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Preface by Cornelis Hulsman: In 1997 I started making press overviews on issues related to Muslim-Christian relations and founded the Religious News Service from the Arab World which later was renamed Arab-West Report. Between June 13, 1997 and July 11, 1998 I collected articles from al-Muslimoon...
Dr. Shawqī ‘Allām, the muftī of Egypt, leaves on Saturday April 5 for Oman to take part in a seminar entitled “The Development of Jurisprudence Sciences” from April 6-9, 2014. It is organized by the Ministry of Endowments and Religious Affairs. Various Islamic scholars from different countries will...
A delegation from al-Azhar – including Doctor Muḥyī al-Dīn ʿAfīfī, Secretary-General of al-Azhar’s Academy for Islamic Research, and Shaykh Ṣāliḥ ʿAbbās, President of the Department for al-Azhar’s Institutes – are preparing for their imminent visit to the Sultanate of Oman. During the visit they...
Although the first Coptic church built on the land of one of the Gulf states is over 80 years old, the construction of churches in the gulf and the service of the Christian clergy there is a dilemma that requires continuous understanding.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization ”UNESCO” adopted a resolution that refers to Temple Mount area as Al-Aqsa Mosque / Al-Haram Al Sharif (noble sanctuary) ignoring Jewish ties to its holy religious site In Jerusalem’s Old City. 
The Arab Organization for Human Rights (AOHR) declared on Sunday its solidarity with human rights defenders, and demanded the end of prosecution policy practices against them, particularly in Egypt.
Led by Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark, Egyptian bishops and priests from congregations in the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Oman and Qatar have held their first conference entitled "Challenges facing Gulf priests and their wives”.  The three-day...
The Standing Committee On Human Rights and the Arab Charter On Human Rights Committee held their joint meeting on Wednesday.  Presided by Dr. Muhammad Bin Sulaimān al-Rashīdī, adviser to Oman Minister of Justice, and by Dr. Hādī al-Yāmī of the Arab Charter On Human Rights Committee, the meeting is...
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...
As a student who signed up to study Arabic in the autumn of 2010, I looked forward to the third year of my degree (abroad in an Arabic-speaking country) with a lot of excitement – there were so many options to choose from. I had organised a three-month teaching placement in Muscat, Oman to begin in...

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