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Dr. ‘Abd al-Mun‘im Abū al-Futūh is a frontrunning candidate in the Egyptian presidential elections. He has been a member of the Muslim Brotherhood’s Guidance Council for twenty-five years, but now finds himself officially outside the organization as a result of his desire to run for the presidency...
As an intern at the Center for Intercultural Dialogue and Translation, my main aim has been to foster intercultural relations between the West and the Arab world. Integrated in a research team, I had the opportunity to delve into precise topics (such as the issue of mosque building in Egypt), and...
Al-Wafd published the story on Runderkamp's film on its website on December 5. This was strange since it was not in their printed publication. The Wafd text was mailed by imām Fādil Sulaymān to Cornelis Hulsman, Jayson Casper with the question "Dear brothers, what do you think about this Dutch...
  Earlier this month, AWR hosted a peace-building workshop that aimed to lessen tensions between Egypt's Christian and Muslim communities. AWR's Jayson Casper attended the conference and has this report....   There is a full-text available for this summary if you register here  
  How popular is the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood? As AWR's Jayson Casper points out, we may only know for sure after this fall's election....        
It will probably only much later that we will understand what a pivotal role the peaceful protests in Tahrir square played for the transformation of an entire region which is still developing.  
AWR latest news (edited by D.Mueller-Ehrhard,IT-consultant,Germany) Sat. Feb. 12th: By now we have found a way to reorganize work with the office still closed by people working mainly from home and abroad from The Netherlands, the U.S., Turkey and Germany. After positive developments in Egypt we...
  This year's Coptic Christmas holiday comes exactly one year after a shooting outside a church in Naj‘ Hammādī and less than a week since a tragic church bombing left 23 dead in Alexandria. In light of these threats, AWR's Jayson Casper tells the story of how Coptic Christians celebrated the...
  Following the atrocity in Alexandria, many Christians have responded with angry demonstrations and violence. Though an understandable reaction, AWR's Jayson Casper proposes an idea for Christmas Eve that can unite Christians with the very security forces they are rallying against…  
  Jayson Casper considers the attack in Alexandria and the resulting sectarian demonstrations which arose in its wake. He explores some of the contextual issues and finds hope in an interfaith effort promoted by a dialogue group in the city. Even so, efforts to find meaning in the tragedy must go...

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