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Over six days, the world followed the news of the Egyptian-Israeli war through newspapers and radio stations; reflecting differently and according to media outlets selected to get information, the public opinion in the West was very much affected by a press that was not in consensus on this war, as...
Background: An interview with Shaykh Muḥammad Sayyid Ṭanṭāwī tackling how Islam responds to some controversial issues such as terrorism, freedom of belief and Muslims living in non-Muslim countries. The questions are asked in English then translated into Arabic. The responses of Shaykh Ṭanṭāwī are...
Background: In this press conference, the-then President Muʿammar al-Qadhāfī invited journalists from around the world to tackle the – believed by some – distorted  image global media portrayed about his decision of getting Palestinians out of Libya in 1995. For more information, please refer to...
Background: Ṣaīdā, Samīra and Hind are Dutch students, studying Arabic at Leiden University in the Netherlands. All three are originally from Morocco and are now on exchange in Egypt. They share their experiences of living in Egypt and compare it to their Arab heritage. Furthermore, Majdī Ḥussaīn,...
Background: Yūsuf al-Badrī is an Egyptian Islamic preacher, formerly a member of the People’s Assembly and is said to be closely related to the Muslim Brotherhood, although he himself denies this time and again. At the start of the interview, the shaykh says he wants to address to the public that...
Background: The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) organized small study groups in order to examine the topic of Copts rights in a scientific and practical way. This conference is about Copts rights in Egypt through a historical examination of the facts, of the roots of the problems and...
  Interviewer: Quinta Smit   Language of interview: Unknown (original interview), English (presented transcript)   Transcript: Quinta Smit   Approval: requested and no objection received   Nādir Bakkār, Spokesman of the Nūr-Party, explains what the term Islamist means to him and how Islam should in...
Background: Several people are asked to share their feelings regarding ex-President Jamāl ‘Abd al-Nāsir. One of the interviewees was Muḥammad Sid Aḥmad (1928 – 2006), who was an activist in the communist and progressive moments and one of Egypt’s leading political writers and intellectuals. He says...
Every year, the city of Tanta, the capital of Gharbiya Governorate, celebrates the holy month of Ramadan in its own special way. Amid wonderful spirits of festivities, lights are focused on Al-Ahmadī Square, where Al-Sayed al-Badawī-'s Mosque, the biggest and most important mosque in Tanta, is also...
Background: John Wesley is a mission director at perhaps one of the largest international aid mission in the world; United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The organization provides economic development as well as humanitarian assistance around in the world with respect to...

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