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Background: In this press conference, the-then President Muʿammar al-Qadhāfī invited journalists from around the world to tackle the – believed by some – distorted  image global media portrayed about his decision of getting Palestinians out of Libya in 1995. For more information, please refer to...
Background: Deputy Director, Khayrī Jambik from the Royal Institute for Inter-Faith Studies (RIIFS) discusses his institute‘s approach toward peace-building in the Near East, its latest dialogue programme, the general role of interfaith dialogue and other factors to be examined when looking at...
Background: The following tape concerns a recording for an EO radiobroadcast of Cornelis Hulsman interviewing a Jordan politician; ʿAbd al-Raʾūf al-Rawābdah in 1995; he became the Prime Minister of Jordan in 1999. The interview is in regards to the Jordan-Israeli peace settlements. The rest of the...
Background: Shiḥāta Hārūn (1920–16.3.2001), one of the founding members of Ḥizb al-Tajammuʿ (National Progressive Unionist Party) and former lawyer is an Egyptian Jew. He was also among the many Egyptians arrested in 1967. His Jewish identity is intertwined with Egypt’s history and he never left...
Background: Dayr al-Sulṭān is a monastery located on top of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, which the Egyptian Coptic Orthodox community claims to be their heritage. The rest of the tape consists of several interviews with employees of Dutch port business, Slavenburg & Huyser B.V...
Background: This is an interview with two of the three or four last remaining Jews of Eritrea. They are speaking about the history of the Jewish community in Eritrea after the Second World War, Jewish life in Eritrea, Israel, and their own thoughts on emigrating. Side A:  One of the two remaining...
Background: ʿAbd al-Raʾūf al-Rawābdah (born 1939) is a Jordanian politician and became prime minister of Jordan in 1999. In the 1967 Six-Day War (otherwise known as the Arab-Israeli War), Israel overpowered Egypt, Jordan and Syria. It then occupied the West Bank, the Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem,...
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...
Background: Aḥmad ʿAṣmat ʿAbd al-Majīd (1.3.1924 – 21.12.2013) was at the time of the interview an Egyptian diplomat and the secretary-general of the Arab League, which consists of 22 members. The Arab League was established in 1945, with the aim of unifying the Arab World and considering the...
Background: Opposition leader Mahmūd Jibrīl al-Warfalī discusses his viewpoints on the Libyan regime under Muʿammar al-Qadhāfī. The Lockerbie bombing in 1988 is brought up for discussion. Just days before the sabotage of the aircraft, the Palestinian Liberation Organisation (PLO) had warned...

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