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The Extraordinary Session of the Islamic Conference of Culture Ministers kicked off today morning in Manama [al-Manāmah], capital of the Kingdom of Bahrain. The Conference is organized by the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) in cooperation with the Bahrain...
Although a century has passed since British Foreign Secretary James Balfour’s 1917 promise to the Jews to establish a Jewish homeland in Palestine, the Palestinian resistance is still fueled and crises in the Middle East have not suspended. The article sheds light on the stance of the Ottoman...
MEMRI TV Clip No. 6274 highlighted the November 5 interview with firebrand lawyer Nabīh al-Waḥsh, who stated on Egyptian TV, “I'm proud to be anti-Semitic,” and “if I see any Israeli, I will kill him.”
MEMRI TV Clip No. 6274 highlighted the November 5 interview with firebrand lawyer Nabīḥ al-Waḥsh, who stated on Egyptian TV, “I'm proud to be anti-Semitic,” and “if I see any Israeli, I will kill him.”
Slightly more than one hundred years ago on November 2, 1917, the Balfour Declaration was signed. The recently celebrated anniversary of the declaration led to expressions of appreciation, critique, hope, and fear through global media outlets, such as the Huffington Post, The Guardian, and the...
Background: The recording included a press conference that was organized after the peacemaker’s summit that took place on March 13, 1996. The summit was held in Sharm al-Shaykh and was chaired by President Muḥammad Ḥusnī Mubārak and President Bill Clinton. The summit was held following Palestinian...
Background: The Palestinian Ambassador to the UN and nephew of the late Yāssir ʿArafāt, Nāṣir al-Qudwa, is also the former Palestinian Foreign Minister and a member of Fataḥ. At an FPA press conference, al-Qudwa is asked to share his expectations of the UN, what they will do in regards to the...
Background:  Tūjān al-Faīṣal, the first female member of the Jordanian parliament, is being interviewed and talks about her background, the effects that the Israeli-Jordan peace treaty has on Jordan politics and democracy, pluralism and the role of intelligence in Jordan, legal and judicial...
Background: Fahd al-Fānik is a well-known Jordanian economist and financial consultant. He discusses the issue of the Jordanian economy, the situation of the poor and suggests a number of ways of tackling these issues. Side A: The Jordanian budget used to depend on foreign aid, dating to when the...
Muḥammad Ḥabīb was born in 1943 and holds the position of  First Deputy for the Supreme Guide of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt. Ḥabīb is part of the older generation of the Muslim Brotherhood. This older generation is usually considered to be very cautious about cooperating with the state. They...
ʿAmru Mūsā; an Egyptian politician and diplomat who holds the position of Secretary-General of the Arab Leagueand plays a pivotal role in negotiations around most of the major disputes in the Arab world. Such negotations are in regards to the disputes between Morocco and Algeria over Western Sahara...
Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayyeb urged world nations to vote in favor of a Palestinian state during the UN General Assembly vote scheduled for Friday. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will make a formal request for the recognition of a Palestinian state during the Friday meeting.  
 Dr. Mahmūd 'Azab, adviser to the Azhar's Grand Shaykh, said that the Azhar can have dialogue with Jews except those who are living with Israel. He added that it is a red line that no one can cross. The Azhar as an institution will never accept having dialogue or communicating with any human being...
Minister Zaqzūq has called on Muslims to visit the al-Aqsá mosque while for the first time ever an Israeli musician has performed in Cairo. Both events have raised fears about the normalization of relations with Israel.
The grand imām of the Azhar and the archbishop of Canterbury call for collaboration between believers of heavenly regions to establish peace and justice in the world.
Philip Rizk, was kept under arrest for four days in Egypt for protesting about the Egyptian-Gazan border being closed. Philip was freed today but his arrest has resulted in discussions about; the freedom of demonstrating in Egypt, non-government humanitarian aid from Egypt to Gaza, police providing...
Fahmī Huwaydī writes about two fabricated stories about Hamās that were published in Egyptian newspapers as part of a plan aims to incite people against the resistance.
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...

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