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Shubrā al- Khaymah Criminal Court, held in the Police Institute in Turah, has issued yesterday its sentence against members of the Muslim Brotherhood in the case of blocking the Qalyūb roadway.
Results announced by Egypt's High Judicial Elections Commission (HJEC) showed that six Christians and six women won seats in the recent parliamentary elections. [Author Not Mentioned, al-Akhbār, Jan. 22, p. 5]
Many people have bet on this question recently on whether Egypt’s former president Muḥammad Mursī would be spared from the death sentence verdict issued by the Egyptian Judiciary.
Sources close to Al-Yawm al-Sābī`report that the delegation of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) had asked leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood to hear their complaint, during NCHR's visit to Al-`Aqrab Prison on Tuesday.
On Tuesday, Cairo’s Criminal Court postponed the trial of the Supreme Guide of the Muslim Brotherhood and 738 others in the Rabʿa Dispersal case until a hearing on January 17.
Two military trials sentenced Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Guide Muhammad Badī` and other leaders and members of the outlawed organization between 1 year and life sentences in prison for plotting and organizing the violence around the Isma`ilia Court Complex back in 2013, and in participating in...
Interviewer: Nick Gjorvad (with questions by Eline Kasanwidjojo and Quinta Smit) Language of interview: Arabic (original interview), English (presented transcript) Interpreter: unknown Transcript: unknown Approval: Requested and no objection received   The interview took place during the Rabiʿa al-...
Interviewer: Eline Kasanwidjojo   Language of interview: English (original interview) English (presented transcript)   Transcript: Eline Kasanwidjojo   Approval: Requested and no objection received     This is an interview with Dr. Kamāl al-Hilbāwī, a former member of the Muslim Brotherhood...
Interviewer: Eline Kasanwidjojo Language of interview: English (original interview), English (presented transcript) Transcript: Eline Kasanwidjojo Approval: requested and no objection received   The interview with Aḥmad Najīb Founder Council of Trustees of the Revolution in Egypt, evolves round the...
Christianity in the Arab World was flourishing in relative terms prior to the First World War and consequent break-up of the Ottoman Empire.
On May 16, 2013, Arab-West Report was able to interview a former security advisor for the government in North Sinai, who preferred to stay anonymous. A general in the army, his posting began in 2005 and lasted until November, 2012, when he resigned in disagreement with the Mursī administration for...
On Thursday July 25, AWR Editor-in-Chief, Cornelis Hulsman, invited me and the other interns to take part to a very peculiar experience: joining him in his interview with Safwat Hegazi, a leading Islamist.
The number of victims of the current violence in Egypt is increasing. Most deaths fell during the efforts to end the demonstrations. According to the Ministry of Health there are 638 deaths, among them at least 43 from the police forces. The Muslim Brotherhood claims much larger numbers of...
Dr. Safwat Hegazy explained when, in his view, violence can be used: anyone can kill President Bashar al-Assad (Bashār al-Asad) because of his crimes against humanity. Also Israeli soldiers can be targeted since they are at war with Palestinians. This was prior to President Mursi’s removal from...
This report by Arab-West Report explains the context of the massive destruction of churches and Christian institutions in Egypt in August 2013.
The Islamist landscape in Egypt is often seen through the lens of two dominant groupings: The Muslim Brotherhood and the Salafis, the latter of which have splintered into several smaller political parties. But Sunni Islam, lacking an organizational hierarchy, facilitates the emergence of...
In a Jesuit-run magazine in 1957, Rev. J.J.W. Murphy recalled a meeting with a Christian priest in Egypt ten years prior. "I was surprised then at what he told me of Muslim hostility to Christianity and of the possibility that persecution would break out," Murphy wrote. "Now I know that his...
The Egyptian revolution of January 25th brought hope for better Muslim-Christian relations, but unfortunately it did not take long for the hopes for many to evaporate. Optimism for better relations is still there, but many more feel that almost two years after the revolution tensions have increased...
Al-Azhar appealed to President Muḥammad Mursī to emphasize the rule of law and work on bringing all political powers together at the dialogue table to renounce schism and provide a proper and rational atmosphere to finalize a consensus constitution expressive of all segments of the Egyptian people...

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