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  • Can religious leaders contribute to Middle East peace?

    2 weeks ago

    This article originally appeared on The Media Line.

    Islamic State used religion to justify the attacks in Paris, trumpeting in a statement that Allah had helped them in the series of concerted attacks that killed at least 127 people.

    “In a blessed attack for which Allah...

  • Abbas, Jordanian king sign agreement to defend Jerusalem

    April 2, 2013 | 6:28 am

    Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Jordanian King Abdullah II signed an agreement to coordinate efforts to defend Jerusalem and its holy sites.

    The agreement was signed Sunday in Amman following talks between the two leaders.

    Under the agreement, Jordan and the...