List of persons names (and their functions) used in AWR-Articles

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Name Function
ʿĀṭif Kīrillus Yūsuf

He filed a lawsuit against Pope Shenouda to get permission to remarry

ʿĀṭif Mihannā
ʿĀṭif Najīb
ʿĀṭif Ṣidqī (Dr.)

Egyptian Prime Minister (1986-1996)

ʿĀṭif ʿAbd al-Ghanī


ʿĀṭif ʿAwwād (Dr.) (Institute of Coptic Studies)

Pofessor of Coptic Architecture at Coptic Studies Institute.

ʿĀṭif ʿAwwād (Lawyer an Politician)

Lawyer; political activist and member of the Assembly of Egypt culture and dialogue

ʿĀṭif ʿIzzat Zakī

Killed in the incidents of al-Kushḥ / Sohag (January 2000)

ʿĀṭif ʿUbayd (Dr.)

Deputy in Shura Council; Egyptian Prime Minister (1999-2004)

ʿAṭīyya Fayyāḍ

Islamic jurisprudence Professor at the Azhar University

ʿAṭīyya Ṣaqr (Shaykh)

Islamic Scholar; Author

ʿAwaḍ Kāmil
ʿAwāṭif ʿAbd al-Raḥmān

a veteran professor of journalism

ʿAwnī Barsūm (Dr.)

Professor of canonical law at the Coptic Orthodox Theological Seminary

ʿAwnī Louis (Awny Louis)

Member of the Plymouth Brethren (Protestant denomination). 

ʿĀyida Fāyyiz [Ayidah Fayiz]
ʿĀyida Naṣīf (Dr.)
ʿĀyida Sayf al-Dawla (Dr.)

Assistant professor of psychiatry, member of the Al-Nadim Center for the Rehabilitation of Victims of Violence

ʿAyyād Musʿad

First Egyptian chairman of the Arab West Foundation in Almere, Netherlands (2005-2007)

ʿAzab Muṣṭafā (Dr.)

Member of the Muslim Brotherhood, former member of the Egyptian Parliament

ʿAzīz Ḥannā (Bishop)
ʿAzīz Mikhāʾil al-Mallawānī
ʿAzīz Mīrzā

formerly the Editor-in-chief of al-Ahrām newspaper

ʿAzīz Murjān (Rev.)

Pastor; Head of the Assembly of the Pentecostal Church

ʿAzīz Sūriyyāl ʿAṭiyya (Dr.)

Professor specialized in Coptic studies; Compiler of the "Coptic Encyclopedia"

ʿAzīza Abū al-Ghayṭ Ṣaqr

Woman farmer, lives in the village of Nakla

ʿAzīza Ḥussayn

Director of The Egyptian Society for the Prevention of Harmful Practices to Woman and Child  (ESPHP).

ʿAzīz al-ʿAẓma

(*1947) Syrian historian, grandson of Yūsuf al-ʿAẓma

ʿAzmī Badawī

General director of security (Egypt)

ʿAzza al-ʿAshmāwī

Secretary General of the National Council for Children and Mothers

ʿĀʾiḍ al-Qarnī (Shaykh)
ʿĀʾisha ʿAzmī
ʿĪd Labīb

Christian Businessman, Representative of Pope Shenouda in the Customary Conciliation Commission

ʿĪd Ṣalāḥ
ʿIkrima Saʿīd Ṣabrī (Shaykh)

Grand Mufti of Jerusalem and Palestine (1994-2006)

ʿIlwī Amīn (Dr.)
ʿImād (Christian Youth from Maḥalla al-Kubrā)

Stabbed father Stephanus Ṣubḥī in al-Maḥallah al-Kubrá

ʿImād Abū Ghāzī

The minister of culture in Egypt

ʿImād al-Dīn Ḥussayn (Editor-in-Chief - Egypt)
ʿImād al-Fiqī


ʿImād al-Ghazālī


ʿImād al-Rikābī (Head of Investigation Dept. in Alexandria Police)
ʿImād Bāsīlī


ʿImād Felix

A lawyer, particpated in a roundtable discussion initiated by AWR on the amendment of Art. 2 of the Constitution (see AWR-Paper Nr. 40 )


ʿImād Ḥijāb


ʿImād Ḥussayn (Journalist)
ʿImād Ḥussayn Ḥassan (Politician)

Deputy interior minister and former head of the Police Academy

ʿImād Karam

Executive Director of IofC International. He is Palestinian British. Imad grew up in Gaza and won a scholarship to do postgraduate studies in media and communications in London where he also obtained his PhD on the impact of the media on Arab youth identity.

