Concentrating on the past, present and future relations of the peoples of Africa and the Arab world this book examines interaction between Arab and African countries; Africa and the Arab-Israeli conflict; Dimensions of Afro-Arab Cooperation. The book concludes with an open discussion on the future of Afro-Arab relations.
Preface Khair El-Din Haseeb. Introduction Samir R Boutros. 1. The Historical Roots of Afro-Arab Relations Yusuf Fadl Hasan. 2. Islam and Africa Izzud-din Amar Musa. 3. The July 23 Revolution and Africa Mohamed Fayek. 4. Arab Communities in Africa Ahmed Idha Salim. 5. Afro-Arab Relations from the Western and Soviet Perspectives Magdi Hammad. 6. The Role of the Arab Group in the Organisation of African Unity Mohamed Omer Beshir. 7. The Scope of Actual Arab Political Interest in Africa Ahmed Yousef Al-Qora’i 8. Israeli Policy in Africa Helmy Sharawi. 9. African Perceptions of the Arab-Israeli Conflict Muddathir Abdel-Rahim el-Tayyeb. 10. The Economic Dimension of Contemporary Afro-Arab Relations Taher Hamdi Kanaan. 11. Cultural Relations between Africa and the Arabs Mohi-El-Dine Saber. 12. A) The Informational Dimension in Contemporary Afro-Arab Relations Mustapha Masmoudi b) Africa’s Image in the Egyptian Press and the Arab Perspective of the Issues of African Liberation in the 1970s Awatef Abdul-Rahman. 13. The Arabs and Africa and Joint Security Issues Amin Howeidi. 14. An Evaluation of the Afro-Arab Cooperation Experiment Abdel Malik Auda. 15. The Arabs and Africans in a Changing World Nassif Hitti. 16. The Future of Afro-Arab Relations: Open Discussion. Index.