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Muslim Scholars and Autocrats (Part I)

Usaama al-Azami | Posted 12.28.2015 | World
Usaama al-Azami

Earlier this month, I wrote a long overdue post about the minority of prominent Muslim scholars who have been systematically co-opted as the religious face of autocracy since the beginning of the Arab Revolutions.

How Not to Disown 'Islamist' Terrorism

Usaama al-Azami | Posted 12.17.2015 | Religion
Usaama al-Azami

While ISIS' pedigree may owe more to Wahhabism than to other historic forms of Sunnism, Muslim scholars need to own up to the fact that their own so-called traditional representatives and institutions are complicit in the extreme repression and mass murder that has contributed to the meteoric rise of ISIS.

Sectarian Clash In Egypt Leads To Multiple Deaths

Reuters | Posted 07.07.2011 | World

May 7, 2011 11:15:15 PM CAIRO, May 7 (Reuters) - At least five people were killed in a sectarian clash in Egypt on Saturday over a Christian wo...

A Silver Lining To Egypt's Dark Cloud

Ahmed Rehab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Ahmed Rehab

An integral part of the story remains untold outside of Egypt: the strong response of everyday Egyptians -- Muslims and Copts.