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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....
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...
Different reports on whether or not Christians in Islamic countries are persecuted: 30.1 Hermann Schalück OFM Persecuted Christians? Introduction 30.2 Johannes Müller SJ Religious Freedom - Aspirations and Reality Reflections on the Complex Relationship between Christians and Muslims 30.3 Theodor...
Propaganda and distortions in the press concerning the war in Iraq. Report on the situation of Christians in Iraq.
At the invitation of the Iranian government, the head of the Evangelical denomination in Egypt flew to Iran to participate in the meetings of the Central Committee of the Middle East Council of Churches.
Sheikh Omar Al-Bastawsi, the head of the Central Administration for Public Relations and Media in the office of the Sheikh of the Azhar, said that the agenda of the Grand Imam did not contain any visit to Iraq during this year. Only Pope Shenouda confirmed receiving an invitation to visit Iraq.
An Iraqi newspaper "Al-Nasseriya" reported that the Sheikh of the Azhar, Mohammed Sayyed Tantawi, the Mufti of Egypt, Dr. Nasr Farid Wasel and Pope Shenouda III, the Pope of Alexandria and the See of St. Mark will visit Iraq soon, as an expression of their solidarity with the Iraqi people against...
A delegation from the American Christian church [the Arabic uses a singular] reached Iraq yesterday. During its solidarity visit, the delegation will meet some Iraqi officials and make many tours around the country.
Sub-titles: The issue of Jerusalem will not be solved through negotiations, be ready for other options. I refused to visit Bethlehem because the Israeli flag profanes its lands. We have to take an action to face the Israeli nuclear domination With confidence, faith and cheerfulness, Pope Shenouda...
The Vatican announced that they were informed by Iraq that the boycott imposed by the United Nations and the no-flying zones will make the Pope’s visit to the city of Ur impossible.
Iraq’s Roman Catholic patriarch said on Sunday that Pope John Paul’s trip to Iraq could start between Jan. 16 and 20 next year. The Vatican sends a high-level delegation next weekend to discuss details of the trip.
The Vatican announced yesterday that Pope John Paul II will not visit Iraq before January next year.
Plans for Pope John Paul to visit Iraq are on hold for the moment, the Vatican’s foreign minister said on Monday. Archbishop Jean-Louis Tauran told Vatican Radio that preparations for the trip, were in "a pause for reflection."
Iraqi President Saddam Hussein congratulated Pope John-Paul II on Friday on the 21st anniversary of the start of his pontificate, amidst rumors that the Pope’s visit to Iraq, planned for December, could be postponed until next year.
A group calling itself ’An elite of Iraqi thinkers and intellectuals’ criticized the visit of Pope John Paul II to Iraq because the statements made are not in accordance with Islam.
A nearly forgotten people of the book, the Sabaean sect in Iraq adheres to its traditions while stressing what it has in common with Islam. They prefer to call themselves mindaa’ii "those who know", or Mandaeans, from manda, their word for temple.
The Vatican and Iraq have begun to plan a possible visit by Pope John Paul II to Iraq to celebrate the Millennium, sources at the Vatican embassy in Baghdad said on Sunday.
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.

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