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Many articles and studies seek to analyze the factors that push some young people to take up arms against state institutions. Most of these studies have identified two sets of factors that govern the behavior of a person who decides to resort to violence. The first group concerns the structural...
Background: The tape begins where the previous tape of the press conference with the-then President Muʿammar al-Qadhāfī left off. In the succeeding tape, al-Qadhāfī continued to comment on regional and global issues like the Yugoslavian war and NATO rising ambitions of world-occupation. The second...
Background: The first part of the recording is a press conference by Foreign Minister ʿAmru Mūsā, who was speaking in both Arabic and English, during the 1996 Arab Summit which was held in Cairo, Egypt in which he was mainly discussing the Arab relations for cooperation and the peace process in...
Christianity in the Arab World was flourishing in relative terms prior to the First World War and consequent break-up of the Ottoman Empire.
The following presents the opinion of Saad Eddin Ibrahim – one of the most outspoken critics of the Egyptian government, who was imprisoned from 2000-2003 for his critique. He is a liberal secularist, but as a result of his strong democratic stance, he defends the rights of all groups in society,...
The article is a book review of a book about the Muslim Brothers. A few weeks ago Rifa’at Sa’id attacked the supreme guide of the Muslim Brotherhood in el-Ahali because he called for asking for protection money from Coptic Christians who, in the view of the supreme guide, cannot be trusted as loyal...
Broder writes about Dr. Wafa Sultan, a Syrian-American Muslim who recently complained bitterly against those who distort Islam. She strongly renounced terrorism, and Muslim backwardness and violence, saying these things were not what the Prophet Muhammad and the Qur’ān intended. The response,...
The celebration of the 31st anniversary of Pope Shenouda on the Papal chair is expected to take place on November 14. It will be attended by the Eritrean President. The article gives an overview of how the celebration may be. It also gives an outline of the pope´s life before and after...
Egypt´s most well-known human rights activist, Dr. Saad Eddin Ibrahim, is now censored by his wife to keep him out of prison. The judge decided to reopen the case against Ibrahim and to set him free pending a new sentence.
In an interview with al-‘Arabī, 38-year-old Coptic activist Michael Munīr asserts that he will continue fighting for Coptic rights.

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