ʿImād Khalīl
ʿImād Khayra


ʿImād Makkī

Author; Editor and founder of the news agency America in Arabic in Washington

ʿImād Nazīh
ʿImād Samīr ʿAwwād (Eng.)

Coptic activist and journalist living in the USA

ʿImād Shāhīn [Emad Shahin] (Prof. Dr.)

Egyptian professor for political science

ʿImād Ṭaha


ʿImād Taklā

reporter in the Copts Daily Digest

ʿImād ʿAbd al-Ghaffūr [Emad Abdel Ghaffour] (Dr.)

former head of the Salafi Al-Watan party

ʿImād ʿAwnī

owner of Aman Group

ʿImād ʿAzmī Grays

Author; Journalist

ʿImād ʿĪssā Jirjis [Emad Isa Girgis]

He was reported by Sawt al-Ummah to haven seeken top security agency's help to complete his procedures to convert to Islam, [ Ref. AWR, 2005, week 37, art. 24]

ʿInāya Aḥmad

The Qinā branch of the National Women Council coordinator 

ʿIrīyān Labīb Ḥannā


ʿIṣām Ḥamīd (Imam)
ʿIṣām Musulinī (Member of ‘urfī panel)
ʿIṣmat Zaqlama (Dr.)

Coptic Activist; Head of the Coptic Foundation

ʿIṣmat ʿAbd al-Majīd (Dr.)

Secretary-general of the League of Arab States (1991-2001); Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs (1984-1991)

ʿĪssā bin Salmān

First King of Bahrain 

ʿĪssā Jirjis (Dr.)

Head of the Victoria Hospital; Member of the Coptic Orthodox Majlis al-Millī author

ʿIṣṣām al- Ḥaḍarī [Essam al-Hadary] (Egyptian footballer)
ʿIṣṣām al-Badawī (Governor of al-Minyā)
ʿIṣṣām al-Dīn Ḥassan
ʿIṣṣām al-Ḥaddād

Member of the Muslim Brotherhood 

ʿIṣṣām al-Ḥamlī (Major General)
ʿIṣṣām al-Islāmbūlī (Lawyer)
ʿIṣṣām al-Kurdī

President of The Office of Cultural Relations and Education in Montreal 

ʿIṣṣām al-Qamarī

Former General in Egyptian Army; Weapons smuggler; Leading figure in Egyptian Jihād group

ʿIṣṣām al-Sharīf
ʿIṣṣām al-ʿIrīyān [Essam el Erian] (Dr.)

Head of the Muslim Brotherhood Political office; Assistant secretary-General of the Doctors' syndicate


ʿIṣṣām Darbāla

Leading figure of al-Jamācah al-Islāmiyyah

ʿIṣṣām Faḍl


ʿIṣṣām Faraj

Vice-President of the Supreme Constitutional Court (Egypt)

ʿIṣṣām Fāris

Lebanese MP representing a northern region (at least in 1996)

ʿIṣṣām Hādī


ʿĪṣṣām Hilmī (General)
ʿIṣṣām Khalīl
ʿIṣṣām Luṭfī


ʿIṣṣām Mansī [MP] (Egypt)
ʿIṣṣām Sarṭāwī

Dr Issam Sartawi was a senior member of the Palestine Liberation Organization 

ʿIṣṣām Sharaf (Dr.)

Prime Minister of Egypt (February 2011-October 2011)

ʿIṣṣām Shīḥa
ʿIṣṣām Sulṭān

Former Brotherhood leading figure and a founder of al-Wasaṭ Party; Author

ʿIṣṣām ʿAbd al-Jawwād


ʿIṣṣām ʿAbd al-Majīd (Gama'a Islamiyyah)
ʿIṣṣām ʿAbd al-Salām

Egyptian engineer who ran for Egypt's 1995 parliamentary elections in Shubrā

ʿIṣṣām ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz


ʿIṣṣām ʿAbd Allāh (Dr.)

Professor of philosophy and literature at cAyn Shams University

ʿIzz al-Dīn Najīb


ʿIzza al-Jarf (Azza El-Garf)
ʿIzza al-Khūlī (Prof.)
ʿIzza Karīm (Dr.)

Egyptian professor of Sociology at the National Centre for Social Research