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The article is an interview with Sir Derek Plumbly, the British ambassador in Cairo who is about to leave Cairo and return to Britain. At the end of his tenure, Plumbly reflects on his feelings toward Egypt and how the country has changed.
The following is a review of the history of the Jewish existence in Egypt and Jewish synagogues.
The British Embassy in Cairo has hosted a reception to discuss the rare manuscripts of al-Siryān Monastery and ways to preserve them as part of the great Coptic heritage and Egyptian civilization.
On April 15, 2006, a discussion entitled "Freedom of expression and respect for ’the other’: How to respond if one is offended” was held at El-Sawy Culture Wheel, Zamālik, Cairo. Participants from seven Arab and European countries shared their views on how to avoid the so-called ’clash of...
The speech of Sir Derek Plumbly, British ambassador to Egypt, on ’Freedom of expression and respect for the other. How to respond if one is offended.’
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....
CIDT organizes a discussion on the subject “Freedom of expression and respect for ‘the other’. How to respond if one is offended?” AWR providing examples of both Muslim and Christian polemics. Former Dutch Prime Minister Prof. Dr. Andreas Van Agt is visiting Egypt in May to launch the Center for...
London-based Egyptian fundamentalist and director of London’s al-Maqrizi Center for Historical Studies, Hānī al-Sibā‘ī, told al-Sharq al-Awsat that he will hold the Egyptian National Council for Human Rights responsible for any harm that befalls him if he is deported to Egypt.
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