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Prof. Dr. Ahmed Ghobashy, a lecturer of modern and contemporary history at the Heliopolis University for Sustainable Development, proposed on July 3rd that Egypt can be seen as the cradle of religions. 
Ṣafwat al-Sharīf, former Minister of Information under late president Ḥusnī Mubārak, died at the age of 88. His death came following a struggle with leukemia, and several days after becoming infected with the Coronavirus.
The military general and advisor to President al-Sīsī, Aḥmad Jamāl al-Dīn, announced that a military funeral will be held tomorrow for the deceased Muḥammad Ḥusnī Mubārak. The funeral will be held after noon prayer in al-Mushīr Ṭanṭāwī Mosque in the region of Al-Tagammuʿ Al-Khāmis. 
Throughout his life, AWR friend Henk Glimmerveen (1923-2020) showed that engaged citizens can make a difference.
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...
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....
Political and social theorist Sir Isaiah Berlin famously compared nationalism to a ‘bent twig’, ‘forced down so severely that when released, it lashed back wit
The National Council for Human Rights (NCHR), in its current status, does not go beyond what former President Ḥusnī Mubārak wanted it to be, an independent, but highly controlled, establishment, used only to beautify the regime’s appearance.
During the symposium organized by the daily newspaper Ṣada al-Balad, Egyptian movie star Tāmir ʿAbd Al-Munʿim said that he very often visited the former President Mubarak to stand by him in his ordeal, stressing that he was brought up never to insult or disrespect an elderly person or to be...


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