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As a student who signed up to study Arabic in the autumn of 2010, I looked forward to the third year of my degree (abroad in an Arabic-speaking country) with a lot of excitement – there were so many options to choose from. I had organised a three-month teaching placement in Muscat, Oman to begin in...
The article looks at a new religious survey, Freedom in the World, which claims that none of the Christian communities in the Middle East are completely free. The author analyzes the changing face of Christianity in the Middle East and the reasons behind its recent decline.
The extremist right-wing of The Netherlands has opposed the appointment of Dr. Ṭāriq Ramaḍān at the University of Leiden Islamic Studies Chair, under claims that it had been financed by the fascist state of Oman.
In the Second International Forum of the Azhar Graduates, scholars from 80 states agreed on adopting a strategy of cultural and civilizations dialogue with the West to confront globalization.
The issue of banning the Ḥijāb as well as other religious symbols at French schools and public institutions are still occupying the Arabic press. The article gives a list of the articles published on this subject.
In an interview with al-Wafd, Dr. Jamāl Rajab Sīdbī, a professor of Islamic philosophy at Suez Canal University who is also an assistant professor at the Faculty of Education, in Nizwa, Oman, discusses the recent escalation in tensions between Islām and the West.
There are about ten thousand religions all over the world. This article ranks them in terms of number of religious adherents and describes where the majority of each religion is to be found.
The article highlights Zionist radicalism reflected in the rabbis’ Fatwá that approves killing of innocent civilians in Lebanon and Palestine.
Kuwaiti Minister of Education Dr. Rashid Al-Hamad announced yesterday that Kuwait is upgrading its school curricula in order to omit any texts that encourage religious extremism.
Al-Usbua´s reporting about US interference in Egyptian curricula is the result of polarization between US-government and Egyptian authors who no longer trust information of US government sources. These authors are basing their information on sources they trust but this may result in...


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