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The author writes on the bloody conflict in Iraq between Sunnis and Shi’ites and shows the attempts of Islamic religious leaders to build communication between followers of different Islamic madhahib.
Fathī Mahmoud discusses the sectarian fitna in Iraq, stating that in an attempt to ensure such violence does not spread to Lebanon’s Sunni and Shi’ite communities, the Islamic authorities there have called for unity.
Al-Rikābī responds to Tony Blair’s suggestion that the war on Iraq is God’s will. The author rejects the idea of using religion to launch wars, considering it to be hypocrisy.
The author claims that that it is so hard nowadays to live in the Middle East as a Christian.
Muhammad al-Shāfiʿī mentions a number of definitions of ‘extremism’ from different perspectives.
The author reviews some of the habits of the Shi’ites, and differences between their beliefs and those of Sunni Muslims’. He says that history shows the Iranians have ruined Shi’ism, and could make matters even worse in Iraq.
Last Christmas Eve, Bashir Toma Elias was shot dead in the center of Basra´s market while he was on his way back home to celebrate Christmas with his five children. Elias´ murder revived Christians´ fear of the growth of religious fanaticism in Southern Iraq, which is inhabited by a...
The article is an interview with the Mufti of Egypt, Dr. Ali Goma´a. He comments on many subjects, such as, the concept of legitimate war in Islam, martyrdom operations, the Iraqi Ruling Council, the Iraqi resistance against American occupation, emergency laws and the relationship between...
The article comments on the charismatic character of Pope John Paul II and his deteriorating health conditions. It also comments on the stand of the pope towards many international issues.
The author of the article argues that at the time Western countries are claiming they want Arab and Muslim countries to enjoy freedom of expression based on genuine democratic systems that guarantee political freedoms and human rights, they seek to muzzle the mouths of Arabs and Muslims each time...

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