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Background: The first part of the recording is a press conference by Foreign Minister ʿAmru Mūsā, who was speaking in both Arabic and English, during the 1996 Arab Summit which was held in Cairo, Egypt in which he was mainly discussing the Arab relations for cooperation and the peace process in...
The brutal murder of Husām Armanius and his family has attracted attention in the New York area and beyond. On January 14, Armanius, his wife Amal Jaras, and their two young daughters, Sylvia, 15, and Monica, 8, were found bound and gagged in their Jersey City home, with their throats slit. There...
Nicholas Papadimas is the hero of the hour in Israel and the focal point of a good deal of gossip on the Jewish street, being the Trojan horse that helped Zionism sneak into the Greek Orthodox Church and seize more Palestinian territories in Jerusalem, including the ‘Umar Ibn al-Khattāb square,...
Bush’s recent anti-Semitism law was not met with the due response on the part of the governments and civil organizations that had not shockingly protested the United States’ haughtiness in the face of the whole world.
The new American law is yet another gift kindly offered by US President George W. Bush to Israel, adding to the myriad pledges and guarantees lavishly given to the Hebrew state by the White House inhabitant. The new law prompted opposition on the part of the US State Department as spokesman Richard...
The new American trend in opposing anti-Semitism needs to be opposed itself, because it is a discriminatory practice aimed at alleviating discrimination. It is bound to achieve negative results for three reasons.
Issues related to anti-Semitism are discussed in four of the papers of this week. Most articles question the connection established between criticizing Israel and anti- Semitism. See also art. 2 and 3
Akher Saa, al- Arabi and al-Ahali approached Catholic, Orthodox and Protestant Christian clergymen, from Egypt and Palestine, and asked them to comment on the crisis of the Church of the Nativity. They all criticized Sharon?s practices against the birthplace of Jesus Christ and against the...
Many articles focussed on the opinions of religious and political leaders concerning the crisis around the Church of the Nativity. They compared responses from different churches; Orthodox, Evangelical and Catholic.
The Israeli siege of the Church of Nativity shows that Arab Christians stand alongside Muslims in the fight against Israel. The newly founded Christian al-Mahd [al-Mahd = nativity, named after the Church of the Nativity] organization places martyrdom operations on their priorities list. The...
All Copts and church leaders in Egypt and all over the world condemned Sharon?s practices against the Palestinians and the fact that the Israeli forces attacked the Church of Nativity in Bethlehem and prevented worshipping in it for the first time in history. They asked different countries all...
The author calls on Arabs, whether Christians or Muslims, to work to solve the problem of Jerusalem through means of peaceful co-existence with Jews and constructive political and economical relations with Israel. He strongly rejects the policy of boycotting which clears the path for Israel to...
In a message to al-Misrī al-Yawm, al-Zumur said that there are no conditions made by security officials at the Ministry of Interior as a prerequisite to release him from prison and that his meetings with the leaders of al -Jamā‘ah al-Islāmīyah aim to activate the principle of non-violence.
During his recent visit to Cairo, Robert Satloff, the executive director of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy [WINEP], attended two symposia at al-Ahrām Center for Political and Strategic Studies and the Center for Political Research and Studies at Cairo University. In his speech at the...
Jewish groups in Egypt celebrate the anniversary of Abū Ḥasīrah.
Secretary of the Holy Synod Bishop Bīshūy asserted that Pope Shenouda refused an Israeli proposal to return al-Sulṭān Monastery to the Egyptian church in return for lifting the ban imposed by his holiness on visiting Jerusalem.
This is an article about American thinker John Esposito, who aims to reach the truth behind Islām and the motives of the Islamic resurgence movements. He established the Center of Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University, Washington.
A few days ago, The Independent published an article entitled, ‘What Would Happen if the Virgin Mary Came to Bethlehem Today?’ by Johann Hari. In an attempt to reveal the agony of Palestinian women under Israeli siege, Hari interviewed a number of women in Bethlehem, whom he said "have been giving...
Patriarch Gregorius III Lahhām, patriarch of Antioch and the orient of Alexandria and al-Quds for the Greek Catholic Church, stresses the necessity of establishing a secular state and gives his opinion on the current situation of Christians in the Arab world.
In this article the author condemns the denial made by several Arab and Muslim intellectuals of the Holocaust, referring to the conference that took place in Tehran in this regard.

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