Egypt is the most populous country in the Arab world. Its population is largely Sunni, but it is home to a considerable Coptic Christian community
The Revolutions Seen through Literature’s Prism
Even a mere quantitative analysis of Arab literary output during the years preceding the protests of 2011 would have revealed the turmoil already existing in North African and Middle Eastern societies. Nowadays, the prevailing idea is one of a distressing and inhumane future, but not everyone is giving up
Moses, Pharaoh, and the Dam. The dispute between Egypt and Ethiopia is millennia-old
The geopolitics of water is not a 21st-century invention: the present controversy over the waters of the Nile, triggered by the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), goes back to a very remote past, featuring even a prophet.
Louis Massignon’s Badaliya Prayer Movement: Yesterday and Today
In 1934, well before any movement towards interreligious engagement in the Western world, Louis Massignon established the International Badaliya Prayer Movement in Cairo, Egypt, whose legacy is still alive today