to classify the widespread "Muslim Brotherhood" organization as a "terrorist organization" has generated considerable controversy, particularly about the extent to which this move has affected the Brotherhood's branches in a number of Arab and Islamic...
President Donald Trump who considers President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī “a friend”, posted on Twitter that he is certain that al-Sīsī will “move his country into a more inclusive future” after the opening of the cathedral in the new Administrative Capital of Cairo. His Minister of Foreign Affairs,...
Last Thursday, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Egypt.  In addition to meeting with President al-Sīsī and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sāmiḥ Shukrī, Pompeo delivered a speech at the American University in Cairo.  The stage was set for the successful visit by a tweet from President Trump...
A decision to close four churches in the Egyptian governorate of al-Minyā sparked controversy and renewed talks about protecting Christians in Egypt and their right to worship and building churches. This comes at a time when some Western reports, issued by official institutions and non-governmental...
Egyptian writer and columnist Muntaṣir Saʿd writes this week: Whoever follows closely the current events of the Arab region will find them associated to conspiracies and plots that occurred in the past. Three major schemes plotted recently are the following: first scheme, the Kurds of Iraq vote in...
Cairo expressed dismay at the travel warning issued by the US State Department on travel to Egypt because of threats from terrorist and violent political opposition groups. 
 After listing al-Jamā’ah al-Islāmīyah [Islamic Group] among other 70 terrorist organizations worldwide, the US State Department’s annual report on terrorism has not designated the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization, despite acts of violence attributed to it and its classification as a...
Al-Wafd newspaper published an investigative report highlighting the current human right situation in Egypt. The report mentioned a 300% increase in the number of detainees inside the police stations, 150% increase in the number of prisoners, and 16 articles of the constitution being ineffective. 
Field Marshal Husayn Tantāwī, the Chairman of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), received on Wednesday (June 29, 2011) Ambassador William Burns, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State, and his accompanying delegation, currently on a visit to Egypt. The meeting took up recent developments in...
The author discusses the importance of language, particularly as it relates to the mis-communication that can often happen when languages are being translated due to cultural differences that may not necessarily hold true across cultures and languages.

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