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The queen of Jordan holds a conference urging the world to stand up to violence against children in war-torn Arab countries.
John Watson writes about MECO (Middle East Christian Outreach) and MEET (the Middle East Experience Team) and their work in the Middle East.
The article deals with the shift in US policy from their rejection of dialogue with Islamists to their welcoming them in power, as a way to guarantee that American interests in the area remain intact.
The article comments on the murders, in the name of “honor,” of young Jordanian women who are believed to have had illicit relations or even to have simply befriended men. There is currently an attempt underway to cancel an article in the Jordanian constitution that prescribes a light punishment...
The author believes that the evil operation of September 11 generated the false idea that Islam encourages terrorism. He comments on the tolerant nature of Islam and provides historical examples on the peaceful relations Muslims have with Christians and Jews.
The article is an interview with Hayat Al-Masemi, the first Islamist activist to be nominated for the Jordanian parliament. She believes that women should participate in political and social life. She is of the opinion that the niqab is not a religious duty
Late this month, the executive council of the Islamic Universities Union in Jordan will examine the establishment of the first Islamic university in Europe. The university is meant to be the center of Islamic ideology and culture in Europe and to work on correcting the image of Islam in the West
The writer reports that the Jordanian government declared its readiness for ideal elections on June 17, 2003. A government spokesman says that women wearing the niqab will not be able to vote unless unveil their face to prevent forgery. He also points out that for the first time the election will...
The Episcopalian Church of the Middle East has condemned the Israeli aggression against the Church of Saint Philip in Gaza.
The Jordanian Minister of Endowments invited Amr Khaled to give lectures in Amman. Despite the attendance of Queen Rania at one of his lectures and the royal reception made for him, radio and TV channels ignored his visit. Jordanian papers attacked him and accused him of causing harm to Islam.


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