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Muslim World League chief elected as president of LIU in Cairo

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SPA

April 20, 2019 

  • The organization’s operations focus on supporting scientific research in the field of Islamic studies, achieving convergence and integration among Islamic universities by monitoring their curricula…
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Asia

Lost opportunities

Apr 20,2019 – JORDAN TIMES – WALID M. SADI

Former Democratic candidate for the presidency of the US back in 2016, Hillary Clinton, said on Fareed Zakaria GPS that the Palestinians had missed a golden opportunity to conclude a peace deal with Israel that former president Bill Clinton had brokered with former Israeli prime minister Ehud Barak during the Camp David summit, which brought the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat and Barak together at the White House. 551 more words

Asia

Parliaments of Iraq’s neighbours say ‘shared destiny’ calls for joint action

Baghdad hosts speakers of Jordan, S. Arabia, Iran, Kuwait, Syria, Turkey

By JT – Apr 20,2019 – JORDAN TIMES

Lower House Speaker Atef Tarawneh meets with his Iraqi counterpart Mohammed Al Halbousi during a parliamentary conference for Iraq’s neighbours in Baghdad on Saturday (Petra photo) 362 more words

Asia

Revolutionaries in the Middle East have learnt crucial lessons since the Arab Spring

The success of popular action and civil disobedience in Sudan and Algeria has been treated sceptically by commentators. The pessimists might just be getting it wrong this time round, just as the optimists did eight years ago… 245 more words

Asia

Israeli media says: Christianity grows in Syrian town once besieged by Islamic State

Converts say experience of war, onslaught of group claiming to fight for Islam pushed them toward new faith. Critics accuse them of seeking personal gain such as financial help from Christian groups, jobs and enhanced prospects of emigration to Europe. 341 more words

Asia

Egypt begins vote on extending El-Sisi’s rule

REUTERS

April 20, 2019 

  • El-Sisi cast his ballot at a polling station in the eastern suburb of Heliopolis in the Egyptian capital
  • Supporters argue that El-Sisi has stabilized Egypt and needs more time to complete crucial economic reforms.
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Arab World

LIBYAN CONFLICT: ‘We haven’t yet learned from the 2015 refugee crisis’

 

By Katy Romy

THIS CONTENT WAS PUBLISHED ON APRIL 18, 2019  

Over a million refugees arrived in Europe in 2015, more than at any other time since the Second World War. 908 more words

Europe