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Interviewers: Quinta Smit, Eline Kasanwidjojo, Jayson Casper Language of interview: Arabic (original interview), English (presented transcript)  Interpreter: Jayson Casper Transcript: Quinta Smit Approval: Requested and no objection received   This transcript of an interview with Ihāb Shīhā...
Background: The recordings with Turkish Ambassador Yassir Yatis provide an overview of Turkish relations with countries in the region. The main topic of his speech and of his answers to journalists’ questions concern Turkey’s relations with the states of Iraq, Israel, Lebanon, Syria and Greece. For...
Background:  This recording concerns the history of Red Sea tourism in Egypt, the preservance of the eco-system in relation to tourism and the drop in tourism following the Luxor massacre of 1997. A German-Egyptian couple outlines their hotel business’ rise at the Egyptian Red Sea coast. In a press...
Interviewers: Eline Kasanwidjojo and Quinta Smit Language of interview: English (original interview); English (presented transcript) Transcript: Quinta Smit   Approval: Approved by interviewee   The interview took place in Dr. Muḥammad Ṣalāḥ's office in the Media Production City, 6th of October...
Background: Two different subjects are addressed in the following recording: the restoration of the Hanging Church in Old Cairo, Egypt, and the Jordanian economist ʾUmayyah Ṭūqān’s views on the MENA summit in 1995. Saint Virgin Mary’s Coptic Orthodox Church, known as the Hanging Church was built...
Interviewer: Quinta Smit Language of interview: English (original interview), English (presented transcript) Transcript: Quinta Smit Approval: Approved by interviewee   The interview was conducted with a member of the Waṭan Party, just after he had left politics. He was never involved in politics...
Background: Two different subjects are addressed in the following recording, these are; Tourism development in Jordan; and development of water supply in Jordan, however, both press conferences are in the context of the then newly signed peace treaty with Israel and its political and economic...
Background: The Coptic Orthodox Church is the largest Christian Church in Egypt. According to tradition, the Church was established by Saint Mark, the Apostle.  It belongs to the Oriental Orthodox family of Churches. It took a different position over Christology from that of the Eastern Orthodox...
Background: There is a short interview with a student of the Arab Baptist Theological Seminary (ABTS) about Christian missionary work in Morocco. The major part of the recording is Zuzana Skalova, a Czech art historian speaking about the conservation of Coptic icons in Egypt. One of her central...
Background: Interview about the completion of ten years of restauration work of the Sphinx in 1998 with Dutchman Wiebe and Dr.ʿAbd al-ḤalīmNūr al-Dīn, who obtained his PhD at Leiden University in 1974. After receiving his grade, he stayed in The Netherlands for six more years. He has been a teacher...
Background:  Young Sudanese graduates from the Arab Baptist Theological Seminary (ATBS) in Lebanon, which educates its students in Christian worshipping and missionary work are interviewed. They want to serve their own churches back in Sudan as missionaries and talk about their path to Christianity...
Background: The Egyptian Small Enterprise Development Foundation is experiencing fast growth in demand for their services and Muṣṭafā Yāssīn talks about what he sees to be the reasons. Side A: Muṣṭafā Yāssīn who works for the Egyptian Small Enterprise Development Foundation, that was founded in...
Background: This is a press conference in the running – up to the third MENA conference in Cairo and the panel consists of  Mr. Blood from the World Economic Forum, Farīd Munīr of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Dr. Peter Goepfrich, -Executive Director of the Arab-German Chamber of Commerce....
Background: The state visit of the Queen and Prince of November 17-19 1997 to Egypt continues. During this state visit, terrorists killed around 60 tourists in Luxor. Dutch tourists David van der Meulen and Saskia van der Mast were lucky enough not to be on the site of the massacre, as their bus...
Background: On November 17-19, 1997, Queens Beatrix of the Netherlands and her husband Prince Clause, paid a state visit to Egypt. She was accompanied by Hans van Mierlo, minister of Foreign Affairs. One hour before they arrived, around 60 people were killed in a terrorist attack in Luxor. Despite...
Interviewers: Eline Kasanwidjojo, Quinta Smit Language of interview: Arabic (original interview), English (presented transcript) Interpreter: Hamdī ( last name unknown, friend of Mahmūd Fathī) Transcript: not mentioned Approval: Requested and no objection received   This is the second transcript of...
Interviewers: Cornelis Hulsman, Eline Kasanwidjojo and Quinta Smit Language of interview: English/Arabic (original interview); English (presented transcript)  Interpreter: ʿUmār al- ʿAid Transcript: Quinta Smit Approval: Approved by interviewee   Dr. ʿAbd al-Munʿim Abū al-Futūḥ gives account to his...
Interviewers: Quinta Smit and Eline Kasanwidjojo Language of interview: English (original interview), English (presented transcript) Transcript: Eline Kasanwidjojo Approved: Requested and no objection received   The interview with Walīd al-Ḥadād is about the stance of the Freedom and Justice Party...
Interviewers: Quinta Smit and Eline Kasanwidjojo Language of interview: English, Arabic Interpreter: Dr. Wafāʾ Ḥafnī Transcript: not mentioned Approved: Requested and no objection received   Dr. Wafāʾ Hafnī, Dr. Sanā’ and Dr. Ishtihād; granddaughter and daughters of Ḥasan al-Bannā give personal...
Interviewer: Eline Kasanwidjojo Language of interview: English (original interview), English (presented transcript) Transcript: Eline Kasanwidjojo   Approval: Requested and no objection received   Dr. Kamāl al-Hilbāwī is a former member of the Muslim Brotherhood Guidance Council and MB foreign...

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