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The author expresses his rage and sadness at the death of a prominent film director and producer in the Amman bombings.
A scathing criticism of political Islam, providing alternative ways of addressing the intellectual crisis of the Islamic world.
This article discusses some of the differences between the Amman blasts and the riots in Paris.
This article discusses some explanations for terrorism and makes a distinction between terrorism and resistance.
The death of the Syrian film maker, Mustafa al-‘Aqqād has prompted angry reactions from Arab writers.
The congregation of St. George’s Memorial Church, the Anglican church in Baghdad fears the loss of its entire lay leadership.
Jordan’s capital, Amman, hosted a four-day conference organized by the Arab Team for Islamic-Christian Dialogue.
By listening to Muhammad Mehdi Akef, the seventh guide of the Islamist organization founded in 1928 by Hassan Al-Banna, one has a feeling of dealing with a personality that is regarded as the "pope" of Islam.
This lecture forms the background to Lord Carey’s lecture in July in Cairo. Lord Carey explained his purpose of seeking to build bridges of understanding between Islam and Christianity. “Compassion and understanding are the only tools to handle hatred and violence.” For understanding also critical...
President Bush reaffirmed his oppressive policy against the region last week when he reused the expression “the Crusades launched by the West against terrorism.” This way the US is putting the cross in confrontation with the Qur’an. It would do better to link arms with the countries that suffer...
Dr. Moussa Hawamda, a Jordanian poet, has become very famous in the last five years after the recent campaign against his collection of poems My Trees Are Higher issued in fall 1999. Moussa Hawamda who was brought before the Jordanian court five years ago and then sentenced to six months...
Pope John Paul II encourages the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, the Catholic Bishops of the Holy Land and the leaders of the Christian communities, to renew their efforts to ensure that relationships between all are inspired by mutual respect, in humility and trust. He also appeals to Jewish and...
"Le Nouvelle Observateur", a French weekly, reports that London has become a haven for terrorists and a protector of Muslim extremist leaders from around the world. Many headquarters of terrorist extremist groups can be found in London. The "Observateur" tells many stories, describing the life of...
Announcement of the visit of the Pope to Amman, Jerusalem, and the Palestinian territories.
Egypt’s top diplomat in Iran said Tehran’s decision to name a street after the assassin of president Anwar Sadat was one of the chief obstacles to restoring full diplomatic ties with the country, Iranian papers said on August 25.
The results of last week’s municipal elections, in which Islamists won main municipalities, showed that the relationship between the government and opposition parties is on the mend. The results, which were released on Friday following a one-day extension of the vote due to low turnout, were...
In Jordan, where traditional values still hold sway in a rapidly modernizing society, a woman’s "honor" is sometimes worth more than her life. Just the suspicion that she could have lost her virginity before marriage, willingly or not, can prompt vengeful relatives to kill a daughter or sister to...
Since he narrowly escaped an assassination attempt by the Israeli intelligence service, the Mossad, in September 1997, the Amman-based chief of Hamas’ political bureau, Khalid Misha’al, has been living under tight security. Misha’al knows all too well that he is still likely to be targeted by the...
Interior Minister Habib El-Adli said, "Terrorism is now denounced by people who had previously sympathized with underground groups, believing them to be Islamists preaching religion."
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