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Background: Fahd al-Fānik is a well-known Jordanian economist and financial consultant. He discusses the issue of the Jordanian economy, the situation of the poor and suggests a number of ways of tackling these issues. Side A: The Jordanian budget used to depend on foreign aid, dating to when the...
 Goodwill Ambassadors from multiple countries arrived in Egypt on an invitation from the association “Lovers of a Peaceful Egypt.” They asked to meet with Prime Minister Ibrāhīm Mahlab to express their love for Egypt and their willingness to help promote a climate of security and tourism in the...
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...
Ahmad Mansūr: The international organisation of the Muslim Brotherhood is infiltrated and needs to be dissolved Mansūr states that the Muslim Brotherhood was infiltrated by the intelligence agencies of Jordan, Israel and Egypt as well as by the CIA. He goes on arguing that the Muslim Brotherhood...
Hassān Sabrah writes that the Muslim Brotherhood has suffered political losses in every Arab country; not only in Egypt, but also in Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco, and Iraq. "They lost in all Arab parliaments, but won religious Du‘ā’," says Sabrah. According to Sabrah, Muslim Brothers know the Qur’ān...
The Episcopal Church in 2007: a visit to China, Iran and to Libya where two churches were inaugurated after four centuries of imposed absence due to political reasons.
Egyptian security arrests a group of Islamic fundamentalists that were allegedly planning to attack foreign and Egyptian military forces.
Interview: Cornelis HulsmanThe following article presents an interview between His Royal Highness Prince Hasan Ibn Talal of Jordan, and Drs. Cornelis Hulsman. Issues discussed include Christian emigration from the Arab world, reform, and political issues in the Middle East.
The article describes the decline of Christians relative to members of other faiths in the Middle East, developing the argument that it is part of a larger trend, and suggesting that Christians may all but vanish from the region.
A priest has been released after being accused of tampering with official documents so that a Christian and Muslim could marry.
The head of Jordan’s center for archaeological studies has announced that they have found the remains of the world’s oldest church.
The author comments on the U.S. Commission on International Freedom’s report on religious freedom in Iraq, and the migration of Christians from the region.
This article sheds light on salafism in Egypt. It points out the areas in which salafis spread and shows how powerful they are in these areas.
Muhammad ‘Azīzīyah's movie depicting Jesus Christ from a Muslim point of view is the subject of heated discussions in different churches. While the Coptic Orthodox Church threatens to resort to the judiciary, ‘Azīzīyah insists on making his movie even if he is obliged to film it in a secular...
Secretary General of the Middle East Council of Churches, Girgis Ibrāhīm Sālih, stressed the need to recall the sixtieth anniversary of the plight of the Palestinian people and seek to return these usurped people to their home at the meeting of the Department of Service to Palestinian Refugees.
A Syrian director is intending to realize a movie about Jesus Christ as depicted in the Qur’ān. Muslim and Christian religious institutions in Egypt refused the movie. The Azhar usually rejects depicting prophets in the cinema and Pope Shenouda called on Syrian President Bashshār al-Assad to...
The article discusses the need for non-partisan reporting and removing emotions from articles, using Arab-West Report to exemplify the importance of such.
Dr. Sa‘d al-Dīn Ibrāhīm, chairman of Ibn Khaldūn Center for Development Studies reports on his paper that was presented to a conference that was held in Rome under the title: ’The Cross, the Crescent and the Ballot Box.’ Ibrāhīm’s paper discussed Islam and democracy. In the following lines Ibrāhīm...
Christian communities in the Orient and their declining numbers are discussed in the following article, as well as some of the reasons behind this decline.
Missionaries are expelled from the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. The traditional churches there complained about some missionary groups who belong to unknown new Protestant churches and come to Jordan under the umbrella of charitable organizations to preach to Muslims and Christians in an attempt to...

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