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Ahmad Abū al-Ghaīt thinks that despite its regained strength, Egypt will not enter the war against ISIS into which Turkey has been dragged and he stressed that Egypt is under the attack of foreign media. He also said that ISIS must been confronted with ground troops 
The U.S. President Donald Trump has officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on December 7, 2017, and announced the plan to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
Egypt's President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi stressed that Egypt attaches great importance to the role of the Arab League, especially during the current period of multiplicity of crises in a number of Arab countries, as well as the expansion of terrorist organizations and their threat to Arab national...
Al-Misrī al-Yawm reports that a summit of Arab leaders is being held at the resort town of Sharm al-Shaykh in order to officially reject Western interference in sovereign Egyptian affairs.   The report comes in light of recent statements made by the European Union, Vatican, and various other...
  There were many reports today on Egypt’s recall of its ambassador to the Vatican. The recall comes in light of the recent statements by Pope Benedict XVI calling on Middle Eastern countries to better protect Christian minorities.   Al-Akhbār’s page one report is headlined: "Egypt Summons its...
AWR continues its media monitoring of Egyptian news coverage of the Alexandria church bombing. In this press review, Hānī Hamdī summarizes the Sunday's newspaper stories that deal with the aftermath and investigation of the attack...  
Egypt's Foreign Minister Ahmad Abū al-Ghayt says that the protection of places of worship is the responsibility of the government. This comes after that the recent church attack in Alexandria raised the alarm about the safety of Christians in the Middle East.  French Foreign Minister Michele...
The article reports on Egyptians’ outrage – at both the diplomatic and public levels – at the bad treatment Pope Shenouda received at London’s Heathrow Airport. The pope was forced to pass through a metal detector, even though it violates protocols.
The Egyptian Shūrá Council and Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed their discontentment with British officers’ way of dealing with Pope Shenouda III at Heathrow Airport and announced that Egypt will treat British diplomats in its airports in the same way. Dr. Abū al-Ghayt, Egypt’s minister of...
Majdī Khalīl discusses a recent European Parliament resolution about human rights in Egypt, commenting that the official Egyptian response has been too inciting and underlines the idea that there is a conspiracy theory against the country.
The article discusses Egyptian reactions to the European Parliament resolution, which criticized Egypt’s human rights record.
While Egyptian non-Catholic churches expressed their angry reactions to the Vatican document, Catholic figures, including the director of the Holy See’s Press Office, declared that the document was mainly to clarify Catholic doctrinal issues and was not intended to offend any church or denomination...
A report of the International Labour Organization has accused the Egyptian government of systematically discriminating against Copts in both education and work opportunities. In her response, the Egyptian Minister of Labor and Immigration ‘Ā’ishah ‘Abd al-Hādī has stated that Copts, despite...
The International Labor Organization states that Copts are denied equal access to education. Discussion about the number of Copts appointed to key positions or candidates for parliament.
A group of terrorists carried out their threats and slaughtered Egypt’s top envoy to Iraq Ambassador Īhāb al-Sharīf. The Egyptian late Ambassador was born on the first of January 1954, and graduated from the Lycee France’. He has been working for the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 1976.
The following presents an interview with Tarek Heggy at the Center for Intercultural Dialogue and Translation. Drs. Cornelis Hulsman and staff members discuss sensitive issues throughout the Arab world.
A new church was built in the United Arab Emirates. Pope Shenouda headed a delegation from the Coptic Orthodox Church to the UAE to inaugurate the church.
Carmen Weinstein asserted that the establishment of the Jewish museum is not driven by political or racist ideas and that it would be a landmark tourist attraction.
The Center for Arab-West Understanding presents its annual report for 2006, highlighting the objectives achieved and the goals for the upcoming year. 2006 was landmarked by growing toward the Center for Arab-West Understanding, and laying the basis for an electronic documentation center.
The visit of the delegation of the US Commission on International Religious Freedom to Egypt has caused much controversy within Egyptian political and religious circles, with many considering it an unwanted interference in the internal affairs of the country. Men of religion criticized the visit of...

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