Abdelwahab El-Affendi

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Let us be rational

The Muslim overreaction to the pope's remarks may go to support his point about Muslim's problems with rationality.<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>

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Darfur's tentative peace

African Union mediators have set another ultimatum in the Darfur conflict, with no sign that the two recalcitrant rebel factions are going to sign the <?xml:namespace prefix = "st1" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:City w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">

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Democratic solution for cartoons

When the controversial Indian-born British author Salman Rushdie was awarded the European Union Literary Award in 1996, of all places, <?xml:namespace prefix = "st1" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:country-region w:st="on">Denmark</st1:country-region></s

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The destabilising effect of Darfur

On 2 November 2005 the day when <?xml:namespace prefix = "st1" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:country-region w:st="on">Sudan</st1:country-region>'s First Vice-President Salva Kiir arrived in <st1:State w:st="on">Washington</st1:State> on his first official <st1:country-regi

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