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Western interference in the Middle East started long ago and has continued right up to the present day, with no apparent end in sight. This relationship is the key focus of Robert Fisk’s book ’The Great War for Civilisation’. The book describes in detail Robert Fisk’s experiences as a journalist in...
Al-Akhbar, al- Ahali, Sout al-Ummah and Sout al-Azhar tackled the reasons behind the distorted image of Islām in the West and how to correct it. The four papers agreed on the need for an Arabic-Islamic media capable of addressing the West and explaining to it the true Islām.
Pope Shenouda said that he will not visit Jerusalem without his Muslim brothers and that he cannot visit Jerusalem with an Israeli entry visa. But if he woud receive a visa from president Yasser Arafat, he would go. He added that visiting Jerusalem under Israeli occupation amounts to normalization...
When Madeleine Albright, the former American minister of foreign affairs, was asked about how she felt when half a million children in Iraq were killed as a result of the sanctions imposed on their country, her answer was that it was a very difficult choice. But after putting everything into...
The General Secretariat of the Collecting Center of the Arabic Revolutionary Democratic Dialogue stated that America, in a new imperialistic attempt to stress its control over the world, was preparing to launch a war against a number of countries, at the top of which was Afghanistan. He added that...
Drs. Cornelis Hulsman was interviewed by Egyptian TV to speak about the role of Western media in reporting on the attack in America. The questions directed at him made it obvious that there is a deep mistrust of Western reporting about the Arab and Islamic world. The interviewer believed that...
Pope Shenouda exalted the climate of freedom and democracy; all Egyptians live in, in the shade of the leadership of President Mubarak. He said that the idea that Jews are God’s chosen people is wrong. He criticized the Vatican for discharging Jews from wronging Jesus Christ and shedding his blood.
Pope Shenouda agreed with the General Secretary of the Middle East Council of Churches, to delay the visit of the council to Iraq, in order to prepare for it and coordinate with the Iraqi church regarding the agenda of the visit.
Pope John Paul, expected to visit Iraq early in 2000, inveighed yesterday against continued sanctions against Baghdad, saying many Iraqis had died because of lack of medicines. "I wish to express once against my solidarity with the Iraqi people and I am particularly close in prayer and hope to the...
Last Thursday, both Pope Shenouda and Dr. Sayed Tantawi received the British Caravan to Support the Iraqi People, headed by George Gallaway, vice-president of the Committee of External Affairs in the British House of Commons. Both Pope Shenouda and sheikh Tantawi declared their sympathy to this...
Iraqi Christians want Pope John Paul II to visit their country and speak out against the embargo, but the United States and other countries leading the sanctions against Iraq would just as soon he stay home.
Never over all the years that I have visited this country have I seen Iraq in such miserable state as I saw it last month. During the eight years of brutal fighting with Iran, Iraqi media officials kept views of their people’s pain and suffering confined to hospitals and graveyards. Today, after...
Iraqi Catholics, hoping for relief from sanctions, look forward to a proposed visit by Pope John Paul II. If there’s any hope among Iraqi Christians that things could take a turn for the better, it’s pinned on an upcoming visit by Pope John Paul II.
A TV station from Qatar organized a live debate on the American Freedom of Religious Persecution Law and el-Koshh between Mustafa Bakri, editor in chief of Al-Osboa newspaper, and Maurice Sadek, president of the Center for Human Rights and National Unity. Sadek, who defended the recently accepted...
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