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Dr. Shawqī Allam, the grand muftī, has denounced that armed militias have attacked one of the mosques in Baghdad, Iraq
Background: The Khan Murjan is a building located in the souq of Baghdad, Iraq. It was built in the 14th century as a caravanserai and it is considered by many historians and scholars to be a notable piece of the city’s architecture. The structure was in poor shape for over two centuries, but was...
Background: The recordings with Turkish Ambassador Yassir Yatis (whose post has been moved from Egypt to Austria) provide an overview of Turkish relations with countries in the region including Turkish-Israeli relations in light of a recent military deal and a Turkish military operation in Iraq....
Background: Iraqi scholar Dr. Thābit ʿAbdāllah discusses the economic and political consequences of Iraq under Ṣaddām Ḥussaīn’s regime, who ruled from 1979 up to 2003. ʿAbdāllah elaborates upon the 1991 March Uprisings in Iraq, the Ḥussaīn family relations and the effects of the Kuwaiti invasion....
Ayman Muḥammad Rabīʿ al-Ẓawāhirī is a Muslim who claims that he is committed to bring the golden age of the caliphate back, and advocates a violent means of jihād to achieve his objectives. His own native country Egypt, along with many other countries, considers him a terrorist. During the 1990s,...
Christianity in the Arab World was flourishing in relative terms prior to the First World War and consequent break-up of the Ottoman Empire.
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...
The assassination of Ihāb al-Sharīf has triggered numerous rumors about his appointment, his activities in Iraq, his position, his security, his captors and executors. Many claims and rumors have spread since the assassination of the Egyptian head of mission in Iraq.
A group of terrorists carried out their threats and slaughtered Egypt’s top envoy to Iraq Ambassador Īhāb al-Sharīf. The Egyptian late Ambassador was born on the first of January 1954, and graduated from the Lycee France’. He has been working for the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 1976.
The assassination of Ihāb al-Sharīf has triggered numerous reactions from religious quarters, particularly regarding relations between the Islam endorsed by those who killed him, and the rest of Muslim society.

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