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The death of Turkish secularism

The death of Turkish secularism

BY SHLOMO AVINERI / Japan TImes / JUL 25, 2016 JERUSALEM – The aftermath of Turkey’s failed military coup raises a fundamental question: Will President Recep Tayyip Erdogan continue to pursue his authoritarian path, perhaps with a vengeance, or will he reach out to [Read More]

If tensions increase with the west, Erdogan might find a friend in Putin

If tensions increase with the west, Erdogan might find a friend in Putin

A Greek police officer escorts a Turkish officer who fled to Greece after last week’s failed coup as he leaves a courthouse. Photograph: Sakis Mitrolidis/AFP/Getty Images Soner Cagaptay, Sunday 24 July 2016 / The Guardian The fallout from last week’s failed coup in [Read More]

A new Turkish nightmare set to begin

A new Turkish nightmare set to begin

BESSMA MOMANI Contributed to The Globe and Mail / Published Saturday, Jul. 16, 2016  Bessma Momani is a senior fellow at the Centre for International Governance and Innovation and a professor at the University of Waterloo’s Balsillie School of International Affairs. [Read More]

Is Terrorism Getting Worse?

Is Terrorism Getting Worse?

It depends where you look. URI FRIEDMAN / JUL 14, 2016 / GLOBAL – The Atlantic These days, terrorism seems not just more lethal and more common, but more widespread. The death toll in recent weeks speaks for itself: 22 people dead in Bangladesh, 49 gone in the [Read More]

When should a shooting really be called ‘terrorism’?

When should a shooting really be called ‘terrorism’?

Shyanne Bryant, from left, Makayla Bryant, Keaton Dontanville and Caiden Dontanville attend a vigil held on the campus of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs for those killed in last week’s shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic. (Christian Murdock/the [Read More]

If the Sinai crash was terrorism, its timing was perfect for the West

If the Sinai crash was terrorism, its timing was perfect for the West

Published time: 7 Nov, 2015 \ RT A sketch by the late lamented US comedian Bill Hicks involved a US general at a press conference. “‘Iraq has incredible weapons. Incredible,’ the general said. ‘How do you know that?’ he was asked. “Oh, well, uh – we looked at [Read More]

The global fight against Islamic State

The global fight against Islamic State

Syed Kashif Ali | October 13, 2015 | Daily Times How on earth has a tiny terrorist organisation like IS been able to survive against the most modern and sophisticated air power of the US and its allies? The fight against the so-called Islamic State (IS) has become a [Read More]

Refugee crisis: David Cameron lowered the flag for the dead king of Saudi Arabia – will he do the same honour for little Aylan Kurdi?

Refugee crisis: David Cameron lowered the flag for the dead king of Saudi Arabia – will he do the same honour for little Aylan Kurdi?

  Robert Fisk / Thursday 3 September 2015 /The Independent Little Aylan al-Kurdi was part of Dave’s “swarm”. A bit difficult to brush that one off for PR Dave, of course, because Aylan wasn’t black or brown or “blobbed” out by television’s techie-taste [Read More]

New Suez Canal is symbol of a new Egypt

New Suez Canal is symbol of a new Egypt

Photo Credit: www.bbc.com Expanded waterway, in which the UAE played a vital supporting role, is a historic milestone for the region  August 5, 2015 For decades, the pulse of Egypt has reverberated as the barometer of the Arab nation — from cinema to literature to [Read More]

Between virility and debauchery

Between virility and debauchery

Khaled Montaser | Egypt Independent | June 29, 2015 When adultery is committed in Egypt and a husband catches his wife red-handed and kills her, the community demands a light punishment for him, taking into consideration that his manliness cannot tolerate such a thing. But [Read More]

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For America’s Copts, an agonizing watch and wait amid Egyptian chaos

For America’s Copts, an agonizing watch and wait amid Egyptian chaos

By Alex Zietlow – The Washington Times – Wednesday, June 21, 2017 The Starbucks in the heart of George [Read More]

Michael Meunier, President of the U.S. Copts Association Speak to International Affairs Professionals about the Copts

Michael Meunier, President of the U.S. Copts Association Speak to International Affairs Professionals about the Copts

For more information, please visit: https://www.meetup.com/ypiadc/events/241400521/ The YPIA, MENA committee is [Read More]

Egypt: Government must protect Coptic Christians targeted in string of deadly attacks in North Sinai

Egypt: Government must protect Coptic Christians targeted in string of deadly attacks in North Sinai

1 March 2017, 12:46 UTC The Egyptian authorities must offer urgent protection to Coptic Christians in North Sinai and [Read More]

Egyptian Copts Flee ISIS Terrorists

Egyptian Copts Flee ISIS Terrorists

JERUSALEM, Israel – An estimated 30 Coptic Christian families fleeing Islamic terrorists in the Sinai Peninsula [Read More]

Bishop Angaelos: Never Forget Your Responsibility To Preach The Good News

Bishop Angaelos: Never Forget Your Responsibility To Preach The Good News

Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom, was joined by peers, MPs and [Read More]