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Dr. Yāsir ʿIlwī, the Egyptian Ambassador to Lebanon, has said that Egypt will launch an air bridge to aid Lebanon; the aid extends over four phases. The first phase will be focused on medical aid, with nine tons of aid supplies. While the second batch will deliver medical and food supplies,...
A new study reveals a decrease in the Christian population by a third, yet the Ṭāʾif  Agreement imposes parity. Only a few buildings are still inhabited by Christians west of the old Ṣaydā road in al- Ḥadath area in the suburb of Southern Beirut, after the departure of hundreds of people, and the...
Regardless of how the political situations in Lebanon and Iraq may end, there is no doubt that the movements occurring there have come to represent an important transition in the consciousness of their citizens.  They have come to question the competency of confessional forms of governance that...
The Near East school of Theology is an interdenominational protestant Seminary. The majority of the students in Near East School of Theology come from four Protestant denominations: Lutheran, Anglican, Presbyterian Arab and Armenian Evangelica These denomination can be found all over the Middle...
Background: Dūrī Shamʿūn, leader of the Lebanese National Liberal Party, addresses the Syrian influence on Lebanese politics, the general political situation in Lebanon with special regards to the ongoing general elections, his party’s boycott of the elections and their demands, and the current...
Background:  Fāris Būīz, Lebanese Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants, elaborates upon the challenges that Lebanon faces with a focus on the imminent elections. Member of parliament ʿAṣām Fāris outlines his stance on Lebanon’s development, electoral law, economy and its place in the world....
Background: Cornelis Hulsman was invited by Rev. Dr. Patrick Sookhdeo of the Barnabas Fund in the U.K. to attend a Christian conference in Cyprus that dealt with the position of Christians in various predominantly Muslim countries. The countries in focus are Algeria, Uganda, Malaysia, Nigeria,...
After a long phase of severed diplomatic relations, Turkey and Armenia have signed a treaty that was hailed by the international community and denounced by expatriate Armenians all over the world.
Dr. Muhammad Ali Al-Jouzo, the mufti of Mount Lebanon, confirmed that terrorism is an international phenomenon that has no relationship to a particular religion, race or culture, and it is unfair to link terrorism to Islam just because there are some Muslims who did not understand the teachings of...
John Watson provides a review of John Fullerton’s novel entitled, ‘This Green Land.’ It is a story that focuses on a young Christian woman, Reem, who was brainwashed and subsequently used by violent ideologies and beliefs. Fullerton provides an insight into the origins of terrorist and extremists...

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