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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...
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,...
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...
The overview covers different articles that deal with the role religion plays in the life of President Bush and how it impacts his foreign policy and whether the US war on Iraq is a crusade. It also refers to the theory of clashes between civilizations.
A discussion of Christians in the Middle East, their history and ongoing struggles.
This article expresses alarm about the situation of Arab Christians in light of the sectarian feuds that are troubling Middle Eastern countries like Iraq and Lebanon.
Hāzim ‘Abd al-Rahmān discusses the issue of establishing a political party based on a religious reference, presenting his perspective on the impossibility of establishing such party.

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