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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...
  Interviewers: Cornelis Hulsman, Eline Kasanwidjojo, Quinta Smit   Language of interview: English (original interview), English (presented transcript)   Transcript: Quinta Smit   Approval: Approved by interviewee   The interview with Jerome Drevon, a French PhD student, focuses on the Islamic...
Arab-West Report extends its condolences to the family and friends of the victims in the March 22 and March 27 terrorist attacks in Brussels and Lahore, as well as to all Belgians and Pakistanis. The terrorist attack at Zaventem Airport and Maalbeek Metro station in Brussels claimed the lives of 34...
Thousands of young people from Western countries have gone to Syria during recent years to fight under the black flag of what Prof. Schleifer calls “the most brutal and threateningly successful jihadist group, calling itself the Islamic State.” The British Tony Blair Foundation recently published a...
Dr. Muhammad  Ṣalāḥ agrees with the report „Inside the Jihadi Mind“ of the Tony Blair Foundation that the ideology if IS needs to be confronted. Ideology only can be confronted by another ideology. Communication is needed. “We need dialogue with Dāʿish and anyone else to bring them back within the...
German Ambassador Martin Kobler became in October 2015 the new UN special envoy for Libya. Arab-West Report knows Ambassador Kobler from the time he was Germany’s Ambassador to Egypt. We wish him much success in his efforts to bring peace to Libya. Prof. Abdallah Schleifer, Senior Fellow of the...
Part of my job in Egypt is to bring foreign crews here for reporting. In December I took the Hong Kong based Network J International TV, led by famous TV Pastor Enoch Lam, to meet prominent Egyptians for a documentary on stability in Egypt. Media tend to focus on the negative. Rev. Enoch Lam,...
President Muhammad Mursi was removed on July 3, 2013. His supported promised large-scale demonstrations in protest of this removal one year later. There have been demonstrations but they were far from large-scale. Egypt has received very negative Western press since Mursi’s removal for human rights...
The relationship between expatriates living in Egypt and Ramadan can be a love-hate relationship. Some might argue that Ramadan is the ‘most unproductive month of the year’. People work less hours and businesses can get a bit slow. On the other hand, however, very few can deny the level of...
We often hear about the radical statements and fatwás of Muslims and about uncompromising Christian or secular activists who can appeal to populist sentiments and mistrust of the ‘other’.
Below is the full texts of foreign newspapers reports about clashes occurred at the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Egypt.
Transcript of an interview with Dr. Essam Al-Haddad on government efforts to stabilize the country since this is a pre-requisite to get Egypt out of its current economic difficulties. Thus questions addressed much repeated critiques on the Mursī administration.
CAIRO, Egypt (AWR) – The standoff between Muslim Brothers and Egypt's ruling military  continues, but seems to be turning into a victory for the army over the Brothers.   The Muslim Brothers organized large demonstrations at Tahrir square on Friday. The Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (Scaf)...
Egypt is preparing itself for the second round of presidential elections on June 16 and 17 with two remaining candidates: Ahmad Shafīq and Muhammad Mursī. These two candidates reflect a great division one sees in Egypt, between Islamists (Mursī) and those opposed to Islamists (Shafīq). The choice...
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