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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
Pope Tawāḍrūs II and Usāma al-Azharī, the President’s adviser on religious affairs, inaugurated the “Youth and Future Industry” conference at Ain Shams University. In the presence of Dr. Suzān al-Qilīnī and Dr. ‘Abd al-Wahāb ‘Izzat, president of Ain Shams University, the conference began with a...
In the same time that the Ministry of Endowments states that it needs 15,000 new employees, the Ministry stated that it shall stop employing (prayer callers) muazzin in mosques and will reduce the grade of prayer caller to that of a worker.
The Council of Ministers has agreed in its meeting yesterday headed by Eng. Ibrāhīm Mahlab to approve the Bayt al- Zakāh draft law  after it is revised by the Council of State Legislative Department.
Dayr Abū Hinnis is a small village in Mallawī town in Southern Minya. The place is highly valued as it is one of the stops along the route of the Holy Family in Egypt, and many historic monuments are located there. One of the most important places related to the Holy Family is Kūm Maria,  it is at...
Background Yāssīn Jābar was the Lebanese Minister of Economics in 1996. Now he is a member of parliament representing the district of Nabṭiyya. His platform is liberal in its political slant, with an emphasis on Human Rights. Side A In April 1996, the south of Lebanon was attacked by Israel during...
Side A Reinout Vos first introduces himself and tells Hulsman how he began his career at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and how he came to Egypt. Vos said that he studied history at Utrecht University, specializing in the history of Malaysia and Indonesia. After completing his Master’s degree,...
Background: Maria van der Hoeven is a Dutch politician of the Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA) party. She served as Minister of Economic Affairs from 2007-2011. Side A: The Dutch Minister Maria van der Hoeven is in Cairo on a visit the Dutch-Flemish institute. The first topic discussed was...
He said that the whole world knows that Egyptians want the implementation of the Islamic sharī’ah, adding Egyptians’ wish to have their country pursuing Islamic laws should not be a reason for concern. “I pledge to preserve churches and monasteries so that everyone feels he/she lives in a nation...
Cornelis Hulsman: The Dutch daily newspaper Trouw is publishing a series of articles under the title “Europe’s Fraying Edges.” The articles discuss themes related to the countries surrounding Europe, of course including the countries of Northern Africa. I agree with the author that there is...

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