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

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Name Function
Fuʾād Riyāḍ (Judge)
Fuʾād Saʿad al-Dīn (General)

Governor of al-Minya

Fuʾād Sirāj al-Dīn

Former head of the Wafd Party; Politician and a statesman

Fuʾād Sulṭān

Egyptian Minister of Tourism 07/1984-10/1985

Fuʾād Zakariyyā [Fouad Zakariyya] (Dr.)

Late Egyptian intellectual and author; Professor; Head of the department of philosophy at Kuwait University (1974-1991)

Fuʾād ʿAbd al-Munʿim Riyāḍ (Dr.)

Former judge of the International Court of Justice and a member of the National Council for Human Rights

Fuʾād ʿAbd al-ʿAẓīm Muḥammad [Fouad Abd al-Azim] (Shaykh)

First Deputy of Al-Azhar.

Fuʾād ʿAllām (Major General)

Former Undersecretary of State Security in Egypt

Fuʾād ʿAzīz Ghālī

Coptic Egyptian military leader; participated in the war of 1956, 1967

Fuʾād ʿIlwī

Secretary general of the Union of French Islamic Organizations (UOIF)

Gabriela Ramos

OECD Chief of Staff and Sherpa to the G20

Galileo Galilei (Polymath)

Italian scientist, astronomer and philosopher

Geert Wilders (Politician)

Dutch Politician; Leader of Dutch rightist party PVV [Party for Freedom] (Since 2004)

Geir Valle (Mr.)
General Mamdūḥ Muqlid [Minya Security Director] (Egypt)
General Muḥammad Ibrāhīm [Asyūt’s Security Director]
Geoffrey Adams

British amabassador to Egypt

Georg Sterzinsky (Cardinal)

Cardinal in Berlin

George (Egyptian Saint)
George al-ʿAsal

Former employee of the Cairo Sheraton

George Basilius
George Bush (Rev., Biblical Scholar)

19th Century American biblical scholar and preacher; Author

George Bush, Jr. (U.S. 43rd. president from 2001-2009)
George Fahīm

Egyptian journalist, head of the foreign affairs desk at al-Wafd newspaper and its Internet service

George H. W. Bush (President)

President of the USA (1989-1993); Vice-President of the USA (1981-1989)

George Ḥabash [George Habash]

Leader of the Palestinian National Authority and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine

George Ḥabīb Bibāwī [George Habib Bebawi] (Dr.)

Theological scholar; Professor and director of studies at the Institute for Christian Orthodox Studies at Cambridge University [UK] (2000-2004)

George Isḥāq [George Isaac] (Politician)

a Coptic Orthodox Egyptian politician and activist; Coordinator of the Kifāyah movement (2004-2007); Secretary General of the Association of Catholic Schools in Egypt

George Jamīl
George Kyrillos (Engineer, Musician)

Leader of the David Choir

George Leonard Carey [Baron Carey of Clifton] (Lord, Archbishop of Canterbury)

Archbishop of Canterbury (1991 - 2002)

George Massīḥa [George Messiha] (Dr.)

Former Constituent Assembly Member, Former Parliament Member, Wafd Party Member

George Nūshī

George Nūshī is a lawyer and a coptic activist.

George Orwell (Author)

George Orwell (1903-1950) was an English author and critic. In his best known dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty-Four as in his other works, he raises awareness for the dangers of totalitarian regimes and supports a democratic socialism. 

George P. Lakoff
George Qanawātī (Father)

Scientist and Dominican had leading role in the intellectual life of contemporary Arab and Islamic

George Riyāḍ

Author; Journalist

George Rosenthal
George Ṣabra [George Sabra] (Dr.)
George Shākir (Reverend)

Pastor of the Evangelical Church in Sidi Bashr, Alexandria

George W. Bush (President)

President of the USA (2001-2009); Governor of Texas (1995-2000)

George [Prince of Martyrs] (Saint)
George ʿĀdlī

A former dealer at the casino of the Sheraton Cairo Hotel. 

Georges Wolinski (Cartoonist)

Staff-member of the French satirical weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo, he was killed in a shooting on January 7 in 2015 along with several of his colleagues. Two terrorists who affiliated themselves to al-Qaeda in Yemen commited the attack. 

Georgette Ṣādiq


Georgette Ṣubḥī ʿAbduh Qalīnī (Dr.)

Lawyer; First female to work for Legislation department, ministry of Justice, member of; the Egyptian National Council for Human Rights; people assembly

Gerard Larcher
Gerd Rüdiger Puin (Orientalist)

Gerd Rüdiger Puin is a German Orientalist specialized on Qur'anic orthography at the University of Saarbrücken, Saarland (Germany)

Gerhard Schröder (Chancellor)

Chancellor of Germany (1998-2005); Member of SPD

Gerrit Roos
Gerry Vines
Gertrude Bell
Ghāda Shabandar [Ghada Shahbender]


Ghāda Wālī (Politician)

Minister of Social Solidarity

Ghadīr Aḥmad


Ghālī Shukrī (Dr.)


