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

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Name Function
Elijah [Ilyā] (Father, al-Kharṭūm, Sudan)
Eline Kasanwidjojo

MA in International Relations and International Organisation, University of Groningen. She lived between March 2012 and July 2013 in Cairo. She has been working with the Dutch Council for Refugees since January 2014.

Elisabetta Ruspini (Assoc. Prof., Dr.)

Associate Prof.  Dr. Elisabetta Ruspini, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy

Elizabeth de Fontenay (French philosopher)
Elizabeth II (Queen)

Queen of the United Kingdom (Since 1952)

Elizabeth Kendal

An international religious liberty analyst and advocate, published an article titled, “Egypt: The Gross Insecurity of the Dhimmī,” for Assist News Service (ANS), an online publication based out of California

Elizabeth Yell

Author; Former editor of AWR

Elizabeth ʿAbd al-Masīḥ Shākir (MP) (Egypt)
Ellen Markus

Dutch woman living in the Egyptian desert oasis of Siwa.

Elliot Carlton Abraham

Chairman of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom

Elmar Brock (EU Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee)
Emanuel Kellerhals
Emanuel Marx (Dr.)

Professor at Haifa University, Israel and director of Israeli Academic Centre in Cairo in the 1990s.

Emanuel Zidan (Dr.)

guest speaker at the Israeli Academic Center in Cairo (10/03/1997)

Emile Amīn


Emile Māhir

 former teacher of the Coptic language

Emilio Platti (Prof.
Emily ʿIṣāmī
Emmanuel Macron (President)

(Amiens, December 21, 1977) Emmanuel Jean-Michel Frédéric Macron, master's degree in public policy, is a politician, civil servant and French banker, current president of his country.

Enoch Lam (Rev.)
Epiphaniyūs (Bishop)‎

Bishop Epiphaniyūs (June 27, 1954 - July 29, 2018), also referred to as Anba Epiphanius was an Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Church Bishop. He was born in Tanta und studied medicine. During his lifetime, he was considered reformist in contrast to Pope Tawadrus II. Most likely, he was murdered by other monks in St. Macarius Monastery. The trial is still ongoing.

Eric Severres
Eric Trager

American researcher for the Washington Institute for the Near East Policies

Eritrean soldiers
Ernest Nādī (Pastor)

coordinator of the “Together for the love of Egypt” 

Ernst Māyr

German-born American evolutionary biologist

Eskain Menkerior (Eritrean Officials on Governmental Labour and Social Programmes)

working for the Eritrean Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, at least at the time of 1999.

Esther Weinstein

Former President of the Jewish community in Egypt

Ethiopian Tewahedo Orthodox Church)
Eugene Sensenig (Dr.)

Dr. Eugene Sensenig, Notre Dame University, Lebanon

Eusebius of Caesarea (Historian)

Eusebius of Caesarea, also known as Eusebius Pamphili, was a Roman historian, exegete, and Christian polemicist of Greek descent.

Eva Ritt
Eve (religious figure)
Evelyn Baring, 1st Earl of Cromer [Lord Cromer] (Lord)

British statesman; diplomat; colonial administrator; the British controller-general in Egypt during 1879

Evelyn [Ivlīn] Mattā
Evert du Marchie van Voorthuysen (Dr.)
Eviatar Manor (Ambassador)

representative of Israel in the UN

F. Caillaud
Fāḍī Emile


Fāḍī Ḥabashī


Fādī Kamāl [Pastor]
Fādī Yūsuf [General Coordinator Of Muslims-Christians Coalition]

coordinator of the Coalition

Fāḍl Sulaymān (Imam)

engaged in Muslim-Christian dialigue in Egypt

Fahd al-Fānik

Jordanian economist.

Fahd bin ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz Āl Saʿūd (King of Saudi Arabia)

King of Saudi Arabia (1982-2005)

Fahīm Ghābiyyūs Ṣalīb (ʿUmda)

ʿUmda/village head of the predominntly Christian village al-Saraqnā, from 1949 to 1978.

Fahmī Abū Ghadīr
Fahmī Huwaydī [Fahmy Howeidy] (Mr.)

Author; Journalist; Islamic Thinker; Moderate member of the Muslim Brotherhood

Fahmī Labīb (Most Reliable Man among Copts)
Fahmī Nāshid (Mr.)

