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Background:The first topic of this recording concerns a church’s plans to open an orphanage and the second is the chairman of the FPA in Egypt, Volkhard Windfuhr talking about a train trip organised for the FPA from Kharga to Safaga and his long-standing interest in railways.Side A:The speaker...
Background: Deputy Director, Khayrī Jambik from the Royal Institute for Inter-Faith Studies (RIIFS) discusses his institute‘s approach toward peace-building in the Near East, its latest dialogue programme, the general role of interfaith dialogue and other factors to be examined when looking at...
Volkhard Windfuhr was born in 1937 in Essen, Germany and migrated to Egypt with his mother in 1955. As a German correspondent in Egypt, Volkhard Windfuhr is naturally involved in Arab-West relations. Besides journalistic reporting he has co-authored a book concerning 9/11, arguing for what he...
Who will be Egypt’s next president? Muslim Brotherhood leader Muhammad Mursī or the representative of the old National Democratic Party, Ahmad Shafiq? Both claim victory. Mursī has claimed victory from the first minute that the polling stations closed on June 17. How he could know this? I don’t...
Near thirty journalists gathered at the Cairo Foreign Press Association headquarters to gain insight on the process involved in selecting a successor to the recently deceased Pope Shenouda. Arab West Report presented its research on the subject, accepting also further inquiries.
Volkhard Windfuhr [read his biography here], Cairo correspondent for Der Spiegel (German weekly magazine), said in an interview with al-Akhbār that he had sensed a change in former President Husnī Mubārak since 2004. In 2002, Windfuhr started to sense anxiety and tension in the community close to...
Reports about religious tensions in Egypt sometimes hit the headlines abroad first. On November 26 Hulsman went with a German journalist to Ain Shams to investigate claims of violent demonstrations between Christian and Muslim youth, in this editorial he explains the causes behind the incident and...
Nabīl ‘Abd al-Fattāh believes that religious media must first be addressed in order to achieve reform. Bishop Bīshūy sharply criticized Father Zakarīyā Butrus for offending Muslims and Islam in his program on al-Hayāh satellite channel. Comments that offensive statements and problems around church...
The Center for Arab-West Understanding presents its annual report for 2006, highlighting the objectives achieved and the goals for the upcoming year. 2006 was landmarked by growing toward the Center for Arab-West Understanding, and laying the basis for an electronic documentation center.
Christians have lived in the Arab world for many years, yet recently a mass exodus has been witnessed. The article considers reasons behind this exodus.

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