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Open Discussions/ Gulf Cultural Club The Saudi-Qatar saga: The GCC, political mis-adventurism and terrorism Dr Hamza Al Hassan * Stephen Bell ** Dr Sami Ramadani *** When you’re in a hole, stop digging! The sudden eruption of hostilities ...
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Open Discussions/ Gulf Cultural Club Fasting to enrich the soul in an empty world Dr Rebecca Masterton* Father Laurence Hillel ** Ausaf Farooqi*** .   We can conclude that on a collective level we need to go back ...
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Open Discussions/  Gulf Cultural Club  ‘An Evening with *Hashi Mohamed’ Muslim Youth:  Escaping the prevailing paradigm of  terrorism, underachievement and alienation Wednesday, 3rd May 2017 Chairman: My name is  Shabir Razvi. I will be hosting the programme this evening ...
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Open Discussions/ Gulf Cultural Club  Moral, ideological and political crisis of the West Prof Ziauddin Sardar * Clive Hambidge** Catherine Shakdam*** Recent developments in the Western hemisphere have raised concerns among thinkers and ideologues about the state of ...
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Turkey: Important power in a troubled region Dr Turhan Ozen * Professor Tahir Abbas** Turkey is one the largest Muslim countries in the world. It has a history of ambitious expansion that enabled it in the past to ...
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Open Discussions/ Gulf Cultural Club 16th January 2017   Dr Mohammad Haidar* Paul Ingram** Roshan Mohammad Saleh*** The demise of Ayatullah Hashemi Rafsanjani is great loss to the Islamic Republic which he helped to establish. Yet Iran has ...
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Open Discussions/ Gulf Cultural Club Inter-faith Discussion to mark Mohammad and Jesus birth anniversaries with Amina Inloes ** Marigold Bentley ***  Justine Huxley****   Tuesday, 20th December 2016 At a time when concepts and words have a multitude of meanings, ...
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Open Discussions/ Gulf Cultural Club Common duty to end  bloodshed, destruction & famine in Yemen  Kim Sharif* Father Laurence Hillel** Dr Riyaz Karim***   The famine in Yemen has lasted too long and claimed an abundance of casualties ...
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  Open discussions/ Gulf Cultural Club Significance of Ashura; Notions of Martyrdom, justice and reform Mohammad Iqbal Asaria, CBE* Bishop Hendricks ** Dr Abdul Haq AlAni*** The martyrdom of Imam Hussain in 680 AD was a momentous event ...
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Open Discussions / Gulf Cultural Club Multiculturalism, cultural rights, public freedoms and integration Professor Tahir Abbas*, Arzu Merali **   Mutliculturalism has become one of the testing grounds of modern liberal democracy and is facing enormous challenges. The ...
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Open Discussions/ Gulf Cultural Club   Forty-five years after withdrawal from East of Suez Cost of British legacy paradoxes: Bahrain’s example   Andrew Smith Sayed Ahmad Al Wadaei Ali Abdul Emman Fr Frank Gelli    Tuesday, 9th August 2016 ...
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Open Discussions/ Gulf Cultural Club The Chilcot Report: UK’s Foreign Intervention;  Legality and Consequences  Professor Rodney Shakespeare* Dr Sami Ramadani  **  No sooner had the shock of the Brexit saga befallen Britain than did the tantalising details of ...