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In a quiet Maʿādi suburb in Cairo, Dr. Sammy Muthini Muthuka, Kenyan professor at the Africa Nazarene University, Nairobi, is set to give a two-part, two day lecture about conflict resolution and peace building. These took place on September 24, 2019 and October 1, 2019. His audience are mostly...
The Egyptian Moral Rearmament Association (EMRA) celebrated on November 29 and 30 its 30th anniversary. The Moral Rearmament Association is the name of the organization when it was founded in Switzerland before the Second World War. In Europe and most other countries the name was changed to...
             Earlier this year, a group of five interns from Arab-West Report had the privilege of visiting emeritus professor Abdallah Schleifer at his home in Cairo. Prof. Schleifer is a prominent Middle East expert, former journalist, and leading Muslim intellectual who was among the group of...
  Prof. Dr. Sami Faltas at the Center for Arab-West Understanding (CAWU). 04-11-2019 From left to right: Prof. Faltas, Veronica Merlo, Madeleine Hall (interns), Kent Blaeser (database manager) and Cornelis Hulsman (director)   On Monday, November 4th, the team of the Center for Arab-West...
Photo by Veronica Merlo, 06-09-2019 “Medina cosmopolitiya” (“a cosmopolitan city”) has traditionally been the defining expression associated with Alexandria of Egypt. Overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, Alexandria has distinguished itself as a place of constant interaction where people from...
  The students of the Learning Center at the Citadel of Qaitbay. Photo by Cornelis Hulsman   Sun, sea and blue sky   When the students of the Learning Center of the Center for Arab-West Understanding (CAWU) arrived in Alexandria on the morning of Friday, November 8, they could not but being...
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...
On March 12, I finally got to meet Leslie Maras, the Belgian prisoner I had been reading and writing about for a while as part of my internship at the Centre for Arab-West Understanding. Leslie Maras was sentenced to life for smuggling drugs into Egypt. His parents are trying to transfer him to a...
Since the report of Yūsuf R. Kāmil about the transfer of prisoner treaties in Arab-West Report Leslie’s mother, Brigitte Maras, has been contacting different authorities in Belgium. They confirm there is no prisoner exchange treaty between Belgium and Egypt and therefore they can do nothing to get...
Cairo is a large metropolis of eight million people, so it is not only the largest city in Egypt, but also the largest city in Africa and the Arab world. "Greater Cairo" encompasses the city of Cairo and adjacent Giza. The river Nile, one of the largest in the world, lies between the two cities. To...

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