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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...
As an Italian who has lived in Alexandria of Egypt for one year, every time I go back to this Mediterranean city, I feel extremely welcomed. Many inhabitants of Alexandria are willing to share with me their experience of interaction with the numerous Italians that once lived in that city. Similarly...
On Thursday, September 12, the Cairo Research Center, located in the All Saints' Cathedral buildings in Zamalek, organized a summer workshop dedicated to the topic of Conflict Resolution and Negotiation. The day began with an introduction on the Center for Arab-West Understanding and its most...
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...
For the first time in years we had one of our student interns questioned and detained by Egyptian police for one day which has resulted in questions from a number of our relations. It all turned out to be a very unfortunate misunderstanding, but it nevertheless was very unpleasant for our student....
I had a chance to be employed as an intern at Arab-West Report between February 24 and March 20, 2019. The internship was supposed to last six weeks but due to an unfortunate situation I experienced, I had to leave the country two weeks earlier. I explained editor-in-chief Cornelis Hulsman what...
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...
The death of Muḥammad  Mursī, Egypt’s first elected president since the 2011 revolution, on June 17 sparked a wave of controversy and conflicting truths between human rights organizations and Egyptian media. Mursī died in court in Cairo where he was on trial facing charges of espionage.

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