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Open Discussions / Gulf Cultural Club After 7 years of incursion into Bahrain & 3 years war on Yemen Saudi Arabia; the religious and political wars within **Sam Walton (Quaker activist) ***Jawad Fairooz (Former Bahraini MP) ****Jess Poyner ...
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Open Discussions /Gulf Cultural Club    Islamic mysticism; Sufism and Irfan  Self-realisation to achieve perfection    *Sheikh Saeed Bahmanpour: Irfan as a way to self-knowledge  **Mahmoud Mustafa: The two schools of Rumi and Ibn Arabi  ***Dr Ali Paya: ...
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Open Discussions/Gulf Cultural Club Inter-faith Discussion to mark Mohammad and Jesus birth anniversaries   Faith in Action Personal experiences in religious social works and aspirations for a  more spiritual, less material world   Alan Murray * Anfal Al Mousawi ...
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 Open Discussions /The Gulf Cultural Club   The Balfour Declaration: A Century of crisis     Francie Molloy MP*  Reverand Stephen Sizer **  Dr Mohammad Haidar***   On 2nd November 1917 Arthur Balfour delivered his undertaking that Britain would support the creation of homeland for the Jews in Palestine who constituted ...
Rise and bear witness Historic resonance of Imam Hussain’s stand for justice and morality

Open Discussions/ Gulf Cultural Club Rise and bear witness Historic resonance of Imam Hussain’s stand for justice and morality Dr Yafa Shanneik* Amir De Martino ** Father Frank Gelli*** In a world that is becoming increasingly intolerant, corrupt, ...
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The Open Discussions / The Gulf Cultural Club Deafening silence on Rohingya Muslims https://www.facebook.com/jaafar.jasim/videos/10213471042348838/ Assed Baig* Massoud Shajarah** Jamal Harwood*** The plight of the Muslims in Myanmar is bleak. The atrocities that have been and are being committed ...
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Open discussions in association with the Gulf Cultural Club seminar on Pakistan, regional balance and terrorism Tuesday 8th August 2017 Speakers: Dr Sayed Inayatullah Andrabi, Sheikh Mosharraf Hussain and Dr Kamal Helbawi Chairman: Shabir Razvi Chairman: Shabbir Rizvi: ...
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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 ...