About us

Arab-West Report is an independent weekly digest of Egyptian newspaper translations and editorial analysis, focusing primarily on Arab-West and Muslim-Christian relations founded in 1997 by Cornelis Hulsman and Sawsan Gabra Ayoub Khalil. In 2005 the Stichting Arab-West Foundation became the publisher of Arab-West Report. The (summary) translations of Arabic media and database building is provided by the Center for Intercultural Dialogue and Translation in Egypt while interns from the Center for Arab-West Understanding in Egypt contribute with articles and reporting.

English summary translations of Egyptian newspaper articles and special reports deal with issues that have either been controversial or misreported in various media. Whenever this was appropriate and possible within our means we have provided media critique.

Articles and reports in the electronic archive of Arab-West Report cover the period from 1997 until today. This material is used to build an Electronic Documentation Center with advanced search functions, providing you unique insight into contemporary Arab-West and Muslim-Christian relations.

We support Muslim-Christian understanding and improving intercultural awareness between Arab-West communities so that both parties may refrain from polemics, exaggerations, and other distortions.

  • For a list of topics we cover, click here.
  • For a list of newspapers from which we select, click here.
  • For our methodology of work click here.
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