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AWR was pleased to cooperate with Encounter, a program of ABC radio, Australia. For the interviews and transcript of ABC please check this address: http://www.abc.net.au/rn/encounter/stories/2011/3147651.htm#transcript  
 Salafīs opinion about democracy, the second article of the constitution, and Christians.  
Editor: New managing director Hani Labib describes the background of almost two weeks of rioting in Egypt.  In February 2009, President Husni Mubarak approved Police Day, which comes on January 25 each year, as an official holiday for employees of the state and the Public Sector. Police Day marks...
  Sectarian tension is once again the topic of many Egyptian editorialists over the weekend. This discussion comes primarily in light of the New Year’s Day attack on an Alexandria church and last week’s shooting of Christians on a train in Minya.  
Journalist ‘Antar talks about Shaykh Muhammad Farrāj’s confiscated book that contains information about Kāmīliyā Shihātah and other alleged converts to Islam, including Bishop Bīshūy’s sister. The book allegedly contains a handwritten story by Kāmīliyā about her conversion to Islam. It also...
Islamic sources report two main reasons for the state security’s arrest of Shaykh Abū Yihyā and Khālid Harbī, head of the Islamic Centre for the resistance to Christianization. The first reason is to prevent them from testifying in the case of Kāmīliyā Shihātah’s conversion to Islam, whereas the...
As time passes, coverage of the aftermath of the New Year's Day explosion in Alexandria at the Church of the Two Saints, Saint Mark and Pope Peter has receded somewhat. Press reports on the investigation are frequently contradictory...  
  Jayson Casper considers the attack in Alexandria and the resulting sectarian demonstrations which arose in its wake. He explores some of the contextual issues and finds hope in an interfaith effort promoted by a dialogue group in the city. Even so, efforts to find meaning in the tragedy must go...
  AWR Chief Editor Cornelis Hulsman says that the government, Muslims, and Christians need to work together to address the growing sectarian tension in Egypt in order to prevent future attacks, such as the the New Year's Day bombing of a Coptic Orthodox Church in Alexandria, which left 21 dead and...

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