List of persons names (and their functions) used in AWR-Articles

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Name Function
Hāla al-Mālikī

Alexandria's Channel 5 news anchor

Hāla Fuʾād

Author; Journalist

Hāla Muṣṭafā (Dr.)

Political analyst; editor-in-chief of Democracy Review


Hāla Shīḥā ‎

26-year old Egyptian actress. Her comeback and taking off the hijab for almost 6 years her stirred a controversial debate in the Egyptian society.

Hāla Shukrallāh
Hāla Ṣidqī ‎

Coptic Actress

Ḥalīm Nāshid (Dr.)


Ḥamāda al-Ṣawī (Egypt's Attorney General)

Egypt's new attorney general (September 2019), Sawi served in high-level judicial posts since 1986 and had been responsible for investigating numerous critical cases of public concern. He served as head of the Justice Ministry's National Center for Judicial Studies. He was also a member of the technical office of the Cairo Appeal Court. He was assigned as a judge to investigate corruption cases of state newspaper Al-Ahram's advertising. He served as the chief appellant in the Institute for Criminal Research and Training. In October 2015, outgoing Attorney General Nabil Sadek issued a decree appointing Sawi as Senior Attorney General of the Cairo Appeals Prosecution.

Ḥamāda Ḥusayn


Ḥamām al-Kamūnī

Attacker of Naj’ Hammādī

Ḥamd bin Khalīfa al-Thānī (Shaykh)
Hamdān Sulaymān Ḥussayn
Ḥamdī Aḥmad

Egyptian actor; Former Member of Parliament; Former Member of the Labor Party

Ḥamdī al-Ḥusaynī

Author; Journalist for al-Yawm al-Sābic

Ḥamdī al-Sayyid (Dr.)

Head of the Physicians’ Syndicate; head of the Health Committee in the People’s Assembly

Ḥamdī Badīn

Major General with the Military Police

Ḥamdī Fārūq

Attorney General of the Beni Suef Prosecution

Ḥamdī Ḥamāda


Ḥamdī Ḥassan (Dr.)

Official spokesman for the Muslim Brotherhood members in the People's Assembly; Professor at the Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University

Ḥamdī Masʿūd
Ḥamdī Muṣṭafā


Ḥamdī Rizq

Author; Journalist

Ḥamdī ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ (Shaykh)
Ḥamdī ʿAbd al-Raḥmān (Shaykh)

Prominent member of al-Jamācah al-Islāmīyah; member of Shura Council affiliated to the group; Jurist Scholar

Ḥamdī ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz


Ḥamdī ʿĀbidīn


Ḥamdīn Ṣabāḥī [Hamdeen Sabahi]

Founder of the would-be al-Karāmah movement; Member of the Journalists Syndicate Council

Ḥāmid Abū al-Naṣr

Fourth general guide of the Muslim Brotherhood (1986-1996)

Ḥāmid Abū Ṭālib (Dr.)

Dean of the Faculty of Sharicah and Law at Al Azhar University; Member of the Islamic Research Academy

Ḥāmid al-Rifāʿī (Prof., Dr. )

President of the International Islamic Forum for Dialogue (IIFD), Assistant Secretary-General of the Muslim World Congress

Ḥāmid Maḥmūd

Deputy head of the Nasserite Party

Ḥamīd Maqṣūd

Hamīd Maqsūd, 23 years old: her conversion was due to family abuse and was a way to start a new life, leaving her husband and spreading the word of Islam with her father in Syria [AWR, 2006, week 49, art. 44].

Ḥāmid Naṣr Abu Zayd
Ḥāmid Ṭāhir (Dr.)

Former Dean of Dār Al-cUlūm; Professor of Islamic Philosophy

Ḥāmid ʿAmmār (Dr.)

Professor of Fundamentals of Education at cAyn Shams University

Ḥamīda Quṭb

Wife of Sayyid Qutb

Ḥammām Saʿīd (Dr.)

Deputy Chief of the Jordanian Muslim Brotherhood; Former Parliament Member

Ḥammām ʿAṭiyya
Ḥamūd (Major in Jordanian Armed Forces)

intelligence officer of Division G2

Ḥamūd Fātḥī al-Raḥmān

Secretary-general of the Sudanese Human Rights Organization - Cairo Branch, 1995. 

