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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.

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