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Despite the controversies generated by the TV drama ‘al-Jamā’a’ (The Muslim Brotherhood), and despite that the episode on the Cairo Fire of January 1952 was only scratched on the surface, the question on who was behind the Cairo Fire, or Black Saturday, is still seeking an answer. 
For the first time ever, a book discusses about the contributions of Christians to Arab culture. Why does the government ignore the Coptic age and the Christian contributions to the development of the culture?
Anwar `Eshqi (the retired Saudi general and former Cabinet adviser) said that the visit of the Saudi Monarch’s adviser Dr. Ahmad al-Khatīb to the Ethiopian Grand Renaissance Dam was not in any way meant as a retaliation.
A poor economic situation and political confusion… The common denominator between the reigns of Mubarak and Al-Sisi. The return of prolific business men and officials throwing political punches at each other… a semi-new face between the two regimes. Analysts: “Egypt is returning to square one… and...
Al-Qā`eda chief in Afghanistan, Dr. Ayman Al-Zawāhery, used his public video to sharply criticize Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood and its founder Shaikh Hassan al-Banna, who, according to Al-Zawāhery, had made serious mistakes, when he pledged allegiance to King Farūq as 'defender of the Qūr'ān'.
Nawāl al-Saʿdāwī was born in Kafr Tahlah in Egypt's Delta, in 1931. Arab Women's Solidarity Association (AWSA) which was headed by al-Saʿdāwī  came to existence as an international non-profit organization that aims at promoting Arab women's active participation in social, economic, cultural, and...
Muḥammad Mahdī ʿĀkif was born in Daqahlīyah province, Egypt, in 1928. In 1940 Muḥammad Mahdī ʿĀkif became involved with the Muslim Brotherhood. In August 1954 he was arrested and stood trial on charges of helping in the escape of Major General ʿAbd al-Munʿim ʿAbd al-Ra'ūf, a top member of the army...
Arab-West Report extends its condolences to the family and friends of the victims in the March 22 and March 27 terrorist attacks in Brussels and Lahore, as well as to all Belgians and Pakistanis. The terrorist attack at Zaventem Airport and Maalbeek Metro station in Brussels claimed the lives of 34...
Prominent Islamist Sheikh Mohamed Amer has declared that Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, supreme commander of the Egyptian armed forces, should be considered "leader of the faithful" due to his current capacity as military ruler of the country.
  Is Islam responsible for the recent increase in sectarian violence against Coptic Christians? AWR Chief Editor Cornelis Hulsman responds in this week's editorial.      

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