Tag: Turkey

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    Some Turkish Alawites say their concerns are driven less by sympathy for the Assad regime than by a fear of what might replace it. More

    January 4, 2013 | Comments

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    “If there is a new state, presumably there will more religious tolerance,” says Middle East author and analyst Geneive Abdo. “We can only hope so.” More

    February 11, 2011 | Comments

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    “I think it’s fair to say that Islam has had some difficulty in coming to terms with modernity,” says sociologist of religion William Martin, who believes that the G├╝len movement “offers a much more positive picture of what Islam can be.” More

    January 21, 2011 | Comments

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    Germany has twice as many mosques as the United States, but it still has a long way to go to provide equal opportunities for Muslim immigrants and their children. More

    October 30, 2009 | Comments

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    President Barack Obama is in Turkey, where he is reaching out to a majority Muslim country and talking about bridging the East-West divide.

    April 6, 2009 | Comments

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    Pope Benedict XVI called his trip to Turkey “a mission of dialogue, brotherhood and reconciliation,” and in his first visit to a predominantly Muslim country, the pope took every opportunity to express his respect for the Islamic faith. More

    December 1, 2006 | Comments