Daily Archives: Tuesday January 2nd, 2018

Why Washington’s support for Israel remains unconditional

By Brian CLOUGHLEY On December 8 the US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, tweeted that Washington “will not be lectured to by countries that lack any credibility when it comes to treating both Israelis and Palestinians fairly” which was an insulting rejection of international reaction to Donald Trump’s declaration of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. She did not mention ...

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Religious Diversity Facts “Sects is Diversity not a Difference”

Sectarianism is a temporary phenomenon. It goes without saying that sectarianism in Syria, even if it seemed to be associated with the features of the crises of Syria including the current one, does not represent a common phenomenon that threats the unity of the Syrian entity and people. Rather what is manifested out of this sectarianism has a local and ...

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Ibn Rushd is “the Father of Secularism”

The fundamentalist movements swept through the Arab and Islamic communities politically, culturally and ideologically, and they sought to remove all that is rational in the Arab and Islamic heritage. The fundamentalist thoughtwas not the outcome of these movements, although it had fully expressed them. But it goes back to the history of prophetic callitself and the spread of Islam in ...

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