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Russian intern Yana Kabirova interned with the Center for Arab-West Understanding between December 10 and December 31, 2018. Her chief interest was in extremism in the Muslim world and thus we introduced her to Professor Abdallah Schleifer, a prominent Middle East expert, chief editor of The Muslim...
The interview with Ambassador Mona Omar was held at the Diplomatic Club, in Cairo on 7th July; the discussion was fully recorded with the Ambassador’s permission.  This text was presented to Ambassador Mona Omar on July 21, 2019. The Ambassador had no objections to publishing this text. Ambassador...
At a time when the topic of migration is at the center of debate, it is usual to take under scrutiny how foreigners coming to Western countries integrate. Do they learn the language of the host country? Do they open themselves to the local communities? Do they adapt to the new customs and...
Diana Sakakini [Diana al-Sakākīnī] was born in Milan, Italy, from the prestigious al-Sakākīnī family of Christian Syrian origins that has left indelible marks in Egypt as the majestic al-Sakākīnī Palace in Old Cairo testifies. She was educated in Italy but later returned to Egypt where her parents...
This is the third and last article of Junghoon Lee about how Korea is dealing with Muslim immigrants. You can find the links of the previous two parts here and here. Korea is generally not very friendly to such immigrants. Junghoon was deeply impressed reading Fabio Geda’s book ‘Nel mare ci sono i...
Two interns visited the families of Eritrean students who will start their education at the CAWU-Learning Center on August 26, 2019. The families told them about the hardships in Eritrea and how they were able to travel overland to Egypt. All these families have UNHCR cards and are thus legally in...
The Center for Arab-West Understanding Learning Center accepted 15 Eritrean refugee students for the academic year 2019-2020 and asked Samuel McVicar and me to visit their families. This resulted in an article for Arab-West Report and these photos. All families have to get by with very little money...
The Synod of the Anglican Diocese of Egypt, North Africa and the Horn of Africa met on May 6,7,8 and 9 in Cairo and on May 11 visited Port Said for the 130th anniversary of the Anglican church of Port Said. The church in Port Said has a rich history but due to the departure of many non Egyptian...
Professional British musician Martin Orbidans was so moved by the needs of children and youth with large learning gaps, that he decided to offer music lessons at the CAWU Learning Center. Students who can afford to pay will pay and with these payments Martin will contribute to the costs of the...
This interview was conducted in July 2015 with Father Hātūr ʿAbdullāh [Hathur ʿAbdullah], pastor of the Church of The Holy Virgin in Kafr Darwīsh, district of al-Fashn, Beni Suef governorate, around a month after reports about sectarian strife in his village. The interview was arranged through...

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