From the Editor
Arab World on the verge of a new era of
fragmentation along ethnic and sectarian lines?
What are the powers that take benefit from
internal differences and disturbances towards more
divisions in the Arab Nation?
In his message "To The Arab Nation We Belong", Mr. Khalaf Al Habtoor discusses the
current situation in the Arab World in general and
the Gulf in particular. He highlights the
importance of national unity as the only viable
solution to deal with the threat of fragmentation
under religious and sectarian propagandas.
In another article, Mr. Khalaf Al Haptoor urges
the Lebanese people to put aside their political
differences and work together to build and develop
their loved country.
In the other hemisphere, Mr. Paul Findley, the ex
congressman in the US, casts light on the Bush
Administration’s effort led by the Secretary of
State, Ms. Condoleezza Rice, to revive Middle East
peace process in the face of Israeli opposition.
He asks whether Mr. Rice can offer her boss the
opportunity to build renowned legacy as peace
maker after his dismal performance as war
With Ms. Linda Heard, reader will know more about
one of the most controversial names in the
international business and politics circles,
George Soros. In another article, she will
introduce to us the world’s best-known war
correspondent, Mr. Robert Fisk.
In this issue, Al Shindagah will take its readers
to Al Haram Al Sharif and Al Aqsa Mosque in
Jerusalem. There, we will know about Israel’s
effort to change the Islamic and Arab identity of
one of the holiest places in the Islamic World.