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Marking the day of martyrdom of people of Damietta and the crushing defeat of the Crusaders in 1125 AD, Damietta chose May 8 to be its national day.  Streets are decorated and flags are raised in the alleys.
This article sheds light on one of the most important manuscripts that covers the history of Egypt from the first century AD until the modern era. The manuscript was recently reviewed and published after important annexes and references were added.
In this article Bishop Yohanna Qulta gives an overview of the history of the Crusader wars. He expressed the opinion that in order to study the history of the Crusades, we have to remove Islam and Christianity as motives for them because, they were not directed at Islam although they were fought...
The author is of the opinion that the statement of the Italian Prime Minister expressed the allures and ambitions of the West and its belief that Islam and the Arabic civilization is its real enemy. He compass between the old Crusades and the new one declared by President Bush, concluding that the...
Misconceptions about the Crusades are all too common. The Crusades are generally portrayed as a series of holy wars against Islam led by power-mad popes and fought by religious fanatics… The Crusades to the East were in every way defensive wars. They were a direct response to Muslim aggression—an...
The Kurds and Berbers are Muslims who joined Islam with the Arabs. The fall of the Islamic caliphate left space for nationalism to flourish and its replacement opened a gap between the Arabs and the Kurds. The Islamic way of co-existence between Arabs and Kurds is the solution to all the problems...
... It is so easy for John Paul II, the Vatican’s current pope, to apologize for his ancestors during the Crusades and the Inquisition. This Pope did not cause those problems but if we accept these apologies would our martyrs accept them? We thank the current Pope. He was not the one who caused...
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