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24. The Armenian presence in Egypt

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24. The Armenian presence in Egypt
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p. 18
Date of source: 
16-05-2007
Author: 
Jamal Badawi
Reviewer: 
Nirmin al-‘Awadi
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The Armenian presence in Egypt materialized prior to the modern age. Their presence dates back to the Fatimid period; the most prosperous period for the Armenians in Egypt.

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61. Israel calls for recognizing the Baha’is

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61. Israel calls for recognizing the Bahā’īs
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p. 4
Date of source: 
01-11-2006
Author: 
Ahmad Gharib
Reviewer: 
Katia Saqqa
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Bahā’īs are waiting for

July 2007 when they will find out the final decision from UNESCO on whether some of their gardens will be

recognized as international cultural sites.

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2. Dutch expert in intercultural dialogue, Cornelis Hulsman, to Rose al-Yusuf: The absent truth in Pope Benedict’s sedition. The pope made positive remarks about Islam, but they were lost in a volatile climate created by suspicions

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2. Dutch expert in intercultural dialogue, Cornelis Hulsman, to Rose al-Yūsuf: The absent truth in Pope Benedict’s sedition. The pope made positive remarks about Islām, but they were lost in a volatile climate created by suspicions
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p. 84-87
Date of source: 
30-09-2006
Author: 
Cornelis Hulsman
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Drs Hulsman analyses the lecture of Pope Benedict, noting that the text showed that his lecture was unfortunate but the translation made it even worse. The report notes several translation mistakes from the original German text to English. The Arabic texts were then translations of the English. These mistakes have certainly added to current tensions.

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1. Editorial

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1. Editorial
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25-07-2006
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Cornelis Hulsman
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Articles following the visit of Prof. van Agt.
Media being selective in reporting issues.
Current media reporting does not enhance integration of Muslims within European societies.

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5. The nation and the minorities

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5. The nation and the minorities
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P.8
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June 15, 2001
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The Kurds and Berbers are Muslims who joined Islam with the Arabs. The fall of the Islamic caliphate left space for nationalism to flourish and its replacement opened a gap between the Arabs and the Kurds. The Islamic way of co-existence between Arabs and Kurds is the solution to all the problems in the region. There may be some discrimination but the major genocides have always been the result of external interference.

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8. Palestinian Muslim leader calls for killing of Christians and Jews

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8. Palestinian Muslim leader calls for killing of Christians and Jews
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October 10, 2000
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Excerpts from a sermon given in the Zayed bin Sultan Aal Nahyan mosque in Gaza calling for the killing of Christians and Jews. The text is being distributed by American Copts, International Christian Concern and probably several other organizations in the West.

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37. Crusaders make a comeback in the Holy Land

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37. Crusaders make a comeback in the Holy Land
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July 15-21, 1999
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Megan Goldin
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Only in legend were the Crusaders chivalrous knights. In reality, they were ruthless invaders who hacked a bloody trail through the Holy Land in their quest to capture Jerusalem. But they left behind an impressive archaeological legacy.

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