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King Salman received at his office at Al-Yamamah palace in Riyadh the Chairman of the Pontifical Council for Interfaith Dialogue at the Vatican, Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, and his accompanying delegation. During the meeting, they stressed the important role of followers of religions and cultures in renouncing violence, extremism, terrorism and achieving worldwide security and stability. The meeting was also attended by Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud, Minister of Interior, Secretary General of the Muslim World League, Dr. Mohammed bin Abdulkarim Al-Issa, and Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir. Tauran arrived on Friday in a historic visit to the kingdom, which hosts…

04/19/2018
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British Prime Minister Theresa May urged British lawmakers to stand up against Islamophobia and anti-Semitism in the U.K, according to media reports. Speaking at the House of Commons in a final weekly question session before the Easter recess, Theresa said hate crime should not be a part of British society. “I think there should be a very clear message from all of us in this House [of Commons], that there is no place for racial hatred, for hate crime in our society,” May said, responding to a question by Conservative MP Peter Bottomley. “They should not be a part of…

04/15/2018
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KEP Participated in 1st International Conference on Islamic Studies The knowledge Exchange Program participated in the 1st International Conference on Islamic Studies organized by University College Beadier Tirana, Albania on April 5, 2018. Dr. Mustafa Ceric, Grand mufti Emeritus of Bosnia and Kep Advisory Commission Chairman gave a speech in the conference. And here is the text of that speech: I am honored by the invitation of the Rector of the University College Bedër in Tirana Prof. Dr. Ferdinand Gjana to attend this 1st international conference on Islamic Studies with a very challenging topic: Challenges of Muslims in 21st Century…

04/08/2018
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The Socialist party of America first celebrated the Women’s Day in 1909 in New York. United Nations officially adopted International Women’s Day in 1975. The main purpose of this day is to highlight the discrimination, violence and lack of opportunities for women. The agenda is to influence policy makers all over the world to be fair and just towards women. It is unfortunate that whilst Islam give women equal rights, equal status with men and the right to pursue spiritual development and acquired defining proximity. Muslim cultures unfortunately did not always honour this, so we see a big disparity between…

04/01/2018
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The Knowledge Exchange Program participated in the Eighth Islamic Forum, which continues to be active during the period 2-3 March 2018 in Istanbul, Turkey, entitled Spiritual Authority and Integration. The Forum also includes two conferences on the Muslim women and Muslim youth. The forum brings together more than 200 personalities among ministers, scientists and university professors. From all Islamic countries. The forum was opened by the head of the Center for Asian Studies in Turkey, Suleiman Sansawi, followed by a speech by the Minister of Islamic Affairs of Pakistan, the Minister of Hajj and Islamic Affairs of Afghanistan and a…

03/04/2018
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Dr. Abdullah Al-Lhaidan participated in the conference on equality, justice and brotherhood in contemporary India organized by the Institute of the Objective studies in New Delhi during the period from 16-18 February 2018. The conference was opened by the former Chief justice of India, Jagdish Singh Kehar and Rahman Khan, Former Minister of Minorities. Dr. Mohammad Manzoor, the Chairman of the Institute of Objective Studies, delivered a speech welcoming the audience. He said that this conference concludes with the 30th anniversary of its founding. It is the fourth conference to discuss equality, justice and brotherhood in India, where the subjects…

02/22/2018
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RIYADH: King Salman on Sunday underlined the importance of shared human values in different cultures to promote peace and reconciliation. The king was addressing a reception at Al-Yamamah Palace hosted in honor of the guests of the Janadriyah festival, the annual national heritage and culture event, the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. Welcoming the guests, which included writers and intellectuals, King Salman said: “This event captures Saudi Arabia’s heritage and culture and reflects our shared desire to promote cross-cultural communication and achieve coexistence and tolerance between the peoples of the world based on shared human values.” The king welcomed…

02/13/2018
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The International Dialogue Centre (KAICIID) has received the prestigious Africa Peace Award 2018 for its work promoting interreligious and intercultural dialogue in Africa and the world, and in particular for its contribution to reviving the African Union Interfaith Dialogue Forum in partnership with the African Union. The prize is given by United Religions Initiative (URI), the renowned global NGO representing 204 member organizations in 31 African countries. Past recipients of the Africa Peace Award include the Mozambican leaders who concluded and maintained the Mozambican peace accord; the Achole Religious Leaders Initiative of Northern Uganda for their mediation role; the National…

02/04/2018
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KEP participate in LONDON CONFERENCE ON JERUSALEM on Friday, 26 January, 2018 organized by Friends of Al-Aqsa (FOA) Dr. Mustafa Ceric member of KEP gave the following speech: Let me begin by thanking the Friends of Al-Aqsa (FOA) in the United Kingdom for inviting me to this Conference on Jerusalem. I must confess that when I first received the invitation to speak at this conference, I was somewhat hesitant to accept. I was hesitant not because I have nothing to say on the topic, but because no matter what I say, nay, no matter whatever we all might say in…

01/29/2018
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I beckon Christians and Muslims to rethink their relationships, since our world is threatened by militant extremism and aggressive materialism, in fact it is on the verge of destroying humanity, how can we stand aloof and watch this spectacle of destruction, we constitute more than half of the entire humanity. The world needs our peace so it too can have peace. I can present many arguments that clearly reveal several points of convergence amongst us: We both believe in One Almighty God We both submit to the Divine will and surrender before him With so much in common, why can…

01/08/2018
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