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Metropolitan Archbishop Anṭūniyyūs of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Jerusalem, the monks of the monastery of St. Antonius, the deacons and the ministers staged a protest in front of al-Sultān Monastery to prevent restoration works ordered by the Ethiopian Church without prior approval of the Coptic...
The first Arab woman priest in the Middle East, Rev. Rūlā Sulaymān, presbyter of the National Evangelist Presbyterian Church of Tripoli, Lebanon, was officially appointed as a pastor of the church in August 2009.
In a lecture given on Friday in Istanbul, Turkey, at the International Relations Academy, on the theme Islamic Constitution in Time of Revolutions, Mukhtār al-Shinqītī, a Mauritanian professor of Political Ethics and History of Religions at Ḥamad Bin Khalīfa University of Qatar, said that the...
Egyptian writer and columnist Muntaṣir Saʿd writes this week: Whoever follows closely the current events of the Arab region will find them associated to conspiracies and plots that occurred in the past. Three major schemes plotted recently are the following: first scheme, the Kurds of Iraq vote in...
Dr. Aḥmad Badr al-Dīn Ḥassūn, the Grand Mufti of Syria, stressed the common destiny of the Egyptian and Syrian peoples through the ages and the importance of the two countries in preserving the Arab entity.
The article reviews the Lebanese film The Insult [the Arabic title is Case No. 23], which snatched the attention in al-Gūna [al-Jūnah] Film Festival, Egypt, because of its courageous approach in tackling the critical issue of religious affiliation in the Arab world in a dramatic climax of an...
The Violence against Women in Media and Drama Forum organized by the Protection and Social Rehabilitation Center, in Arabic ‘Amān’, of the Qatar Foundation for Social Work (QFSW) on Wednesday have called for joint work between ‘Amān’ and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Joint Program Production...
The U.S. President Donald Trump has officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on December 7, 2017, and announced the plan to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
CTV interviewed Pope TawāḍrūsII following the opening of the first Coptic Church in Japan during his first ever visit to the country. “We built the church upon the request of Copts in Japan so that they do not feel isolated,” said the Pope. A priest from Australia will be delegated to serve...
It was an unfortunate and eerie incident, when in February 2016 fire broke out inside a mosque in Tebessa [Tbīsa], 630km east of Algiers, after gasoline was sprayed to burn worshippers who were performing the Friday prayers, injuring at least fifteen people. The Algerian authorities arrested the 35...
Al-Nu`mān ibn al-Mundhir, Michel Aflaq, George Ḥabash, al-Akhṭal, Fayrūz, the Raḥbānī Brothers, Ḥātim al-Ṭā’ī, Maiy Zayādah, and Yūsuf Shahīn: all [Christian] names one could not imagine the Arab world without. Although the number of Christians in the Arab world has quadrupled over the 20th century...
The power of Dāʿish has begun to spread all around the world. The question of this article is whether their power is a real Islamic power, or merely the creation of American propaganda. The site “Business Insider” has provided the readers with five possible scenarios for explaining Dāʿish’s future...
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...
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...
The Salafists of Egypt have voiced their resentment towards Burma’s ambassador, demanding his expulsion and the cutting of ties with the Burmese government. They have published a statement that calls for the unity and protection of Muslims around the world, accusing the government of Burma of...
Ben Tzion, a blogger and writer for the Times of Israel, shared on his Instagram account pictures of himself in the city of Medina visiting the Prophet's mosque, Islam’s second holiest site. To confirm that his photos were not fake, Tzion in one of his pics points to his name in Hebrew letters...
The number of Christians in the Gulf countries is about 3 million people, including Arab, European and Asian Christians. They are found in 6 Gulf States, including Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia which has the largest Christian gathering, but no churches.
Maronite Patriarch Cardinal Mār Bishāra Butrus al-Rā’ī inaugurated the Islamic-Christian Dialogue Conference at the Notre Dame University–Louaize in Lebanon. The conference was attended by Lebanese leaders, representatives of the Grand Imam of al-Azhar, and Christian and Muslim religious leaders...
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