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After three decades of endeavors, the executive committee of the European Union has initially accepted to negotiate with Turkey. It is a start for Turkey to become an official member of the Union afterwards. The European Union has been closing the doors in Turkey’s face, as said, because it is a...
At the beginning of the last decade of the twentieth century, Western civilization has started to see Islam as an enemy that can replace the former Soviet Union. Western hatred and enmity towards Islam go back to the early nineties of the twentieth century and not to the September 11 attacks as...
The Turkish government pulled back the draft law criminalizing adultery and penalizing adulterers with prison. Turkish media outlets, feminine organizations and a number of government officials launched a fierce campaign to drop the proposal. It seems that political and media pressures managed to...
In an unprecedented move, the Arab League is preparing for holding an international conference under the title "Arab-European…The image of Islam in history textbook in Europe" in the period from 12 to 14 December.
The number of Muslims in Western Europe ranges from 12 to 15 million, which makes Islam the second largest religion in Europe and the fastest growing religion in the case of the US. However, the future of European Muslims depends on their ability to correctly understand Islam and behave in a way...
While human rights organizations and a number of [Egyptian] political representatives from different orientations refused to receive the leader of the Democrats of the American Congress, Tom Lantos, Saad Eddin Ibrahim, head of the Ibn Khaldoun Center, welcomed Lantos’ visit along with a delegation...
A survey in the EU countries revealed that at least 80% of European leaders and more than 75% of the people view Islam as a religion of tolerance and justice. It also confirmed that Europeans consider Islam as the only religion that has not forcibly imposed its culture, stating that the 15 million...
The recent period has seen a lot of talk about a so-called détente between Western governments and a number of political Islam movements in the Arab world, with conflicting analyses about the objectives, declared or covert, of either party.
Ashraf al-‘Ashrī wonders whether the time has come for the Arab governments to start communicating publicly with Islamic groups after France and the EU have started to hold dialogues with Arab Islamic groups and not to, merely, restrict their relations to the Arab governments.
Dr. Saad Eddin Ibrahim celebrated last Thursday the re-inauguration of the Ibn Khaldoun Center for Development Studies. Not more than twenty persons, representing American and European organizations were present. The author comments on the events of the celebration, saying it was a chance for...

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