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European Union (EU) foreign policy commissioner Javier Solana had talks with Egyptian President Husnī Mubārak over ways of protecting religious symbols and beliefs as part of his efforts to defuse the crisis. During his visit to Egypt, the second leg of his tour of Arab and Muslim nations in the...
William al-Mirrī presents two different explanations for the growing influence of Islamic movements in the Arab world.
In this interview, renowned intellectual and philosopher Murād Wahbā expresses his belief that Hamās has two alternatives; either to succeed in destroying Israel or to change its policy and accept negotiations with Israel. He says that the existance of a strong secular movement is the solution to...
In the drama that followed the republishing of the Danish cartoons across several European nations, the Danish and Norwegian Embassies in Damascus, and also the Danish Consulate in Beirut, were all burnt down. These incidents prompted those foreign ministers to advise their people to leave Syria...
Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen said he personally condemned the cartoons published in Jyllands-Posten. In an interview with the Danish TV2 station, Rasmussen said that he respected religious beliefs and that would prevent him from depicting Muhammad, Jesus or any other religious symbol...
The Arabs are unaware of the importance of forming one bloc. Their deteriorating economic conditions have formed obstacles that impeded their self-confidence and consequently this resulted in a feeling of inability to stand up to the others.
In relation to the cartoons, deemed offensive by many Muslims, the Danish foreign minister phoned his Egyptian counterpart, Ahmad Abu al-Ghayt, and discussed the Danish premier’s statements, in which he denounced any act that could offend any religion or its followers.
The recent Turkish legislative amendments made according to the human rights criteria of the European Union have failed to secure freedom of expression.
Denmark’s foreign minister calls on Muslims and their leaders around the world to look beyond the big news headlines and the inflammatory rhetoric concerning the cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad and points out Denmark’s positive relations with the Arab world.
Offensive cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad in a Danish newspaper. Ayad Mossad, chairman Stichting Arab-West Understanding, visited AWR to help and discuss the request for NGO status.

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