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Cornelis Hulsman, co-founder of Arab-West Report, is planning to return to The Netherlands in September 2009 and has decided that the AWR editorials will be written with the English language editor. Gaza has obviously been a recurrent theme in many of the articles in this week’s issue and that is...
The renowned scholar John Esposito has published his views on the effect that the election of President Obama will have on U.S relations with the Middle East. He comments that in the Muslim world, as in Europe and much of the world, Obama is welcomed as an internationalist president.
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.
This article reports on recent clashes between Syrian and Iranian backed Hizb Allāh and government troops in Lebanon.
The author believes that even if Islam is the solution, Muslims themselves are the problem. Whenever they have weapons, they direct them towards their countries’ regimes even if the regimes govern in the name of Islam.
The article reflects on the current situation in Israel and Palestine. The author discusses the various strategies that Hamās and Fatah are taking and analyzes the possible different Israeli reactions to the situation.
On February 12, Arab countries adopted a charter which puts limits on Arab satellite channels and prohibits offending political and religious figures. Qatar has rejected the document and Lebanon has expressed its reservations. The article outlines the repercussions of the incident.
Jamāl As‘ad discusses the issue of the emigration of Christians from the Middle East to the West, and analyzes whether it is a normal consequence of certain socio-political and economic factors or there are conspiracies that target Muslim-Christian relations in this part of the world.
Mustafá Bayyūmī talks about how cinema features human feelings and sexual desires of men of religion.
A workshop organized by the Forum of National Contribution discussed the role of Copts in the political life of the country. As well as other issues, participants debated the possibility of having a quota for Copts in parliament and the establishment of a committee to monitor discrimination.


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