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Arab-West relations have been one of the most controversial relationships in the international arena for decades.
U.S. Ambassador David Welch declared that the United States supports the Ibn Khaldoun Center for Development Studies as well as five other civil society groups working in the fields of human rights, freedom, and development in Egypt.
It seems that all the battles that break out between the Azhar and the Americans are predestined to fail. To illustrate, the former Muftī issued a Fatwá that anybody who detonates himself among Israelis is a martyr. Another Fatwá by ShaykhShaykh Nabawī al-cIsh says it is forbidden to deal with the...
Rif‘at al-Said, the spokesman for the Egyptian opposition parties? alliance, said he met with the U.S. Ambassador in Cairo David Welch for a couple of hours.
Issues related to anti-Semitism are discussed in four of the papers of this week. Most articles question the connection established between criticizing Israel and anti- Semitism. See also art. 2 and 3
Egyptian papers gave much space to the different opinions about the controversial fatwa of Sheikh Al-Eish which incriminated dealing with the Iraqi Transitional Ruling Council. They also comment on the reaction to the fatwa within American political circles. The fatwa raised many questions about...
The four papers comment on the issue of the freedom of press in Egypt in light of the detention of Mustafa Bakri, Editor-in Chief of Al-Usboa, and his deputy Mahmoud Bakri.
The Egyptian Court of Cassation accepted the second appeal Saad Eddin Ibrahim lodged against the seven-year imprisonment sentence handed down to him. The Cassation Court cancelled the ruling and set January 7 for a third and final trial of Ibrahim. Ibrahim was released after the court?s session.
The truth of the ?Protocols of the Elders of Zion? and the dramatic treatment of history are the focus of the articles commenting on ?Knight without a horse.? President Mubarak has sent a message to the Israeli president stressing that the series is not based on the ?Protocols.? The American...
The US Department of State defended the American ambassador in Cairo, David Welch, with regard to the accusations directed to him for interfering in the affairs of the Egyptian press.
The article argues that the American ambassador David Welch in Cairo has the right to express his opinions in which he defends his government, and he also has the right to criticize the Egyptian press. The author expresses his hope that the Egyptian ambassador in Washington, as well as all Arab...
The board of the Journalists Syndicate issued a statement in which it expressed full condemnation of the provoking statements of the American ambassador on the Egyptian press. The ambassador recently accused the Egyptian press of aggressiveness, deception and breaking media conventions. He launched...
The article comments on the “provoking” activities of the American Embassy in Egypt. One of these activities is attacking the Egyptian press. The American ambassador to Egypt is no longer content with attacking the opposition or independent papers. He is now attacking national papers like Al-Akhbar...
The American ambassador in Cairo, David Welch, launched a new attack on the Egyptian press, accusing it of aggressiveness, violating ethic conduct and carrying out criticism that is not based on facts. He believes the Egyptian press criticizes American policy based on false information.
The text of the speech of the Ambassador to the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt.
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The American ambassador to Egypt stressed that the US respects Islam and Muslims and their places of worship. He said that attacking Iraq is not meant to be an attack on Muslims. He explained that security reasons were behind the delay in issuing entry visas for the preachers Egypt sends annually...
The American ambassador to Egypt visited the Sheikh of the Azhar, in an attempt to solve the crisis between the Azhar and the embassy concerning preachers and Qur´an readers traveling to the USA. The ambassador showed his readiness to eliminate any obstacles that forbid preachers from...
Egypt´s media slammed the U.S. ambassador in Cairo after he called for the press to vet commentary on the September 11 attacks. The spat highlighted anti-U.S. feeling in the region. Journalists and cartoonists asked the ambassador to go back to his country and accused the U.S. media of seeing...
An article by US Ambassador in Cairo irked Egypt´s journalists and highlighted US displeasure with repeated suggestions that someone other than Bin Laden is behind the September 11 attacks. Many journalists and cartoonists issued a joint statement calling the article "an American call for...

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