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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.
The siege of a Russian primary school in North Ossetia by Chechen rebels, which ended in massive bloodshed, leaving hundreds dead, and the killing of 12 Nepalis by an Islamic group in Iraq horrified Arabs, prompting self-criticism and fresh concern about an international backlash against Islām.
A discussion of Christians in the Middle East, their history and ongoing struggles.
This article expresses alarm about the situation of Arab Christians in light of the sectarian feuds that are troubling Middle Eastern countries like Iraq and Lebanon.
Hāzim ‘Abd al-Rahmān discusses the issue of establishing a political party based on a religious reference, presenting his perspective on the impossibility of establishing such party.
The author of the article asserts that imperial powers are taking advantage of religious sectarianism in the Middle East.
An analysis of the impact of sectarian sedition on Arab policies.
The author comments on Pope Benedicts XVI’s controversial statement while making extreme statements about the nature of Islam.
The author critizes an article by the German magazine Der Spiegel about Christians in the Middle East. She claims that the article distorts the reality of the situation in the declining Christian communities in the region.
Ahmad Amīn ‘Arafātslams some satellite channels for inviting unqualified Muslim clerics who issue online Fatwás without having considerable knowledge of Islām. Citing Dr. Rashād Khalīl, the former dean of the Faculty of Sharī‘ah and Law, as an example, ‘Arafāt indicated that Dr. Khalīl issued a...
Head of the U.S. Coptic Association, Michael Munīr, changes his political discourse and calls on the necessity to work in Egypt which raised a strong disagreement between him and expatriate Copts.
The author opposes a party or a state based on religion, and uses Iraq as an example of a country cursed by religious state and parties.
A court in The Netherlands has approved the extradition of Wisām, 32 years-old, an Iraqi-born Dutchmen, to the United States to face trial for participating in attacks on U.S troops in the Iraqi city of Falūjah.
Al-Zawāhirī discusses the conflict between Islām and atheism and the current circumstances that the Arab region is experiencing in a new video tape.
A fatwá issued by the British Muslim Forum considers Muslim soldiers who are killed in Iraq and Afghanistan as ’martyrs,’ provoked an outcry amongst the British Muslim community.
There is no difference between Muslims and Christians in Egypt for they have the same traditions, hopes, sufferings, look the same, and even wear the same clothes.
The author of the article, Zayn al- ‘Ābidīn al-Rikābī, believes that the Sunnī- Shī‘ah sectarian conflict in Iraq is playing into the hands of the United States, which, he says, is now trying to divide the Middle East along ethnic lines. Explaining the significant doctrinal disagreement between...
Husām Suwaylam writes about the declarations made by General John Abizaid that the world will face a third World War if the growing Islamic extremism is not controlled.

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