Persons

Terms:Persons

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

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Name Function
Yaḥiyā Zakariyyā Ghānim
Yahyâ Sergio Yahe Pallavicini (Dr.)
Yahyá Tadrous
Yārā Sallām

She is an activist and a feminist, founder of Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights ( EIPR, founded in 2002)

Yashūʿa Jamāl Nāshid
Yāsīn al-Tuhāmī (Shaykh)
Yāsir al-Zayyāt

Author

Yāsir Anwar
Yāsir Ayyūb
Yāsir Burhāmī (Shaykh)

Vice President of the Salafist Call

Yāsir Jum'ah [An Egyptian State Security Colonel]
Yāsir Naṣr (Dr.)

Author

Yāsir Shadīd ʿAllām

Eyewitness of murder in al-Kushḥ / Sohag in 1998

Yāsir Tawfīq ʿAlī al-Sirrī

Egyptian militant connected to Al-Jamācah al-Islāmīyah; Former director of the Islamic Information Centre in England

Yāsir Yātīs

Turkish ambassador to Egypt (-1997)

Yāsir ʿAlī

spokesperson of Muhamed Mursi

Yāsmīn al-Khayyām (Hajja)

Retired Egyptian singer; Proponent of hijab

Yāsmīn Mūsā Tādrus [Yasmin Musa Tadrous]

reported February 2, 2006 by Al-Fajr to be a victim of forced concersion to Islam, without details [Ref. AWR, 2006, week 6, art. 7]

Yāsmīn Saʿīd
Yāssīn Jābar
Yāssīn Ṭāhir (General)
Yāssir ʿArafāt (President)

Late president of the Palestinian National Authority (1996-2004); Former leader of the Fataḥ political party 

 

Yazīd Ibn Muʿāwiyya (Caliph)

Second Umayyad Caliph (680 - 683)

Yaʿqūb (Father in Dar al-Janus)

Coptic Orthodox priest in Dar al-Janus / Minya

Yaʿqūb Nakhla Rūfīla

Author

Yaʿqūb Ṣannūʿa
Yaʿqūb Tādrus (Father at Mar Girgis)
Yaʿqūbūs [Yacoubos] (Bishop of ‎‎ al-Zaqāzīq [Zagazig] and Minyā al-Qamḥ)
Yemane Ghebremeskel (Spokesman and Chief of Staff for the Office of the President of Eritrea)

member of the Eritrean Presidential Office, at least at the time of 1999.

Yigal Carmon

Founder of Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI)

Yisrael Meir Lau (Chief Rabbi of Tel Aviv, Israel, and Chairman of Yad Vashem)

Chairman of Yad Vashem; Chief Rabbi of Tel Aviv; Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi of Israel (1993-2003)

Yisroel Salanter [Yisroel ben Ze'ev Wolf Lipkin] (Rabbi)

The rabbi Ysroel ben Ze'ev Wolf Lipkin (1809-1883) was the father of the Musar movement in Orthodox Judaism.

Yitzhak Rabin (Prime Minister of Israel)

Prime Minister of Israel (1974-1977; 1992-1995)

Yitzhak Shamir (Dr.)

Prime Minister of Israel (1983-1984;1986-1992)

Yossi Beilin (Israeli Statesman, Scholar)

Israeli researcher

Youssef Ibrahim
Yūḥannā al-Nīqāwī [John of Nikiû] (Bishop)

7th Century bishop of Upper Egypt writing about the arrival of the first Muslims to Egypt

Yūḥannā Fāyiz (Father)
Yūḥannā Ibrāhīm

Syrian Orthodox Archbishops Mar Gregorios 

Yūḥannā Naṣīf (Father)

Author; Archpriest of Saint Mark’s Church in Alexandria

Yūḥannā Rubā

Youhana Ibn Raouba, an owner of a stag [an old type of financial market]. The prophet assured him his safety and told him "There is safety from God and Mohammed his prophet to Youhana Ibn Raouba and the people of his stag and their ships and their means of transportation in the sea and on land and whoever was with them from among the people of the Yemen and the people of Syria"

Yūḥannā Taqlā (Bishop)

Bishop of Dishnā (Since 1991); Author for among others al-Wafd newspaper

Yūḥannā Thābit (Father)

Priest of the Holy Virgin’s Church in Heliopolis

Yūḥannā [Johanna] (Coptic Orthodox Bishop of Aleppo)
Yūḥannā Qulta [Yohanna Qulta] (Bishop, Vice Patriarch of the Catholic Church in Egypt)

Deputy Patriarch of the Coptic Catholic Church

Yūliyyūs [Julius] (Bishop)
Yūnān Bushrā Shākir (Sr., Father)

Senior Father Yunan Bushra Shakir

Yūnān Labīb Rizq (Dr.)

