Persons

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

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Name Function
Walter Laqueur

American historian

Walter Rich
Wasfī Nāshid

President of the High State Security Court

Wāsif Buṭrus Ghālī

Diplomat; Scholar; Author; Son of assassinated Egyptian Prime Minister Buṭrus Ghālī

Wassīm al-Sīsī (Dr.)

Physician; Researcher in Egyptology; Author

Wassīm Fahīm
Wayṣa Fawzī [Member of Maspiro youth union]
Wāʾil al-Ḥaḍarī

Author

Wāʾil al-Bashīr

Author

Wāʾil al-Ḍabʿa Mīkhāʾīl

Killed in the incidents of al-Kushh / Sohag (January 2000)

Wāʾil al-Ibrāshī (Mr.)

Journalist; Editor-in-Chief for Ṣawt al-Ummah newspaper; Presenter of al-Ḥaqīqah TV Show

Wāʾil Ghunīm [Wael Ghoneim]

Egyptian political activist, administrator of the Facebook page ‘We are all Khaled Said'

Wāʾil Ḥadāra [Wael Haddara]

Former advisor to President Mursi, member of Parliamentarians Against the Coup

Wāʾil Ḥassan [Wael Hassan]
Wāʾil Iskandar [Wael Eskander]

Journalist present during the attack on the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in April 2015

Wāʾil Luṭfī

Author; Journalist

Wāʾil Qandīl
Wāʾil ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ

Author; Journalist

Wāʾil ʿAlī

Author

Wenzel Michalski
Wijbren Jongsma

retired professor old English, University of Amsterdam

Wilhelm II (German emperor)
Wiliyam al-Mīrī (Dr.)

Journalist; Former University Professor

Wiliyam Sulaymān Qīlāda (Dr.)

Late Coptic Orthodox scholar; Judge; Author; Historical researcher

Wiliyam Wīṣā (Dr.)

Author; Journalist; media expert

Willem van`t Spijker (Prof., Dr.)
William Burns (Amb.)
William Dalrymple (Historian)

A multiple-award winning historian and travel writer

William E. Koehn
William Eugene Blackstone (Evangelist, Zionist)

19th Century U.S. Methodist preacher; Christian Zionist

William Franklin Graham III (Rev.)

American Christian evangelist and missionary; President and CEO of both the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) and the international Christian relief organization Samaritan’s Purse

William G. Boykin (Deputy Undersecretary of Defense Intelligence)

Deputy undersecretary of defense

William J. van den Heuvel (Ambassador)
William James Durant

U.S. Historian and philosopher; author of ’The Story of Civilization’

William Jefferson Clinton [Bill Clinton] (President)

President of the USA (1993- 2001); Founder of the William J. Clinton Foundation; UN special envoy to Haiti (since 2009)

William Leister (Dr.)

U.S. author and historian living in Cairo

William Montgomery Watt (Dr.)

Late Scottish historian; Emeritus Professor in Arabic and Islamic Studies at Edinburgh University

William Pfaff

U.S. author; Journalist and Columnist for a.o. The Herald Tribune

Winfried Schulz (Sociologist)
Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill (Prime Minister of Great Britain)

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was a politician and  Prime Minister of Great Britain  (1940 - 1945/ 1951 - 1955)

Wīṣā (Bishop of al-Balyanā, Sohag)

Bishop of al-Balyanā / Sohag (Since 1975)

Wīṣā Wāṣif

Prominent Coptic member of the National Party (1873-1931)

Wissām Muḥammad al-Duwīnī

Egyptian AWR Intern (DEDI program 2006)

Wiʾām Suwaylam [Diplomat] (Egypt)
Wolfgang Häde
Wolfgang Schäuble (German Minister of Finance)

German Minister of Finance (Since 2009); Minister of the Interior (2005-2009); Member of the CDU party

Wolfram Reiss (Rev., Dr. )

German scholar (focused on intercultural dialogue); Pastor

Woodrow Wilson (U.S. President)

President of the USA (1913-1921); President of Princeton University (1902-1910)

Yael Lerer

Publisher/activist who was born in Tel Aviv in the late 1960s and since 2002 head of Andalus, a small Israeli press dedicated exclusively to publishing contemporary Arabic literature in Hebrew.

Yaḥiyā al-Jamāl (Dr.)

Prominent judicial figure; Professor of Constitution law; Former Minister

Yaḥiyā al-Kishk

Governor of Asyut

Yaḥiyā al-Rakhāwī (Dr.)

Psychiatrist; Author

Yaḥiyā Ḥalīm (Dr.)
Yaḥiyā Ḥamad [Yahia Hamed]

Minister of Investment, installed by then president Muhammad Mursi in 2013

Yaḥiyā ibn al-Baṭrīq
Yaḥiyā Ismāʿīl Ḥablūsh (Dr.)

Former Secretary General of the Azhar Islamic Scholar's Front; lecturer of Ḥadith at the Azhar University

Yaḥiyā Qadrī
Yaḥiyā Qallāsh (Mr.)

Secretary-General of the Press Syndicate; Author

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

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