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Thanks to the Egyptian historian and writer, Muḥammad Shuʿayr’s book entitled “The Making of Najīb Maḥfūz’ Forbidden Novel: ‘Awlād Ḥaritnā’”, that the reader discovers how Najīb Maḥfūz precipitates further controversy about politics, religion, courage and cowardice. The book is the first of a...
Some are surprised when they see the popes and bishops of the Church laugh, or reveal some other aspect of human nature, as if faith somehow erases their humanity.  Yet the most important characteristic of popes and bishops is their humanity.  Despite the fact popes and bishops are buried in both...
The novel follows a group of fellow addicts who gather on a Nile houseboat, the drug a withdrawal from the business of life. They belong to the enlightened bourgeoisie including a writer, a lawyer, a journalist, a real estate owner, an artist and a female translator. All these persons are bound...
Is the country serious about combating terrorism? I don't think so, it's like a country whose fiercely fighting its atonement, but the cost of this is paid by Christians, and intellectuals.
Writing about topics based on the Middle East is a personal hobby of mine which is why I felt certain that working with CAWU suited my interests the most. I have been fascinated by the history, culture, and politics of the Middle East from a young age. British-born to Iraqi parents – and a native...
In the main showroom of the Cairo International Book Fair, the wing allocated for Egypt's Ministry of Interior Affairs offers several books on security, democracy, and citizens rights, as well as the role of security forces in the electoral process.
I was sitting shyly in front of our great, departed writer Tawfīq al-Hakīm, including our greatest writers elites: Dr. Hūssain Fawzī, Dr. Zaki Naguīb Mahūd, Naguīb Mahfūz, Salāh Tāher, Yūsuf Idrīs, Tharwat Abāza, and Dr Louis `Awad.
Last Sunday in St Peter’s Church, next to the Cathedral, where Coptic Christians were praying in their Church and raising their hands and their hearts to their God in praise, seeking peace on Earth and peace for their country, when a young man in his twenties entered, carrying on his body an...
Background: Reverend Dr. Samuel Ḥabīb was an evangelical pastor and founder of the Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services (CEOSS). It was a very well planned organization, says Ḥabīb, and he employed a man from the United States to work with him on a plan for a special gathering. Most...

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