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On the second day, summer school participants were privileged to learn from a member of the European Parliament, Bas Belder. 
A New Zealand force entered in Syria, to carry out a search for the "New Zealand nurse" Louisa Akavi, whom the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) announced to be among its three kidnapped officers in Syria in 2013.
In 1990, the French legislature passed Gayssot Actthat criminalizes anti-Semitism, Xenophobia, Racism and prohibits the Holocaust denial. Since its promulgation,many jurists claimed that its text, if misused or interpreted, can lead to restrictions on freedom of expression.Without denying their...
Last Thursday, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Egypt.  In addition to meeting with President al-Sīsī and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sāmiḥ Shukrī, Pompeo delivered a speech at the American University in Cairo.  The stage was set for the successful visit by a tweet from President Trump...
In a meeting with Klaus Spreyerman, head of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) delegations in Egypt, and Dr ‘Amir al-Zamālī, ICRC Advisor on Islamic World Affairs, Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyīb, Grand Shaykh of the Azhar, called on international relief organizations to assist all victims of...
Patriarch Ignatius IV Hazim, Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, suffered a stroke that led to his death on December 4 in Lebanon, away from his birthplace, Syria 
Political and social theorist Sir Isaiah Berlin famously compared nationalism to a ‘bent twig’, ‘forced down so severely that when released, it lashed back wit
Several Christians in Syria voiced insistence on staying on their own soil despite all the sanguinary incidents in the violence-struck country for 19 months now but also said they have concerns about their fate once the Islamists made it to power.
Michel Aoun, a former Lebanese army commander and currently a politician and leader of the Free Patriotic Movement, warned that changing the regime of Syrian President Bashār al-Assad would wreak havoc with Lebanon and the Christians living inside it.  
Today’s overview deals with calls by the Azhar on Muslim countries meeting at the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit in the Saudi city of Jeddah to withdraw the Arab initiative to settle the disputes between Israel and the Palestinians.

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