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Arabs and Muslims do condemn violence

The recent cowardly terrorist attack on a nightclub in Istanbul, Turkey, targeted civilians for no reason other than the fact they were celebrating the new year.

The vast majority of Arabs and Muslims stand united in condemning this scourge of international terrorism. It is a regional and global responsibility to combat this twisted ideology.

As his majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan puts it: "We are waging this war to protect our faith, our values and our human principles. Our war will be ferocious and reckless for their sake and will hit terrorists in their own ground."

DR MUNJED FARID AL QUTOB

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