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The authorities in Belgium raised security alert in the country, as well as in other European countries to take similar steps, as angry reactions are expected to follow the broadcast of the new movie offending Islam.
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In this press conference, the Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs, ʿAmrū Muḥammad Mūsā, talks about the-then upcoming MENA Conference in Cairo and the recent developments in the Middle-East peace process.Side A:
The Foreign Minister states that Prime Minister Netanyahu’s newly...
Background: The first part of the recording is a press conference by Foreign Minister ʿAmru Mūsā, who was speaking in both Arabic and English, during the 1996 Arab Summit which was held in Cairo, Egypt in which he was mainly discussing the Arab relations for cooperation and the peace process in...
Karen Armstrong comments on the present world status and calls for dialogue among religions.
Mūsa comments on the changes that have taken place regarding television programs for Dutch Muslims in the Netherlands during Ramadān. He mentions a number of different stories that have taken place in the last month that highlight how different the situation is for Muslims now as opposed to a...
Rena Netjes is running as a candidate in the European Parliament elections on June 4. She visited the Arab-West Report office at the end of December to discuss her ideas and ambitions. In particular she focused on the need to improve relations and understanding between Europe and the Middle East....
The author considers the phenomenon of Islamophobia in the West. He provides examples of incidents that may have further fueled this phenomenon, including the incident of the “flying imāms,” where a U.S. Airways flight in Minneapolis was temporarily grounded after passengers reported six Muslims...
The author considers reform in Islam, outlining the inhibiting stance that many Western countries adopt regarding reform in the Islamic world. The era of ‘political correctness’ has led many to blindly ignore violations of human rights in the hope of maintaining a level of correctness while not...
The author tackles the relationship between state and religion in Islamic history, noting that religious and political issues in Islamic culture are very complicated and are not clear so far.
This lecture forms the background to Lord Carey’s lecture in July in Cairo. Lord Carey explained his purpose of seeking to build bridges of understanding between Islam and Christianity. “Compassion and understanding are the only tools to handle hatred and violence.” For understanding also critical...

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