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Background: Dūrī Shamʿūn, leader of the Lebanese National Liberal Party, addresses the Syrian influence on Lebanese politics, the general political situation in Lebanon with special regards to the ongoing general elections, his party’s boycott of the elections and their demands, and the current...
Background:  Fāris Būīz, Lebanese Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants, elaborates upon the challenges that Lebanon faces with a focus on the imminent elections. Member of parliament ʿAṣām Fāris outlines his stance on Lebanon’s development, electoral law, economy and its place in the world....
The prominent Egyptian intellectual Tarek Heggy wrote about a number of topics related to the developments in the Egyptian and Arab arenas, sending a number of press messages to figureheads in the Arab world.
The outlawed Muslim Brotherhood denied it had called for civil disobedience to prevent President Husnī Mubārak from running in the elections next September.
Thousands of Egyptian riot police were deployed in central Cairo Thursday in an attempt to quell demonstrations and disperse opposition supporters, who took to the streets in support of the judges’ demands for the independence of the judiciary. Demonstrators were beaten up, streets and metro...
A review of Laurance Pintak’s ’Islam, War and Opinions’, published by AUC press.
The head of the Lebanese government asked the new Papal Ambassador in Lebanon to send his condolences to Pope John Paul II, for the attack on Christians in Pakistan. He stated that those who stand behind such operations have the intention of dragging the world into a struggle between its...
About 10 thousand Christians demonstrated in Bahawalpur, Pakistan, during the funeral procession for sixteen people, who were killed the day before, during an armed attack on a church in the city. The demonstrators and the Pakistani authorities asked for the procedures protecting Christians and...
Adler addresses the election victory of Hamās, and also the prevalence of Islamic movements across the Middle East. He notes that their prime goals are political, rather than religious, and that they have had a major impact on the status quo of Middle Eastern geopolitics.
The author provides a commentary on the Muslim Brotherhood, criticizing its actions and beliefs, and warning that it is gaining substantial ground toward becoming the political leaders of perhaps multiple Arab nations.

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