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The attack on the church in Alexandria this weekend marked a new deep trench in the deteriorating relations between Muslims and Christians in Egypt. Shortly before this act of terror Trouw gauged the atmosphere among Egyptian Christians and Muslims.1)      
 “For Egyptians, football is the ‘essence of life’,” says Fathī al-Gizāwī, a café owner in Giza. Even with the Egyptian team no longer in the 2010 World Cup, the event carried special importance for Egyptians. But how is it possible for Egyptians to watch all 64 games when subscription to the...
Editor: Dr. Nagia Abdelmoghney Said is a longtime member of the board of the Egyptian Moral Rearmament Association, an Egyptian peace movement with Muslim and Christian members. The Egyptian MRA is part of Initiatives of Change in Europe.    
      CIDT Intern Hibah Mutāwi‘ interviews the founder of the Islamic Hotline service....
This article looks at a new grassroots movement among the Coptic Diaspora which was established in Washington this past weekend. Almost 100 Coptic Christian community organizers from around the globe gathered to discuss religious freedom in the Middle East and future lobbying efforts for the rights...
Anba Barnaba, Bishop of Rome, talks to Watani about the Copts in Italy and those in Egypt. He speaks of immigration, integration, discrimination, and the Egyptian nationality for all Copts.
 Cornelis Hulsman's farewell speech given at Cairo University in June 2009.
This article deals with the issue of the burqa in non-Muslim countries, more notably, and the focus of this article, within Belgium. The burqa is said to be a security risk to many, because faces cannot be seen, but it is also a personal rights issue. Recently, there has been discussion of a draft...
 Jayson Casper reflects on his experience watching the football world cup in an Egyptian cafe.
This article focuses on the story of an Armenian orphanage during the 1915 Armenian genocide in Turkey. Many children whose parents were killed were sent to an orphanage near Beirut, where they were beaten, malnourished, and forced to convert to Islam. Many of these children died there.

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