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The 2021 Report on International Religious Freedom in the Arab World by the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. government provides estimates about religious belief in various countries but figures are disputed. The percentage of Christians, Jews, Shīʿa Muslims and nonbelievers is definitely higher...
Orthodox Rabbi Moshe Peleg responded in questions and answers with Cornelis Hulsman to the article of Dr. Nājiyya ʿAbd al-Mughnī Saʿīd, vice president of the Egyptian Moral Rearmament Association (EMRA) about the death of Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh [Shīrīn Abū ʿĀklih]. Please read Dr...
Before their session today, Sunday, the House of Representatives, head by Dr. Ḥanafī Jabālī, released a statement expressing their immense anger and condemnation for the Israeli attack on worshippers in al-Aqṣā Mosque, calling recent actions by the Israeli occupation against Palestinians in...
Interview with Professor Mohammed S. Dajani Daoudi, Founder of the Wasatia Movement in Palestine and Director of the Wasatia Academic Institute in Jerusalem. Conducted by former CAWU intern Janneke Wijman on May 5th, 2020, via online platform Zoom. Both Janneke Wijman and Dr. Dajani Daoudi agreed...
Dr. Maḥmūd al-Habbāsh, the Chief Justice and Adviser to the Palestinian President for Religious Affairs, appreciated the reception and welcoming of Rev. Dr. Andrea Zakī, Head of the Evangelical community in Egypt, stressing the depth of Egyptian-Palestinian relations.
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...
On Wednesday, May 12, 2021, Egyptian authorities denied media reports claiming that a state of emergency had been declared in North Sinai hospitals in anticipation of receiving wounded Palestinians. Instead, they said that the elevated degree of readiness was due to the Eid al-Fitr [ʿĪd al-Fiṭr]...
Palestinian factions gathered in Cairo announced their commitment to a time table for presidential and legislative elections.  They also confirmed that the elections will take place in Jerusalem, the West Bank, and Gaza without exception and promised to respect and accept the results. 
During his visit to Ramallah, Chief of the Egyptian Intelligence Agency Major General ʿAbbās Kāmil has relayed a message from Egyptian President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī to his Palestinian counterpart Maḥmūd ʿAbbās. Major General ʿAbbās Kāmil conveyed Egypt’s insistence that a just solution to the...
Egyptian actor and singer Muḥammad Ramaḍān sparked controversy, after a picture of him seemingly embracing Israeli singer Omer Adam, while on a trip to the UAE was posted online.  Egyptian and Arab intellectuals and actors criticized Ramaḍān, stressing that normalization is a disgrace and betrayal...

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