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On the second day, summer school participants were privileged to learn from a member of the European Parliament, Bas Belder. 
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.
EU Ministers of Interior requested internet service providers to ban internet sites that are used in recruiting European youth for Jihad in Syria. 
   Sources within the Muslim Brotherhood said that several administrative offices have been assigned in various parts of the country to mobilize large numbers of people to participate in the events of 28 November next. 
In an appearance on a Russian Orthodox TV Channel, Pope Tawadros II emphasized that the situation in Egypt is good and improving step by step, while the relationship between the Church and the people is strong. 
Al- Nusrah Front and the Islamic State in Iraq and Levant continued their warfare despite the calls of Qa’ida leader, Ayman al- Zawāhirī, call upon them to stop fighting.
Villagers of Shawā Village in Mansura have expressed their anger at the death of one of their sons, Ahmad Sha’bān, by carrying out a suicide attack in Syria. Sha’bān, a secondary school student, was recruited by the Muslim Brotherhood, according to the article. 
Christians around the world celebrated Easter at the same time. Pope Francis, Holy See, Vatican, has prayed for peace initiatives in Ukraine, Syria, Central African Republic, South Sudan and Venezuela.
Leaders in the Da’wah al- Salafiah have criticized what seemed to them as a confusion of the Muslim Brotherhood statements pertaining to the Shites and conflicts in the Arab world.
Analysts observing the development of the security situation in Syria stated that Khuarāsān group is working due to the regulation of the Qā’idah group.
American airplanes have started Tuesday morning to launch airstrikes against ISIS in Syria in an attempt to send a strong message to the group in Syria as per CNN.
The Catholic Center for Studies and Media, Jordan, published a report entitled “The Christians of Middle East Face Regional Conflicts and Terrorist Attacks”. The report stated that numbers of Christians are dwindling amid conflict and jihadist attacks, for Pope Francis expressed his concern that...
The group ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) broke into 2 secondary schools for girls last week in the city of al-Raqqah, and arrested 10 girls aged between 15-17 for contravening laws imposed by the group in relation to women’s clothing. The girls were flogged before an Islamic court and...
Prominent Christians and organizations worldwide voiced their alarm as the city of Mosul was emptied of Christians for the first time in the history of Iraq. The Egyptian Orthodox Church condemned the forced displacement of Christians from Mosul, while Pope Francis expressed his feelings of shame...

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