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Dr. Shawqī Allam, the grand muftī, has denounced that armed militias have attacked one of the mosques in Baghdad, Iraq
Background: Iraqi scholar Dr. Thābit ʿAbdāllah discusses the economic and political consequences of Iraq under Ṣaddām Ḥussaīn’s regime, who ruled from 1979 up to 2003. ʿAbdāllah elaborates upon the 1991 March Uprisings in Iraq, the Ḥussaīn family relations and the effects of the Kuwaiti invasion....
Thousands of young people from Western countries have gone to Syria during recent years to fight under the black flag of what Prof. Schleifer calls “the most brutal and threateningly successful jihadist group, calling itself the Islamic State.” The British Tony Blair Foundation recently published a...
Ibrāhīm Si'dah says that terrorists justify their violence by saying that they are protecting Islam. He wonders how this is when there is civil war in Iraq where Sunnah and Shī‘ah Muslims are fighting with each other. His article comes in light of the October 31 attacks on the Our Lady of Salvation...
Hundreds of Christian Iraqis commemorated  the fourtieth anniversary of Sayyidat al-Najāh (Lady of Salvation) massacre in Baghdad on December 10, 2010. A lot of public and political figures attended the anniversary funeral. A Christian sect in al-Basrah (editor: name not given) canceled Christmas...
Headline: September 11 is an American conspiracy, says Shaykh ‘Abd al-Majīd al-Zindānī Source: Al-Ahrām al-‘Arabī Page: 24-25Author: Ilhāmī al-MalījīKeywords: Shaykh ----------------------------- Headline: In 2011...Copts expecting increase in sectarian fitnah and clashes between church and country...
  Jayson Casper considers the attack in Alexandria and the resulting sectarian demonstrations which arose in its wake. He explores some of the contextual issues and finds hope in an interfaith effort promoted by a dialogue group in the city. Even so, efforts to find meaning in the tragedy must go...
  AWR Chief Editor Cornelis Hulsman says that the government, Muslims, and Christians need to work together to address the growing sectarian tension in Egypt in order to prevent future attacks, such as the the New Year's Day bombing of a Coptic Orthodox Church in Alexandria, which left 21 dead and...
A woman dressed in black who lost her husband in the recent Sayyidat al-Najāh church massacre came a day before Christmas celebrations to mourn her husband at the same spot where her husband died. In the past few weeks, Baghdad has witnessed armed operations targeting Christians. Many have died and...

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