Egyptian Coptic historian; Professor of modern history at cAyn Shams University

Yūnān Marquṣ al-Qummuṣ Tādrus (Father)

Coptic Thinker and Author

Yūnis al- ʿAmūrī [Deputy Christian-Muslim council
Yūnis Bayūmī (al-Nūr Party)

Chairman of al-Nur Party (Egypt)

Yūnis Makhiyyūn [Younes Makhioun] (al-Nūr Party)

MP for the al-Nūr Party

Yūnis Qandīl

general secretary of the Emirate-funded Mominoun [Muʾminūn]Without Borders Foundation for Research and Studies.‎

Yuridia Montoya

Dutch woman living in Siwa, daughter of Ellen Markus who is also living in Siwa. Yuridia runs a language school in the oasis.

Yūsāb (Bishop) (Luxor)

General Bishop of the Luxor Diocese.

Yūsāb (Coptic Orthodox Pope)

Former Coptic Orthodox Pope

Yūsāb II [Pope Joseph II of Alexandria] (Egypt)

Coptic Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark (1946-1956)

Yusrā Zahrān

Author

Yusrā Zahwān

Author

Yusrā [Civene Nassim] (Egyptian Actress)
Yusrī al-Jamal (Dr.)

Egyptian Minister of Education (2005-2010)

Yusrī Fawda [Yosri Fouda] (Investigative Journalist)

Egyptian TV-host and investigative journalist  

Yusrī Ḥammād (Dr.)
Yusrī Jaʿfar
Yusrī Muṣṭafā

Author; Research Director for Egyptian Organization for Human Rights

Yusrī ʿAfīfī (Dr.)
Yusrīyya Lūza Sāwīrus

Member of the Egyptian People's Assembly; Author of "Coptic Life in Egypt"

Yūstīnā Ṣāliḥ (Dr.)

U.S. researcher at the Global Research in International Affairs [GLORIA] Center (Israel)

Yusṭus [Justus] (Bishop)

Bishop Justus is the head of the monastery of Saint Antonius located in the Red sea, Egypt. 

Yūsuf (Bishop of the Southern States of the USA)
Yūsuf (Father) [Shubrā al-Khaymah]

Priest in Shubrā al-Khaymah / Qalyubiyyah / Greater Cairo

Yūsuf Abū al-Khayr (Archbishop of Sūhāj)
Yūsuf al-Badrī (Shaykh)

Former member of the People's Assembly; Founder of the Propagation of Virtue and Prevention of Vice group; alleged member of Muslim Brotherhood

Yūsuf al-Ghazālī

Author

Yūsuf al-Ḥūmī (Father)
Yūsuf al-Ḥussaynī [Youssef al-Husseini]

TV-host at the Egyptian TV-channel ON-TV 

Yūsuf al-Qāʾid

Author; Novelist; Journalist

Yūsuf al-Rabābiʿah (Yousuf al-Rababia)‎, Dr. (Jordan)
Yūsuf al-ʿUtayba (Yousef Al Otaiba)‎

United Arab Emirates Ambassador to Washington ‎

Yūsuf Aṣlān Qaṭāwī (Finance Minister)

Jewish finance minister in Egypt in 1924

Yūsuf Asʿad [Joseph Assad]

Member of the Washington-based Freedom House, Coptic activist

Yūsuf Buṭrus Ghālī (Dr.)

Egyptian minister of Finance; He held since 1993 several positions as minister of Foreign Trade and Economic Affairs; Member of NDP

Yūsuf Dāwūd (Actor)
Yūsuf Fatḥī Nʿaīnʿa [Yusuf Fathi Na'in'a]

Reported in Sawt al-Ummah "Copts abduct a Christian young man [...] after her embraced Islam" [Ref. AWR, week 41, art. 61]

Yūsuf Fikrī [Joseph Fikry]

Author

Yūsuf Idrīs (Dr.)

Late Egyptian novelist, author and play writer

Yūsuf Malāk [Joseph Malak]

Author; Lawyer; Human Rights activist

Yūsuf Maʿāṭī

Egyptian scriptwriter

Yūsuf Muḥammad Abū al-Fatḥ [Yusuf Muhammad Abu al-Fath]

reported by Sawt al-Ummah as "another Christian [Yūsuf Muhammad Abū al-Futh] avoid any village inhabited by Copts for fear of igniting sectarian sedition" [Ref. AWR, 2007, week 2, art. 4]

Yūsuf Nadā

Businessman; Member of the Muslim Brotherhood

Yūsuf Najīb
Yūsuf Naṣr Allāh [Joseph Nasrallah]

Owner of Al Tariq station

Yūsuf Rāmiz

Author; Coptic Research

Yūsuf Ṣalāḥīn [Yussef Salahein]

Pseudonym, 21 year old student who was in Spring 2014 spokesperson for ‘Students against the Coup’ at the Azhar University – one of the many clandestine organisations affiliated with the Anti-Coup movement

Yūsuf Shāhīn

Egyptian film director

Yūsuf Siddīq

member of the Free Officers movement who overthrew King Farūq‎ in the military coup during Egypt's revolution of July 1952.

Yūsuf Sīdhum

Editor-in-chief of Watanī newspaper; Author; Member of the Coptic Orthodox Millī (Community) Council

Yūsuf Tawfīq
Yūsuf Wahba (Pasha)

Coptic Prime Minister of Egypt (1919-1920)

Yūsuf Wālī (Dr.)

Former Egyptian Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation, Former Secretary-General for NDP

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