Shura Council member; Vice Chairman of the Egyptian National Council for Human Rights; Lawyer

Fakhrī (Bishop, UAE)
Fakhrī al-Fiqī (Dr.)
Fakhrī Bay ʿAbd al-Nūr

Coptic politician, member of the Wafd Party (1881-1943)

Fakrī Ḥassan Ismāʿīl (Dr.)
Fandī al-Naṣrānī (Father)

Second editor-in chief of Katība al-Tībīya newspaper

Fanūs Abāskhīrūn (Fanus Abaskhiroun)

 Fanūs Abaskhiroun [‘Fanūs’ means ‘lantern’ in Arabic] built the  Virgin Mary and St. Abaskhiroun Church in 1920 in the village of Qufādah in the governorate of Minya . He was a building contractor of average means, when one day he discovered buried gold on a plot of land he was developing.

Faraḥāt al-Munjī (Shaykh)

Azhar Scholar

Faraj Fawda [Farag Foda] (Dr.)

Secular thinker; Human Rights activist; Author

Faraj Ismāʿīl


Faraj ʿĀmir [MP] (Egypt)
Farḥāna Jirjis ʿAṭiya

43-years-old, was found stabbed to death alongside her three children in Al Kushh in Sohag

Farīd al-Dīb (Lawyer)

Lawyer; Defended Sacd al-Dīn Ibrāhīm

Farīd al-Nuqrāshī

Egyptian Christian actor

Farīd Fāḍl (Dr.)

Egyptian musician, artist, painter and ophthalmologist

Farīd Ibrāhīm


Farīd Ismāʿīl Khalīl

member of the Freedom and Justice Party

Farīd Kāmil
Farīd Munīr [Farid Mounir]

Counselor at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Egypt) 1996

Farīd Qīdwanī

Prominent leader of al-Jamāʿah al-Islāmiyya

Farīd Zakariyyā

Indian-U.S. journalist; Editor of Newsweek's International editions

Farīd ʿAbd al-Khāliq (Shaykh)

Former member of the Formation Committee and the Guidance Office of the Muslim Brotherhood

Farīda al-Naqqāsh

Writer; journalist; political activist and left-wing opposition; the first woman to become editor of Al-Ahālī newspaper

Farīda al-Shubāshī (Journalist)
Farīda al-Zumur
Farīda Muḥammad


Fāris Buwayz [Farès Boueiz]

Lebanese Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants (at least in 1996)

Farmantiūs (Founder
Farshad Mohammad- Avvali
Fārūq Abū Zayd (Dr.)

Former dean of Mass Communication at Cairo University

Fārūq al-Bāz (Dr.)

brother of Usāma al-Bāz, political advisor to President Mubārak

Fārūq al-Dasūqī


Fārūq al-Ṭawīl

Author; Journalist

Fārūq Ḥamū (Pastor)
Fārūq Ḥusnī (Dr.)

Egyptian Minister of Culture (Since 1987-2011)

Fārūq I [Farouk I] (King of Egypt and Sudan)

King of Egypt and Sudan (1936 - 1952)

Fārūq Ismāʿīl (Dr.)

Former President of Cairo University,Head of the Committee of Education at the Shūrá Council

Fārūq Juwayda

Poet and writer

Fārūq Rizq (Rev.)

Pastor of the Seventh Day Adventists church in Heliopolis (Cairo), Public relations manager of the Coptic Adventist Denomination in Egypt

Fārūq Sayf al-Naṣr (Mr.)

Minister of Justice (1986-2004); Former President of the Supreme Constitutional Court

Fārūq ʿAbd al-Qādir (Counselor)

Counselor of the Egyptian Administrative Judicial Court

Farūq ‘Atā’ Allāh
Father Buṭrus Daniel [Chairman of the Catholic Cinema Center-Egypt]
Father Mikhʾīl ʾIstratus [Patriarchal Vicar of Coptic Orthodox Church-- al-Fayūm]
Father of Jesus (Religious Figure)
Father Philippe
Father Rafīq Greish [Official Spokesman For The Coptic Catholic Church]
Father ʿAzrā
Father ʿīsā Ilyās [Spokesman for Orthodox patriarchate of Rome]
Fātḥī Amīr


Fātḥī Dāwūd [Fathy Dawood]

Deputy-Minister for the Ministry of Education in Assiut