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Coptic emigration has gone through numerous stages for different reasons. “Coptic diaspora” (aqbāṭ al-mahjar) mainly refers to Coptic immigration to European countries, the US, and Australia. Waves of migration to these countries began in the early 1960s, and it was a common for Egyptian citizens...
The interview with Dr Amr Assad Khalil [ʿAmrū Asʿad Khalīl] is a journey to Moscow of the 80’s through the eyes of an Egyptian, a monologue of memory, a life story and warm conversation of two with the hum of a hard-working ventilator in the back.  Dr. Asʿad speaks about his anti-Israeli activities...
Why do we often talk about Copts and the 1952 Revolution? Was the revolution at that time against the Copts as a religious sect, as if we still lived in the Ottoman confessional system? Was the revolution against the interests of the feudal and capitalist class of the Copts alone?  Do we measure...
After a life filled with significant events and achievements that preserved her name in Egypt’s history and the Arab world, Jīhān al-Sādāt, wife of the late Egyptian President Anwar al-Sādāt, has died at the age of 88.
On July 9, Jīhān al-Sadāt, wife of the late Egyptian President Muḥammad Anwar al-Sadāt, passed away at the age of 88 after a long struggle with illness. The Egyptian Presidency mourned her death with profound grief and sorrow. The Presidency pointed out that she was a role model for Egyptian women...
On Thursday morning, the Egyptian leftist patriot Albert Arie died at the age of 91. He is the oldest Egyptian Jew who stayed in Cairo and refused to leave. He has always been known as a vivid memory of the Egyptian leftist movement, and the development of Egypt’s artistic and literary history.
This month marks the 40th anniversary of the signing of the Israel-Egypt peace deal, which was pivotal in establishing diplomatic relations between the two countries. Despite some challenges since, it remains a beacon of hope at a time when peace seems hard to achieve in the region.
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...
In the aftermath of the 1973 Arab-Israeli war and the peace negotiations which followed from 1977 to 1979, and under measures to bring about peace between Egypt and Israel, the late President Anwar al-Sādāt asked Pope Shinūda III that Christians visit Jerusalem. However, Pope Shinūda refused to do...

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