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Articles

Posted on Sat 14 Dec 2013

Act now to save the Middle East’s Christians

It is hard to believe that at one time nearly the whole of the Middle East and much of north Africa were predominantly Christian. Think of the great Christian cities such as Alexandria, Damascus, Edessa, Consta…continue reading »

Posted on Tue 1 Oct 2013

Arab Spring, Islamist Summer -- What Next?

There was really no Arab Spring. There was certainly the bursting forth of a pent-up desire amongst the poor for a place at the table. There were protests, even self-immolation, against police brutality attempt…continue reading »

Posted on Wed 18 Sep 2013

Sometimes we Cannot Allow the Niqab to be worn in Public

In a free society the debate about the niqab or the full-face veil (which covers the entire face including the eyes) cannot be about being “affronted” or “offended”, nor can it be only about preferences, whethe…continue reading »