Ghālib al-Zaʿabī (Politician - Jordan)
Ghassān al-Imām (Mr.)

Syrian writer and journalist

Ghassān Maṭṭar
Ghayātī (Shaykh)


He was exiled to Rafah in Sinai because he used to preach against the English Ibn Toulon Mosque.

Ghayth ʿAbd al-Malik [Ghais 'Abd al-Malek] (Bishop)

Former bishop of Egypt and the Middle East of the Episcopal Church

Ghāzī bin Muḥammad (Prince of Jordan)
Ghubriyyāl (Bishop of the Eparchy)

Coptic Orthodox Bishop of Beni Suef

Gilles Kepel (Dr.)

French scholar of Islam and the Arab world; Professor at London School of Economics and Political Science (Since 2009)

Giorgio Giacomelli (Diplomat)

(*1930), Italian Diplomat

Executive Director of the United Nations International Drug Control Programme and Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (at least at the time of 1995)

Commissioner-General for United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (1985-1991)

Giovāni‎ (Bishop)
Girgis Jamīl [Archpriest of Mīt Bashār’s virgin Mary Church- al-Sharqia]
Giulio Regeni [Student]

Italian PhD student (28) murdered in Egypt after disappearing on January 25. His body was found 9 days later. Giulio was working on a PhD on Egyptian trade unions. Immediately after his murder speculations were made that Egyptian security was behind this murder. Cornelis Hulsman told an Italian newspaper on February 17, 2016, that he doubts those claims.  

Giuseppe Bernardini (Bishop)
Giuseppe Governale (Italian General
Giuseppe Scattolin (Fr., Dr.)
Glenn Beck (Political Commentator)

Glenn Lee Beck is an American television personality and radio host.

Golda Meir [Prime Minister]

Prime Minister of Israel (1969-1974)

Gorazd Andrejč (Assoc. Prof., Dr.)

Assist. Prof. Dr. Gorazd Andrejč, Science and Research Centre Koper, Slovenia / University of Groningen, The Netherlands

Graham E. Fuller

U.S. author and political analyst specializing in Islamic extremism; Former vice-chair of the National Intelligence Council; Former Station Chief in Kabul for the CIA

Grays Sīdhum [Greiss Sidhum]
Gregg De Young
Gregory XIII (Pope)

Supreme Pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church and Sovereign of Vatican City (1572-1585)

Gregory [Aghrīghūriyyūs] (Bishop)
Gulbuddin Hekmatyar (Prime Minister)

Prime Minister of Afghanistan (1993-1994; 1996-1997); Afghan Mujahidīn leader; Founder of the Hizb-e Islami

Günter Grimm (Prof., Archaeologist)

(1940-2010) German classic archaeologist

Gunter Mulack (Dr.)

Former German ambassador to Pakistan (2005-2008); Syria (1999-2002); Kuwait and Bahrain; Commissioner for the Dialogue with the Islamic world of the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Guy de Lusignan (King of Crusader Sate of Jerusalem)
H.A. Drake
Ḥabīb (Shaykh)
Ḥabīb al-Raḥmān al-Shīrāzī
Ḥabīb al-Ṣāyigh
Ḥabīb al-ʿĀdlī [Habib el-Adly] (General, Former Minister of Interior)

Egyptian Minister of Interior (1997-2011)

Ḥabīb Jirjis [Habib Girgis] (Archdeacon)

founder of the Sunday Schools in 1918

Ḥabīb Manṣūr (Shaykh)

Mārīnāb, village in Upper Egypt

Hābīl Tawfīq Saʿīd

Self-proclaimed pope; Tried to begin a new denomination of Coptic Christianity

Ḥāfiẓ Abū Saʿada [Egyptian Organization for Human Rights]

Secretary-general of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights; Executive Director of the Arabic Network for Democracy Development; Lawyer; Egyptian National Council for Human Rights member and head of the Complaints committee

Ḥāfiẓ al-Asad (President)

President of the Syrian Arab Republic (1970-2000)

Ḥāfiẓ Salāma (Shaykh)

Head of Resistance Movement during '73 war; Head of the Islamic Guidance Society

Hagit Ofran
Haile Woldense (Politician)

 Minister of Foreign Affairs of Eritrea (1997-2000)

Ḥajjāj Salāma


Ḥajjājī Ibrāhīm [Haggagi Ibrahim]