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Last year anthropologist Erica Canova explored the impact of honor and shame in Egyptian culture, you can find her full article here. Of course, there are large differences between a large city as Cairo and the countryside and between people of different levels of education and regions. The sad...
On December 9, 2019, Egyptian businessman Mounir Ghabbour called a press conference in the Sonesta Hotel in Cairo to announce that his Holy Family operetta would be performed in Paris on December 17. The press conference was well attended by Egyptian media as well as by some foreign media outlets...
This article first appeared in Pokrof in 2011 under the title Strakke Koptische Huwelijkswetgeving leidt tot spanningen; binnenkerkelijk, politiek en interreligieus.  AWR reader Dr. Rachel Scott, Associate Professor of Islamic Studies in the Department of Religion and Culture at Virginia Tech...
Dr. Janneke Stegeman, a Dutch Protestant Christian theologian and researcher in the Old Testament, religion, conflict and peacebuilding, believes ecumenism between Christians, Muslims and Jews should be seriously considered. Stegeman’s arguments are given and so is the critique on her arguments by...
  Between September 1 and 6 an Egyptian non-government delegation visited the Netherlands. The Reformatorisch Dagblad interviewed Emad Awny, the Coptic member of this group, and asked about the position of Christians in Egypt today.  
The Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazine initially wanted to interview a Catholic Christian family in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Minia about their preparations for Christmas in November 2013. Tensions were still running deep in Egypt after extremists had destroyed tens of churches in Egypt,...
 The draft of this text originally published in Nederlands Dagblad was first seen and approved by Dr. Amr Darrag. We find it of great importance that the opinions of people we interview are presented as accurately as possible. Former Minister, Amr Darrag, member of the high board of the Freedom and...
Grand Shaykh of the Azhar Ahmad el-Tayīb meets on 3 May 2011 in his office in Cairo a Muslim Brotherhood delegation, media sources reported on May 2.
Edward Cody, writer in the Washington Post, writes that the biggest winners of the [January] 25 revolution are the Salafists. He described them as Islamic fundamentalists who would like to see the strictest form of Islam applied to all of Egypt and across the Middle East.  
The Holy Synod makes a number of new decisions regarding the Christian Church in Egypt. Following, Munīr denounces al-Ahlī fans who portray the cross on anti-Zamalek posters.

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