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The Arab-West Report database contains a multimedia (video, text, and image) archive of our 2017 conference: Development of Sustainable Water Management for Agriculture in Egyptian Oases; The Example of Abu Sherouf, Siwa. 
This article is the first part of a series of three on sexual harrasement in Egypt, following in the wake of the killing of a South Korean woman in Siwa: In the first part, we give an overview on the situation in Egypt, in the second part we will examine the legal framework, and in the final part,...
The commentary was written on the author’s own initiative and is based on his own experiences. The views expressed in this article are the author’s own and do not necessarily reflect Arab-West Report’s editorial policy. Comments were made about security in Siwa oasis.
On Saturday, September 30, 2017, a female South Korean tourist (36) was killed in Siwa, the capital city of a remote oasis in Egypt’s Western Desert with the same name. The victim was stabbed several times, by an Egyptian man (27) from Alexandria, whom she has been meeting in Cairo prior to...
Western travel advice about Siwa is not entirely uniform. Please find below an overview of the travel advice of EU and non-EU countries regarding Siwa. The travel advisories from other languages than English were translated with help of Google translate and edited for readability. Quotes are...
Writing about topics based on the Middle East is a personal hobby of mine which is why I felt certain that working with CAWU suited my interests the most. I have been fascinated by the history, culture, and politics of the Middle East from a young age. British-born to Iraqi parents – and a native...
Siwa [Sīwah] is an oasis in Egypt, between the Qattara Depression and the Egyptian Sand Sea in the Western Desert. The oasis is populated by Berber-speaking Sudanic peoples and it lies approximately 50km east of the Libyan border, and 560km west from Cairo. 
The government did not suspend any consumer cards. This article refers to the article “the Insanity of a Travel Ban to Siwa.”
According to the latest figures, the number of Egyptian Nubians is 2-4 million, forming thus the largest minority group. Another group is that of the Amazigh (Berbers): the indigenous North Africans in Egypt. 'Minorities' is a term referring to categories of people differentiated from the social...
In defiance of his own nation’s restrictions, Cornelis Hulsman, Drs. not only went to Siwa, he invited international student interns, Egyptian nationals, media professionals, and just about everyone else in Egypt to travel with him. “Western travel advice to Siwa is insane,” said Hulsman, the...
During my time in Siwa I happened to find myself diving into the unique local cultural heritage and a society, abundant in distinct customs, traditions andan own particular language called Siwias being the descendants of the Berbers, North Africa´s original inhabitants. 
“I really wanted to stay longer but a fellow student called me to return to Cairo since work at university had started. This was a most unusual trip that I had. It is an important experience that I really recommend to others. It is like a full self development and increasing your knowledge...
Article about a group of Westerners living in Siwa oasis. Siwa Oasis lies on the fringes of the Republic; yet an unexpected community has made it their home. 
Ten years. I have not been to one of my favorite places in the world in ten years. Yet Siwa Oasis, the little jewel of Egypt’s Western Desert, still looms big and fresh in my memory.
Dr. Safwat Hegazy explained when, in his view, violence can be used: anyone can kill President Bashar al-Assad (Bashār al-Asad) because of his crimes against humanity. Also Israeli soldiers can be targeted since they are at war with Palestinians. This was prior to President Mursi’s removal from...
Despite their importance and breathtaking beauty, the five oases of Egypt: Siwa, Bahariya, Farafra, Dakhla and Kharga, are unfamiliar to most Egyptians. Al-Fāris describes the beauty of Siwa oasis.
Egyptologist Lutfi Sherif led an AWR-visit to the land of Goshen in March 2003 and knows the discussion of archeologists on the Exodus quite well. Excavations in the Eastern Delta have become politically sensitive. This article mentions that the claim that the tomb of Alexander the Great was found...
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