K.S. Abu Jaber: The Syria Crisis

October 13, 2013

It is in these gatherings of concerned and distinguished individuals that one should speak freely. We are talking about Syria, not only one of the most important countries of the Arab world but, until this day, called by Arab nationalities Um al-’Urubah, mother of Arabism.

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Interfaith Declaration on Peace in Syria

October 13, 2013

Participants in the interfaith consultation on “The Prospects for Dialogue and Reconciliation in Syria” in Amman, Jordan, Oct. 11-13, 2013, issued a joint statement.

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Amman Conference on Prospects for Dialogue and Reconciliation in Syria

October 13, 2013

Amman, Jordan - A UPF gathering in Amman, Jordan, Oct. 11-13, 2013, assembled 40 participants to consider the theme: "The Prospects for Dialogue and Reconciliation in Syria: The Role of Religion in International Relations."

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Reporting in Amman on the MEPI Conference

May 21, 2013

Amman, Jordan - A program on "Intercultural Dialogue in Cooperation for Peace" in Amman on May 20, 2013, included a report about UPF's "Jerusalem Declaration" for interfaith cooperation.

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H. Murad: Address to World Summit 2013

February 24, 2013

Commentary on Peace, Security, and Human Development in the Middle East

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Conference in Jordan Expounds on the Amman Message

December 22, 2012

Amman, Jordan - The Al-Etihad Al-Watani Party and UPF organized a conference in Amman Dec. 20-22, 2012, to explain the significance of the Amman Interfaith Message in promoting religious values and interreligious coexistence.

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Conference Explores the Significance of the Amman Interfaith Message

December 22, 2012

Amman, Jordan - At a time when radical changes are sweeping the Arab world, UPF organized a conference in Amman Dec. 20-22, 2012, on the positive role of religion in bringing people together in peace.

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Day of Peace in Amman, Jordan

September 22, 2010

Amman, Jordan - A peace football tournament under the patronage of former Prime Minister H.E. Faisal Fayez commemorated the International Day of Peace.

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Sports Build Bonds among Youth in Jordan

May 3, 2010

Amman, Jordan - Sponsors are invited to help underwrite a four-day tournament and character-education program for teams of Jordanian youth as well as Iraqi, Palestinian, Syrian, and Lebanese living in or near Amman.

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Celebrating Mothers' Day with Iraqi Families

April 3, 2010

Sahab, Jordan - A Mothers' Day celebration on April 3 brought together Iraqi women and their families who are living in Jordan. A daughter paid tribute to her mother, and two mothers talked about how they overcame difficult challenges in caring for their families.

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Literacy Classes for Iraqis in Jordan

February 24, 2010

Sahab, Jordan - Young Iraqi men in Jordan want to be able to communicate by computer with their families back home, but some are illiterate. A new project is teaching them to read and write Arabic.

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F. al-Jama'ni: A New Vision of Peace in the 21st Century

June 2, 2009

I want to ask Ambassadors for Peace of the UPF to help make the Middle East a safer place to live. Ambassadors for Peace should work to build a global movement for peace for the sake of others.

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Invitation to the Discover True Friendship Tour in Jordan

March 18, 2009

Rasoun, Jordan - This year's Discover True Friendship Tour features a project in the village of Rasoun, Jordan, July 8-22. Join us as we renovate the local boys’ and girls’ primary schools and improve the quality of life of the community’s children.

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Day of Peace in Amman

September 21, 2008

Amman, Jordan  - A football tournament brought together youth from diverse communities.

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H.M. Murad: The Only Solution Is a Just Peace

December 7, 2007

Allah blessed humanity when He created us in the best form, giving us the mind to understand and behave in a manner beneficial to ourselves and to others.

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Iraqi Athletes Beat Odds (report & video)

November 25, 2007

In contradiction to the idea that Iraq is permanently mired in religiously-based violence, a team of Iraqi refugees living in Amman, Jordan, are proving that faith is not an enemy to peace.

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Call up a Friend

September 22, 2007

In Amman, Jordan, Dr. Ghazi Tayyeb got a phone call one day last year from a friend who said, “Are you an Ambassador for Peace?” The soft-spoken former Commander-in-Chief of UN Forces in Croatia said yes.The caller replied, “Prove to me that you are really an Ambassador for Peace.”

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Jordanians Welcome 300 Ambassadors for Peace

June 22, 2007

The impact of the Middle East Peace Initiative is increasingly visible.

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I.A.Q. Al-Mufti: Acknowledge the Past and Move On


January 2, 2006

I am originally a Palestinian. My father was a mufti, a judge, and he was a leader in our area. He always protected the Jews from any violence. A Jewish man told me this when I returned to my hometown in 1967. This man also introduced me to his father, who had known my family very well. He told me wonderful stories about how the Jews and the Muslims and the Christians all lived together in harmony and peace. He said there was a beautiful coexistence among our people.

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H.M. Murad: Sons of Abraham as Peace Leaders

January 1, 2006

When we talk about peace and the situation in the Middle East, remember that the Lord, or God, or Allah created man to be really brothers, to live in this world under real peace. If we lose true peace in the Middle East, we will lose peace in most of the world, and if we keep peace in the Middle East, we will keep peace in the entire world.

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