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Background: The main issues in Sudan at the time (and some are still relevant today) were the unity of South Sudan, self-determination, peace and war, religious/political persecution against Christians and South Sudanese and the Sharīʿah Law. A Southern Sudanese and former Member of Parliament...
Background: Considering the Sudanese Civil War has been on-going since 1955 (and at the time of the interview), members of the FPA asked a key figure in Sudanese history; Ṣādiq al-Mahdī several questions on the issue of Southerners longing self-determination. Al-Mahdī,’ as a Northern Sudanese...
Background: The tensions between Muslims from the North and Christians from the South of Sudan have resulted in the Southerners talking about self-determination. Bishop al-Zubaīr, Catholic Bishop of al-Kharṭūm and Bishop Roreig, Anglican Bishop of al-Kharṭūm, are interviewed and asked to share...
Background: Former Prime Minister Ṣādiq al-Mahdī shares his views on political tolerance and freedom in Sudan, stressing the equality between Christians and Muslims in terms of freedom and political tolerance. At that time, the Venezuelan terrorist Ilich Ramírez Sánchez (otherwise known as Carlos...
The following is a listing of articles that fit the AWR Selection Criteria, but have not been translated:   Headline: Wafd Party Enters Presidential Elections with Coptic Candidate Source: Al-JumhūrīyahPage: 1Author: Safwat ‘UmrānKeywords: Wafd political party, 2011 presidential elections...
    As southern Sudan prepares to vote this week on a possible secession from the north, Sunnī Khālid says that the African-American community is also divided on the issue...      
This column consists of a vitriolic attack on the treatment of women in Muslim countries, with special emphasis on the recent flogging of a woman in Sudan. "If you wish to determine the reasons for the Muslim nation's economic and social backwardness, then observe the behavior of Muslims," the...
Nabīl ‘Abd al-Fattāḥ analyzes the recent crisis of the British schoolteacher who was arrested in Sudan on charges of insulting Prophet Muhammad. He says that Arabs and Islamic states need a realistic, intelligent way of understanding cultural diversity.
A description of a visit to the Convent of St. Dimyānah on the Occasion of the festival of Saint Dimyānah whereby Metropolitan Bīshūy provided the delegation with a detailed explanation of Coptic traditions related to the convent. Dr. Picard noted differences between the way Metropolitan Bīshūy and...
The author discusses the conference held in Iran to deny the Holocaust, and wonders why there is no conference being organized to counter these accusations.

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