Ḥamza Manṣūr (Shaykh)

member of the Jordanian Parliament; Secretary General of Jordan’s Islamic Labor Front; Member of the Muslim Brotherhood

Ḥamza Shaʿbān ʿAbd al-Raḥmān
Ḥanān al-Badrī

Author; Journalist

Ḥanān Badawī


Ḥanān Fikrī

Author; Journalist

Ḥanān Ḥajjāj


Ḥanān Muḥammad

Author; Journalist

Ḥanān Munīb
Ḥanān Rasmī [Hanan Rasmi]

Young Coptic woman from al-Umrāniyāh / Kafr al-Sheikh / Nile Delta  that is reported to have been abducted by TukTuk drivers [Ref. AWR, 2007, week 27, art. 36 and: Arab-West Report, Paper 6, p. 17]

Ḥanān Sulaymān


Ḥanān Turk

Egyptian Veiled actress

Ḥanān Yūsuf (Dr.)

Lecturer on International Media at cAyn Shams University, Executive chairman of the Arab Organization for International Cooperation

Ḥanān ʿAshrāwī

Prominent Christian Palestinian figure

Ḥanāniyyā Mikhāʾīl Jirjis [Hananiya Mikhail Girgis] (Father)
Hānī Aḥmad Rizq


Hānī al Kātib [Hany El Kateb] (Dr.)
Hānī al-Dīb
Hānī al-Sibāʿī (Dr.)

Founder and Director of Al-Maqrizī Center for Historical Studies in London; Lawyer; Member of members of the shura of Egyptian Islamic Jihad

Hānī al-ʿAṣr (Mr.)

Journalist for Al-Dustūr newspaper; Author

Hānī Bahīj


Hānī Bahnā [founder of Egyptian Coptic Union]
Hānī Dāniyāl [Hani Daniel]


Hānī Faraj Zākī [Hani Faraj Zaki]

involved in bureaucratic problems related to being officially recognized as Muslim, cases reported about in Sawt al-Ummah [Ref. Arab-West Report, Paper 6, p. 9]

Hānī Fawzī
Hānī Ḥakīm
Hānī Ḥannā ʿAzīz (Dr.)

Author, Head of the International Committee for Restoration at the International Council for Museums

Hānī Hilāl (Dr.)

Egyptian Minister of Higher Education and State for Scientific Research (Since 2005)

Hānī Kharrāṭ
Hānī Labīb

Journalist; Member of the Coptic Secular Group demanding reform of the Coptic Church

Hānī Mikāwī
Hānī Mīna Mikhā’īl (Dr.)
Hānī Ramsīs [Member of the MYU executive office]
Hānī Ṣādiq

Brother of ʾIrīnī Ṣādiq, a Coptic Christian girl who had reportedly been kidnapped in Egypt in March 1996.

Hānī Ṣalāḥ al-Dīn
Hānī Shākir ( Media Spokesman Of Egypt's Episcopal Church)
Hānī Shukrallāh

Interviewer; Managing editor of Al-Ahram Weekly

Hānī Zayd


Hānī ʿAbd al-Raḥmān
Hānī ʿAbdullāh

Author; Journalist

Hānī ʿAzīz
Ḥanīf Qadīr
Hāniyya Buqtur

Sister of Romani Buqṭur, inhabitant of the village of el-Kashh/Sohag

Ḥanna al- Nayqūsī ‎
Ḥannā Grays

Coptic intellectual

Ḥannā Nārūz

An Egyptian lawyer and member of the Bar Association Council

Ḥannā ʿAmīra (Palestine)
Ḥannāʾ Fawzī ʿAlī al-Shirākī
Hans Achterhuis (Prof. Dr.)

Dutch Philosopher. 

Hans Bemelmans

Volkenkundig Museum in Rotterdam

Hans Jansen (Dr.)

Dutch Arabist, advisor of the far-right politician Geert Wilders

Hans Koolstra

Father Koolstra Family, kidnapped in Yemen by tribe, 1999.

Hans Kueng (Prof. Dr.)

Swiss Catholic priest, controversial theologian, and prolific author, since 1995 he has been President of the Foundation for a Global Ethic (Stiftung Weltethos)

Hans Messen
Hans Putnam (Fr.)
Hans van den Broek

Born 1936, Member of Dutch Parliament (1976-1981), Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs (1982-1993) and Commissioner for External Relations of the European Union (1993-1999).


Hans van Mierlo

Hans van Mierlo was a former journalist and politician of the D66 party in the Netherlands. He worked for NRC Handelsblad before founding D66 together with Hans Gruijters. He has been a member of both the House of Representatives as well as the Senate. In the eighties he served as Minister of Defense and from 1994-1998 he was the Minister of Foreign Affairs, as well as the Deputy Prime Minister. He retired in 1998.

Hansjochen Steinbrecher

Pastor at Deutsche Evangelische Kirche (DEG) (1996-2002)

Harald Motzki (Orientalist)

Harald Motzki is a German orientalist working in the field of hadith-literature at the University of Nijmegen

Harald Suermann (Dr.)
Harm Ede Botje (Journalist)